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Left Bank

Certificate of Excellence
$$$
American, International, Contemporary
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511 Rhode Island St, Buffalo, NY 14213-2317
716-882-3509
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Visitor rating
  • 285
    Excellent
  • 79
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Popular restaurant near Kleinhans Music Hall

A great choice if you are attending a concert. Creative menu, excellent food and service, very popular bar. The only downside is the high noise level in the main dining area makes it hard to converse with your fellow diners. Ask for a table at the back of the dining room where it is far less noisy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed today
Susan S
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Getzville
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Getzville
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

A great choice if you are attending a concert. Creative menu, excellent food and service, very popular bar. The only downside is the high noise level in the main dining area makes it hard to converse with your fellow diners. Ask for a table at the back of the dining room where it is far less noisy. Reservations a most... More 

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Thank Susan S
Buffalo, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Left Bank has been serving excellent food for a long time. The prices are reasonable for a fine restaurant. The service is always outstanding. It has always been one of my favorite Buffalo restaurants. The reason I have given them 4 stars instead of 5 is that on my last visit the place was so noisy that it was... More 

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Thank Flora S
Buffalo, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had another great meal , Relaxing , Great Bar. Creative drink selections, sat us quickly , It was a very relaxing meal with great company.

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Thank Tom Z
Valley Stream, New York
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Left bank is one of those hidden gems along with providence social club and Martin cook. They're all on the west side of buffalo and have great menu options. Left bank has pretty good cocktails, the Bloody Mary is delicious especially if you like spicy. I love their seafood pasta and they usually have a great bruschetta. The cheese fondue... More 

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Thank awesomemike
Hamilton, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here a few times. Always good food and drinks. Decor is nice great atmosphere. Love the ravioli feature they offer daily

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Thank Gerald M
Buffalo, New York
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great restaurant and great ambiance. My favorite time to visit is in the summer so we can sit on the oh so cool patio. One of my all time favorite spots in Buffalo.

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Thank Missy C
Buffalo, New York
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Left Bank on a Thursday evening and it was a good thing we had reservations. The restaurant is not that big and it was full. The service was excellent and the food delicious. My husband had a seafood pasta which they made gluten-free. He loved it and even with his large appetite there was some to... More 

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Thank Joanne H
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have been coming here since 1997 and we love it. Fondue for two and the ravioli are always fantastic. Keep up the great work and for those that have never been here, you have no idea what you are missing !

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Thank Patrick F
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124 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last weekend we returned to Left Bank for Sunday brunch. The food and service were very good, and there was a jazz duo playing softly between the bar and dining areas. It's a great place for brunch and dinner. We can't wait for summer when their patio reopens.

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Thank William N
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've hosted baby showers here and have had brunch here many times. -- All I can say is; it's the best! -- Great service food and atmosphere. You won't be disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 511 Rhode Island St, Buffalo, NY 14213-2317
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: 716-882-3509

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: American, International, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?