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Kuni's Sushi Bar

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226 Lexington ave, Buffalo, NY 14222
(716) 881-3800
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 54
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Absolutely the best Sushi on Buffalo's West side. Unfortunately is often very crowded and does not take reservations.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Max A W
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Buffalo, New York
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Buffalo, New York
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Absolutely the best Sushi on Buffalo's West side. Unfortunately is often very crowded and does not take reservations.

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Grand Island, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The sushi here is really good and service was good as well. My favorite roll was the shrimp tempura and smoked salmon roll. They were not extraordinary or anything but still good. This restaurant is pretty small so my date and I sat right at the sushi bar which I did not mind but others may. I don't think it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I loved the sushi! Reasonably priced. The food is beautifully prepared and worth the try. You'll want to return again and again. One of the best sushi places in Buffalo. The only thing not to their favor is the place is small.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

this restaurant is extremely small. They do not take reservations. We were told a 45min wait, but waited over an hour and a half. The sushi was decent, but not extraordinary. Tofu gyozas were my favorite.

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Buffalo, New York, United States
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Ok, I realize the seating is limited and a party of 6 on a Friday night is a challenge. So, when they told us it would be about an hour I asked if that was realistic. I was assured an hour would be plenty of time ... So, we ventured next door for some cocktails. That was actually delightful ..... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

Came early evening. Given misleading wait times by hostess (40 mins turned into almost 2 hrs..in the meantime we watched staff attempt to seat their friends who walked in, in front of many others who had been waiting for a very long time) when we were finally seated the food and subsequent service was mediocre. Will not hurry back here.

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Bradford, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This a a great little restaurant. There is probably seating for about 25 people, so space is limited. We read a lot of other reviews and arrived shortly after 5 pm and were lucky enough to be seated at a table. The wait staff were friendly and knowledgeable about the items on the menu. The sushi was delicious and very... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I've been to Nobu in NYC & Kuni's sushi is ALL THAT! Great atmosphere & excellent sake. knowledgeable staff. Our unusual FAV's shrimp shumai, mackerel & ginger roll, jellyfish salad, grilled baby octopus. Love to sit at sushi bar. Great date night.

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NYC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Kuni's is a popular place. Unfortunately it is small. However service was excellent. We ordered about 6 different things each was better than the last. The prices were reasonable.

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Orchard Park, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Nice small place that came as a surprise. The place was recommended by a friend and we took the opportunity to visit on Thanksgiving Saturday. We (a party of 3) sat at the sushi bar (only place available right away) and had some chats with the crew as they prepared sushi led by Kuni himself. More then 3, I would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 226 Lexington ave, Buffalo, NY 14222
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: (716) 881-3800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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