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Lombardo Ristorante

1198 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-2747
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Ranked #2 of 902 Restaurants in Buffalo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $18 - $43
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Description: Established in 1975, 38 years and 3 generations later Ristorante Lombardo has evolved into one of the regions best and most authentic Italian restaurants. Our seasonally changing menu features original creations inspired by regional Italian preparations, including fresh handmade pastas, house cured meats, hand pulled mozzarella, wood-fired thin crust pizzas, house made decadent desserts and more. In the summer months be sure to join us for dining al fresco on the city's best patio. And while the menu and the decor of the restaurant has surely changed over the years the hospitality that we've become known for surely has not. We'd genuinely love to have you in our restaurant and hope you can make it soon!- The Lombardo's
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English first
Webster, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

So many choices and everything we had was excellent. Veal Marsala and Caesar salad was fantastic and short rib ravioli was great as well. Had a seafood appetizer with shrimp, scallops, octopus, and some chopped veggies. Absolutely delish! I'd definitely go back.

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Intervale, New Hampshire, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This is a wonderful restaurant, not to be missed on a trip to Buffalo. In fact it would be worth going to Buffalo just to enjoy the food, wine, amaro, staff and ambiance of this wonderful place. We had read reviews about it beforehand and mentioned it to our B&B host when we checked in (Parkside Place - another fabulous... More

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buffalo, ny
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Having traveled in Italy and eaten at fine ristorantes there, I can safely say that Lombardo's replicates that experience, minus the Italian speaking waiters and environment. It's a beautiful restaurant, it's fine dining, it's relaxing and personal and professional at the same time. The food is always of high quality, and it's usually a bit difficult to decide what to... More

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Marietta Ga.
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53 reviews 53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

When we go to Buffalo N.Y. we make sure to dine here with friends usually. It is good food. My husband gets the Veal picata or marsalla. The calamari is good. It is in the Italian section of Buffalo N.Y. & the food served in the restaurant is so much better & the quality is maybe 2,000 times better than... More

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Niagara Falls, New York
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Lombardo's is one of the finer Italian eateries in Western New York. The atmosphere is wonderful, service is stellar, cocktails are perfect and the food is simply exquisite. We try to dine here once a month or so and have never been disappointed. The menu changes seasonally and there is an emphasis on using local products - always incredibly fresh.... More

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Bemus Point, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My husband & I had dinner at Lombardo's Saturday night and it was memorable!! Mr Lombardo greeted us at the door, escorted us to our table & checked in to see if we were satisfied & enjoying our meal. Everything was exceptional from the friendliness & expert wine knowledge the bartenders shared with us while we sat at the bar,... More

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DeWitt, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

It is Sunday and we are returning home after a family wedding celebration. Our first event after arriving on Friday was the rehearsal dinner at Lombardo Ristorante. From the first instant upon arrival with the Valet parking to the superb and attentive bar tenders we knew we were in for a treat. Starting off with three different appetizers led to... More

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Top Contributor
130 reviews 130 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This is THE place to come for a fine dining experience. From the valet parking, to the friendly staff and owners, to the excellent food, Lombardo is top notch. They have a great variety of cocktails, wines, and beers to start. The appetizers are fantastic and unique; we had the antipasto and the figs. Both were excellent choices and different... More

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Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We love this restaurant. It has consistently good food and good service. I order the lobster ravioli every time because it is the best in buffalo. There is also an outdoor patio which is perfect for summer dining

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Buffalo, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I live in Buffalo and dine downtown frequently. Lombardo is consistently in my top 5, along with Tempo, Rue Franklin, Hutch's and Left Bank, and over the last year or so has become my overall favorite. I love the atmosphere, the very welcoming and always present owners, Tom and his son Tom Jr, and the service and food are just... More

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Additional Information about Lombardo Ristorante

Address: 1198 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-2747
Phone Number: 716-873-4291
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 18 - 43
Cuisine: Italian

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