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Lombardo Ristorante

1198 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-2747
716-873-4291
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Ranked #2 of 919 Restaurants in Buffalo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $18 - $43
Hours:
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
Williamsville, New York, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Once again last weekend we went with another couple to Ristorante Lombardo on Hertel Avenue in Buffalo to experience a truly exquisite dining experience. We were greeted as usual by the very attentive and smiling parking attendant and inside by Tom Lombardo who asked if we'd like a cocktail at the bar before dinner. This bartender makes the BEST Cosmopolitan... More 

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Buffalo, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I come here to visit, regularly, from New Jersey and ate at Lombardo's with friends. Now, I make it a point to come especially to go to Lombardo's just to eat! Great restaurant, professional staff and wonderful owner...he walks around and makes sure everyone is comfortable. Class!!!

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Buffalo, New York
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106 reviews 106 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

We were seated in a booth with a lovely view of white holiday lights which imparted a festive feeling. Our server was very efficient, explained the menu but was not intrusive. They offer a 3 course meal for $33. We chose to order off the ala carte menu. Started with a Caesar salad for 2 prepared table side. It was... More 

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Tonawnada, ny
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

expensive not that good I would skip it. Just so many better choices in buffalo. Gone down hill over the years.

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alma, mi
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This was a bit more expensive than I would have liked - you're paying for each course, including vegetables. But I have to say that the food was excellent, starting with the delicious scallop appetizer. The ambiance was excellent - nice decor, music playing but no problem conversing at normal volume. Professional service from valet and coat check on up.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

From the chicken liver pate to the salmon to the cheese and port for dessert that the server recommend ...fantastic! I will be back.

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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
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
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95 reviews 95 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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
27 helpful votes 27 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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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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