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Scharf's Schiller Park Restaurant

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34 S Crossman St, Buffalo, NY 14211
(716) 895-7249
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Today
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: The best in home-cooked German and American food. We also serve a great...
The best in home-cooked German and American food. We also serve a great fish fry and other seafood, gluten-free, vegetarian choices and offer a kids menu. We have 5 Deutsch Biers on tap and several more in bottles as well as the usual Domestic and Canadian brews. We also offer 3 Wines from there and several others. Scharf's has a full liquor license. We bottle our home-made German House Salad Dressing. We offer catering for private parties and office parties. In-house parties are also welcome. Potato Pancakes are our claim to fame, hand-grated and mixed on site, using graters imported from the old country. Rouladen, Sauerbraten, and Schnitzels are on the menu, besides Roast Duck and Pork. On the American side, we have Roast Beef (on weck or dinner), Fried Chicken, Pork Chops and more. Our fish can be served breaded, battered or broiled. We also have Yellow Pike! Serving Buffalo since 1967. Coupons are available on our website. Patio open.
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Good for:
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations

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    Very good
  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
First, Only & Last Visit

I have heard about this as being one of Buffalo's only German Restaurants and even signed up as a Facebook friend a few years ago when they were in dire straights. I am sorry I ever heard of the place and probably will give newbies a bad 'taste' for German Food. First of all it is a DUMP. They... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed January 14, 2015
1937Forever
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Arvada, Colorado
Good for:
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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English first
Arvada, Colorado
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I have heard about this as being one of Buffalo's only German Restaurants and even signed up as a Facebook friend a few years ago when they were in dire straights. I am sorry I ever heard of the place and probably will give newbies a bad 'taste' for German Food. First of all it is a DUMP. They moved... More 

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Muskoka District, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Went with a group all ordering different items. After we were seated with friends already there whom had been seated for at least 10 minutes still no waitress. Asked waitress placing bill at next table if someone could take our drink order.... she reluctantly took our order. Asked for separate bills and waitress said we were driving her crazy. Told... More 

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Buffalo, New York
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Nothing good about this trip at all...sorry we wasted our time & money. we entered the restaurant and were asked if we had reservations, which really weren't necessary, there were a few empty tables the people that did have reservations were at the bar. We were accommodated with a table in the bar area, which was ok, but crowded. It... More 

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Buffalo, New York
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

4 of us walked out hungry after a $84 bill. The German sampler platter for 2 was barely suited for 1 person. The "Schnitzel" was so small, I would be ashamed as a restauranteur to call it a Schnitzel. Our anger over such a rip-off makes it hard to rate the food's taste. In Germany this offer would consist of... More 

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Elma,New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Arrived with reservations. Waited 10 minutes for someone to seat us. Waitress showed up 10 minutes later to take our drink order. My wife's Manhattan was very good albeit in a very small glass. Two sips and it was gone. At $4.95 a glass,I would expect a half way decent size Manhattan. Our schnitzels were very good except for the... More 

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Orchard Park, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I have been to German restaurants in other cities as well as locally. My experience at Scharfs was a big disappointment. The general restaurant environment was below average, the lights were too bright and the table arrangement was tight. Those things would have been overlooked to a degree but when the food arrived, I was disappointed. My schnizle was dry,... More 

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Hamburg, New York
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Our group of 4 visited the new location of Scharf's Restaurant on Clinton Street in West Seneca, NY. Reservations are required, currently only serving dinner. We were seated promptly with our waitress getting our drink orders right away, 2 glasses of white wine and 2 glasses of German beer (hit the spot). First choice of the evening, their home cooked... More 

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Buffalo, New York, USA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

First of all the place moved to Clinton st. in West Seneca. After reading various reviews many of which were not good we were a little apprehensive, we arrived early and waited at the bar for the rest of our party, the bartenders and the German beer selection was very nice and reasonably priced, off to a good start. The... More 

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buffalo, ny
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Similar experience as Kathy D. We waited 20 minutes for a drink order and ordered food at the same time. No water came, our salads did not come, food came almost 1 hour later. We had to go to the bar to get a 2nd drink. They had 3 waitresses for a packed dining room on a Saturday night. However,... More 

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wseneca
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Met 2 friends from high school this evening at the " new" scharfs in west seneca. Brought back happy memories from the old neighborhood. Margaret would be proud! Had jager schnitzel german potato salad and sweet n sour cabbage with delicious German beer. Make reservations... Its worth it!! Make room for potato pancakes

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 34 S Crossman St, Buffalo, NY 14211
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: (716) 895-7249

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, German, Bar

Description

The best in home-cooked German and American food. We also serve a great fish fry and other seafood, gluten-free, vegetarian choices and offer a kids menu. We have 5 Deutsch Biers on tap and several more in bottles as well as the usual Domestic and Canadian brews. We also offer 3 Wines from there and several others. Scharf's has a full liquor license. We bottle our home-made German House Salad Dressing. We offer catering for private parties and office parties. In-house parties are also welcome. Potato Pancakes are our claim to fame, hand-grated and mixed on site, using graters imported from the old country. Rouladen, Sauerbraten, and Schnitzels are on the menu, besides Roast Duck and Pork. On the American side, we have Roast Beef (on weck or dinner), Fried Chicken, Pork Chops and more. Our fish can be served breaded, battered or broiled. We also have Yellow Pike! Serving Buffalo since 1967. Coupons are available on our website. Patio open.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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