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291 Seneca St, Buffalo, NY 14204
(716) 856-9187
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 115
    Excellent
  • 87
    Very good
  • 40
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Italian

I went to Chef's with some extended family and everything was delicious. I got chicken parm. The portions were very generous. I'm not the biggest chicken parmesean fan, but I loved it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
matts_lebron
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Syracuse, New York
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  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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English first
Buffalo, New York
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

So much hype- always busy (very close to downtown events) but my Italian family and I don't think it's that good. Many other local Italian restaurants with much better food.

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Creve Coeur, Missouri
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I don't care what dish you order, the red sauce is authentic home style. So tasty on everything. The small plates are large enough for 2 at least. The staff is friendly and helpful

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Toronto, Canada
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70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

myself and friends have been going to Chef's for years. we usually come on our way home from golfing before we cross the border back into Canada and Chef's is always on the 'things to do' when we hit up-state New York for golf. staff are always friendly, food is no-nonsense but very good and filling. usually always get the... More 

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Fredonia, New York
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154 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Arrogance has somewhat set in, IMHO. We used to look f/w to occasionally dining here. Last couple of times service has been a might surly. Food is still good, but aura has waned. They seem to be robotic in their ways, last 2 times. Efficient enough, just not friendly at all. You would think you were ordering a Big Mac... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Went here when I was in town and it was incredible. Great homemade Italian food, great prices, good quanity and quality. Everything about it was great. You can also have a blast looking at their Wall of Fame.

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Syracuse, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I went to Chef's with some extended family and everything was delicious. I got chicken parm. The portions were very generous. I'm not the biggest chicken parmesean fan, but I loved it.

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Buffalo, New York
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Always great food. Spaghetti Parm is to die for. Service is always quick and friendly. This place is always insane busy during Sabres games or Concerts at First Niagara Center so call ahead. Special mix salad is amazing and worth every penny

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Buffalo
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

You have to go here, even if its just once, as this is a popular Buffalo restaurant owned by a family from Buffalo. Personally I think the food is good, but not outstanding (I don't consider this a 5 star Italian restaurant, and that is OK...and I would go back). That said, the spaghetti parm is a staple and the... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Make reservation is what you need to do for Chef's. Try the bake spaghetti. It's out of this world. A must eat!!!

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buffalo,ny
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

You know a place has great sauce when you walk in and you are surrounded with pictures of celebrities holding a jar (yes, you can take a jar home). Chefs is a Buffalo institution serving delicious Italian fare at very reasonable prices. Spaghetti parmesan is their signature dish for those who love both excessive amounts of warm gooey cheese and... More 

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Additional Information about Chef's

Address: 291 Seneca St, Buffalo, NY 14204
Phone Number: (716) 856-9187
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Italian, American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 291 Seneca St, Buffalo, NY 14204
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: (716) 856-9187

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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