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291 Seneca St, Buffalo, NY 14204
(716) 856-9187
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Ranked #42 of 919 Restaurants in Buffalo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Buffalo, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Absolutely love this place. Best home style Italian food you can find at a restaurant. I really like the linguine and clams, but the family picks the spaghetti and meatballs. A little off the beaten path but you can't beat a family restaurant like this. I can't say enough good things about this place.

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Kenmore, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Excellent food, large servings and you never know who you will run into! Bustling atmosphere, but the service is great!

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Unadilla, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Stopped in for lunch and this place is simple and continues to blow us away. The sauce is outstanding and you will not leave hungry.

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Mississauga, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Being from Toronto, the few times a year I get to indulge and have Chefs are very much looked forward to. The spaghetti parm is a must in my opinion, but not for everyone (you must love cheese). This restaurant is perfect before a Sabres game. I bring a couple jars of sauce home after every visit.

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Niagara Falls, New York
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113 reviews 113 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

My new boss's took me here for lunch in November 2014. It has been years since I've been to Chef's, but it was just as good. I had the chix parm lunch special - came with salad/house dressing, coffee, chix parm lunch portion (very large for a lunch portion!) & dessert (sherbet). Such a good value, we were all stuffed... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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83 reviews 83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This is by far too notch Italian. I had the fettuccine Alfredo and it was amazing. Large portions was great for having leftovers for lunch the next day which I love. The staff was smart and quick and friendly. My boyfriend had an amazing dish that he got "parm". It was covered in a delicious layer of melted Parmesan cheese.... More 

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Buffalo, New York, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We went the weekend after Thanksgiving (reservations weeks in advance) and it was packed. The waitress was very nice, all 6 kids and 6 adults really loved the food! I can't wait to go back!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

so good,been one of our favorites for many,many years.ask anyone in the area had many personal parties there from birthdays to weddings to just plain dinner.

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Buffalo, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Hands down one of the best places in Buffalo..... anything parm here is absolutely to die for so so so much cheese on it...if you like Italian please check this place out...great food!!

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Buffalo, New York
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Recently met at Chef's for our monthly luncheon . We are a large group of former airline employees and choose a different location each time we meet. Chef's was a good choice. We were seated quickly as everyone arrived within a few minutes. Never felt rushed for everyone to make their choices for lunch. Our waitress was terrific, separate checks... 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 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Italian

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