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59 Allen St, Buffalo, NY 14202-1320
716-883-1880
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent food at great prices!

Been to this location a couple times for lunch and each time, the food and service was spot on. Their daily soup choices are excellent (and only $1 add-on to a meal). I tried the chicken barley and curry cauliflower - both yummy!! The salmon was great for $12, just a bit disappointed with the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2014
Chickierules
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Toronto, Canada
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English first
Buffalo, New York
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

we placed a take out order. A salad, polenta wings and a chicken finger sub. When we got home the chicken finger sub had lettuce and tomato on it. There was no blue cheese, onions or hot sauce like explained on the menu. The chicken was dry. I phoned Cafe 59 to let them know some condiments were missing. The... More 

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Christopher C, Owner at Cafe 59, responded to this review

I am very sorry to hear about your negative experience with my restaurant. As you can see from the vast majority of our other reviews, we strive to offer excellent food, and pleasant service, for a reasonable price. Please be assured that the staff in question will be dealt with. If you could provide me with the date, approximate time,... More 

Toronto, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Been to this location a couple times for lunch and each time, the food and service was spot on. Their daily soup choices are excellent (and only $1 add-on to a meal). I tried the chicken barley and curry cauliflower - both yummy!! The salmon was great for $12, just a bit disappointed with the minute rice side. The cafe... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Great lunch spot. Awesome food and great prices. Not only is the food delicious, the portion size is more than fair. Variety of different items from hot lunches to sandwiches. Everything is 10 dollars and under pretty much too.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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125 reviews 125 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This cafe served us well as a place to get a coffee, a little breakfast, and catch up with some conversation. It was early in the morning and not very crowded, but neither was it empty and everyone around seemed to be feeling fine (not always the case at that hour). Breakfast stays simple, with an offering of a few... More 

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Café 59, located at 62 Allen Street in (Allentown) Buffalo, offers up some great food prepared fresh. Very casual with a touch of eclectic! Lunch specials will amaze and never disappoint. We visited this past Thursday October 16th, 2014 and ordered the Falafel and Hummus in a whole wheat wrap with lettuce, tomato, red onion, roasted red pepper and feta... More 

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Buffalo, NY
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Cafe 59 at 62 Allen Street offers a wide array of well prepared food for very reasonable prices. If their tomato-basil soup is available-grab it! While all their soup is delicious, this soup is sublime. Like no other. And if you have a salad, see if the fabulous lemon-dill dressing is available. It is perfect. Now on to the food.... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We had been on the road a lot and needed veggies. This place is healthy, has a lot of options and has a creative menu. The portions are large and for an organic healthy restaurant the prices were reasonable. They also have outdoor seating Great place if you're a vegan/ vegetarian, gluten free or dairy free

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North Tonawanda, New York
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436 reviews 436 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
233 helpful votes 233 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I have driven and walked by Cafe 59 many times but never got around to stopping in. After having an awful time trying to find parking on the Elmwood Strip we decided to try Allentown for lunch. Lo, and behold! There was a parking space (metered). The restaurant is not fancy but is is comfortable with artwork on the walls... More 

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East Aurora, NY
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Discovered this Allentown restaurant about a month ago and have been there three times. Each visit yielded unusual and reasonably priced dishes, and really reasonable and tasty cocktails. Service is friendly and competent. Fellow diners run the gamut of the bohemian lifestyle.

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Buffalo, New York
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600 reviews 600 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
308 helpful votes 308 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We have eaten here several times when we visit Buffalo on the weekends. The food is always been consistently good. What surprises me is the preparation and quality is extremely good whereas the pricing is modest. We typically order the mussels and white wine sauce. They're fresh. I ordered shrimp and artichoke entrée over rice which was extraordinarily good. Andrew... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 59 Allen St, Buffalo, NY 14202-1320
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: 716-883-1880
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?