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Bacchus Wine Bar & Restaurant

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International, Wine Bar
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54 W Chippewa St, Buffalo, NY 14202 (Franklin)
17168549463
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene
Description: Bacchus wine bar and restaurant is located in the historic Calumet building...
Bacchus wine bar and restaurant is located in the historic Calumet building in the heart of Buffalo's entertainment district. A seasonal menu highlights the best available ingredients from local and regional farms. Together with our Wine Spectator award winning wine list, this elegant yet casual restaurant has continually been ranked as one of Buffalo's best
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  • 104
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Valet Parking too!

First let me say, given the parking situation downtown, it is silly to fret over giving a $5 bill to have your car parked in the valet. Just do it. Walk right in from the curb and enjoy yourself. The atmosphere is that of a fine dining establishment. I love everything about this place. Their... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Louis C
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Buffalo
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Buffalo
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First let me say, given the parking situation downtown, it is silly to fret over giving a $5 bill to have your car parked in the valet. Just do it. Walk right in from the curb and enjoy yourself. The atmosphere is that of a fine dining establishment. I love everything about this place. Their wine list is very extensive,... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Made reservations at Bacchus for a pre-theater dinner. The staff was extremely friendly and very helpful with questions about the menu. The food at Bacchus is of excellent quality and there always seems to be some unique specials on the menu. We tried both the beet and Caesar salad and both were very fresh and delicious, great presentation. Entrees were... More 

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Miami, Florida
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112 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose this restaurant to meet up with a few friends for drinks and dinner. The owner/chef, Brian Mietus, has done a fabulous job in the decor and the menu. My meal was fantastic, and my group all had the same opinion. Among us we ordered the sweet potato ravioli, filet, chicken, and the duck. I would definitely go back... More 

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1 Thank Beth S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I absolutely love this restaurant. The menu is unique. There are great combinations on the menu that you would not think would go together, but they do. I had the pork chop and It was delicious. My husband had the salmon and he said it was cooked to perfection. The wine list is very pricey, but we... More 

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Thank Mel K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food and an enjoyable wine selection. Pricey, but you also get quality. Would go again. Not a place where you would take kids, but they were very accommodating.

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1 Thank Marieke J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was delicious. I had the pecan crusted salmon which was perfectly done and had a great sauce. Tables were very close together though, and it was a bit loud even though the restaurant was only half full.

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1 Thank Ariel T
Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us, frequent restaurant diners, ate at Bacchus last night and had one of the best meals any of us has enjoyed in a long while. From the food, the wine, the server, the ambiance of the restaurant to the CHAIRS, we really enjoyed ourselves. This is our new favorite place -- can't wait for our next visit!

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BMietus2016, Owner at Bacchus Wine Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for such a great review! I have to say it made my day...I will be sure to share it with our staff. -Brian More 

Wilmington, Delaware
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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been here several times and regardless of steak, fish or pasta - the Chef here makes certain that the food is prepared perfectly and joins amazing flavors together. The lobster bisque was the most amazing I've ever had as was the halibut. On a previous visit, my steak was the best I'd had in Buffalo. During dinner I commented... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

With so many restaurants to choose from, we tried Bacchus on New Year's eve due to location and having a table available. We really didn't know much about the restaurant. Well, it is now our favorite place. The wait staff was friendly, attentive, but not overbearing. Because it was New Years Eve, the menu was fixed at $70.00/person. It included... More 

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buffalo, ny
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143 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Last minute reservations on the night before New Years Eve brought us to Bacchus, and it might be my new favorite go-to nice dinner out place. The free valet parking is very nice on a cold or crowded downtown night. The decor is very upscale sophisticated and elegeant, without being stuffy or in your face. The service is delightful, both... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 54 W Chippewa St, Buffalo, NY 14202
    (Franklin)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: 17168549463

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 38
  • Cuisine: International, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene

Description

Bacchus wine bar and restaurant is located in the historic Calumet building in the heart of Buffalo's entertainment district. A seasonal menu highlights the best available ingredients from local and regional farms. Together with our Wine Spectator award winning wine list, this elegant yet casual restaurant has continually been ranked as one of Buffalo's best
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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