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3800 Hoover Rd, Buffalo, NY 14219
716-823-8247
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Yuck

The food is HORRIBLE. Absolutely the worst. The music is loud no matter what time of day you visit. It is extremely windy there, being right on the water. The service is bad. I just can't get past the HORRIBLE food. There are plenty of other places to eat that have a good view and good food.

2 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2013
joyousmoments
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Buffalo, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I came in with a friend on Monday during restaurant week. The place was packed but we were still able to get a table. Our server was pleasant under pressure and considering how busy it was, she was also prompt. We ordered a a Ceaser salad and crab cake for our appetizers. I had the Ceaser and I know salad... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

The food is HORRIBLE. Absolutely the worst. The music is loud no matter what time of day you visit. It is extremely windy there, being right on the water. The service is bad. I just can't get past the HORRIBLE food. There are plenty of other places to eat that have a good view and good food.

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Buffalo, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

Open patio and local landmark. Nice place to go in the summer to be on the water and enjoy the warm breeze. Food is pretty good- seafood especially.

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Lancaster, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

Good food. Nice beach-side atmosphere. Music on the deck. Super. Nothing really beats drinks on the deck at sunset.

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

We waited an hour an a half for our food. When it was brought out we complained and nothing was done about it. We didn't eat any of the food and then spent the next hour arguing with the manager while their bodyguard insulted and tried to intimidate us. After an hour of arguing they agreed to take $50 off... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

Outdoor patio dining experience only good things were the view and the band. Got there before they were busy not acknowledged at the table by the waitress who walked by several times because "I didn't see you sitting there" After 1hr and 20 minutes and 2 lame excuses as to why our food was not out yet when others who... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

The outdoor area is great, very scenic, nice breeze off the lake. Usually has live music, so can get a little loud if you are looking for true dinner stuff. Outdoor bar, plastic patio furniture. Only serves bar food outdoors. May have cover charge to patio?

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Montreal, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

I stopped for diner with a collegue after being told this was a nice restaurant to discover. We were able to get a table with a view on the lake ; what a beautiful view ! Our first hand experience wasn't that good as after being seated for 10 minutes we were still waiting to see a waiter-waitress. There had... More 

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delevan, ny
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2011

Last night, I joined a group of friends at Dock at the Bay (Blasdell, NY). After making a dinner reservation for a party of 6 for 6:30pm, I figured we'd get sat prior to 8:00pm - I was wrong. After providing our waitress with a pen (she came to the table without one twice), she finally took our order around... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2009

Good Food and Great atmosphere

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3800 Hoover Rd, Buffalo, NY 14219
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: 716-823-8247

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?