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TEMPO

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TEMPO
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581 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202-1201
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581 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202-1201 (Allen Street)
716-885-1594
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Best restaurant in town
5 of 5 starsReviewed November 20, 2014
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jy3
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West Falls, New York

Small little place without much seating with, in my opinion, the best food in town. Gnocchi is amazing. Steak is worth the price. Cannot wait to go back.

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
Visitor rating
  • 84
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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131 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
West Falls, New York
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Small little place without much seating with, in my opinion, the best food in town. Gnocchi is amazing. Steak is worth the price. Cannot wait to go back.

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Glenshaw, Pennsylvania
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68 reviews 68 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I was in a party of 5 who recently dined at Tempo for a celebratory evening. We arrived early and enjoyed our cocktails at the bar served by a very attentive staff Once seated our server was terrific in providing our requests with a flawless and timely fashion. Everyone enjoyed their chosen meal very much and there was definitely not... More

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Wilson, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Not only is it one of the most charming Buffalo restaurants, the food is terrific. The service is spaced just right for a lovely dining experience. From the first course to the last, every morsel is to die for!

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niagara
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

Why a "3" Rating.Made a reservation , seated 45 minutes later.Main course of lamb lacked imagination,,,2 large pieces of lamb with spinach and beans...not too exciting.Service polite and prompt but made you feel just another plate.When you spend a lot of money and the only thing you really liked is the pistachio ice cream something is wrong.Mikes and Rue Franklin... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

One of the best upscale restaurants in Buffalo. When busy, it can be pretty loud, making conversation difficult, but the food is always a treat.

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Toronto
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This was our second visit to Tempo in the last 5 years and it was really nice to see they have maintained their standards over that time. Our meal was delicious, portions were large and the service was really excellent. This meal did however rank up there with some of the most expensive meals we've had, it was definitely the... More

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Skaneateles, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Our large party (9) sat at a long table in the bar of this lovely restaurant. We all had a large lunch that day so ordered light--most of us had a salad and appetizer. The food was excellent (I had a wonderful mixed green salad with dried cranberries and mussels). My only complaint was the broth the mussels cooked in... More

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Toronto, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The service and menu selection was good for a "4" score but the excess salt in everyone's entree brought down this rating. Even the gnocchi tasted like salt tablets. The wine and atmosphere was good.

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Tiburon, California
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150 reviews 150 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

A party of eight of us went for a family dinner on a Friday evening, all of us are from out of Buffalo. The restaurant is elegant and exudes style with better than average service. The menu is vaguely Italian with a reputation for excellent steaks. I started with the Carpaccio which was excellent ($14) and followed it with the... More

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London, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The restaurant is attractive and the wait staff was attentive. We thought the prices were high enough (really quite expensive) that the restaurant should have had a sommelier or wine captain. I had branzino and my partner had the filet mignon and it would have been helpful to have some guidance on a wine that might bridge the gap between... More

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Additional Information about TEMPO

Address: 581 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202-1201
Phone Number: 716-885-1594
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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
Average Prices: USD 20 - 50

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