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“There's a reason for the good reviews” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Schwabl's Restaurant

Schwabl's Restaurant
789 Center Rd, West Seneca, NY 14224-2240
716-675-2333
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Ranked #2 of 66 Restaurants in West Seneca
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: American, German, Hungarian, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
West Seneca, New York
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65 reviews 65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“There's a reason for the good reviews”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013 via mobile

The debate over who has the best Beef On Weck is endless. For my $$ it's here. But forget that because love other food here, too! And the Tom & Jerry is my favorite winter warmup. The German Potato is my go-to - with just about everything. Try the Pike when they have it, or the Hungarian Goulash.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Cleveland, Ohio
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“World's Best Roast Beef on Kummelweck”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

I visit Buffalo, N.Y. 2 times per year, is my husband's hometown, and we always reserve the time for dinner in Schwabl's Restaurant, the food is out of this world, best German Potatoes I always have, anyone that goes around this town has to visit this place and enjoy a great meal.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cleveland, Ohio
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38 reviews 38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Beef on Weck Fresh Sliced off Steamship Round”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

This is a very fine place for beef on weck and always has been. Some years back, new owners took over, but are friendlier and allow take out - the previous owner would not even if you were from out of town - and the food is as good. The beef is sliced in the dining room area, rising up out of a modified steam table that holds a huge roast of beef in au jus. Its fresh sliced to order, rare to well done, and served hot and beautifully on a weck roll. Outstanding beef on weck.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Buffalo, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Not good”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

It's a mystery to me why people love this place so much? Too much hype. I've found hair in my food; was unable to chew thru my roast beef becasue it was sliced too thick (another patron of the restaurant had the same problem); and on my last (and final) visit, my sandwich was cold and soggy. Do yourself a favor and order a roast beef sandwich from Doc Sullivan's, Anderson's, Laughlin's....pretty much anywhere else.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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58 reviews 58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Roast Beef Heaven”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

The restaurant has been there for over 175 years. For those of us from British decent, roast beef is a staple. The beef is hand carved on a daily basis as you walk in. The restaurant is small but fairly intimate. The wait staff are excellent and attentive. My wife had the goulash and was very impressed.. Our friends enjoyed their order as well. I would recommend it if you are in the buffalo area.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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