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“Great sauce great meatballs” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Chef's

Chef's
291 Seneca St, Buffalo, NY 14204
(716) 856-9187
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Ranked #51 of 919 Restaurants in Buffalo
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“Great sauce great meatballs”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013 via mobile

One of only three restaurants that I can eat the sauce at. There are not many restaurants in Buffalo that have palatable sauce. Considering I grew up on the Westside of Buffalo in the 70's in an all Italian neighborhood I know good sauce. Chef's sauce and meatballs are great. Everything about the restaurant is perfectly a West Side Italian restaurant even though it's located downtown. You will never regret getting the spaghetti parm.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Buffalo, NY
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Classic Buffalo”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

If you are visiting Buffalo, this is a must stop for Italian Dining. They are very accommodating for Gluten Free dining. Gluten Free pasta is cooked properly.

Visited November 2012
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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
126 reviews 126 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
“It's Tradition!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

We have been coming to Chef's for over 25 years. Every time we visit Buffalo we try to eat here. We have spent our 25th Wedding Anniversay, many Birthday's and most recently our 35th Anniversay. 90% of the times we come to Chef's we are satisfied with the food and service. Sometimes, when it is busy the service is harried, but that can be expected. It is affordable and the food is consistent. They have renovated some of the restaurant but should update the bathrooms and perhaps the ceilings and part of the older interior decor. We have brought our sons and their girl friends over the years. "Everyone Loves Chef's"

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Buffalo, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“classic italian”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

It is the usual italian fare and always very crowded and noisy. The veal parmisian is very good. the service is adequate but a little rushed because of the crowds

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Buffalo, New York
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28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Great spaghetti parm!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

I've been to Chef's four times now. I haven't been able to stray from the spaghetti parm because it is so good! I always ask for it crispy so the cheese is done to perfection on top. Their homemade bread is to die for. I wish the prices were a little lower though.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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