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San Marco Ristorante

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2082 Kensington Ave, Amherst, NY 14226-4723
+1 716-839-5876
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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408 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurant offers traditional Italian dishes and alternatives. Offerings were quite good. They have a good wine list. The decor is nice and they offer a separate dining area for parties. The wait staff were pleasant and efficient.

Thank Stanner57
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited San Marco for the first time last night upon returning from a trip to northern Italy. We wanted to prolong our vacation! We were warmly greeted by the owner and capably attended to by his daughter and him throughout our meal. I am both a knowledgeable diner and a cook and could not find fault... More 

Thank sanddr2015
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

The host was delightful and friendly, and I have to say we were underdressed, but were treated very well. The food was wonderful, and the portions are perfect. My only issue is that a salad does not come with the meal, and I feel that with the prices it should. An upscale place, not for those who are on a... More 

Thank pegsmith59
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

I visited San Marco Restaurant recently. I had read all the reviews and was really looking forward to this experience. When we entered, we were taken to our table by a gentlemen who I think might have been the owner who was discussed in many reviews. I found his demeanor unapproachable and he appeared to be disinterested in our table... More 

Thank Kathy J
Eastof theMississippi
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

I'm from out of town, so finding this neighborhood gem was great. Great ambiance, attentive and informative sever, fresh ingredients, perfectly prepared and nicely plated. I chose the Sea Bass special served with a pesto cream sauce. The fish was cooked perfectly and the sauce was delectable. Will definitely be back when I am in the area again.

Thank TravelingMan0503
Tonawanda, New York
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

Haven't visited this Restaurant as yet. After we have dinner July 15th I will comment and give my opinion on everything I liked or disliked about the service, the quality of the food and the prices on the dinners.

Thank lucy14052016
Syracuse, New York
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016

This resturant was INCREDIBLE!!! You definately would need a resevation. The service is outstsnding! Food melted in your mouth, and the wine selection is tremendous! A must!!!!

Thank Kristen F
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238 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

This place is not your typical Italian. It is over the top delicious. Scallops were perfectly cooked in a nice light sauce. My colleague had the shrimp pasta. Again it was perfectly cooked beautiful presentation. Wonderful service.

1 Thank Flfoodiegirl
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703 reviews
459 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016

I have been to San Marco many times in the past and I have never felt the service and food was anything less than very good to excellent. This time it was different. We had a party of 5 people and the restaurant was not busy. Our server was very brusque with us and did not try to engage with... More 

1 Thank sket101
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46 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

My husband and I were fortunate enough to get a reservation on Saturday, February 13th. My birthday is on February 14th, and most reservations in special places were full! We both enjoyed a glass of their wine. We also, both had INSALATA CESARE - Fresh romaine with their classic Caesar dressing We both had an amazing dinner. My husband had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $36
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2082 Kensington Ave, Amherst, NY 14226-4723
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 716-839-5876
Locally owned and family operated for 31 years.

We strive to provide you the best Northern Italian cuisine in all of Buffalo.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?