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San Marco Ristorante

2082 Kensington Ave, Amherst, NY 14226-4723
+1 716-839-5876
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2082 Kensington Ave, Amherst, NY 14226-4723
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The fillet of venison was excellent, but a little cold. All of the appetizers were delicious. Mushroom risotto and banana pepper ravioli. Then to finish off the evening we had a variety of desserts that did not disappoint!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Michael R
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have eaten at San Marco many times over the past 20 years, with different people including family and university guests accompanying me. The food is consistently excellent and the tastes link wonderfully to my experiences of restaurants in Italy. The wine cellar room is...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Relax815371
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Simply the best meal. Best service. Wonderful atmosphere. Made for a wonderful Anniversary dinner. Kudos

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Flfoodiegirl
Reviewed August 23, 2018

One would be fortunate to reduplicate the dining experience found in San Marco even if one were to search through northern Italy. The The Florentine inspired menu here is extensive and the quality is unsurpassed. The ambience - that is greeting, service, lighting - is...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank charles c
grimaldi54, Manager at San Marco Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

Thank you so much for your review! We really appreciate our customers and look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed August 14, 2018

This restaurant was recommended to us by a former resident of Buffalo. It feels like it is way outside of the city, but it only took about 30 minutes to get there in traffic (and 20 minutes to get back to our downtown hotel). The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kurt_in_CLE
Reviewed August 6, 2018

From the time they were on Elmwood Ave, San Marco has been our favorite restaurant in WNY. It is our go-to special occasion restaurant and every time we visit, we wonder why we don't come more often. This should not just be for birthdays and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank BuffaloRon
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

First of all- i suggest you specify which wine list you would like to see. I say this because they will purposely give you a "wine list" of very overpriced bottles of wine. Its very presumptuous to do this and in my opinion is meant...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank angie b
Reviewed July 22, 2018

...since we've been to this restaurant, which begs the question...WHY???? Acted on the spur of the moment last night and made a reservation...to celebrate our anniversary...and couldn't have been more pleased! The menu hasn't changed much, but it doesn't need to...all food is of excellent...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank WandererSarasotaFL
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

This is the place to go if you want the meal that your grandmother couldn’t make. It is that good !This place is better than most in Western NY and beats out many in NYC. The food was delicious and the service was outstanding as...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jmtgoswald
Reviewed July 20, 2018

A friend recommended this place. And so happy we came. The food is amazing. I loved the ambiance and the staff were wonderful. I can't wait to go back.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank quamy53
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $36
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Private Dining
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 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 34 years. We strive to provide you the best Northern Italian cuisine in all of Buffalo.
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