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Five Guys

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8248 Transit Road, Amherst, NY 14221-2820
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Buffalo, New York, United States
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Outstanding Burgers and fresh cut fries - they even tell you where the potatoes hail from that day. Nothing fancy but the full bacon cheeseburger is to die for. Also. shelled peanuts to munch on while you wait.

Thank James M
Lancaster, New York
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed February 9, 2017

Many times you can go to a restaurant and get a good burger with lots of toppings and it will taste good. Five Guys has a Flavor to their burger that makes them stand out from All the rest. It's almost addictive! I can't say enough about how delicious it is!

Thank jewelsgold721
Buffalo, New York
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

My quick review is this is the best fast food burger joint in town. Keyword is fast. There are many other burger places around that do a fantastic job with high-end hamburgers. I don't think five guys going for that market. I think they're trying to be an up scale Burger King /McDonald's kind of place. If that is their... More 

Thank Justin M
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60 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed December 15, 2016

First, I can't believe I hadn't reviewed this place earlier since I'm here all the time. But if I want a good burger i come here - to a chain no less - who would have thought. Limited menu, but you come here for burgers and fries, however they also serve hot dogs. A regular burger is 2 patties on... More 

Thank LeeP1
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206 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed October 6, 2016

This was my first time trying Five Guys and I must admit I have never had a better burger ever! This is by far the best tasting burger I have had the flavor is unreal it was so tasteful.

Thank gdwilson
bonita springs fl
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313 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Not a Burger King, but a fresh burger with what ever you want on it. Not cheap but hot and tasty..plus free peanuts.

Thank bonitabuffalo
East Amherst
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed July 4, 2016

The burgers were a little greasy for my taste. The music was extremely loud for the size of the building. Not very enjoyable, especially with Grovers Tavern very near. Grovers has better, bigger and more tasty burgers.

Thank Jan K
Buffalo, New York
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330 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed June 22, 2016

Had lunch at Five Guys today. The burgers and fries are very good, and much more expensive than other fast food burger joints, like Wendy's, Burger King, and McDonald's. Nearly $12 for a "little" cheeseburger, "little" fries, and regular (the smallest size) drink.

Thank William N
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178 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

If you want a fresh made to order juicy burger with as many toppings as you can stuff in your mouth, this is the place. Fresh cut French fries and great personable employees for a decent price and much better than fast food.

Thank mruggier0
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137 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

This is a no-frills establishment. It's clean, neat, and makes great food. The menu is limited-burgers and fries. Don't be confused-the "little burger" is still a 1/4 burger. They are fresh, made-to-order and you can have them anyway you like. For me and my teenage son, two burgers and a fry to share, along with two sodas was just over... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8248 Transit Road, Amherst, NY 14221-2820
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: 716.636.5500

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