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Curly's Grille

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647 Ridge Rd, Lackawanna, NY 14218-1451
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Dunkirk, New York
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had no expectations on the food as this was our first visit. Everything we had was very high quality. My husband had a seafood linguine with a pail full of mussels, as well as shrimp and scallops. The Conch Fritters were the highlight. Not many places up north ever seem to get them right! The atmosphere was very nice... More 

Thank M J T
Erie, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I posted the Salmon with Blue Cheese topping. The fish was really good but the fresh made bread and the key lime pie were absolutely unbelievable. I was also impressed one of the new owners\managers (Athena) took the time to say welcome and check on my food. So many restaurants managers come up and ask how your food was and... More 

Thank Eric L
Buffalo, New York
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39 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered the jerk chicken dinners, Curly's speciality, and it did not disappoint! Not as hot as real Jamaican Jerk in Jamaica, and a bit sweeter, but with a complex combination of hot peppers which started slow but worker up to fairly fiery. But there's much more that just Jamaican on the menu, so I guess we'll have to come... More 

Thank Michael W
West Seneca, United States
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Went here for my birthday with my family. Was not busy for a Thursday, however waited 5 min to be greeted by an absent host. 15 min wait go take drink order, then another 15 min wait for the drinks. The entire dinner took literally 2.5 hours. Wanted dessert and coffee, but didn't want to wait anymore. Food was good,... More 

Thank Todd W
Angola, New York
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

We have always loved this restaurant but had not been there since we heard that Krista had left. SO we gave it a try. Not much other than décor has changed. Food, wine and service all still top notch and we had a wonderful meal. I felt sorry for staff and chef due to an older lady with and American... More 

Thank Bull90joe
Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

This place is abosoluty amazing! I was expecting a caribbean restaurant or something exoctic and it turns out to be a fancy place. Our waitress Joelle was friendly and attentive. I enjoyed a Jerk Chicken with vegetables . I was so full that I couldn't order a dessert. a Must see in Buffalo.

Thank patrick p
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222 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

We had dinner at Curly's last night. We have been there often, but not in a long time. There ads now say "the jerk is back", so apparently they had changed from Jamaican/Caribbean cuisine to more conventional American fare. Now, although the new-old menu includes many traditional American and Italian dishes, there is an entire page devoted to jerk meats... More 

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Dunkirk, New York
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221 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

We stopped at Curly's for our very first time just after Valentine's Day. Our server was very attentive and my wife and I both enjoyed our meals. I tried the lasagna and she had the chicken parm pie and both were plentiful and allowed us to take leftovers home. Good size parking lot just across the street.

Thank Yankee33
Orchard Park, New York, United States
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

Had a very enjoyable evening with two other couples.Each of us ordered something different from the menu and not one of us was disappointed.The food was wonderful and the service was great. Both food & drink was reasonably priced.Will definitely stop again.

Thank Jim T
Buffalo, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

The restaurant atmosphere was very nice -- the staff was pleasant and the food was delicious. Overall a wonderful experience - the only criticism I would have is that the menu is a little bit all over the place. Very hard to make a decision.

Thank bird14221

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $25
American, Caribbean, Jamaican
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 647 Ridge Rd, Lackawanna, NY 14218-1451
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lackawanna
  • Phone Number: 17168249716

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?