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Beef 'n' Barrel

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146 N Union St, Olean, NY 14760-2735
(716) 372-2985
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Viera, Florida, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stopped here for lunch and had the roast beef. The meal was very good, as was the service. The apple pie was excellent. Will return next time we are in town.

Thank FloridaFamilyofFive
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for an early-ish dinner mid week with my wife and our toddler. Mostly empty, seated quickly by a friendly guy dressed differently from the rest of the staff (manager? Owner? Nobody said, and we didn't ask) as the hostess was seating another group. He also brought a high chair for us. Random aside, the chairs are wood and have... More 

Thank Kenneth M
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119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever we visit Olean, we have to eat at the Beef and Barrel! We most always eat roast beef on a kimmelweck Roll with a little horseradish. Yummy! This time we had pecan pie with vanilla ice cream. The service is always good.

Thank Edith P
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We started with them over 47 yrs ago when they were a tiny hometown restaurant; they keep getting better.❤

Thank Marykat S
Allegany, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No reservations needed. Excellent restaurant for a family group.Great desserts. If you like beef this is the place to eat when you are in Olean,N.Y.

Thank wthierman
Hockessin, Delaware
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend Mike and I went to lunch at the Beef'n'Barrel last Wednesday. Even though the entire street in front of the building is ripped up and makes for a difficult time to park and get into the restaurant , it is still a very busy place at lunch. Friendly service and reasonable prices apparently still draw a crowd ,... More 

Thank MPB222
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I went last week to celebrate by father's birthday- 4 adults, two children ages 7 and 10. We went early (5:00) on a weekend to avoid a line, there typically is one, but it's worth the wait. We were seated right away. The staff is spectacular and very welcoming. All of our food was out quickly and... More 

Thank Brian C
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife grew up in small town outside Olean. We have gone out of our way for 40 years whenever we return for a visit to have lunch or dinner or both at the Beef 'n' Barrel. The quality of the food and service has always been and continues to be excellent. We were just there last week and, while... More 

Thank PennWise
Rochester, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to lunch to celebrate our anniversary. The service was great and the food was delicious! I had a grilled chicken sandwich and it was very good.

Thank David C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Second time here...love it! Delicious roast beef on weck roll! Son had delicious daily pasta special. Staff are real nice, small town!

Thank Kathleen K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
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
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 N Union St, Olean, NY 14760-2735
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Olean
  • Phone Number: (716) 372-2985

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