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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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Rochester, New York
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Been dining at Beef and Barrel for more than 30 years. Beef on Wick is a requirement! Desserts are out of this world. Clean, friendly, reasonably priced.

Thank Elaine F
Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This restaurant has lasting power. I started traveling to Olean in the 1970's and it was a great place to go back then. Now, 45 years later, it is still a great place to go for a great meal. Their signature sandwich is Beef on Weck and it is scrumptious. The rest of the menu has great appetizers, huge salads,... More 

Thank bornyankee1863
Phoenix, Arizona
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service, decor and food are incredible. Highly recommended! They have daily specials that keep the menu new and fresh for every visit.

Thank michaelfO2713RI
Wichita, Kansas
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My son-in-law took me and my grandson here for lunch during a recent visit. The corned beef sandwich served on their baked-in-house rye bread was unbelievable! This is a very classy place with a casual feel. I will definitely be back next time my wife and I are in town! I was told the Beef-On-Wick is the best, but didn't... More 

Thank travellingmagi
Cuba, New York
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There isn't really much of a tasty choice if you don't like beef. However, the beef is great! This restaurant is a favorite of many locals.

Thank thesciteach
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had excellent service and very good good. The corn chowder was wonderful. The French onion soup was covered with lots of cheese. The prime rib was done exactly as requested. The French dip was very tender and flavorful. Would highly recommend this place to everyone.

Thank Sue E
Cape Coral, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This continues after all these years to be the best secret in western NY! Their prices are incredibly low and the food is incredibly good if you like beef. I also love their specialty bloody marys. So few restaurants offer beef on weck, and this one does it better than any we've ever had in the country. They keep the... More 

Thank AskDickWagner1
Bradford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have a similar restaurant in the town we live, but choose to drive 20/30 minutes to eat at the Beef 'n' Barrel because it is consistently great as far as quality, service, and wait times. The beef is so tender, and you'll always get a good server and a good meal. I recommend the beef on kummelwick - you... More 

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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
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, 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?