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PRICE RANGE
$19 - $56
CUISINES
Italian, American, European
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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APPETIZER​
Calamari
Crispy​ fried, whole grain mustard aioli
9.95
Scallop
Seared sea scallops, amaretto cream, arugula, lemon vinaigrette
10.95
Ricotta Gnocchi
Summer squash, tomato broth
9.95
Wild Game Sausage
House made venison link, three bean corn salsa
7.95
Lamb Meatballs
House made, blackberry demi glace
8.95
Mussels
White wine, butter, garlic, tomato, fresh basil
9.95
Bistro Soup
Chef’s daily creation, seasonal ingredients
SALAD​
Strawberry Balsamic
Arugula,​ sliced strawberries, crumbled danish bleu cheese balsamic vinaigrette
8.95
Caesar
Romaine​ hearts, traditional dressing, ciabatta croutons, asiago cheese
6.95
Goat Cheese
Walnut crusted, arugula, green apple, shaved onion, raspberry chianti vinaigrette
8.95
Bistro Salad
Baby greens, roasted red pepper, honey mustard basil vinaigrette
5.95
PASTA​
Spaghetti Carbonara
Pancetta enriched cream sauce, aged romano
16.95
Linguini & Clams
Chopped​ & whole clams, white or red
19.95
Shrimp & Scallop Farfalle
Tomato, artichoke, arugula, garlic, chardonnay sauce
24.95
Lasagna
Seasoned​ ricotta, meat sauce, fresh pasta
17.95
Veal Oscar
Braised veal ravioli, crab ravioli, bearnaise cream sauce
26.95
ENTREE​
Pork Porterhouse
Apricot​ rosemary demi-glace, whipped potato
21.95
Grilled Shrimp
Tomato bisque, sweet pea risotto
24.95
Prime Fillet of Sirloin
Bacon wrapped, potato croquette, chive oil, demi-glace
27.95
Salmon
Pesto beurre blanc, sundried tomato risotto, pine nut gremolata
22.95
New York Strip
Sauteed mushrooms, grilled onion foam, olive oil whipped potato
33.95
Chicken
Almond​ crusted breast, field greens, raspberry vinaigrette, oven roasted potato
18.95
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Reviewed September 11, 2019

What was once was Amaretto's, a small intimate dining spot, they more than doubled their size a year and half ago. We made a visit in December of 2018, and was disappointed, yet expected most of the issues were "growing pains". After a year we...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank bonitabuffalo
Reviewed July 26, 2019

Ok...first off the servers are out of this world. The bartender Jim and our server were excellent. Better than we have had in the last 20 years around here. The food is exceptional..and we mean the entire menu. Don't pass up this place. Better than...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Rich P
Reviewed April 2, 2019

We have looked at the menu before and thought the preparations were a bit strange. This Restaurant Week menu was excellent. We had trouble deciding on our choices. There were many offerings that sounded like winners. We were very satisfied with our choices. Meals were...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Henry D
Reviewed March 31, 2019

It was our first visit to Novel since it expanded and re-opened, replacing the previous Amaretto. While there are still many Italian choices on the menu. Two in our party had Italian dishes, and tow of us did not. My choice was a Thai-influenced halibut...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 782williamn
Reviewed February 18, 2019

Good food and the chef will cook items the way one requests. Nice variety of fish too! Nice that the restaurant has expanded for more seating

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank SunshineV88
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

I recently had dinner here with a group of friends. We had cocktails in the bar area first and the seating was comfy and warm. Dinner followed and it was AMAZING! Our server was skilled and attentive. The menu had many choices....bar food to full...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RobHop489
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Had been to this location before, but it has a new name. The food and the service were both as good as my last visit. I had the Scallops which were perfectly seared and had light topping that did not detract from the excellent scallops....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank williamkenney
Reviewed October 24, 2018

My wife and I went to Novel during Restaurant week, when restaurants are often crowded and stressed. Novel handled it beautifully. The server, Carolyn I think, was among the best we have ever had: knowledgeable, fast, funny, and perfectly attentive. Not too much and not...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bruce R
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

This was a great place for a great meal with a great location all the meals were wonderful and very tasty as was the dessert

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank PEDIATRIX
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

This continues to be my favorite restaurant for dinner in the area... been going for 3 years.. best prepared food in WNY... service is great never had an average meal always excellent.. both owners working there all the time ...special touches in between courses ..5...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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