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NOVEL Restaurant

7170 Transit Rd, Williamsville, NY 14221-7232
+1 716-635-4750
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“lasagna” (10 reviews)
“duck confit” (4 reviews)
“bread” (6 reviews)
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
7170 Transit Rd, Williamsville, NY 14221-7232
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Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

We were invited to join 2 other couples here for dinner. It’s a small restaurant but very warm and intimate. The server was knowledgeable and attentive. She answered our questions and was helpful. The martinis were perfect with stuffed olive garnish. Our meals were nicely...More

Thank RobHop489
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Food here is very good, with nice presentation and pleasant, efficient service. Prices are somewhat high for this area, but worth it if you're looking for an unrushed and high quality meal.

1  Thank Mick T
Reviewed April 1, 2017

Had a wonderful meal here .Food was very good and staff were great. We had more then enough to eat and took some home. Some reviews of this rest said the amount of food was slim. We did not find this when we were there....More

1  Thank hoboNy
Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

This is a hidden gem on transit road. You could drive by many times and not realize it's there. A must try small restaurant with great charm and great Italian food. Fabulous quality and we are not easy to please!

Thank northernlights40
Reviewed March 8, 2017

I have to admit, that I am easy to please, but very hard to impress... I will generally see the positive in almost anything, and generally won't say anything, if I don't have anything nice to say. However, I generally don't go out of my...More

2  Thank KAMRJ
Reviewed February 17, 2017

This is a small place and not much to look at from the outside. do not let that stop you. I have one complaint about this place - the portions are too large. Great Italian food.

Thank Dan L
Reviewed December 31, 2016

First of all an admission - Amaretto is one of our favorite restaurants in Buffalo and this is not my first review of this restaurant. Recently, we enjoyed the Organic Chicken Marsala and Shrimp with Roasted Red Pepper and Polenta; both were outstanding. David, the...More

Thank golfer328
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

We were near the airport and looking for dinner. The beet and bacon salad with tempura cheese was so good and we also had the lasagna-very tasty. I would order both again and plan to come here next time I am in town.

Thank adaptabletourist
Reviewed September 22, 2016

What a surprising treat. The service was exceptional. I had the lamb special, which was amazing. The banana cheesecake was interesting, different - quite tasty.

Thank PrimeCipher
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Although the outside is not very inviting, the inside is very pleasant yet small - perhaps 13 tables. We had reservations at 6:00, the place was filled by 7:00. Some unusual items on the menu (check their web site) and several specials. We were very...More

Thank bonitabuffalo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$19 - $56
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7170 Transit Rd, Williamsville, NY 14221-7232 (Formerly Amaretto Bistro)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Williamsville
  • Phone Number: +1 716-635-4750
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Novel Restaurant is an upscale restaurant featuring fresh seafood, steaks, house made pasta, breads, & desserts. Novel Restaurant also features a private event room which can accommodate upwards of 60 people. We are also happy to to provide any full service catering needs.
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