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Rue Franklin - CLOSED

341 Franklin St, Buffalo, NY 14202-1702
+1 716-852-4416
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good9%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Jan 6, 2017
“Poor Service and worse attitude”
Dec 31, 2016
“Superb New Year's Eve dinner”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
341 Franklin St, Buffalo, NY 14202-1702
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Reviewed January 6, 2017

The treatment - apparently because we were not over the age of 70 .. was unacceptable. We (a party of 8) were amazed at the rude and dismissive treatment from the moment we walked in the door. Aside from that, the food was cafeteria quality...More

1  Thank James M
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

We had an exceptionally good New Year's Eve dinner at "The Rue". It was a four-course fixed price menu, with enough choices for each course to please every palate, plus an amuse bouche and a sweet post-dessert. The service was as good as the dinner,...More

Thank William N
Reviewed November 1, 2016

A pricey dinner for four. In my opinion some "fancy" choices that overshadowed good, if not great, ingredients. I had a foie gras appetizer that was swimming in a broth. It would have been better, in my opinion, with a crisp something for textural contrast....More

Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

I don't understand this restaurant. It wants to be something that it's not in my opinion. It was stuffy and unwelcoming from the get go. Writing this review I'm scratching my head trying to figure out this place. The food was good the service was...More

Thank Justin M
Reviewed October 23, 2016

We were recommended this restaurant & were lucky to get a table on a Sat night. The atmosphere is intimate & the music added to the French feel. I liked my whisky sour but my dining companion was disappointed when there were only two red...More

Thank havebagwilltravel49
Reviewed October 19, 2016

French, wonderful atmosphere, Seasonal menu, portions are perfect to enjoy an ap,salad,entre and share a desert. Super staff. Very nice wine list. If you are atending the theater you should let them know.

Thank Todd455
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Dinner here was quite nice the oysters were fresh, the filet mignon was perfect, and the pot de creme was outstanding. Can't wait to go back

Thank mikey3600
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed an excellent dinner on the garden patio at Rue Franklin on Saturday. Despite temperatures approaching 90, a breeze through the patio made for a pleasant evening. One of the menu item was Green Circle chicken, so my girlfriend asked what it was, and...More

1  Thank William N
Reviewed August 19, 2016

For decades this Buffalo French restaurant continues with excellence. Although not quite as Frenchie as in years past the menu and specials are sure to please. The salads, oysters, pork loin, and the veal short ribs ( picture) were all excellent, as was the fresh...More

1  Thank bonitabuffalo
Reviewed August 18, 2016

We had heard so many great things about this restaurant. We were thankful that our expectations were exceeded by entire experience. The food was wonderful and the management of the restaurant was very cooperative. They went out of the way to accommodate us after our...More

Thank cac60
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$31 - $45
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 341 Franklin St, Buffalo, NY 14202-1702
    (West Tupper)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-852-4416
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