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Oliver's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
American, International, Contemporary
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2095 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-3212 (Amherst)
+1 716-877-9662
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was divine. Appetizer, entree, dessert were all delicious - filled with flavor that delighted the tongue and each was presented in such a way as to dazzle the eye. The service was great and the ambiance of the restaurant gave you that feeling of being in a high class establishment.

Thank Angus C
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently moved back to buffalo and always thought of Oliver's as the place my grandparents used to go to. Assumed it would be stodgy and have more classic dishes. Was pleasantly surprised to find inventive dishes and new flavors in contrast to other buffalo fine dining establishments that stick to the tried and true. If I'm going to spend that... More 

Thank Chaya143
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

We went on a Sunday night- it was dead, however service was excellent. An amazing wine selection, fresh baked bread and really good menu We will definitely be back

Thank DaveThornbury
Buffalo, New York
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Oliver's was always the gold standard for those of us native Buffalonians. Recently, it has changed ownership. Our recent visit was the first time for us under new ownership. Unfortunately, the atmosphere, service, and food quality is dead and gone. Of the four at our table, two of the entrees were so unacceptable, that the management deleted them from the... More 

3 Thank vinoman
Dulles, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 343 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

We were exited to dine at Oliver's being our first time here, oh boy what a mistake it was. First of all, it was our anniversary and we though we be having a great meal. From the start, we were seated on a booth few feet away from the bar. The bar had one patron only, a female who was... More 

3 Thank Sweetie897
Buffalo, United States
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Food is high quality. Staff is extremely attentive.Attention to detail, food quality & presentation are all exceptional! Great place for a couple or a family get together.

Thank Cynthia S
Buffalo, New York
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

One of my top 2 favorite restaurants in Buffalo. My favorite place to go New Year's Eve. If you are looking for great food, fine dining and a romantic atmosphere this is the place. Food is excellent, service is superb, waiters are awesome. The Bartenders are very professional and friendly too! I have had filet several times and fish dishes,... More 

Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Outstanding food and service awaits at this Buffalo classic. Everything on the menu is superb, try the spinach loaf (best ever) and the bolognese is always fantastic and very reasonable - love the bar, it's a classic!!

Thank Mike D
Jamestown, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

I lived around the corner from Oliver's back in the late 1970's and in Buffalo until 2000, always wanting to go to Oliver's but never finding the right time or persons to go with. Finally, for my 65th birthday, I thought it was time to experience Oliver's. The exterior is essentially unchanged since I first noticed the restaurant, great Deco... More 

Thank Ann N
Toronto, Canada
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016

I have not been here for at least 5 years and happened to pass it the other and thought it would be nice to try it again. . We arrived and were seated quickly; nevertheless, it took forever for the server to take our drink order , when we finally got our drinks , finished, they sat empty, no server... More 

4 Thank jeff w

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, International, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2095 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-3212
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-877-9662
From the time Frank Oliver built the restaurant in 1936, the diners and food-lovers of Buffalo have returned time and time again for exceptional quality and service. The decades in-between saw ownership changes, new traditions and renovations to expand our landmark space on Delaware Avenue in Buffalo.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?