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Mother's Restaurant

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33 Virginia Pl, Buffalo, NY 14202-1365
4:00 pm - 4:00 am
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 4:00 am
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Buffalo, New York
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for a late night dinner with my husband based on recommendations from a coworker. We were not disappointed! This was a happening late night local place but very romantic at the same time. Candles and fresh flowers on the table. Excellent service and the food was amazing! My husband had the meatloaf and I had scallops over fettuccine.... More 

1 Thank Stella12b
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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89 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perhaps the best meal I've had all year! The food was exceptional and the service was flawless. I ordered scallops over pasta and was very pleased. Great texture, flavor, and portion size.

1 Thank buztop
Owen Sound
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

you have to ask for the bar menu , but food is excellent , we were referred here by a local was very good, has a nice covered patio too

Thank Shawn R
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. Patio is very nice for dining. Service was a little slow but if you are not in a rush... sit and enjoy.

Thank Ed W
Niagara Falls, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Nice place! On a back lane downtown Buffalo, upscale crowd, friendly & fast service, great food. Upon entry, long bar with friendly business crowd. Dining area slightly separated and comfortable.

1 Thank lipper2727
Buffalo, New York
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

Four of us went to Mother's to celebrate a birthday. The food was good but the service left much to be desired. Our waiter seemed to be annoyed that he had to wait on our table. He had absolutely no personality - he didn't even crack a smile. (By the way, we were a very courteous and polite foursome.) We... More 

Thank CMN16
Tonawanda, New York
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

Went to Mothers after a long absence from this restaurant. Came a little early, sat at the bar to wait. Bartender make a great dirty martini for me, and suggested a really nice white bordeau for my wife. Both very good size. DInner was excellent. had the 1/2 duck with a dried fruit/wild rice mix. Excellent. WIfe had the ribeye... More 

1 Thank buffalosoccer
Buffalo, NY
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85 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

We hadn't been to Mother's in many years and decided to give it a try. It was terrific! Virginia Street is a narrow, one way city street, reminded us of Georgetown. Parking can be tough, especially in winter. There is another restaurant on the street, so competing for spots can occur. It was a beautiful summer night and we were... More 

1 Thank ABCrocks
Jamestown, New York
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

A rather large group of us (6) went to Mother's to celebrate our daughter's graduation from law school. The restaurant is on what I would call an alley, so parking is a bit iffy depending upon when you get there; we had no problem with street parking as we arrived at 5:30 pm. Atmosphere is fun; it's kind of dark... More 

1 Thank Ann N
New York City, New York
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97 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

Celebrated our son's graduation there. Excellent seafood and beef options. Limited chicken items on menu. Extensive daily offerings and creative preparation. Terrific staff. Good wine selection. Reservations recommended.

Thank Barry R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 4:00 am
4:00 pm - 4:00 am
4:00 pm - 4:00 am
4:00 pm - 4:00 am
4:00 pm - 4:00 am
4:00 pm - 4:00 am
4:00 pm - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Virginia Pl, Buffalo, NY 14202-1365
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: 716-882-2989

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?