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Left Bank

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511 Rhode Island St, Buffalo, NY 14213-2317
716-882-3509
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Buffalo, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everything was excellent as always. Always need reservation unless you plan to eat at the bar. Parking is tough at times.

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Thank cganje
Niagara Falls, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very "in" place that's always busy. The bar section, dining room {upper and lower} and the patio {summer} seems to be booked a week in advance. The food is very good, but you need reservations. The down side of this hip venue, it's very noisy. A "be seen crowd" which starts to buzz around 5pm.

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Thank lipper2727
buffalo,ny
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Over Rated for sure. Heard a lot about this restaurant and both my husband and myself were disappointed with our dinner. So much for all the Halla - Ballou about this place,,,, nothing special, did not measure up.

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Thank hollycat2
Buffalo, New York
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food is well prepared and ample, but short of gourmet. The main drawback of the establishment is NOISE.

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Thank Max A W
Buffalo, NY
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127 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Anniversary dinner with our newlywed daughter & son-in-law couldn't have been better. Everyone loved the appetizers, salads, main dishes, specialty drinks, and the wine was superb. Dining out in the quieter patio on a pleasant summer eve made it all the better. Service was the usual friendly and prompt.

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Thank laidbackBuffalo_NY
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's a smaller venue, with brick walls and very cool. smaller business groups and couples would enjoy this atmosphere. Call ahead for reservations. Great food and drinks.

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Thank moe12862
Buffalo, New York
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love the Left Bank. The outdoor patio is very nice and quiet. I've never had a bad meal there and would recommend it to everyone. I also really enjoy the service as it is prompt and pleasant.

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Thank Jean M P
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food is always outstanding. I have never had a bad meal. Definitely need to make reservations weeks in advance.

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Buffalo, New York
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The title of this review is not meant to be boring. Any restaurant that could be as "steady and true" as the Left Bank merits attention and praise year after year.... never disappointing for a fair price. Favorites on the menu include their Carrot Pappardelle (white noodles tossed with brandy cream and herbed vegetables) and their Twin Filet Mignon Tornadoes.... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been to the Left Bank on a few occasions, and have had had a great time every time. My wife and I have gone there to celebrate our anniversary and other romantic evenings, and have always enjoyed both the atmosphere of the restaurant and the food we have ordered. The restaurant provides a very intimate, formal yet relaxed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $40
Cuisine
Italian, American, Gluten Free Options, International, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 511 Rhode Island St, Buffalo, NY 14213-2317
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: 716-882-3509

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