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Left Bank

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511 Rhode Island St, Buffalo, NY 14213-2317
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
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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Phoenix, Arizona
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122 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Although Left Bank is likely known for their wine list, they had a good selection of craft beer. The salmon was cooked perfectly and was a rather large portion. My peers really enjoyed the homemade ravioli that was about the size of a football.The restaurant is really cool, like something from the 20s.

Thank jclb517
Columbus, Ohio
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The experience is awesome. We had a reservation as this is a very popular restaurant. We had a beverage at the bar and then moved to the dining room. The service was very quick and efficient. Kacey was very nice and friendly while assisting our waitress. The food was excellent. I had the sirloin tips and my wife had the... More 

Thank Hoyter65
Buffalo, New York
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been going to the Left Bank for many years and the food is always great. This time was no exception. We sat in the upper tier on Saturday September 17th around 5:30 p.m.Their sirloin tips and cheese fondue were excellent. The scallops were very good too, but therein lies the gripe. We thought we had ordered the scallops from... More 

Thank buffal0paul
Buffalo, New York
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78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been in Buffalo for nearly 3 year and just finally made my way to Left Bank. I know of the place but the crowd is always so busy that even calling the week of I can never get reservation for Thursday or Friday evening. And no I don't want to eat at 9:30pm. LOL anyhow I manage to call well... More 

Thank Chan S
Buffalo, New York
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Left Bank is a bit of a two headed monster, but in the best of ways. The bar is welcoming and friendly. It's a great place to meet a few friends for a casual drink or to gather a large group to celebrate a birthday or other special event. It can be boisterous and filled wall to wall with people... More 

Thank JLW_Buffalo
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live across the street so we go from time to time. The food is very good, but rarely do you find anything very exciting or inventive on the menu. For the price, I usually expect a little more creativity, but maybe this is just Buffalo. People here seem happy to pay a lot of money for consistency rather than... More 

Thank Chaya143
Buffalo, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was disappointed in the entire experience. Service was ok, food was ok but no up selling did not make you feel special.

Thank Nina C
Buffalo, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere ...Sunday Brunch is very nice. Great food for a great price along with live music who could ask for more!

Thank Notbad56
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has it all. Nice atmosphere. Great service . One of the best menus out there! No wonder it is hard to get a reservation!

Thank Heidi F
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family of 5 took my sister out for her birthday at 5:00 PM on a Monday night. Each member of our party was very pleased with our menu selections. By the time we left, the place was packed - a testament to the enduring popularity of the Left Bank.

Thank SpringBreakerOneNine

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $40
Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, International, Contemporary
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
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?