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Left Bank

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511 Rhode Island St, Buffalo, NY 14213-2317
+1 716-882-3509
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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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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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Always outstanding I have never heard anyone say they had a bad meal here. Staff is excellent. My father was here over the weekend and had a medical emergency. Staff response was immediate; professional and compassionate. His girlfriend was too distraught to function so the waitress used his phone to text me and tell me where he was being transported.... More 

Thank Terri A
Buffalo, NY
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82 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An old standby. After many years of attempting to make reservations, only to be offered a time in the wee hours of the morning, we have taken to eating right at the bar. Same food, no reservations required! This time, as I explained my dietary issues to my server, she listened carefully, and over compensated. Instead of checking with me... More 

Thank jmharrington
Buffalo, New York
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a very small restaurants, so I'd highly recommend reservations. The only thing I've ever eaten here is the giant ravioli. Its homemade and changes each day depending on the ingredients they have. I believe one day a week they don't offer it. I don't even like normal ravioli, but I LOVE this one! Its the size of a... More 

Thank marla8340
Buffalo, New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food is always solid here. Fish cooked perfectly, steaks delicious and the pasta dishes amazing. The "special ravioli" is always really, really good.

Thank frank s
Utica, NY, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend had given us a gift certificate and highly praised the restaurant so who could resist. Parking was available next to the restaurant because we had an early reservation. As we entered there was a bar with stools and plenty of space to wait, however our table was ready and we went in. The decor of exposed brick, tasteful... More 

Thank Harry S
Williamsville NY
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there for brunch on Sunday and were not disappointed! The food quality was excellent and the portion sizes made us take half home! Brunch on Sunday there is wonderful because the Jazz duo are some of the best in town, the service is swift and the food is delicious! My only complaint is that it's very very loud... More 

Thank Xanadu12
Amherst, New York
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is amazing. I have never had anything that wasn't great. I've probably been here 10 or more times. My go to entree is the CAB sirloin (I think that's the cut) with lobster, cheese, and spinach on it. Always cooked perfectly and comes with at least half a lobster tail on top. Appetizers and desserts are also always delicious.... More 

Thank Andrew G
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69 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Read about Left Bank on here and my expectations were both met and exceeded. The food is generous and excellent. The decor/setting is lovely. I had only one disappointment: the hostess. She seemed bored and disinterested - in fact, I saw her scrolling on her iPhone much of the time and when I asked to move inside from being in... More 

Thank Erin O
Buffalo, New York, United States
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A simple pleasure. A sometimes forgotten but never disappointing old favorite. The Left Bank consistently improves without changing. A great wine list (not overpriced) and a fantastic menu. Depending on the day, the special ravioli could be the best dish in Western New York. Great service, friendly staff and a price that will not make you regret ordering that 2nd... More 

Thank James M
Markham, Canada
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visit Buffalo once or twice a year from Toronto and we always frequent The Left Bank for great food and portions that are almost too large,

Thank 920jerryb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
American, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
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: +1 716-882-3509

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