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The Left Bank

511 Rhode Island St, Buffalo, NY 14213-2317
+1 716-882-3509
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
511 Rhode Island St, Buffalo, NY 14213-2317
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Left Bank offers some of the best prepared and tasting food in Buffalo. We visited on a Tuesday which helped with the usual high noise level. Olivia provide attentive service. We enjoyed the asparagus and smoked salmon appetizer which was large enough to share. The...More

Thank tom2831
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we absolutely love this place the food is always so delicious and the chef is so creative with the menu. We are never disappointed. Only one negative thing is that the restaurant is very noisy its hard to have any conversations - you practically have...More

Thank Ronaye2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I haven’t been in a couple of years, but was glad to go back and see it’s as good as always. Three couples and we all enjoyed ourselves and our meals. I had the filet mingon, cooked perfectly. A couple people had the orange roughy...More

1  Thank SusanB22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent night out, enjoyable in every way! The ambiance is wonderful and the menu is fabulous! Its a place for anytime, be it a business meal or a special date with that one person or a large group. I have enjoyed many meals there...More

1  Thank Judy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small restaurant that serves excellent food. Everything is fresh and served piping hot. The portions are large and very tasty. The pasta dishes are especially good and perfectly seasoned. Reservations are recommended.

1  Thank Bflogal44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited Left Bank for our anniversary dinner after overlooking the place for awhile and it picked up right where it left off. We found parking in front and we seated right away. The place is cozy (casual to business casual) with...More

Thank Sabresfan01
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

The left Bank is always consistent. I’ve been going there since the 90s. They have a wonderful tuna tartare appetizer, but what really got us hooked was the Artichoke stuffed Portabella mushroom. It’s a great place for friends, couples and even small work parties. The...More

Thank Slave2superpwr
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Marginal food but good service. Very loud inside so better to eat on the patio during the summer. The name of this restaurant makes you think it is French but it is far from it.

Thank chrrray
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We joined a couple of friends last week at Left Bank, it was crowded and bustling . We sat at the bar and had a couple of drinks before making our way to the table. The bartenders were prompt, courteous, and made a great martini....More

Thank Mike E
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 6 adults ranging in age from 31-79. No one was particularly impressed with the food especially considering the prices. We were seated relatively quickly considering we did not have a reservation and it was quite busy. The bartender helped that...More

Thank Christine S
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Jenni F
April 17, 2018|
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Response from ralph d | Reviewed this property |
They may not make the pasta there, however they may purchase their pasta from local pasta makers like the Pasta Peddlers on Hertel Avenue, which by the way is very good.
James L
May 21, 2017|
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Response from Blair F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do takeout
June 1, 2016|
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Response from Sandi K | Reviewed this property |
They do not have a private room but they do have a mezzanine which could work for you. It is not a big place so 30 people could be pushing it. They may accommodate you however on the outdoor patio which is very nice... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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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