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Kuni's Sushi Bar

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226 Lexington ave, Buffalo, NY 14222
(716) 881-3800
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Williamsville NY
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best Japanese restaurants in town, the specials are delectable though very pricey. It is small inside so be prepared to wait for a table, but worth it

Thank Xanadu12
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the midst of packing for a big move we decided to takeout from Kunis. The order was ready when we came to pick it up. the service was friendly and efficient. The Sushi when we got back to the apartment was fresh and tasty. As always with Kunis we were not disappointed.

Thank MPG47
Lackawanna, New York
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78 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

We finally visited Kunis,we were off to a good start found a nearby parking space and got seated immediately well we did at 6:00pm.they have a huge saki menu which describes each one I chose a flight of 3, hubby had Japanese beer. Started off with wasabi shumai which was excellent then had fried chicken with a dipping sauce both... More 

Thank DrDEbDDS1964
Buffalo, New York
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

One of my favortie sashimi spots, they also have a nice menu for other sushi rolls and dishes. Parking is a nigtmare there is no lot. The location is really tiny, At times you feel like you're sitting ontop of other people, but the fish is worth it. A great selection of Sake. The exterior of the building is kind... More 

Thank pinkpyro23
East Amherst, New York
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

I have known Kuni for over 20 years. He is the person that helped develop my passion for sushi. If there is one restaurant you should visit on or near the Elmwood strip, this is the one. They do not take reservations so get there early and try one of their many wonderful sake choices while you wait. The wait... More 

Thank BuffaloRon
Buffalo, New York
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Absolutely the best Sushi on Buffalo's West side. Unfortunately is often very crowded and does not take reservations.

Thank Max A W
Grand Island, New York
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192 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The sushi here is really good and service was good as well. My favorite roll was the shrimp tempura and smoked salmon roll. They were not extraordinary or anything but still good. This restaurant is pretty small so my date and I sat right at the sushi bar which I did not mind but others may. I don't think it... More 

Thank kwnike13
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I loved the sushi! Reasonably priced. The food is beautifully prepared and worth the try. You'll want to return again and again. One of the best sushi places in Buffalo. The only thing not to their favor is the place is small.

Thank Kearusch
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51 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

this restaurant is extremely small. They do not take reservations. We were told a 45min wait, but waited over an hour and a half. The sushi was decent, but not extraordinary. Tofu gyozas were my favorite.

Thank Yummycheckers
Buffalo, New York, United States
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Ok, I realize the seating is limited and a party of 6 on a Friday night is a challenge. So, when they told us it would be about an hour I asked if that was realistic. I was assured an hour would be plenty of time ... So, we ventured next door for some cocktails. That was actually delightful ..... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Sushi, Japanese, Asian
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 Lexington ave, Buffalo, NY 14222
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: (716) 881-3800

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