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Cafe 59

62 Allen St, Buffalo, NY 14202-1321
+1 716-883-1880
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“polenta” (5 reviews)
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
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Soups, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
62 Allen St, Buffalo, NY 14202-1321
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love everything about Cafe 59. The food/drink selection is diverse and delicious, the staff are so kind, and the decor is very appealing. I particularly like Cafe 59 for its vegetarian cuisine especially their polenta "wings." Highly recommend for lunch, dinner, or even just...More

Thank emgormz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met a friend of mine upon her recommendation on a place with great food that would welcome our silky terrier. Everyone loved their dinner - the shrimp scampi, salmon, and I think it was an Italian meatball sandwich - were all wonderful. We sat...More

Thank ozzie1112016
Reviewed July 16, 2017

We were steered here by rave reviews from Dr. Wood's dental office in the neighborhood. We were not disappointed. It was a rainy day, so I ordered the soup of the day - bean with garam masala, not your grandma's bean soup, but redolent with...More

Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here last night. All three entrees: Chicken Parmesan, Shrimp Scampi and Salmon were delicious. Hard to choose from diverse, tempting menu . Full bar with many beer choices. Topped dinner off with memorable chocolate mousse dessert. Great location too.

Thank Jim K
Reviewed June 29, 2017

The good: the polenta wings were incredible, and the service was excellent. The not-so-good: my "crispy" eggplant parmesan sandwich was soggy, which was really disappointing especially since the literal name of it was "crispy." Also the wine list was really not good, full of cheap,...More

Thank Sara R
Reviewed June 12, 2017

Had lunch here during the Allentown Art Festival and we really enjoyed ourselves. Has an outdoor patio (where we sat) a bar area and dining area - all pretty comfortable, casual and well spaced out. The staff are very friendly and great at making suggestions...More

Thank haziemer
Reviewed May 18, 2017

My daughters and I had visited the Junior League Showhouse and we were looking for a place close by for dinner. Reviews were good so we stopped by. We asked at the bar if we needed to put money in the meters at that time...More

Thank grandmakate
Reviewed April 27, 2017

I went with my husband and another couple last weekend. The bar staff was so fun! Because the restaurant is small we ended up eating our meal at the bar. They only take reservations for parties of 5 or more. The bar is busy but...More

Thank MareJer
Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Great place to eat & drink and watch the Bills play. We have been there for dinner many times but I finally got to try Polenta Wings...yum! And fried pickles and their unique signature bread which is truly amazing! The menu is full of creative...More

Thank Mar Y
Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Good food and reasonably priced. Went there for a late dinner on a Monday night when. It much else in the area was open. Food and service were good. I would go back.

Thank MatthewM2001
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
$4 - $18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 Allen St, Buffalo, NY 14202-1321
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-883-1880
Cafe 59 serves up some of Buffalo's best wine, beer and cocktails. Offering distinctive handcrafted sandwiches the real gold can be found in the homemade soups, salads with in house created dressings and an eclectic mix of entrées and ever changing daily specials. Selections range from the entrée sized Cafe Salad to a perfectly grilled Flatiron Steak and are sure to please any whose tastes range from vegan to obligate carnivore.
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