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Brennan's Bowery Bar & Restaurant

4401 Transit Rd, Buffalo, NY 14221-6041
+1 716-633-9630
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“beef on weck” (11 reviews)
“fries” (11 reviews)
“wings” (26 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4401 Transit Rd, Buffalo, NY 14221-6041
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun, fun place. Held a special event here and had a great time. Food really good. Staff super friendly.

Thank TombGuard320
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An oldie but goodie! Great food , atmosphere very nice . The Shatzels never let you down with a fun friendly restaurant and bar! Great place to meet with friends!

Thank clocke4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a party of 4 and we each enjoyed our meals in a great Irish Pub atmosphere. The pot roast dinner and chicken banana pepper sandwich were very tasty. We had very good and friendly service from our brand new waitress. The menu is...More

Thank Yankee33
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We didn’t have an experience because they were Closed! The own website said Brennan’s is open Sundays at 12 pm. We had a party of six, there were 2 other parties of 4 who wanted to dine there. NO one answered the phone and there...More

1  Thank Bologna1975
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

My Wife and I went with 3 friends for dinner. I had not had good wings for years and tried those. Others had wings, pot roast, and a turkey sandwich. Food was good. The wings were big and cooked about right. The turkey sandwich was...More

Thank chuckc63
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We've been going to Brennan's for almost 20 years, at one time averaging once a month for a bill of $100 or more each time. Went there today, and other times in last 2 years, and service is deplorable. Asked to have a beer that...More

Thank TripsFoodEd
SuburbanDave, Owner at Brennan's Bowery Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

I apologize for the situation. The waitress was only doing her job as instructed...., if you stopped at bar the bartender would have taken care of you as you wanted. Dave Shatzel Jr apologizes again for your inconvenience Hope you don’t stop enjoying Brennans over...More

Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

My Clams were just steamed no butter or lemon or white wine I was told that you only steam the clams none of the above listed is included so if that is correct than you need to change the menu

Thank Shay J
Reviewed July 3, 2018

I'm occasionally in Buffalo on business, usually stay at a hotel near the airport, and the hotel staff recommended Brennan's for a pub-style meal and a drink. So I've tried it twice. Decent food, decent drinks. Irish themed with a sports bar feel. A lot...More

Thank Frank A
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Always a great meal here whether you are there for luch or dinner. I love that their menu changes with the seasons. The host, waiters and waitresses are always friendly and efficient. There is never a long wait for food and its always delicious.

Thank ItalianFoodLover333
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

We arrived back in Western New York craving our home town favorites, beef on week and chicken wings. We headed over to Brennan’s for dinner. Danielle took good care of us. When in Williamsville, Brennan’s is the place to visit

2  Thank Craig C
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June 6, 2018|
Response from GLaSota | Reviewed this property |
This is not a question but a statement. No help here.
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April 26, 2017|
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Response from mph2015 | Reviewed this property |
yes, but seldom needed
July 7, 2016|
Response from aggada | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. I really don't know. Ate there once. Why not give them a call?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $25
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:15 AM
11:00 AM - 3:15 AM
11:00 AM - 3:15 AM
11:00 AM - 3:15 AM
11:00 AM - 3:15 AM
11:00 AM - 3:15 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4401 Transit Rd, Buffalo, NY 14221-6041
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-633-9630
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Brennan's Bowery Bar & Restaurant has been a neighborhood gathering spot and thriving restaurant since 1970. The Bowery started as a small NY City pub; yet NOW is a large 10,000 sq ft restaurant offering our full menu available for lunch, dinner, banquets, meetings, catering and accommodations for most any size group. When looking for the spot to meet with friends, family &/or co-workers; "Brennan's Bowery Bar" is the place for you. Located at the corner of Main St. & Transit Rd.
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