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San Marco Ristorante

2082 Kensington Ave, Amherst, NY 14226
+1 716-839-5876
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“wild boar” (7 reviews)
“sea bass” (7 reviews)
“pasta” (11 reviews)
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2082 Kensington Ave, Amherst, NY 14226
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

My party of four was looking to find something other than endlessly recommended wing joints on our trip, and we found a restaurant that was just fantastic. We had great, engaging service at this family owned gem. The food was delicious. We sampled a few...More

Thank stinkfoot13
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Four of us had dinner here on a Thursday night. We arrived a bit earlier than our reservation and got a somewhat disapproving look from the man who may have been the owner - he asked us to wait a few minutes and then seated...More

2  Thank Heidi B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I always forget about this restaurant but am always delighted after I go. The food is excellent and consistently good. Varied and reasonable wine list and fantastic service. The boar is excellent and the homemade pastas sublime. One of the best in Buffalo

Thank My3andme
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner and the service was outstanding. The owner was extremely friendly and took care of us from the second we walked in the restaurant. I always rate restaurants from a consistency perspective. If a restaurant has excellent service in multiple visits,...More

Thank Paolo C
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Small, well appointed, local restaurant. Clean, beautiful, and tastefully decorated. We went on a Thursday evening and they were fairly busy. However, we still waited a little too long to be waited on and served. But the food more than made up for any small...More

Thank mikegoin
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Food was not as good as previous visits but still above average. Service was not as attentive as you might expect at these menu price points. Wine selection was excellent and modest cork fee allows you to bring your own bottle

Thank Carolyn T
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We went for a family anniversary and told them in advance. My 91 year old mother ordered the veal chop which was very fattty. She told the owner who made a face at her and ignored her completely. We thought he would apologize or offer...More

1  Thank Cindy A
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The food is outstanding plain and simple. It is Northern Italian cooking which is light and not tomato-based. We started with a delightful mushroom ravioli which was delicious - a no miss starter. Mushrooms were carefully cut. My wife had a pasta dish with mushrooms...More

Thank Gary003
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We were looking for an authentic Italian meal while in Buffalo for our son's baseball tournament. We are so glad we found San Marco. The owner and his daughter were wonderful hosts who take great pride in their restaurant. The food was superb -- high...More

Thank Eduardo P
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

This is, to me, the best Italian restaurant in Western New York. The food is outstanding with the freshest of ingredients. The fare is northern Italian. I have eaten here several times and always come away feeling that I have eaten a memorable meal. The...More

Thank Lance M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$36
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2082 Kensington Ave, Amherst, NY 14226
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 716-839-5876
Locally owned and family operated for 34 years. We strive to provide you the best Northern Italian cuisine in all of Buffalo.
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