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Beef 'n' Barrel

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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146 N Union St, Olean, NY 14760-2735
+1 716-372-2985
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Grayson, Georgia
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86 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is a staple for me when I return home. I had my usual - rare roast beef on weck with German potato salad. Exceptional! My dessert was apple pie with cheddar cheese. I wish I had known they were going to melt the cheese. I prefer it hard. The waitress took excellent care of my elderly mother.

Thank jimary81
Jamestown, New York
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family and I try to make it to the Beef "n" Barrel for either lunch or dinner when we get together in Olean for out family get together's and always enjoy the food and the service we receive there.

Thank mjf822
Athens, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by while visiting St. Bonny. Everyones meal was excellent. Service was spot on and very friendly. We will be back.

Thank al3150
Cuba, New York
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great roast beef no matter how you choose to eat it. If you don't try the best chicken wings in Olean, you are missing out!

Thank dwehlageq
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They do beef sandwiches the way they should be done. There are very few restaurants that can compare to this one.

Thank William M
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to Beef 'n' Barrel several times and always enjoy everything! The steaks are out of this world and the seafood is amazing! It's definitely a gem hidden in a world of franchises. The staff is super friendly and the prices are good for the quality of food. Note if you have never had a Western New York... More 

Thank cstrusa
Rapid City, South Dakota
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165 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed a lovely steak dinner with a great wine selection. The food, atmosphere and service were excellent.

Thank FormerHockeyMom
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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112 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In Olean with our Annual Railfan group and it was Saturday night, so we needed a special spot, so Beef n Barrel was our choice. Just note they don't take reservations. Bar is well stocked so that was our first stop, dinner was great with variety including some fish dishes and of course beef. Great place for dinner in Olean,... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here alone while on a business trip. The specialty of the house, roast beef, was very good as expected. Accompanied by a great version of warm German potato salad. Staff was very good and welcoming. Definitely a great choice in this nice little town.

Thank Brad K
West Chester, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found the resto on Trip Advisor as we were passing through. The special was lasagna, which we both ordered. It was well seasoned and very tasty. The only problem was the portions were so big we are eating it three days later.

Thank Richard H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 N Union St, Olean, NY 14760-2735
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Olean
  • Phone Number: +1 716-372-2985

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