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Vino's Italian Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1652 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14207-3012
+1 716-332-2166
17:00 - 21:00
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Wed - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Tonawanda, New York
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Went to Vino's for the first time on Thursday 11/3. When you walk in this cozy restaurant the smell of simmering sauce is filling the air. It is all home made Italian food which is very good. I had the lasagna filled with meat and ricotta cheese. Cooked perfectly and very tasty. It comes with a salad and Italian bread.... More 

Thank Donna H
Buffalo, New York
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The food was very good But when we asked to order tea the answer was we " don't have tea" Wow a restaurant with out tea? One of our party drinks only " hot water" (medical reasons), the answer we don't have hot water. They don't boil any water in the kitchen? Very disappointing probably won't return.

1 Thank wayne m
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The house red wine was good, then the food came. Bruschetta was barely average, seasoning was non-existent. Dinner salads were below average. Ravioli was ok, pasta was a bit over cooked. Bread was ordinary at best. Pasta pomadoro was beyond bland, was overlooked, and where were the great Italian herbs and spices? Did they not receive their delivery of garlic?... More 

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East Aurora, New York
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is a very cozy well run establishment. The food and service were outstanding.And dessert is a must . We sampled 4 different desserts and none disappointed. Definitely try this place.

Thank Lori P
Buffalo, New York
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We went to Vino's last evening - our first time & it was the BEST!!! The place is cozy & inviting, the food is outstanding and the owners, Kathleen & Tony, are beyond accommodating!!! This place is a "gem" and we will be back real soon!!!

Thank Eileen K
San Diego
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

This place is authentic family recipes from time gone bye!! Behind the Bar, the owner manages every aspect of the operation! Great...Great...great!

1 Thank Jeffrey D
Buffalo, New York
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great traditional Italian food, very friendly atmosphere, reasonable priced. Only thing I would comment is that they only serve beer and wine and my husband likes to have a mixed drink. Otherwise it's a family favorite!

Buffalo, New York
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We walked over on a Thursday night and my boyfriend and I immediately sat without a reservation. We ordered the special arancini for an appetizer, I got the spinach ravioli, and he got Roz's special with the meatball. Very tasty! Our server's name was Dan and he provided great service. We will definitely be back! Can't beat good food, good... More 

1 Thank brownsf11
Washington DC
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

WOW - from the minute we stepped inside Vino's we knew we'd made the right choice for a meal. The atmosphere is classic, comfortable and even a bit romantic - but equally appropriate for a business occasion or celebration. The menu has something for everyone, from pastas with classic sauces, to meats and a wide array of appetizers. Everything was... More 

1 Thank 0123Me
Buffalo, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

We had good friends visiting us from Long Island and we wanted them to experience the intimacy and sheer quality of Vino's. I am always in search of the best combination of very well prepared Italian food and the right touch in its presentation....Vino's is the place!


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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
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1652 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14207-3012
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-332-2166

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