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492 Pearl St, Buffalo, NY 14202-1904
+1 716-931-5001
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sushi rolls” (4 reviews)
“salmon” (13 reviews)
“strip steak” (3 reviews)
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American, Sushi, Japanese, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
492 Pearl St, Buffalo, NY 14202-1904
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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Had dinner after a show at Shea's. Service was good, food was good and the price was great. I would definitely stop by here again.

Thank Lewis012572
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I had heard great things about the restaurant so decided to give it a try during the restaurant week. The ambience is nice, a little dark but chic, almost everyone in the group commented that reading the menus was difficult because of the lighting. The...More

Thank sneha_trip88
Reviewed 15 January 2017

My boyfriend and I have been here many times. Dinner is fabulous. The best sushi roll is "The Don", I literally dream about it. The smoking Eel is also delicious. We went in last night. We ordered four sushi rolls, two beers, and two glasses...More

Thank brownsf11
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Been there a number of times previously and enjoyed but this time not so much. We had 6 PM reservations prior to a 8 PM Joe Bonamassa concert nearby at Shea's. We ordered drinks and received them promptly, but that's where the prompt service ended....More

Thank randydievendorf
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We decided to try Encore for a second time because the first time we were misinformed with the menu offerings. We were given a different menu due to the Valentine's Day holiday weekend, even though we were going for a regular menu. The last time...More

2  Thank SharkByte_Rob
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Enjoyed a pre-theater dinner. I made reservations on Open Table and requested a quiet table. It was perfect. Table for two near a fireplace upstairs. The food was wonderful. Scallops for me and Strip Steak for my husband.Great service.

Thank Lynn H
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Dinner during restaurant week was an enjoyable experience. Lots of food choices, excellent cocktails and a good value wine list. My salad was excellent as was my gnocchi with seafood. Service was friendly and efficient. The upstairs area is warm in spite of the naked...More

1  Thank Suzanne305
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Started with nice cocktails at the bar. Menu was a great value with many selections. All food was of good quality.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 20 October 2016

15 of us went for dinner and most went with the restaurant week menu which was a very good (and delicious) value. For $20.16 I chose the flat iron steak which came with garlic mashed potatoes and fresh green beans. The specials came with choice...More

Thank BuffaloKitty
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We have tried to give Encore the benefit of the doubt and and have returned to dine there a couple of times. The menu options are not great and have not improved over the past year. I guess if you don't expect much you won't...More

Thank Dee H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Sushi, Japanese, Bar, Pub
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 492 Pearl St, Buffalo, NY 14202-1904
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-931-5001
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