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Oliver's Restaurant

2095 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-3212
+1 716-877-9662
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good12%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“beef tartare” (3 reviews)
“soup” (12 reviews)
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American, International, Contemporary
2095 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-3212
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had finally decided to try a fine dining experience. We chose Oliver's but that was a mistake.We had reservations , as it was my wife's birthday, and went on a Saturday nite (1/27). The place was busy but not jammed at...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife took me here for my 46th birthday this past Saturday (01/13/18). We hadn't visited Oliver’s in probably 10 years so she thought that it would be a nice nostalgic re-visit. Boy, were we wrong! From the very get go, and I mean the...More

2  Thank dochoz
Reviewed 8 December 2017

The quality of the food is excellent. The atmosphere is nice. Service is very good. It is an enjoyable meal

Thank michele s
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Beautifully prepared food - the dinners and appetizers were scrumptious. The drinks and wine were excellent The service was attentive and respectful. The desserts were only good.

2  Thank Jonathan F
Reviewed 28 April 2017

I have been to Oliver's many times over the years, but my dinner there tonight was disappointing. I went with my husband and in laws, and we all were not satisfied with the quality of our food. The appetizers were the high points of our...More

1  Thank Buffoodie
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Have heard so many people speak of this place as a long time Buffalo dining experience that surpasses most others in the area - but that was not our experience here at all. Three of us went here for dinner and although it is nicely...More

2  Thank Heidi Z
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I recently visited Oliver's for our 17th Anniversary dinner, and it did not disappoint! First of all, our server was wonderful - very attentive, but not pushy. He seemed genuinely happy that we chose Oliver's for our special night and went out...More

2  Thank JML_bflo
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I had the privilege of living near this place for nine years in Buffalo, but only went there three times (and within the past year on a visit). You can expect a strong markup on wine and alcohol, but the steak is very good. I...More

1  Thank smithnewland
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I was disappointed with this restaurant given that I was there to celebrate a very special occasion, as many do when choosing to dine here. The ambiance and the service was great but the food was so salty. Given the reputation of this establishment in...More

1  Thank RajahLove
Management response:Responded 23 February 2017

Good afternoon, I just read over your review from our restaurant, and I want to start off by apologizing personally. We appreciate you coming to us for your special occasion, and we always want everyone to leave happier than when they entered! Just would like...More

Reviewed 1 February 2017

Although expensive for Buffalo, Olivers produces reliably good food year after year. I recently ate dinner there with five others. They always have a skilled bartender and drinks are good. Our group liked the soup as appetizer and spinach bread is an Olivers long time...More

2  Thank anitabee
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5 September 2017|
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Response from Jonathan F | Reviewed this property |
Agreed. Dressing down would be uncomfortable. No jacket required though.
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18 May 2017|
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Response from William N | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, International, Contemporary
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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: 2095 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-3212
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-877-9662
  • E-mail
From the time Frank Oliver built the restaurant in 1936, the diners and food-lovers of Buffalo have returned time and time again for exceptional quality and service. The decades in-between saw ownership changes, new traditions and renovations to expand our landmark space on Delaware Avenue in Buffalo.
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