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The Left Bank

511 Rhode Island St, Buffalo, NY 14213-2317
+1 716-882-3509
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (63 reviews)
“ravioli” (58 reviews)
“focaccia” (14 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
511 Rhode Island St, Buffalo, NY 14213-2317
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place happens to be a block from where I live, so I've been there a number of times. It's a good back-up when reservations elsewhere get scarce, but it's hardly my first choice, ever. Main reason: it tends to be very noisy. Also ,...More

Thank Max W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We used to live here, and made a weekly dinner night here. Now we come whenever we're in Buffalo. The wonderful, delicious food is consistently spot on! No matter what you order, always amazing. The Hungarian peppers are the best anywhere, as is the giant...More

Thank Elizabeth J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So 16 of us went to the Left Bank after a disastrous adventure on the Buffalo Pedal Boat tours. WE arrived at the restaurant and were promptly seated. Nice ambiance in the restaurant and it seemed to be a favourite location for the locals. Well...More

Thank Aquatamer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The bartender took great care of us and recommended house cocktails that were delicious. I personally loved the sangria! The various focaccias and calamari were perfect for group appetizers. I will definitely be back to try the panko chicken, which I heard is awesome!

Thank JenRed2014
Reviewed 4 June 2018

This was my second trip to the Left Bank ... ( Both times had the Kentucky Apple Cocktail and must say it is super delicious! ) First visit had the Beef Tenderloin ... Wonderful! Second Visit had the Seafood Pasta ..... Fantastic! Highly recommend the...More

Thank georgekQ9593KY
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

My long time childhood friends and I ate here prior to going to a play. We ate early so it was nice and quiet but got very busy with a wait a little bit later. We shared three different dishes, fondue, big ravioli and salmon....More

Thank kukana77
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

I came to restaurant because is open till late and needed a meal after a long day traveling. I am so glad I came, the food was cooked perfectly and it tasted fresh. The waitress was courteous and prompt. Def coming back when in town

Thank osdiana
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Everything at Left Bank is amazing. From the service to the food, you will find none better. The ravioli of the day is always an amazing choice. Make sure to save room for dessert!

Thank J1313M
Reviewed 23 April 2018

My husband and I came for dinner for our anniversary. It was very nice and cozy inside. The service and food were great. I highly recommend it for a special occasion.

Thank Kelly P
Reviewed 25 March 2018

My wife and I had dinner with 3 other couples one very cold night during January. Our meals were very good. My wife had one of Left Bank's big raviolis and she was very pleased. I had their fish special, which was marlin, and was...More

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Jenni F
18 April 2018|
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Response from ralph d | Reviewed this property |
They may not make the pasta there, however they may purchase their pasta from local pasta makers like the Pasta Peddlers on Hertel Avenue, which by the way is very good.
James L
21 May 2017|
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Response from Blair F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do takeout
1 June 2016|
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Response from Sandi K | Reviewed this property |
They do not have a private room but they do have a mezzanine which could work for you. It is not a big place so 30 people could be pushing it. They may accommodate you however on the outdoor patio which is very nice... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 511 Rhode Island St, Buffalo, NY 14213-2317
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-882-3509
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