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Coles Restaurant

$$ - $$$American, ,
1104 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222-1226
+1 716-886-1449
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“beef on weck” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Brew Pub, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1104 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222-1226
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Coles has been a standard on Elmwood Ave. since 1934. The food and atmosphere are still great. I had the Beef on Weck, a must when visiting Buffalo, and it was just as good as I remembered. When you are in Buffalo two things you...More

Thank BillCarraway
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in here one night for some wings. As you walk in, you can tell the place has some history. The floors have a retro black and white tile. They are really high ceilings lined with dark wooden beams which are lined with battered school...More

Thank pgirl42
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been going to Coles on and off for decades. It’s a Buffalo institution. Great gathering place in a prime location. Usually the food is all of decent quality. It’s a pub and we don’t expect a fine dining experience. They have great wings and...More

Thank mjbBuffalo_NewYork
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in to get some wings for lunch. The bartender, we sat at the bar, seemed overwhelmed by the few people there. We ordered wings and they weren't cooked enough. We we're given one tiny container of blue cheese, no separate...More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 7 June 2018

I asked for my wings extra crispy and they were not nearly cooked enough. The skin was soft. Terrible. You have to do much better.

Thank X6886YKmaxb
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We went there for dinner Saturday night and were able to get seated right away. My friend and I ordered the chicken gorgonzola salad with grapes and it was delicious! Our husbands ordered burgers and they liked them very much. I haven't been there in...More

Thank BeeRee67
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Elmwood av is a great place to visit on a sunday afternoon, walk through delaware park the up Elmwood and stop in the friendly coles, irish bar, nice people and atmosphere with large beer selection. Burgers and salads where good and kids loved their chicken...More

Thank Sammy I
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I work close by Coles and I’m surprised it took me so long to find it. The staff were helpful and welcoming, knew the menu well and our server made excellent suggestions. He made sure our requests were carried out to our satisfaction. The surroundings...More

Thank Kathleen Q
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

First day in Buffalo and was taken here. Nice selection of crafty beer with knowledgeable staff. Food was typical American bar fare but very good and taste, would have been my local if I lived here. Bartenders had great sense of humor and delivered fast...More

Thank Marc V
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch today, which was very good . The service was great and it was very clean. I had the beef on weck and my sister had the bacon blue burger. I wasn’t crazy about the french fries, just a little on the...More

Thank ELHRDH
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hendersonandrea74
5 May 2017|
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Response from museum-a-day | Reviewed this property |
As far as I can tell, there is metered parking on the street. Those spots may be all taken -- at some times of the day or week.
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PaisleyPeacock716
19 February 2017|
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Response from redjad | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know there is no haunting or paranormal activity at Cole's. Did you find something saying otherwise? We have never experienced anything and neither have any of our friends who have been there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1104 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222-1226
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-886-1449
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