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291 Seneca St, Buffalo, NY 14204-2011
+1 716-856-9187
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11:00 - 21:00
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Oswego, New York, United States
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good food with a full Italian menu. The service was great! The napkins can be used a bibs. Make reservations! Ample parking.

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Thank OnOurTwoWheels
western NY state
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107 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spaghetti Parmesan is a specialty. The "gravy" (sauce) is on the sweet side. Service is good and fast,

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Thank 3ess
Buffalo, New York
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We went with a bunch of co workers for nurses week. I have eaten here before and honestly, it is average at best. Average service, average food. People go because of its word of mouth and its familiarity. Don't get me wrong. Chefs is ok for a quick lunch with a group of friends or co workers, but I wouldn't... More 

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Thank sophia14221
Buffalo, NY
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Amazingly consistent food. Been here dozens of times and always a great meal. Spaghetti parm shouldn't be missed. All different sized banquet rooms too.

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Thank BuffaloLizard14
Buffalo, NY
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was fast and courteous, food was hot and very tasty. The place itself was clean and neat. Even though the place was packed the time from putting order in until food arrived the time was minimal.

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Thank John R
western NY
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

For me one of the best attribute is consistent. Chef's sauce is always consistent. Be it at the restaurant or purchased at the local grocery stores. It is the best.

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Thank Robert V
Buffalo, New York
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get the spaghetti-parmesan! It's their classic. Everything is great. Wear the bib for the authentic experience.

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Thank ghaff
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend has been working here for over 10 years and out of the 10 years I've had ate here five years in straight everyday at lunch time hi either order chicken parmesan or I order the chicken alfredo with broccoli every time I've ordered the food was hot it was delicious and it was always enough to share with... More 

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Thank Toya B
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to stop by chef's restaurant for dinner based on locals recommendation and totally worth it. We weren't able to get a table bcus we didn't have reservations but we sat at the bar.

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Thank Jennifer dam T
Buffalo, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to eat & excellent food. Service is excellent too. Only complaint is that the tables are to small..Highly recommend for a great meal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 291 Seneca St, Buffalo, NY 14204-2011
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-856-9187

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