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The Oak Stave Drinkery & Eatery

5989 Transit Rd, East Amherst, NY 14051-1787
+1 716-688-8900
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good40%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“falafel” (3 reviews)
“tacos” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
5989 Transit Rd, East Amherst, NY 14051-1787
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with friends for dinner to Oak Stave for a second time. Reservations were a must at 7 pm on a Saturday night. Parking was impossible. Drink and food menu is extensive with excellent liquor, wine and beers. We ordered relatively light with Hawaiian Ahi...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oak Stave has excellent apps and entrees. Their All American Burger is 10oz and very filling. It was correctly cooked to my specified done-ness. Philly Cheese Steak Eggrolls are really tasty, and Pulled Pork Nachos are also excellent.

Thank docjj1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a kid-free weekend so popped over the border for the night & saw the restaurant from the road and thought it looked interesting. Loved the decor. Fairly busy for a Sunday night... only 1 waitress & 1 bartender and they were really hustling....More

Thank LL44
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Sorry for the belated review. I am going through a pile of old receipts and notes. We had lunch here last summer. My wife had a kale salad and I had a Buffalo chicken sandwich and a Guinness. After reading a review in the paper...More

Thank luv2travel076
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

A beautiful bar/restaurant. Newly opened. They have a good selection of whiskey’s of which they offer one ounce samples of. A wide variety of menu choices. Our waitress was not rude but I would politely describe her as disengaged.

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 December 2017

I had the taco special for the day which was a pulled pork. It was very good. My friend had a burger that was delicious and so were the truffle fries. I will definitely go back and order a burger. The waitress was very friendly...More

Thank kkm68
Reviewed 23 September 2017

No gluten free options. Got the fish and chips. It was good- best part was the tartar sauce. Was good. Nothing special, nothing remarkable.

Thank Chewiesmom2
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We were trying to get into N.Eat ... the staff there were disorganized, the restaurant was hot, the menu fairly limited and not inexpensive. After a while of waiting we moved down Transit to The Oak Stave. What a relief! Calm, with trained staff and...More

Thank AlexCherie7233
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Came here on a whim - got the veggie burger and it wasn't anything that special, the ones I make at home taste essentially the same. I also got a Moscow mule, which was tasty but I wish the ginger beer didn't have such of...More

Thank Mimi O
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Had the best hamburger there for lunch. Came back the following week and ordered ahi tuna salad. The tuna portion consisted of four bite size pieces atop a bunch of lettuce. This was hardly worth the $12 price. Based upon that, I'm reluctant to return.

Thank rjma15
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Catherine M
7 December 2016|
Response from TrpReviwr | Reviewed this property |
Their website has the menu posted.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5989 Transit Rd, East Amherst, NY 14051-1787
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  East Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 716-688-8900
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