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Medici House - CLOSED

634 Main St, East Aurora, NY 14052
+1 716-652-0341
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible16%
21 Feb 2016
“Disappointing”
21 Feb 2016
“In response to Bad Fishfry”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Italian, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
634 Main St, East Aurora, NY 14052
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Reviews (168)
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1 - 10 of 168 reviews

Reviewed 22 February 2016

Went to Medici House only because of gift certificate, but in hopes that it had improved since its change from Tantalus.It is still the drafty old former feed store with concrete floors, high ceilings, and nothing acoustical to mute the noise. Kind of like eating...More

1  Thank Ben A
Reviewed 22 February 2016

We visited Medici this weekend for the first time since my last review. I did not comment on the food in my last review because I found it unusually poor. We visited again last Friday to find four tables of crying babies, echoing through the...More

Thank mlcrowell
Reviewed 6 February 2016

We arrived shortly after opening on a Saturday. We were the only people there. The motif is Medieval,large paintings on wall were nice. Table could have been cleaner.The waitress was friendly.The food was good,not great. I would eat there again. We had a groupon,which made...More

Thank Care C
Reviewed 2 February 2016

The menu at Medici House is pretty extensive and when we need a quick bite to eat you can't go wrong with the thin crust pizzas that they have to offer. The front bar is very nice and it's worth just ordering a drink and...More

Thank Greg E
waclaw, Owner at Medici House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2016

Greg, Thanks for the kind words. Our pizzas are hand-tossed, thin crusted beasts that are hard to come by in WNY. Even after 14 years, they are still my favorite item on the menu. Regards, Laurie Owner

Reviewed 1 February 2016

Went there Friday evening around 645 ordered a couple drinks and our meals.I order the fish fry big mistake food took a long time to get there and was the worst meal ever. For 13 dollars on the high side for a fish fry you...More

1  Thank Greg D
waclaw, Owner at Medici House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2016

Dear Greg, I am sorry to hear about your experience on Friday. Ownership is always on premise and cares terribly about both the meal and the service all patrons experience at the restaurant. I can tell you how many times guests comment about the size...More

Reviewed 18 January 2016

Upon entering the restaraunt we had no idea which way to go. We went into the bar area and there is no obious hostess station or place to check in. After wandering to the other end of the bar area we found someone seating people...More

Thank HokejG
waclaw, Owner at Medici House, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2016

I am very happy that you enjoyed your meal. I know I should "save my excuses for my Mother...." But, our regular hostess has been on leave and we are working with our back-up. A simply delightful girl but not as adapt as her co-worker....More

Reviewed 3 January 2016

Very crowded and noisy, but I can see why. Even with the crowd, food and service were great (other than a wine glass that hadn't been rinsed properly and smelled soapy, but was quickly replaced when I pointed it out -- many restaurants need to...More

Thank Tim S
waclaw, Owner at Medici House, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2016

Dear Tim, I cannot tell you how much I appreciated your kind words. It was a terribly busy holiday season. Everyone at the Restaurant, from the cooks to the wait staff to the bussers and dishwashers, all worked terribly hard and it's nice to hear...More

Reviewed 15 December 2015

This is not a restaurant for intimate dining. Bar and dining rooms are noisy and difficult to hear. Dining tables for 2 seat too far apart. Extensive menu from pasta to fish.

1  Thank mlcrowell
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

First this place specializes in pizza and server didn't tell us until we were ready to order they were out of pizza dough. We were offered flatbreads instead which we agreed to assuming it would be at a lesser price considering its not a pizza....More

1  Thank Vertonica05
waclaw, Owner at Medici House, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2016

I am terribly sorry about your recent experience at our Restaurant. We take great pride in our pizzas. It is a rare day that we run out of dough, that said with the busy holiday season it unfortunately happened when you visited. I apologize for...More

Reviewed 4 December 2015

I'm always amazed at how restaurateurs can be blind to gaping problems with their establishments and then wonder why they go out of business. Symptom #1 of a failing business: you need to run a half off deal 365 days out of the year to...More

2  Thank DJC1976
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 634 Main St, East Aurora, NY 14052 (Formerly Tantalus Restaurant Bar & Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  East Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 716-652-0341
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