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212 W 2nd St, Jamestown, NY 14701-4904
+1 716-487-2201
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“mussels” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
212 W 2nd St, Jamestown, NY 14701-4904
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shawbucks is a rare blend of great food and the bar scene. This place has something for everyone in every mood.Sure to please.

Thank BJB5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for dinner. Place open at 4pm. Servers didn’t start until 4:30. Sat us and gave us popcorn and a drink. The food was excellent. Server was very nice.

Thank Traveler22316
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Nice big place with brick walls and quotes on the walls. Large bar area. Staff very nice. Food service a little slow, but definitely worth the wait! Appetizer: Mussels ala Shawbucks-delicious!!!!! You MUST get these!! Scallops for dinner were delicious also. Lobster Ravioli also very...More

Thank I5320IMdeborahs
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Our church group planned a group dinner here with Tammy the owner. We had been at the Lucy/Desi Museum 3 blocks away. The place is basically a tavern, with music groups in the evening. We were all amazed at the quality and portion size of...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Warm atmosphere-two dining areas. Live bands at times. The food is great-never had a bad meal there! The mussels are outstanding as is the mac and cheese (but be warned that the mac and cheese-listed as an appetizer-is a meal unto itself! Had steak and...More

Thank Richard L
Tammy J, Owner at Shawbucks, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

We are very happy that you have enjoyed your dining experiences at Shawbucks. Thank you for sharing your positive review!

Reviewed 8 November 2017

It had been a while since we’ve eaten here. But we recently took some friends and wondered why we hadn’t come to Shawbucks more often, we will now. Food is very good, the menu expanded since we’ve been here last and I love all the...More

Thank miopinion
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Folk's my son and I stopped by while driving by to another place to eat, so we decided to try this one out. The parking was easy and once we were inside we were surprised by the large area and the way it look. This...More

Thank Rene B
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I had the Long Island wings and they where the best I have ever had and I eat a lot of wings! I can’t give a 5 stars because the soup was very salty and service sort of slow.

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Was afraid this was going to be a sports bar atmosphere, however, there is a quiet dining area. The menu was rather limited and I hesitated to order crabcakes in a landlocked city, however was glad I did. They were quite good...not what one usually...More

Thank Angie T
Reviewed 28 August 2017

we where referred by local hotel , we went in and where only folks there on a saturday night at 8pm ? seemed odd . however i must say the food was really good , waiters inn a big rush to cash us out was...More

Thank Shawn R
Tammy J, Owner at Shawbucks, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

We are glad you enjoyed your meal and appreciate that you mentioned our staff rushed you. This will certainly be addressed, as we want all of our customers to feel welcome for as long as they want to be seated in the dining room.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 23
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 W 2nd St, Jamestown, NY 14701-4904
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Chautauqua County  >  Jamestown
  • Phone Number: +1 716-487-2201
Family friendly restaurant and bar located conveniently across the street from Northwest Savings Bank Ice Arena and The Best Western Hotel.
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