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The Old Library

116 S Union St, Olean, NY 14760-3634
+1 877-241-4348
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good20%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
16 Oct 2017
“Great But”
15 Oct 2017
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116 S Union St, Olean, NY 14760-3634
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

What a gorgeous setting in the Old Library. Sadly no longer open as a restaurant and now an event format. Bed and Breakfast next door is VERY nice.

Thank ACT63
Reviewed 16 October 2017

the food and ambiance was wonderful the people working there friendly and on top of everything great place

Thank Doreen B
Reviewed 12 July 2016

The Atmosphere is excellent old library heart of Olean on Union street. The food was great ,,,overpriced for what you got. I would recommend it for private parties and functions. Not a cheap or fast place to have lunch but if you have time,,,good spot.

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 10 August 2015

I cannot fully express just how grateful I am to the owners and employees of this establishment. I have a wonderful wedding here! The food was out of this world delish!!! They are beyond accommodating for those picky eaters and will make a special plate...More

Thank Peggy A
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Located near the crossroads of State and Union Streets, this once library is true to it's form. The meals are exceptional and so is the service. Enjoy

Thank TheAuracle
Reviewed 21 December 2014 via mobile

This was so expensive for something that can be obtained anywhere. The atmosphere was stuffy and worn. It is supposed to be upscale antique but feels like a funeral parlor. I would not go back or recommend it to a friend.

2  Thank Tayandlaura
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Interesting to see all the rooms in the old Library. Lunch was also pretty good and we had live music played while we ate.

Thank Joan G
Reviewed 22 May 2014

This establishment is open only for special occasions such as Mother's Day and banquets. The architecture is unique with library books still on the shelves. Service was good although the piano playing was too loud in a confined place. Food was acceptable!

Thank dyklee1029
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Let me preface this by saying it would have to be an outstanding experience for me to rate a restaurant 5 stars. That being said we had a great time here for graduation brunch. This was a buffet with many choices for all tastes and...More

Thank Tprop
Reviewed 15 February 2014

The Old Library hosts special events and we have eaten there two years in a row for Valentine's Day dinner. We have been pleased both years with the ambiance and quality of food. We have had the Italian platter and the Surf and Turf and...More

1  Thank TravPa
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Groups, Business meetings
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  • Address: 116 S Union St, Olean, NY 14760-3634
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Olean
  • Phone Number: +1 877-241-4348
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