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Oliver's Restaurant

2095 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-3212
+1 716-877-9662
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good13%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“beef tartare” (3 reviews)
“soup” (12 reviews)
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American, International, Contemporary
2095 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-3212
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Beautifully prepared food - the dinners and appetizers were scrumptious. The drinks and wine were excellent The service was attentive and respectful. The desserts were only good.

2  Thank Jonathan F
Reviewed 28 April 2017

I have been to Oliver's many times over the years, but my dinner there tonight was disappointing. I went with my husband and in laws, and we all were not satisfied with the quality of our food. The appetizers were the high points of our...More

1  Thank Buffoodie
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Have heard so many people speak of this place as a long time Buffalo dining experience that surpasses most others in the area - but that was not our experience here at all. Three of us went here for dinner and although it is nicely...More

2  Thank Heidi B
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I recently visited Oliver's for our 17th Anniversary dinner, and it did not disappoint! First of all, our server was wonderful - very attentive, but not pushy. He seemed genuinely happy that we chose Oliver's for our special night and went out...More

2  Thank JML_bflo
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I had the privilege of living near this place for nine years in Buffalo, but only went there three times (and within the past year on a visit). You can expect a strong markup on wine and alcohol, but the steak is very good. I...More

1  Thank smithnewland
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I was disappointed with this restaurant given that I was there to celebrate a very special occasion, as many do when choosing to dine here. The ambiance and the service was great but the food was so salty. Given the reputation of this establishment in...More

1  Thank RajahLove
Management response:Responded 23 February 2017

Good afternoon, I just read over your review from our restaurant, and I want to start off by apologizing personally. We appreciate you coming to us for your special occasion, and we always want everyone to leave happier than when they entered! Just would like...More

Reviewed 2 February 2017

Although expensive for Buffalo, Olivers produces reliably good food year after year. I recently ate dinner there with five others. They always have a skilled bartender and drinks are good. Our group liked the soup as appetizer and spinach bread is an Olivers long time...More

2  Thank anitabee
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent always ! In my opinion this is the best in Buffalo for every reason. Food, service, atmosphere Accessibility. If you are visiting Buffalo, you must make a reservation at Olivers. Chef Warhol is always spot on!

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 January 2017

JUst been back after many years. Still a class act indeed. Super service and food is great. Had the salmon and beet salad and a delicious squash soup.all presented well and server Fred was good too. My issue was the bar-very loud esp one of...More

Thank pat b
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

My friends and I try to go out to dinner once a month or so. We like to treat ourselves to good food and wine. I had wanted to try Oliver's for a long time and so did all the girls. Sooooo glad we went!!...More

1  Thank hannah8277
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Response from Jonathan F | Reviewed this property |
Agreed. Dressing down would be uncomfortable. No jacket required though.
Maribeth P
18 May 2017|
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Response from William N | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, International, Contemporary
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2095 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-3212
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-877-9662
  • E-mail
From the time Frank Oliver built the restaurant in 1936, the diners and food-lovers of Buffalo have returned time and time again for exceptional quality and service. The decades in-between saw ownership changes, new traditions and renovations to expand our landmark space on Delaware Avenue in Buffalo.
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