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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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American, International, Contemporary
2095 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-3212
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Reviewed 1 May 2016

A Buffalo staple. Consistently enjoyable. Laid back understated elegance. Not cheap but you get what you pay for. A smaller establishment.

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Never had a bad meal. Ask for Jake-super waiter. Caeser salad with WHITE anchovies, chicken milanase, fresh oysters, or steak you cannot go wrong.

Thank DrHWB
Reviewed 10 March 2016

treated here by a friend, this way beyond our means, but a delightful experience with waitresses almost too pleasant to bear, lovely but understated décor, terrific meals including specially prdepared salmon and shrimp risotto and coffee crème brulet which should be available only with a...More

Reviewed 17 January 2016

Simply delicious, elegant as usual, high quality dining and the music on Saturday evening with the Trio is the best in town. Their attention to detail is incredible. The only compliant is if you are eating in the lounge area, there are times when a...More

Thank Xanadu12
Reviewed 15 January 2016

I am very sad to tell anyone about this review as this has always been one of my favorite restaurants in Buffalo. My husband and I ordered 2 of the specials on the menus, both were recommended highly by our waiter, one was the cod,...More

1  Thank Cyndie C
Reviewed 29 November 2015

The atmosphere was nice, service was good but the food was a disappointment. Two of our party of four had the braised short ribs and neither found it very good. There was disturbingly little meat in the dish. Another had the Bolognese which she prevailed...More

Thank richBuffalo
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Yes, we did go on a Saturday evening when there was a week long local special for restaurants in the area. But considering the reputation of this long standing establishment, we were disappointed. Again the service staff appears unchecked and self run. The evening is...More

1  Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

As always, Oliver's earned my highest rating for ambience, service, menu options, food & wine quality & plating. It was an altogether enjoyable dining, and business lunch, experience.

Thank tstenhouse
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

Valley parking with a friendly attending was s great start. The ambience. The music selection. A great vintage feel is s great setup. I was created by a friendly host who accommodated my request to use my computer without hesitation. Made me feel comfortable. Kari....More

Thank Jaime U
Reviewed 27 October 2015

The place in well known for upscale dinning. The food is always top of the line and well presented. Service is great, and the drinks well made. Wine selection is extensive.

Thank Alex C
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5 September 2017|
Response from haziemer | Reviewed this property |
This is a fairly upscale restaurant, so if wearing jeans, they should be nice and with a jacket. It is not casual dining!
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
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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
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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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