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Cecelia's Ristorante

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716 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222-1602
+1 716-883-8066
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 04:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Buffalo, New York
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This place is awesome. The food is very good. My husband and I frequent Cecelia's at least monthly. The food is always good and the service is great. The desserts are also a must have. In the summer the outdoor seating area on the patio is very nice and it faces Elmwood Village, nice people watching. Highly recommend.

Thank Darnelle P
Buffalo, New York
Level Contributor
8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Went for brunch and bottomless mimosas. Great food and service. Place is pretty small, reservation are a must! I had cannoli French toast yummmm

Thank trulibra22
Orchard Park, New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Love, love, love Cecelia's. I especially enjoy the outdoor patio in the summer and their awesome martini's. Only complaint is the bees that tend to be on the patio. They definitely need to solve that problem as they are a nuisance.

Thank SouthtownGirl
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I've had the food here, appetizers are good. Visiting with friends works well here especially in summer when you can sit on the patio. I went for breakfast and ordered over medium fried eggs with toast and fruit. The eggs and fruit came and my toast arrived 20 minutes later so the eggs were cold by then. Kind of expensive... More 

Thank Mikkido
CeceliasRistorante, Owner at Cecelia's Ristorante, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your compliments on our appetizers! We are however, saddened to learn that we have only provided you with an experience only worthy of two star rating. We do our best to serve our guests in a timely manner, but we are sorry for any inconvenience we caused you. Please know that there is always a manager... More 

Omaha, NE
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

What a great find. We had booked reservations for the place next door which turned out to be closed but this was an excellent alternative. Our meal was just awesome. From the appetizers to the main courses. The wings we ordered as appetizers were great in true Buffalo fashion. The service was kind of slow but they did appear fairly... More 

Thank sstempel1
Seattle, Washington, United States
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We enjoyed our meal here with good friends. Prices are very reasonable and everything was good, but not memorable. The wine selection is also reasonably priced.

Thank Diane M
Simpsonville, South Carolina
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Want a romantic atmosphere paired with good food? Here's your perfect destination. I had the caprese salad which was not only beautiful but delicious. While the chicken piccata was tender and served in a delectable sauce with pasta on the side. It was a beautiful and relaxing evening on their terrace with good friends and food.

Thank DHenson65
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376 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We weren't terribly hungry which was a good thing in that our food took a long time to arrive. The exception was my wife's chopped salad which was quite good. She also enjoyed her mussels and my hamburger salad (a first for me) was quite tasty when they finally arrived (without apology). Our server Nick was a first friendly, but... More 

Thank markmd
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Came here expecting a light dinner and to enjoy the patio view. Strike one, no seating outside unless I want to sit at the bar and enjoy clams, not. We were seated inside. I looked over the "special" menu for the evening (was roughly 5:30, Friday night). I immediately wanted the ceviche - was informed they did not have, strike... More 

1 Thank cohillnurse
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 July 2016

The Fettuccine with Alfredo Sauce at Cecelia's made my toes curl in ecstasy. I have no idea what my husband had, but he kept making happy sounds while eating, so my guess is that he loved his dinner as well. The service at this little restaurant in the historical Elmwood neighborhood was fast and friendly and the atmosphere was pleasant.... More 

Thank Jennifer J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
04:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 716 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222-1602
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-883-8066

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?