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Coles Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Brew Pub, Bar, Pub
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1104 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222-1226
+1 716-886-1449
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Lackawanna, New York
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92 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Every time we eat here we ask why don't we come here more often!, always a great meal we usually just do burgers or sandwiches never an entree. Love the beer flights and apps. If there were any complaints parking and noise level. It's an old building that's alwAys crowded so I guess noise is unavoidable!, we must be getting... More 

Thank DrDEbDDS1964
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great food, wonderful service - ample amount of food for the number of guests. Atmosphere was family oriented.

Thank Lauren F
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141 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I went to Coles for the Buffalo classic Beef on Weck, and we all enjoyed it. It was a really busy Saturday night, the place was packed, but we made a reservation (I think?). So, didn't have a problem getting a seat. Service was efficient, especially for such a busy night. This was my first trip to... More 

Thank KDUB7
Bayside, New York
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's nice to know some things stay the same. The food was again great. Enough that we took home some for later. Craft beers too many to count.

Thank karenmm58
Lockport, New York
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76 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Just literally walked out of Cole's. It being the sister restaurant of Brennan's, I expected pretty much the same style atmosphere(lot's of wood, extreme low-lighting,dark etc...). Well that's what we got and then some. Times it by 2. It was so dark we wanted to fall asleep and the music was so loud that the bass was vibrating our chairs.... More 

Thank redjad
Buffalo, New York, United States
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101 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Huge fan of Cole’s Brunch. They offer the best Bloody Mary’s in Buffalo! You want regular?...you got it. Spicy?...sure. But you can get those anywhere. How about a Cucumber Bloody Mary…they have it…so clean and refreshing. They offer Basil, Chipotle, Chipotle Bacon (my favorite!). I’ve worked my way through the menu and there is not a bad one in the... More 

Thank Heather J
London, Canada
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78 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We were impressed. A very extensive craft beer menu, with cider for non-beer drinkers. The food was a pleasant surprise. Imaginative variations on burgers, sandwiches. The Tuscan egg rolls (pictured) included chicken, goat's cheese, sun-dried tomatoes with a pesto dip. The chicken burger with avocado, caramelized onions & chipolte aioli was delicious. They even knew how to do extra crispy... More 

Thank museum-a-day
Grand Island, New York
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248 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

I was pleasantly surprised with how great the brunch was here. We had a large group, about 20 of us, on New Year's day and Coles was more than welcoming. We had our own room upstairs which I didn't even knew existed but was perfect for all of us with two tvs so we could all watch the meaningless Bills... More 

Thank kwnike13
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I've been here a number of times and the service is really good. I had the Black & White Sesame Seed Crusted Ahi Tuna Salad last time but the lunch menu is great too. Will definitely be back!

Thank F F
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177 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We went here on a whim mid week. The crowd was bustling. The evening warm so we opted to sit outside and enjoy people watching.That in itself was entertaining. A very friendly anything goes type of neighborhood. Teens, young kids, young adults, business people all walking, riding bikes, and jogging by. Even a few harmless street people. The waitress was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Brew Pub, Bar, Pub
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1104 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222-1226
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-886-1449

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