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Brennan's Bowery Bar & Restaurant

4401 Transit Rd, Buffalo, NY 14221-6041
+1 716-633-9630
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good40%
  • Average23%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“beef on weck” (11 reviews)
“wings” (27 reviews)
“fries” (9 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
$$ - $$$
4401 Transit Rd, Buffalo, NY 14221-6041
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Menu description: "The Clancy" Shaved, slow roasted Certified Angus beef top round with provolone on toasted garlic bread with a side of beef jus. What I received - Day old french bread that was too hard to bite on the top and a soggy...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Strong fish smell when we first walked in. Very cold air from back door that kept getting left open or maybe just didn't get shut as staff came in and out? Server was great. A different one brought food so he didn't know what the...More

Thank k p
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Although when I went it was not busy, the food here is really good. They even made me a frozen strawberry margarita (which is not on their menu). The chicken wing dip was really good and possibly the best chicken wing dip I ever ate!...More

Thank travelergirl96
Reviewed 30 January 2018

The restaurant was very busy, but the host was very gracious and managed to get us a table as per our request. The waitress appeared to be knowledgeable and helpful, but when it came time to get our order we were disappointed in the service....More

Thank GLaSota
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Best restaurant/ pub near the Eastern Hills Mall for great atmosphere, a good pint and a delicious beef on weck sandwich. Try the sweat potato fries. I have enjoyed this establishment for 40 years and I believe you will enjoy your meal or drink here...More

Thank Rip R
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a great sandwich, Brennan’s is the place. Great corned beef as well as many others. Don’t be fooled that it’s in a plaza...inside is cozy and warm with a great bar. Service is good and attentive without being smothering. Try...More

Thank Kim K
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We went on a Friday night around 7:30 so naturally it was busy. The server was prompt and friendly. We all had the beef on weck, which, while a good amount and accompanied by a small Au Jus cup, was rather dry. Even though there...More

Thank mjw9326
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Stopped for lunch. I got the Mexcellent salad (taco salad). It was very, very good. My better half got the fish tacos and he loved them. The service was ok, waitress was pleasant but indifferent. I was here years ago and remembered the food was...More

Thank NewYorker003
Reviewed 22 August 2017

A group of us went here for dinner a few weeks ago. The food was good as always, (great appetizers, as well as Shepherd's Pie). However, the service, which started out OK, went completely south at the end of the meal. I don't know whether...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Visited on a busy Friday night. Wife ordered the salmon but was considering shrimp salad sandwich. Asked waitress to describe it and the description was very lacking. Wife was frustrated with the waitress so just ordered the salmon. She did enjoy it except the beans...More

Thank ErieRH
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Courtney B
27 April 2017|
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Response from mph2015 | Reviewed this property |
yes, but seldom needed
8 July 2016|
Response from aggada | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. I really don't know. Ate there once. Why not give them a call?
8 July 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 25
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:15 am
11:00 am - 3:15 am
11:00 am - 3:15 am
11:00 am - 3:15 am
11:00 am - 3:15 am
11:00 am - 3:15 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4401 Transit Rd, Buffalo, NY 14221-6041
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-633-9630
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Brennan's Bowery Bar & Restaurant has been a neighborhood gathering spot and thriving restaurant since 1970. The Bowery started as a small NY City pub; yet NOW is a large 10,000 sq ft restaurant offering our full menu available for lunch, dinner, banquets, meetings, catering and accommodations for most any size group. When looking for the spot to meet with friends, family &/or co-workers; "Brennan's Bowery Bar" is the place for you. Located at the corner of Main St. & Transit Rd.
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