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Brennan's Bowery Bar & Restaurant

4401 Transit Rd, Buffalo, NY 14221-6041
+1 716-633-9630
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“beef on weck” (11 reviews)
“fries” (11 reviews)
“wings” (26 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4401 Transit Rd, Buffalo, NY 14221-6041
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Our first time at this restaurant with friends from the local area.The service was slow, my Irish potato soup had lumps of powder in it; and the sandwiches and fries were just warm. The lemonade was so sweet I had to pour half of my...More

Thank 5667Driscolls
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always fast & courteous service.Our waitress was very attentive to our table of 10 needs.wide variety on menu & Sunday specials prices fair.Wings nachos& wraps were all good. Both orders of wings must have been done 1st & waiting 4 rest of order not overly...More

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Fun, fun place. Held a special event here and had a great time. Food really good. Staff super friendly.

Thank TombGuard320
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

An oldie but goodie! Great food , atmosphere very nice . The Shatzels never let you down with a fun friendly restaurant and bar! Great place to meet with friends!

Thank clocke4
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We had a party of 4 and we each enjoyed our meals in a great Irish Pub atmosphere. The pot roast dinner and chicken banana pepper sandwich were very tasty. We had very good and friendly service from our brand new waitress. The menu is...More

Thank Yankee33
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We didn’t have an experience because they were Closed! The own website said Brennan’s is open Sundays at 12 pm. We had a party of six, there were 2 other parties of 4 who wanted to dine there. NO one answered the phone and there...More

1  Thank Bologna1975
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

My Wife and I went with 3 friends for dinner. I had not had good wings for years and tried those. Others had wings, pot roast, and a turkey sandwich. Food was good. The wings were big and cooked about right. The turkey sandwich was...More

Thank chuckc63
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We've been going to Brennan's for almost 20 years, at one time averaging once a month for a bill of $100 or more each time. Went there today, and other times in last 2 years, and service is deplorable. Asked to have a beer that...More

Thank TripsFoodEd
SuburbanDave, Owner at Brennan's Bowery Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

I apologize for the situation. The waitress was only doing her job as instructed...., if you stopped at bar the bartender would have taken care of you as you wanted. Dave Shatzel Jr apologizes again for your inconvenience Hope you don’t stop enjoying Brennans over...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

My Clams were just steamed no butter or lemon or white wine I was told that you only steam the clams none of the above listed is included so if that is correct than you need to change the menu

Thank Shay J
Reviewed 3 July 2018

I'm occasionally in Buffalo on business, usually stay at a hotel near the airport, and the hotel staff recommended Brennan's for a pub-style meal and a drink. So I've tried it twice. Decent food, decent drinks. Irish themed with a sports bar feel. A lot...More

Thank Frank A
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Shawn E
7 June 2018|
Response from GLaSota | Reviewed this property |
This is not a question but a statement. No help here.
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?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 25
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, 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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