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Woodlawn Diner

) #383 of 811 Restaurants in Buffalo $ , American
3200 Lake Shore Rd, Buffalo, NY 14219-1410
+1 716-822-8449
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good60%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
26 Oct 2016
“Excellent lunch”
10 Aug 2016
“A trip back in time”
Closed Now
05:00 - 19:00All hours
Diner, American
3200 Lake Shore Rd, Buffalo, NY 14219-1410
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

I've driven by this place dozens of times but never had the opportunity to stop in until a couple days ago. I ordered the Daily Special - a patty melt on rye - delicious. The beef was not a frozen patty, but looked to be...More

Thank Jfed
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended by a friend (who later admitted to never having dined there). Homey kind of old diner feel where the waitress might have said "what'll ya have honey?" I ordered the potato pancakes with eggs and toast. Pancakes tasted like regular pancakes...More

Thank sobrietycoach
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Nothing everything was good. This is an old fashioned diner. Staff is always friendly and eager to serve.

Thank davidpetrillo
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Yep, was looking for a good place to eat breakfast to replace a few that have gone by the wayside! This one is a good one, Just south of DT Buffalo on Lk Shore Dr... A REAL DINER, Been here forever... Coffee was great, Food...More

Thank Dontigger
Reviewed 18 January 2015

Where else can you get a delicious, reasonably-priced breakfast, and be waited on by a published poet? We stopped by on our way to the McKinley Mall area and were pleasantly surprised to find the owner's daughter's book for sale. She was nice enough to...More

Thank Marcia B
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

This dinner which is over 80 years old is very quaint and interesting. You find old photos on the wall of the same dinner from the 1930's. The counter has stainless steel stools, the cook is on site and the waitress is the wife of...More

1  Thank spyhunter
Reviewed 11 July 2014

We like to stop here on our way to Penn Dixie or to the fairgrounds. It's usually early in the morning so we've only had breakfast. They always get our orders the way we like them and that's important. Their home fries are excellent. The...More

Thank Marcia B
Reviewed 2 June 2014

A walk into this diner is a step back in time. Old train car transformed into a diner. Open grill, so you can see all food being prepared. Booths with table juke boxes...as I said... very nostalgic, right down to the pics on the walls....More

Thank Arlene M
Reviewed 17 January 2013

this street-corner diner along route 5 near the long-dormant steel mills has been forging high-grade breakfasts and lunches since the days when the furnances were hot, and still does a fine trade among passers-by on route 5... breakfast is the best and the fries are...More

Reviewed 29 July 2012

My first time here. And a lifelong resident of the area. I am embarassed I waited sooooooooo long. Good comfortable food and great old time diner ambiance. Will not a stranger any more.

Thank chet b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Diner, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 19:00
05:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3200 Lake Shore Rd, Buffalo, NY 14219-1410
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-822-8449
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