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Charlie The Butcher's Catering

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446 Cayuga Rd, Cheektowaga, NY 14225-1310
+1 716-626-9722
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Chapin, South Carolina
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118 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

No need to even think of any other place to go for beef on weck. Not the prettiest restaurant, but my stomach did not know the difference. This place has Schwables beat hands down. Schwables beef on weck is now $9.99/sandwich. At Charlies you get a far better sandwich for $6.99. The onion rings are best to throw straight into... More 

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Thank Stujersey
Columbia, South Carolina
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I was on vacation in Buffalo, NY and just had to go to Charlie's. Best in town and decent price. When I got to the cashier to order I mentioned that I could not decide between beef or turkey. She just stared at me and waited for my order. I finally chose the beef on weck. Upon leaving I looked... More 

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Thank floridavacation48734
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Visiting Buffalo for a hockey tournament from NJ. Place was recommended to me by another dad who was from Buffalo. Had the Beef on Weck. Best roast beef sandwich I have ever had. Lived up to the hype.

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Thank Joe R
Columbia, South Carolina
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We had the beef on weck. Delicious. They are friendly and very busy. If you are in Buffalo, you owe it to yourself to try it out. We even saw Charlie working behind the counter.

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Hockessin, Delaware
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87 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

If there's a better Beef-on-Weck in the Buffalo area ... or the entire region for that matter .... I don't know about it!! I've been coming here for years and in fact drove back to the airport to this location because it's my favorite!! Everything looks good but I can't attest to it since I come back for the beef!!... More 

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Thank MPB222
Anaheim
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Had a great meal at Charlie's the beef on a weck was outstanding the roast beef was sliced after I ordered it the fries were crispy and the shake was good. Ask for gravy for the fries and ajus for the weck it took everything over the top. I think next time I'm in Buffalo I'll eat here twice once... More 

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Thank VinceCisme
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121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

We were staying overnight before a flight. I am a big fan of beef on weck and heard that Charlie's was very good. It proved to be correct. We both had the beef sandwiches and they were great. The real surprise was the split pea soup which was very good. Highly recommend!

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Thank Michael C
Buffalo, New York
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84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Went here with a family member for lunch. As always, fresh and tasty food for fair prices. Expect to wait if you are ordering sausage or fish fry or something that needs to be grilled or fried. Roast Beef and turkey are so juicy and flavorful, kimmelwick rol is dipped in au jus for the roast beef sandwiches which adds... More 

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Thank MackBuffalo
St. Catharines, Canada
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

Known only in the Buffalo area, beef on weck is a "must have" sandwich and Charlie the Butcher's serves it up right! For the uninitiated a "weck" bun is a fluffy white bun topped with coarse salt and caraway seeds...split it and pile on some tender beef, mmmmmmm. Several locations are available to serve you. We ate at the Cayuga... More 

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Mohawk, New York
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015

Buffalo is known for its Beef on Weck (Kimmelwick buns) Charlie the butcher does it best. Whenever I get out to the Buffalo area I have to go there. It's tradition. They serve beef on Weck in very few places east of Buffalo. The place is small like a hometown diner. You can eat in or have it to go.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 446 Cayuga Rd, Cheektowaga, NY 14225-1310
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Cheektowaga
  • Phone Number: +1 716-626-9722

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