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Yolo Restaurant & Lounge

5841 Transit Rd, East Amherst, NY 14051-1885
+1 716-688-4479
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
5841 Transit Rd, East Amherst, NY 14051-1885
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Verynice, modern looking place. Beautiful bar area. Food is very good and great martinis. They also have an outdoor patio, but it is on a busy road.

Thank jancharpul
YOLO_Restaurant, Manager at Yolo Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our food, drinks and dining. Please stop by again soon!

Reviewed 2 July 2017

Had dinner here with 4 other family members recently, with mixed reviews. Have been here before with the same experience - just depends on what you order. I had the avocado alfredo and it made me sick - but my daughter had the salmon (as...More

Thank haziemer
YOLO_Restaurant, Manager at Yolo Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Thank you for the honest feedback. We are sorry to hear that you were not fully satisfied with your recent visits with us. We hope that this was brought up with management during your time of visit, but if not, we would like to speak...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017

We visited on a weekend and were surprised by the quality and extent of the menu. Some entree of everyone. Pleasant surroundings and attentive service by Matt. The tuna and filet were well prepared and reasonably prices. have already recommend to another couple. Parking at...More

Thank tom2831
YOLO_Restaurant, General Manager at Yolo Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Tom, thank you for the feedback on your night out with us. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your service and meal, and we hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 27 May 2017

Very clean. Good atmosphere. Food is average. I wouldn't go out of my way to go back. Great Martini list.More

Thank Gina J
YOLO_Restaurant, Manager at Yolo Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Gina- Thank you for choosing to dine with us during your Book Club outing. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our atmosphere, and Martini list. We work hard to keep our menu updated and exciting, and we hope you will stop back in...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017

Yolo is a place that ha really good foo, very good service, large t v's or watching sports. The portions are plentiful.

Thank michele s
YOLO_Restaurant, Manager at Yolo Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Michele-We’re glad you enjoy our food, portion sizes, service, and our atmosphere. Thanks for sharing your review with us. We look forward to seeing you next time!

Reviewed 8 April 2017

This upscale restaurant has a varied drink menu and a wide range of food choices. Our party of four dined for almost three hours and the restaurant / bar became more lively the later it became. The staff was friendly and attentive. All our entrees...More

Thank Irondad
YOLO_Restaurant, Manager at Yolo Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

We’re glad you enjoy our drink menu and our large range of food choices. We’re pleased to hear that you were satisfied with our attentive staff. We hope that you’ll stop back again for more sometime very soon. Take care!

Reviewed 16 March 2017

On a recent snowy cold Saturday we went to the movies and to YOLO for dinner. The restaurant was reasonably busy for the time and the weather. We were waited upon by our highly energetic server who took our drink order quickly and delivered them...More

Thank sket101
YOLO_Restaurant, Manager at Yolo Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Thank you for the great review! It was our pleasure to serve your and husband and you on a Saturday night. We’re glad you both enjoyed the crab cakes and your entrees and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 6 March 2017

I have been to YOLO for dinner and/or drinks at least a dozen times and it has been great every time. My wife and I started going there to have drinks and appetizers at the bar and always had a great time. The cocktails are...More

1  Thank tjdalfonso
YOLO_Restaurant, General Manager at Yolo Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your kind words and your experience with us in your 5-star review. We appreciate your patronage to our restaurant over the years, and we’re overjoyed to hear that you and your wife love our cocktails and food!...More

Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I had lunch with friends on a Friday afternoon. There was only one other table occupied and a few people at the bar. The food was good, the service was fine, and the atmosphere was quiet and relaxing.

Thank William N
YOLO_Restaurant, General Manager at Yolo Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2017

William-Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us! We’re happy to hear you had a great afternoon with us, and that you enjoyed your food and the service. We hope you’ll be back again soon!

Reviewed 18 November 2016

There were 5 of us eating dinner here on a Friday night - a birthday celebration. We had been here earlier in the year for a bridal shower and had found the food and service wonderful - a bit less so this time...We brought a...More

Thank haziemer
YOLO_Restaurant, General Manager at Yolo Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2016

Thank you for taking the time to share your honest words with us regarding your recent experience at our restaurant. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your appetizer and your main courses. We sincerely apologize that your service was not up to par...More

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Response from Charles D | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember there being valet parking; but, there is parking in the shopping center parking lot.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5841 Transit Rd, East Amherst, NY 14051-1885
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  East Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 716-688-4479
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