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Torches - CLOSED

1141 Kenmore Ave, Kenmore, NY 14217-2845
+1 716-447-7915
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
22 Apr 2015
“Very good food, very convenient location, decor could use a little attention.”
31 Jan 2015
“At the Top”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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1141 Kenmore Ave, Kenmore, NY 14217-2845
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Reviewed 22 April 2015

The menu options and prices suggest that The Torches wants to compete with the best of the Buffalo area's restaurants. With that in mind, we (a group of four) ordered one entree, one salad, and five appetizers. Thankfully, all of the appetizers were excellent. We...More

Thank whitrock1812
Reviewed 31 January 2015

“Í love to cook for people,” says J J Richert. That’s a good thing as he and his brother, Kevin, both veterans of the culinary scene, turn out some of the most sophisticated dining in town. The menu is, to say the least, eclectic blending...More

Thank Doompere
Reviewed 23 October 2014

My husband and I try to get to at least one new restaurant during restaurant week. This week was Torches. We heard a lot of good things, so we were excited to get e reservation. And that's as exciting as it got. The salad was...More

1  Thank cmdressel
Reviewed 15 October 2014

I have been to Torches many times over the years and last nights meal just cemented them as the #1 restaurant in Buffalo. The meal we had last night I would rank in the top 5 all time. Their fall menu is beyond compare. We...More

2  Thank Todd L
Reviewed 13 September 2014

The outside look of this restaurant is not a reflection of the quality of what you will get in the restaurant, I found this restaurant very good, in Europe it would be classified as entry level gastronomic, as the menu is very original, and the...More

Thank donatonotaro
Reviewed 2 August 2014

I do consider this restaurant medicore none of the food had really a good taste.The best thing was the salad with goat cheese.The water in Buffalo which I consider not drinkable is not filtered and comes right from the tap which is strange in a...More

Thank tita955
Reviewed 7 May 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend surprised me with Valentines dinner. The atmosphere was very nice candlelight. They tried to fit as many people as they possibly could in the small room. I would have enjoyed myself much more if we were spread apart from other couples. Food and...More

Thank aller7210
Reviewed 6 May 2014

I love Torches. I haven't been in over a year and after recommending the place to so many people lately, I had to finally go back myself. I like that they give you an iPad to look at alongside the menu. A lot of the...More

Thank Abby H
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Good variety and young and creative chefs. Small Kenmore venue but always good fare. Menu changes a lot but that's Ok because it is usually very creative and presented well. Good drinkls and on site parking too. Give them a try!

Thank pat b
Reviewed 1 April 2014

Tonight was the perfect example of a positive restaurant experience in Buffalo NY. Restaurant Week is a great way to experience a new culinary adventure. And Torches outdid themselves with not only excellent food but A+ service . Chef JJ offers a world class and...More

Thank sstarks
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1141 Kenmore Ave, Kenmore, NY 14217-2845
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Kenmore
  • Phone Number: +1 716-447-7915
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