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Rooster's Cafe

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93 Ridge Rd, Lackawanna, NY 14218-1030
+1 716-826-4017
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has the classic American Diner menu with some excellent specials and a great staff. Tremendous quality and a great value.

Thank Timothy J
Lackawanna, New York
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Always great food. John (owner and chef) is great. If Mama makes the baklava, you must try it . Consistently good. Great soyps and fish too.

Thank mshilling26
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

A friend said we had to do breakfast there , i was very impressed. I am very pick on my food but the omelette was very good . The portions are large .

Thank Melissa O
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571 reviews
422 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

A friend and I went to the Botanical Gardens and we finished up right around lunch time. We decided to try Rooster's. I was sold on the place the minute I walked through the door and saw the colorful decor and all the roosters. We were greeted immediately and told st wherever we wanted to. ( I always like that... More 

Thank JuneNY
Orchard Park, New York
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77 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2015

We dropped by for a snack and brunch for the others. Service was fast and food was hearty. Had a backdrop of a few policemen getting breakfast and coffee and had to check out all the rooster memorabilia surrounding the entire restaurant. Added a nice feeling. Was unexpected when we stepped inside but is now a nice treasure we share... More 

Thank Smythe5
Lackawanna, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

This is a small place, family owned, very friendly. Their service is very fast. My husband and I come in here for breakfast on the weekends sometimes. We love their breakfast sandwich, During the week we call and order a couple ahead of time, and pick them up on the way to work, usually done within 10 minutes.

Thank Cheryl P
Hamburg, New York
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302 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2015

My husband and I have visited this Southtowns gem for breakfast in the past. We have never been disappointed. The food is always delicious, well prepared and nice sized portions. Our waitress was attentive, filling our coffee mugs often. A popular place with the locals since everyone knew everyone who stopped in. The owner personally came over to greet us... More 

Thank Darlene K
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106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2014 via mobile

Wanting to avoid a chain for breakfast we went here. Delicious. My wife had oatmeal and said it was great. I had their omelet special that day. Also delicious. Waitress was super helpful and friendly. Cook/owner, I think, came out and asked how our food was. The place is decorated with every kind of imaginable rooster. People bring them rooster... More 

Thank Coffeeisready
Sun City West, Arizona
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45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014

I always stop for breakfast at Roosters when I return to Buffalo for a visit. The service is great and the food is super wonderful!!! I love the sausage links with my breakfast. John has a great restaurant. You have to try it!

Thank Ladybugs_5
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144 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

my sisters & i were still celebrating my birthday with lunch at roosters. lemme tell you that there are A LOT of roosters on display, and the restaurant is cleaner than clean. and the food----excellent and plentiful. very enjoyable staff and can't wait to go back.

Thank chickqueene

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 Ridge Rd, Lackawanna, NY 14218-1030
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lackawanna
  • Phone Number: +1 716-826-4017

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