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Beef 'n' Barrel

) #1 of 60 Restaurants in Olean €€ - €€€ American, , Gluten Free Options
146 N Union St, Olean, NY 14760-2735
+1 716-372-2985
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“roast beef” (49 reviews)
“sandwich” (21 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
146 N Union St, Olean, NY 14760-2735
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1 - 10 of 376 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We were in Olean for business and asked where we should have lunch. We were told Beef 'n' Barrel. We were not disappointed. We wanted a sandwich and asked our waitress, Heather, what she would recommend. We ordered the beef and cheese. Awesome! The roast...More

Thank Vicki C
Reviewed 5 days ago

On a girls day out shopping a local store clerk suggested this restaurant, we need to go back and thank her. The food selection was so vast it was almost over whelming. The portions we large and very delicious! The homemade soup was outstanding and...More

Thank Sheila M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friday night dinner was great as usual. Prompt seating and a super server made the dinner perfect....

Thank RailFan9529
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We originally moved to the area in 1981 and heard about this place immediately. It was great then and it has expanded and remodeled several times and no matter the size it is packed on Friday nights. After we left the area, I had still...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Beef and Barrel has the best Beef on 'Weck in Western New York State. They are family friendly. They have a large menu with a wide range of choices, but their premier product is high quality roast beef dinners and sandwiches.

Thank Donald W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Olean for a Ladies' Conference. In spite of the great reviews, I was kind of put off by the name. We skipped it last year but went this year after some friends ate here and raved about it. This was some of...More

Thank Maureen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were visiting and our cousins go often and recommended it. The service was great, as was the beef on weck, thin sliced and pink. It was delicious.

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Warm and inviting atmosphere, fine dinning experience. Friendly greeter that will sit you at your type of dinning, tables or booth.

Thank northrupje
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Went to eat on a Saturday for an early dinner. Every part of the meal was great. Seating is first come first served. We were greeted at the door, and our party of two was seated after a very short wait. My mother was traveling...More

Thank DeweysDad
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Did not have to wait long to be seated. Waitress was slow and disorganized. Beef on Weck was cold. Haddock special was awful. Seemed like it was out of the frozen section if a grocery store. Artichoke appetizer was the smallest portion I have ever...More

Thank David G
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What days are you open?
16 July 2015|
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Response from rtpresident | Reviewed this property |
Sunday closed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 N Union St, Olean, NY 14760-2735
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Olean
  • Phone Number: +1 716-372-2985
  • E-mail
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