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Papa Jake's - CLOSED

1672 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14207-2408
+1 716-874-3878
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good50%
  • Average0%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
6 Jul 2016
“Quick bite”
23 Dec 2015
“Good Bar Food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
€€ - €€€
1672 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14207-2408
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

My friend stopped in for a quick dinner but found this not to be like the old Jakes on Elmwood. If you want a cold beer and a beef on wreck or wings this place is fine, but if you want a dinner go elsewhere.

Thank Bunhead2013
Reviewed 23 December 2015

They have moved from Elmwood Ave. location to Delaware Ave. in Kenmore, NY. Very good bar food such as burgers, soups, etc. Also very good fishfry and hard to finish as it is quite large with lots of sides.

Thank Sandi K
Reviewed 17 March 2015

We order out from Jakes at least twice a month. If we feel like having a drink at the bar, we will eat in, as there is always a wait for a table. This is a very popular local spot.

1  Thank dps014
Reviewed 14 November 2014

My experience was TERRIBLE, yes It was a take out order, but should not take away from service. Had the "great" fish fry, The best part was the half slice of rye bread. The coleslaw had NO salt, the fish needed to be cooked longer,...More

4  Thank Lori P
Reviewed 6 October 2014 via mobile

My friends and I drove by this place for almost a year, before we stopped for lunch...Omg..we we're missing out on some great food..the French onion soup was to die for and the sandwich were huge..We had to get a doggie bag..lol..I'm sorry we didn't...More

1  Thank Patti P
Reviewed 10 July 2014

The food here is fantastic ... the atmosphere is a bar and grill style... perfect for any time. The service is always good, fast, and don't forget to try the steamed clams and stuffed mushrooms. AMAZING! Not to mention.... voted best fries in Buffalo!!!??!! I...More

1  Thank Meaghann O
Reviewed 27 December 2013

We head down to Buffalo every 3 months or so for shopping and to get away from Canada. Bonefish used to be our favourite place foe seafood. Since this summer, we discovered Hayes and Papa Jakes. These have become our favourite place to go every...More

2  Thank mmlchang
Reviewed 3 December 2013

I now live in Raleigh,NC and can't find a good fish fry like I had while living in Buffalo. Over Thanksgiving we were back to visit family and went to Papa Jake's. It was busy- waited 30 min. for a table. Chatted at the bar...More

2  Thank janet m
Reviewed 23 March 2013

arrived on a Friday nite, greeted promptly and advised 45 min to hour. Jovial mostly young people enjoying a huge selection of beer taps....25 I think. Bartenders efficient....sporting shirts and ties....even sell beer flights. Seated after about 90 minutes. Server was prompt, but only average....More

Thank bflobear11
Reviewed 23 March 2013

We have been there many times and always got good food and service but last night was a disaster. The waitress took our order gave us the wrong beers then make some hockey excuse that we got the right beers - excuse me they were...More

Thank EBaL_Di
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1672 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14207-2408
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-874-3878
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