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Chef's

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291 Seneca St, Buffalo, NY 14204-2011
+1 716-856-9187
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We returned to this classic Italian restaurant for lunch on a sunny Saturday afternoon with friends. The spaghetti parm was ordered by 5 of us in various sizes, and it was fantastic. The sauce is delicious and enjoyed by all of us, regardless of preference: not too sweet nor too savory. The buffalo chicken salad was enormous and beautifully presented,... More 

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Thank Kate K
Oswego, New York
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Chef's on a family getaway. Our server Joyce treated us like family. The Spaghetti parm was out of this world. The lasagna was also delicious. We topped of the meal with ice cream all around. We have 3 kids and they loved the meal as well. The atmosphere is traditional except the bib napkins which were worn... More 

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Thank Katie P
Olean, New York
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have never been disappointed with a Chef's meal. The Italian style food is amazing. Although this is a large venue, service is prompt and the staff is friendly. This is one of my favorites in Buffalo.

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Thank Tom B
Florence
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The spaghetti parm is the best! The staff makes you feel like you are the only ones in the restaurant even when it is busy. I would recommend a reservation because people come from all over just to eat at this restaurant.

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Thank Lee B
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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182 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been having family events here for decades. Very popular Italian restaurant. Service was friendly but a little spotty but it didn't dampen the good food and fun time. We had a private room with just one wait staff and she did a great job serving this entire room herself but it took some time. Everyone enjoyed their meal and... More 

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Thank aweiss00
Buffalo, New York
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Noisy, busy restaurant with spaghetti bibs and red checked tablecloths that offers fresh, well prepared Italian comfort food. The Eggplant Parmesan is crispy and well covered in their sweet sauce. Bread is crusty on the outside, but white and gummy texture on the inside. That and the iceberg lettuce salads are detractors for me, but I still enjoy my meals... More 

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Thank Giambracarolyn
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

good italian food with good service enjoyed a nice business lunch would recommend for quick service if needed

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Thank John c
Buffalo, New York
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited this restaurant numerous times both solo and with friends and have never been disappointed. Their spagetti parm is great, just thinking about it makes me hungry!

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Thank Janet B
Buffalo, New York
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The problem is that I just don't like their sauce, and sauce is a very personal thing. But their spaghetti Parmesan is good. This is a classic old Buffalo restaurant.

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Thank nunezm285
Buffalo, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chefs is a must do in Buffalo! Food and service is always wonderful - you never have to wonder if it will be good - it always is - spaghetti parm is unbelievable

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 291 Seneca St, Buffalo, NY 14204-2011
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-856-9187

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