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The Steer Restaurant and Saloon

€€ - €€€American, , Vegan Options
3151 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214-1310
+1 716-838-0478
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good28%
  • Average41%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Gastropub, Vegan Options
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3151 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214-1310
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

A neon light flashes "happy hour". You would think this means that drinks are cheaper. So we order three beers, only later to find that each cost $6. Upon asking about this, we are told that "happy hour" only pertains to appetizer-type food, not drinks....More

Thank FauxFamily
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I was there for a wedding rehearsal dinner. The Steer, reportedly a Canisius College hangout during the school year, had the old décor of days gone by in Buffalo...heavily wood wainscoted, large bar, subdued lighting. Upstairs, there is a catering room with full bar and...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I've lived in WNY all my life and finally made it to this restaurant. Another couple suggested it and we were skeptical. After dinner, we were pleasantly surprised at how much we enjoyed the meal. The French Onion Soup was especially good. All of our...More

Thank neilm1228
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Went here with my family for dinner. Was seated right away! The menu was great, lots of gluten-free options. The fish tacos were amazing and our server was excellent!

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Intended to go to Lake Effect diner but got there just as they were closing (9:57 pm). Asked for a recommendation and the fellow pointed to the Steer Restaurant next door. Didn't realize at the time that both restaurants have the same owner. At any...More

Thank bigkidbigkid
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Nice burgers and pizza with a few really good vegan choices. Try the chick pea fries!! Our server, Samantha did a fantastic job keeping up with our party half of which were children. There is a side room to eat in besides the very active...More

Thank SueMC323811
Reviewed 22 August 2016

My daughter just moved into the area and after a 6+ hour drive we wanted to eat very locally. We ate lunch here on Saturday and brnch here on Sunday. Both meals were more-than-adequate with the food being prepared literally before our eyes in an...More

Thank george g
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Service was excellent food was so delicious and the cocktails were on point! 👌🏼 I will definitely be going back. They have indoor and outdoor seating. The indoors is very nicely decorated 👍🏼 overall we had an amazing experience 8/10!

Thank tayszlay
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

I started off with their Strawberry Basil cocktail, it was so delicious! Not too strong not too weak and tons of flavors! Within the group we ordered a Caesar salad, crunchy croutons and lettuce, no complaints there. We also started with the French onion soup....More

Thank Tay S
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I saw Steers when I took the family to the Lake Effect Dinner next store. I decided then I wanted to go there. So when the oppertunity presented it self to meet with my son for dinner in the city I went for it. Walking...More

Thank Duane A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$20
American, Gastropub, Vegan Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3151 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214-1310
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-838-0478
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Since 1969, the Steer is located in the heart of Buffalo's University Heights, right next door to its sister restaurant, Lake Effect Diner. Newly Remodeled, open for lunch and dinner and weekend brunches. Upstairs private banquet room available.
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