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Dock at the Bay

€€ - €€€American, , Italian
3800 Hoover Rd, Buffalo, NY 14219-2302
+1 716-823-8247
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible21%
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“calamari” (2 reviews)
“crab cakes” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Italian, Steakhouse, Seafood, Pub
€€ - €€€
3800 Hoover Rd, Buffalo, NY 14219-2302
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

Great place to go and drink on the water, but if you're hungry, I suggest eating before you go. Outside patio and bar over looking Lake Erie usually with a live band every night of the summer months. Loads of parking with a go kart...More

Reviewed 27 March 2017

We went here for the first time last Saturday for restaurant week. I had the tomato basil soup, beef on weck salad with horseradish cream sauce and filet mignon...outstanding!!! My husband had the calamari and the lobster ravioli. Terrific! We were so happy with our...More

Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Went on a beautiful Saturday night and had a nice dinner on the patio with a great view of the lake. we had the crunchy stuffed pepper rolls, yum, and a tasty burger and fish taco. Service was good and the live music and beautiful...More

Thank neko99
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Now called The Dock Waterfront Bar & Grill, the restaurant has a great deck and patio with a fantastic view of Lake Erie and sunsets over the lake. We went on a Sunday afternoon and enjoyed a casual dinner of chicken fingers and a cheeseburger...More

1  Thank William N
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We went here last night to hear a band. Haven’t been since they changed names. We only had drinks and it was $9 for two drinks which I guess is average, even though my glass of wine was quite small. Gorgeous view right on the...More

Thank 252jan253
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Decided to try the new "Dock" with some friends for lunch on a beautiful day. Sorry to say total disappointment. We were seated inside on hard metal uncomfortable chairs with cafeteria looking tables.No ambiance here here although there was a tiny vase with flowers on...More

Thank rop161
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Relaxing waterfront bar. Attentive wait staff. Nice music. Gorgeous views. Awesome appetizers-must try the crunchy buffalo chicken rolls. There is volleyball nets and can jam to use also.

Thank Ern3kel
Reviewed 9 August 2016

My wife and I were lucky to stop at The Dock Waterfront Bar & Grill as we made our way from Buffalo to Erie, along the Southern rim of Lake Erie. It is obviously a popular local place, with a nice indoor cafe, but a...More

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

The hostess and our waitress were rude and acted like it was an inconvenience that we were there. Very unfriendly and never smiled. They were twenty something and dressed like slobs as if they were ready to clean out a garage instead of waiting on...More

Thank Maria T
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This is a little out of the way and the road going to it past industrial buildings looks questionable but it is worth the ride. This used to be the Dock of the Bay now under new owners called The Dock. Great lake views both...More

Thank Ginny C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3800 Hoover Rd, Buffalo, NY 14219-2302
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-823-8247
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