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291 Seneca St, Buffalo, NY 14204-2011
+1 716-856-9187
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“spaghetti” (100 reviews)
“sherbet” (6 reviews)
“cacciatore” (6 reviews)
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11:00 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
291 Seneca St, Buffalo, NY 14204-2011
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Chef's spaghetti parmesan is delicious with its thick layer of cheese and excellent sauce. The meatballs are dense and as much as I would like to eat more than one, I couldn't. The bread was my definite downfall! I wanted to eat just one piece...More

Thank ProfessorOT
Reviewed 2 days ago

Many celebrities visit this classic restaurant as memorialized by their photo's on the walls. I have never had a bad meal nor bad service at this restaurant. It is a must go to when visiting Buffalo NY. Close to ball park and canal side. The...More

Thank SkinDiver2011
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Chefs is very popular for its spaghetti parm, which is delicious thanks to a big dose of butter and a slab of cheese broiled on top. Downsides: their red sauce is very sweet and the pasta is drowned in it. Their salads also consist of...More

Thank LyndaFromWilliamsvil
Reviewed 3 days ago

unfortunately it must have been a busy night, the service was slow and the orders brought to the table were incorrect. Prices are reasonable, the sauce is on the sweet side.

Thank redrt
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my first but not last time. I think they had us at the warm fresh bread and dipping oil! the portions are large so you get a lot for your money. Very good and we will go back!

Thank EEGY
Reviewed 1 week ago

Group of family and friends visited Chef's Italian Restaurant in downtown Buffalo NY for and evening dinner. Various selections but several ordered the spaghetti Parm which is spaghetti LOADED with cheese. My wife ordered a small meatball and an excellent sausage with the spaghetti parm....More

Thank HappyLennyD1
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you eat at Chef's the one thing I guarantee you won't get is a surprise. The food is always good and the service is always great. You might not walk out of the restaurant with a new gastronomical experience but you won't walk out...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here twice to give the benefit of the doubt. Ordered spaghetti and meatballs large portion (?). The plate was a like a child's portion. Minimal sauce and the meatballs were dark (almost black). They tasted like the frozen ones you get at the grocery...More

Thank sandlady130
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in downtown Buffalo you have to eat here. You may run into famous people here. It's a great spot for locals and out of town guests. Great sauce and you can wear a bib to protect your clothes. Get the chicken parm...More

Thank gabubba64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first visit to Chef's. My wife and I had lunch here. Great Italian food and service. I had the chicken parmigiana combination with spaghetti, chef salad and ice cream for dessert. My wife had the pasta and broccoli combination with salad and ice cream....More

Thank luv2travel076
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Response from bkawa | Reviewed this property |
its easier to order on line
Joe F
8 October 2015|
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Jean G
16 September 2015|
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hi can you tell me if its possible to make a reservation on youre web site ?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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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