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Tappo Restaurant

338 Ellicott St, Buffalo, NY 14203-1619
+1 716-259-8130
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“meatballs” (43 reviews)
“braciole” (21 reviews)
“cheese bread” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
338 Ellicott St, Buffalo, NY 14203-1619
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visit was much anticipated as I had heard so much about it. The restaurant itself is great, rooftop patio, open air downstairs that can get quite loud. However, we were seated in a booth along the side walls & it greatly reduced the noise. Service...More

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were meeting another couple and their adult daughter for dinner in their home city so they got to select the restaurant, I got to choose the cuisine. Italian food is usually a fairly safe bet to satisfy most. We arrived for our 7:30 reservation...More

Thank bjtheyankeesfan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner rez for 4, we arrived early, no room to sit on rooftop, so we got a booth and had cocktails.Charged extra $3 for Grey Goose in martini ($13 total), while Absolut martini was $10, both were just ok. We had the banana pepper...More

Thank Clete612
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Had dinner here with friends. Nice atmosphere, great server. Banana pepper appetizer was very good but we had them leave the fried egg off. Shrimp risotto was ok. Not much flavor. Spaghetti and meatballs were ok. Had to buy bread and butter for the table,...More

Thank kkm68
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Love this place and LOVE the roof top bar and eating area. The building is very cool and nice location downtown. Nice atmosphere and very good food. If you are going to try this place and it is a beautiful sunny day or warm evening,...More

Thank tripmaria00
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Had a really nice dinner here in September. Was great food, nice atmosphere, and good service. Go, I think you will like it!

Thank Jay P
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

I went with my son for dinner at this place that I have visited many times—-the prices for food and wine are very reasonable and everything I’ve ever ordered there is very good. On this particular night, with an impending snow storm looming, I had...More

Thank Laurie S
Reviewed 1 March 2018

excellent food fair price,great staff( although closed invited us in to await open time) Great NY riesling wine only $16 per bottle great value

Thank davecind
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We enjoyed a nice dinner at Tappo and would recommend it. Setting was urban cool and food came in generous portions and was delicious. We had the cheese crepes, meatballs, and pork pasta. Recommend all.

Thank jbc4747
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

The fried ravioli app was bland, the $17 bottle of Italian red just drinkable and veal very good. This is advertised as a place to grab a quick, inexpensive Italian meal, and that it is. Ok if you’re going to or coming from somewhere downtown,...More

Thank golfer328
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29 September 2015|
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Response from bflobear11 | Reviewed this property |
I assume your question is where to park combining dinner at TAPPO with attending an event at First Niagara. There is free street parking at Tappo, then walk a couple of blocks west to Main Street and catch the free light... More
1 September 2015|
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Response from Michele M | Reviewed this property |
Business casual is fine.
1 September 2015|
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Response from larrydeluxe7 | Reviewed this property |
showing up nude may get you faster service at the front desk,,me personally,, i wear pajamas here so i'm at least comfy napping while the amateurish staff hustle about,.,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 338 Ellicott St, Buffalo, NY 14203-1619
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-259-8130
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