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581 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202-1201 (Allen Street)
+1 716-885-1594
17:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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117 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Tempo offers a comfortable and cozy ambience, and the staff are warm and attentive. The noise level is quite high during peak times. And the food is good, but not excellent. We had carpaccio, pasta bolognese, gnocchi marinara and shrimp grits with wine, and desert. The carpaccio was rolled (a rather unique presentation) and well seasoned. The shrimp grits were... More 

Thank capecodrev
Buffalo, New York
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here to celebrate an anniversary and a birthday. We had dinner in the banquet room upstairs. The staff were very attentive. We had mozzarella balls on a stick, bacon wrapped scallops, lamb lolipops and carpacio as passed orderves The scallops were a favorite, but they were covered in too much sauce, the beef was 'just okay'. It had... More 

Thank debbiejbond
Buffalo, New York
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86 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Had a great time with a carrier and coworkers last evening at Tempo. Atmosphere is top notch, food is top notch. If your looking for a good quality steak you cannot go wrong with the 32 ounce Ribeye- could feed a small family. I never finish it but get it every time we go. Six out of the nine in... More 

Thank MJohnson71
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We went to Tempo this past weekend and it was amazing. The food and wine were exceptional. The service was top notch. Cassie was a great server and when we go back, we will be requesting her. For dinner, two people had the salmon, one had the gulf shrimp, and I had the prosciutto wrapped filet minon. The filet was... More 

Thank MAK829
Cleveland, Ohio
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136 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Beautiful attentive service without over-bearance. From the shared appetizers for our group of four to two pastas (specials; a bolognese and a take on fra daviolo) as intermezzi (perfectly done) to our main courses (two of us shared a perfectly balanced lobster on risotto; one had a tender pork chop; and one a white fish - could it be bass?),... More 

Thank DNARNA2014
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Came here for my boyfriends birthday. I've visited many restaurants in Buffalo, and by far this is best! The customer service/wait staff is amazing! Quality of drinks were true to "old school" mixes. Our waiter was very knowledgable regarding the wine list. I ordered the lobster risotto. Outstanding! It is pricey but worth it. First class from entry to exit.

Thank kandofrank
Buffalo, New York
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Tempo never disappoints... Had the Calamari to start and the Rib Eye which is a massive amount of food. Just book it when entertaining clients, or going out with friends or your spouse. The best in food, service and ambiance. Outdoor seating is nice when the weather cooperates.

Thank downtownbuff
Buffalo, NY
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272 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We have eaten at Tempo a few times and have never been disappointed. But our anniversary dinner last Saturday was probably the best meal that we have had at this restaurant. My wife and I shared a foie gras appetizer and we both had quail for the main course. Both dishes were expertly prepared and presented and a joy to... More 

Thank niagarariverfatman
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79 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were so disappointed that we chose to go to Tempo for our anniversary. They were vert unaccommodating, high-priced, the rooms carried sound making it very loud. The food was definitely not worth the price. We will not be going back there! We advise you not to waste your money and time and especially your one-time a... More 

Thank debster401
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83 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Poor service was the hi-light of our evening, sent back my lobster which was so over cooked it was mush. Of course they were out of it so it couldn't be remade. Had to flagged down on several occasions as our waiter was MIA. Ordered there homemade limoncello which tasted like gasoline which we sent back. They took the lobster... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 581 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202-1201
    (Allen Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-885-1594

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?