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San Marco Ristorante

) #6 of 117 Restaurants in Amherst ₹₹₹₹ Italian
2082 Kensington Ave, Amherst, NY 14226-4723
+1 716-839-5876
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“sea bass” (7 reviews)
“veal” (7 reviews)
“tiger shrimp” (4 reviews)
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2082 Kensington Ave, Amherst, NY 14226-4723
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a family anniversary and told them in advance. My 91 year old mother ordered the veal chop which was very fattty. She told the owner who made a face at her and ignored her completely. We thought he would apologize or offer...More

1  Thank Cindy A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is outstanding plain and simple. It is Northern Italian cooking which is light and not tomato-based. We started with a delightful mushroom ravioli which was delicious - a no miss starter. Mushrooms were carefully cut. My wife had a pasta dish with mushrooms...More

Thank Gary003
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for an authentic Italian meal while in Buffalo for our son's baseball tournament. We are so glad we found San Marco. The owner and his daughter were wonderful hosts who take great pride in their restaurant. The food was superb -- high...More

Thank Eduardo P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is, to me, the best Italian restaurant in Western New York. The food is outstanding with the freshest of ingredients. The fare is northern Italian. I have eaten here several times and always come away feeling that I have eaten a memorable meal. The...More

Thank Lance M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is excellent. Finally, I found an Italian restaurant in Buffalo that was not Americanized fully. The food at San Marco was fresh, well prepared and presented and tasty. The service is cold, business like and not personal. No one smiles. The owner seems...More

Thank MarcoPro2050
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From wine through dessert, every dish was outstanding. Attention to Detail makes this restaurant a standout!

Thank Colleen G
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I visited this restaurant with colleagues recently on a trip to Buffalo. The food is amazing but the staff (father, mother and daughters) are all fantastic and clearly put a lot of care and love into what they do. I had the cinghiale which literally...More

Thank lavajonation
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

I had the great time in the restaurant. Owner himself to ok the order and made recommendations. I order veal and it was cooked to perfection. Food was delicious and was served relatively well. If you are food lover this is Sheraton place to eat....More

Thank Mikhail S
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

You know you are in a special place when you are greeted by the warm smile from the owner who is also the maître d'. You're then seated and ensured that every detail of your visit is addressed-from the wine list, appetizers, main course and...More

1  Thank Maria Z
Reviewed 26 February 2017

San Marco is an excellent restaurant serving Northern Italian cuisine. It's owned by a couple, with the wife as chef, and husband running the front of the house. The food is excellent and the service impeccable.

Thank William N
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25 July 2017|
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Response from Maria Z | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I don't know the answer to this question. It's probably best to call the restaurant. They are extremely accomodating!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 36
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2082 Kensington Ave, Amherst, NY 14226-4723
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 716-839-5876
Locally owned and family operated for 31 years. We strive to provide you the best Northern Italian cuisine in all of Buffalo.
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