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Yolo Restaurant & Lounge

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American, Bar, Pub
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5841 Transit Rd, East Amherst, NY 14051-1885
+1 716-688-4479
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11:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Buffalo, New York
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285 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were 5 of us eating dinner here on a Friday night - a birthday celebration. We had been here earlier in the year for a bridal shower and had found the food and service wonderful - a bit less so this time...We brought a cake for the birthday - the wait staff told us they did not have any... More 

Helpful?
Thank habmford
YOLO_Restaurant, General Manager at Yolo Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your honest words with us regarding your recent experience at our restaurant. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your appetizer and your main courses. We sincerely apologize that your service was not up to par with your first visit, and we appreciate your feedback because we take our customers feedback... More 

Buffalo, New York
Level Contributor
105 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went because we had an Entertainment coupon and the menu said chicken and waffles. We got there and it was not on the menu any more. The waitress checked with the chef and he said he would make it anyway. The chicken was delicious but the waffle was soggy and probably frozen. We didn't complain though because they went... More 

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Thank Donna N
YOLO_Restaurant, Manager at Yolo Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

Donna- Thanks for the honest feedback about your first time experience with us. We are happy to read that you stopped in after seeing us in the Entertainment Book, and enjoyed your service and our accommodating staff. We truly hope that you will stop in again, and see what else we have to offer on our extensive menu! More 

Miami, Florida
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53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The bar is almost always hopping when we arrive at Yolo while the dining room, by contrast seems very quiet. This is a lively neighborhood place for drinks and good food. The menu isn't huge but there is good variety and everything I have tried has been very good. Special mention goes to the risotto and the bbq salmon. The... More 

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Thank Suzanne305
YOLO_Restaurant, Owner at Yolo Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

Suzanne-Thanks for taking the time to share your wonderful words with us about our staff, food, and our atmosphere. We hope to see you back again sometime soon! Have a great day! More 

Cleveland
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The name of the restaurant suggests that it captures the theme of millennials that you should experience life to the fullest. This restaurant however does not provide the memorable type experience that embodies the name. 8 of us gathered for brunch with dietary needs that include Gluten free, kosher, vegan, vegetarian and the normal omnivorous diet. It became apparent that... More 

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Thank Charles D
YOLO_Restaurant, Owner at Yolo Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

Charles-We appreciate you taking the time to share your honest feedback with us, we take our customer experiences and feedback very seriously. We apologize that your recent experience with us was not up to par. It is unacceptable for us to receive feedback like this. We ensure you that we are taking the necessary steps to prevent this situation from... More 

East Amherst, New York
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I had a delicious glass of pinot noir with my dinner. We started off with the Mediterranean Spread Platter which had Roasted red pepper olive tapenade, bruschetta spread, black bean-shitake mushroom hummus served with warm pita, cucumber, sliced Roma tomatoes. For dinner, my girlfriends had the Vegetable Risotto, which was very tasty while I devoured my Haddock stuffed with crab... More 

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Thank Sarah K
YOLO_Restaurant, General Manager at Yolo Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

Sarah-Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful experience from your girls night out! We are happy to hear that you and your girlfriends had a great time and enjoyed the starters and entrees you chose. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the atmosphere as well. We look forward to seeing you back again sometime very soon! More 

Buffalo, New York
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57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was too dark (too much black decoration.) it was challenging to read the menu because of the darkness. Regarding the food. My husband ordered the chicken marsala soup. It was too salty. He also ordered the salmon salad. The salmon was overcooked and seasoned in only one side. I ordered the eggplant Napoleon. It was just OK. The... More 

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Thank Tochi4ever2000
YOLO_Restaurant, Manager at Yolo Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Guest- We extend our sincerest apology to you for the shortcomings that you’ve described. It is unacceptable to read the type of feedback that you’ve provided. We would like to work with you to make this situation up to you. You may contact Justin at yolobuffalony@aol.com at a time that is convenient to you. Thank you More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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96 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

A group of six of us went to brunch at this local restaurant to celebrate my step-niece's high school graduation. It was the right choice. This is not a buffet brunch, but a menu brunch with lots of breakfast and lunch goodies: eggs, pancakes, salads, and steak. Excellent choices for a celebration. The good was good and the service was... More 

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Thank zolaamt
YOLO_Restaurant, Manager at Yolo Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

zolaamt - Thank you for taking the time to write us such a wonderful review. We truly appreciate the 5 star rating, and we are pleased to hear that your group had a great time celebrating your step-niece’s High School graduation. We hope to serve you again soon! More 

Buffalo, New York
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We were at Yolo's for a graduation lunch (about 40 people). We had a nice room in front of the restaurant. I had been in the restaurant a few years ago under another name. The décor has been done over with a nice long bar as you walk in, with some side tables against the wall. The main dining area... More 

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Thank drymartini3
YOLO_Restaurant, Manager at Yolo Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words and 5 star rating. We are glad you enjoyed the renovations that we made when we opened our restaurant. We are also happy you enjoyed your burger and fries, and we can’t wait for you to stop in again. More 

Level Contributor
10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Good food, great drinks!! They have a great food and wine selection the restaurant is clean, the workers are nice. What more do you need?

Helpful?
Thank Sarah M
YOLO_Restaurant, Manager at Yolo Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

Sarah- Thanks for the kind words. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and our great wine selection. We look forward to serving you again real soon! More 

Buffalo, New York
Level Contributor
26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

This is a great place for a date night, special occasion, or just hanging out with friends. Great menu offerings with things to suit every taste and hunger level. You can get an upscale burger and fries or surf and turf. In addition to their regular menu, there are usually specials that change weekly. They do also offer a kid's... More 

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Thank Andrea K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5841 Transit Rd, East Amherst, NY 14051-1885
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  East Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 716-688-4479

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?