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Chester's Cajun Grill

) #5 of 27 Restaurants in East Amherst ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Cajun & Creole
9416 Transit Rd, East Amherst, NY 14051-2215
+1 716-636-4554
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (8 reviews)
“jambalaya” (12 reviews)
“pulled pork” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Pub
PRICE
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LOCATION
9416 Transit Rd, East Amherst, NY 14051-2215
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The portions are quite large. The food is just OK...the Cajun dishes are no where as flavorful and authentic as one might find in Louisiana. The sauces are thick and lack some flavor and piquancy.

Thank WILLIAMSVILLE-FAMILY
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chesters offers great food in a casual atmosphere at very reasonable prices! We love the gumbo, the casadea, the crawfish,and all their dinners- especially the prime rib special on Saturday! They also offer non-spicy foods like their fish fry, burgers, fingers, and great salads! It's...More

Thank Beverly M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are long time fans of Chester's but are very disappointed in their new location. Though a larger venue than their Transit Road location​, we were told by the hostess that they can only seat one "large" group at a time. Large being any group...More

Thank stevie3812
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had lunch at the new location. Very nice. Much bigger property. Same great menu. Portions are very large. Staff was attentive. Reasonably priced. Would definitely go back.

Thank Terri B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chester's have moved to Cleveland Drive where Friars Table use to be. I always loved there Cajun food. The atmosphere is much brighter and you have more room in the new place. The food was great. Same quality food. The server, Frankie was pleasant and...More

Thank Casey S
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Great Cajun food for Buffalo ,NY . Hate to see you leave Clarence. Definitely will visit the new place.

Thank tbalcerak
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Food is good if you like spicy Cajun cooked food! Good lunch menu also! Nice local place and service is Good.

Thank 92josephd
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Poor service! Ordered gumbo but not really sure if it qualified as cajun gumbo..as advertised. To top it all service was as poor as it could get.

Thank oureaglesnest
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The food is pretty good, being as far away from Louisiana as it is. The portions are very good sized and reasonably priced. Some things, like the Andouille Sausage, are a bit too spicy (hot) for my preference, but if you like things hot, you'll...More

Thank Don E
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Great food, excellent service and very clean. My son who doesn't eat anything loved their popcorn shrimp. All the food is fresh and delicious! Worth going!!

Thank michelle r
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9416 Transit Rd, East Amherst, NY 14051-2215
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  East Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 716-636-4554
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