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Allen St Hardware Store Cafe

) #156 of 811 Restaurants in Buffalo ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, ,
245 Allen St, Buffalo, NY 14201-1323
+1 716-882-8843
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“paninis” (4 reviews)
“bruschetta” (4 reviews)
“cheese board” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
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245 Allen St, Buffalo, NY 14201-1323
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Reviews (42)
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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We brought others for dinner after having a good meal prior. This time- not so much. There was no fish fry offered which was the reason we came. The catfish po- boy sandwich was just ok- a bit bland with fries that were not crispy....More

Thank Michele M
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We got the cheese board, fry basket, bruschetta, mac and cheese side, mashed potato side, the grilled cheese and tomatoes, and the eggplant panini. Everything was super good, except the panini was too greasy and got a little soggy. However, we did get this food...More

Thank Sara R
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Meet someone for a drink here and was really glad to be able actually enjoy convo without having to shout and scream over music. Great place.

Thank djbool
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We walked into this restaurant because an eatery down the street could not see our party of six. Allen Street hardware seated us promptly and the service was wonderful! Our food was delicious and very well priced… We had Panini's, ravioli, lasagna and a seafood...More

Thank Xanadu12
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This was the first place we ate on our trip to Buffalo and it was just what we were looking for. The service was efficient the food was tasty and the ambience was fun.

Thank Ethan S
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the cafe only for drinks and some live music. After I mentioned my lack of knowledge about Bourbon in comparison to Single Malt Scotch, the bartender offered three Bourbons to taste and a full glass of his preferred Single Malt for free. Great...More

Thank Marc C
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Happened upon this little gem while traveling through Buffalo. What a pleasant surprise! They were very accomodating to us and our family group of 7, some of who had to leave early with a sick child. The little patio our front is great, and inside...More

1  Thank FoothillTravelers
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Overpriced average food and atmosphere. Extremely poor service. Save yourself the trouble and go to a real restaurant.

Thank Rick P
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend went here for the first time last week has I've had a few friends recommend it to me. It did not disappoint! The bruschetta was the best I've ever had! I'd go back just for that. I had the BBQ chicken...More

2  Thank Ashley K
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I love the food, the ambiance, the drinks, and the music. Hardware is hands down one of my all time favorite Bflo establishments. This one of the few bars in bflo that actually knows how to make a margarita without sour mix. Highly recommend the...More

2  Thank ILikeDirt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 Allen St, Buffalo, NY 14201-1323
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-882-8843
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