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Bacchus Wine Bar & Restaurant

4.7
1432 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
Perfect For:
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Bacchus wine bar and restaurant is located in the historic Calumet building in the heart of Buffalo's entertainment district. A seasonal menu highlights the best available ingredients from local and regional farms. Together with our Wine Spectator award winning wine list, this elegant yet casual restaurant has continually been ranked as one of Buffalo's best
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:30pm - 9pm
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Phone number
(716) 854-9463
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Brian Mietus
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Catering
Visit our website at bacchusbuffalo.com, and click the Private Room tab. Packages and pricing are available at the bottom of the page.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Franklin
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Parking details
We offer complimentary valet parking 5 nights a week. Additional parking is available either on the street or in the Augsberger parking ramp behind the restaurant on Franklin St.
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Entertainment
Our Summer Film Series provides a truly incredible evening......classic films, great food & service, under the stars in the privacy of our newly renovated courtyard.....reservations recommended.....every Wednesday and Thursday, June through September
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Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Open for Brunch and Dinner on Mother's Day. Brunch 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM, Dinner 4:30 PM to 9 PM.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

What 1432 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.6
service
4.7
ambience
4.4
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99% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Our food was delicious and the service was great! We will definitely go back!

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4.0Dined 4 days ago

Overall, I would recommend Bacchus. However, I was a bit disappointed with the server that our table had. She was absent from the floor a lot- much more than the other servers. And she was less attentive. Only checked in twice ... after meals were served and then again for dessert. She also mixed up the orders and one meal was overcooked and the other undercooked - different steaks and wrong sides. Would have expected more from a place with a reputation such as Bacchus. Bartenders were w ok wonderful however and made perfect cocktails.

In addition, I mentioned that this was a birthday celebration when making the reservation, and no mention of that at any time by hostess or server.

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3.0Dined 5 days ago

Our first time at Bacchus, and it was OK. Service was good, atmosphere was very good. Our food left something to be desired. My wife got the Bouillabaisse, which seemed like it needed something, and I got the Gnocchi Mac-and-cheese, which needed a lot of something. We're not that picky, the food just didn't have a lot of flavor. The beer (Heineken) was great, and my wife's champagne was good. We'd definitely go back, but hopefully the food is up to more the second time around, especially when its supposed to be one of the best restaurants in Buffalo.

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

Food was very good. Wine by the glass pours were on the light side. They do have nice selections and a nice wine list. Service was professional, efficient and timing of courses was
good. I recommend and will return. This restaurant pushes the envelope on pricing and overall value for the Buffalo market.

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

We dined here during Restaurant Week 2018. We were very pleased with the service from all involved. Our table was in a pleasant location, our drinks were delicious and the meals were everything we expected and more. It was a very pleasant evening and we will be back! We were pleased with the selections in both menus--the regular and Restaurant Week menu.

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4.0Dined on April 17, 2018

I’ve been to Bacchus several times and have never been disappointed with their food or drinks! The service could be better as there were several delays during our meal, but overall a wonderful experience.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

It was wonderful! We were met with a champagne toast for our anniversary. The food was delicious!! Our waiter was superb! Just the perfect evening!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

By far one of the best restaurants I have been to in Buffalo

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

First time visit - the ahi tuna was in the top 5 best I have ever had and the french blend wine was amazing. Excellent service. Great for a dinner before a show at Shea’s!!! We will be back soon.

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Stopped for a quick dinner before heading to a show at Shea's, so, didn't want to drink or eat too much, and needed to get out in a reasonable amount of time. We began with dinner salads, with balsamic house dressing and crumbly blue. Excellent! Then for the entree, we both had the pecan crusted salmon on sweet potato hash and honey burre blanc sauce. This was one of the best preparations of salmon we have ever eaten. Fish was fresh and perfectly prepared. The honey burre blanc had just the right amout of sweetness; not overpowering, and the tiny cubes of sweet potato were the perfect comlement.

Service was also excellent.

And! Out in less than 1.5 hours.

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Really enjoyed the restaurant.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

The food was great the only issue I have is there were no vegan options whatsoever.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

The food was wonderful and our server was exceptional!

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

The offerings are top notch. The tuna tartar was the best I have ever had, from flavor and texture to presentation. Worth stopping in for a glass and just the tuna. Decent wine selection and overall attentive service without hovering. But, did take a bit of effort to get my check even though they knew I was on my way to a show at Shea's. This was my first visit and I would definitely go again.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

The food was amazing! Came to treat my boyfriend forhood birthday knowing you served roasted duck.. He loved it! So happy we came and will be coming back!

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Fantastic! Great service and wonderful food! We will be back!

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3.0Dined on April 6, 2018

I thought the atmosphere in the restaurant was outstanding, and our server was awesome. My wife had the porcini mushroom ravioli and she was very pleased. I had the ribeye which I ordered medium well, and it came back what I would assume medium rare. I ate around te ends of it, which was cooked more to my liking. I took the rest of it home which my daughter heated up and ate later that evening. Overall the experience was great, just a bit disappointed with my meal choice. I will go back, but will probably stay away from the meat dishes.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

The meal was good as always and the service was awesome. Reservation process through open table easy and efficient

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We took my parents here for Easter and as always, had a terrific experience with the most delicious food and top-notch service. Bacchus never disappoints!

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Went there for an Easter Brunch and get together with some friends. The menu is original with things you wouldn't see at other places. The food was delicious, though my home fries were cold. Great service though, timely with water refills, bringing drinks and food. Nice place to try new and different things while spending quality time with friends. Definitely recommend and I will definitely go back again.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

My wife and I had a night out and decided to eat here and we were very satisfied with the entire evening. From the time we were greeted at the curb by the valet until the time we got our keys handed back to us. I look forward bringing my lovely wife back.

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Elegant,excellent meal,very good service and wonderfully quiet with very good spacing of tables.Menu is not very large which is a plus so the chef can concentrate and the fewer but excellent selections.Appreciate the multiple small plates available. Dessert menu could be more interesting rather than the ubiquitous crem brulee and cheesecake.

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Best fillet in the city!

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

Excellent as always

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

Awesome food and service! Blew us away!

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Excellent service, excellent wine choices, excellent food choices, preparation and presentation.

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4.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Awesome tuna appetizer!

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5.0Dined on March 8, 2018

My choice for my birthday celebration. Everyone had an outstanding dinner and a great time!

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5.0Dined on March 7, 2018

We enjoy Bacchus before the theater. They offer convenient valet parking within a short walk of Shea’s.
The food is wonderful and service is thoughtful and efficient.

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5.0Dined on March 6, 2018

This was a great location for a group dinner. They seated us at a large round table which was perfect for a group of 8. The cocktails and starters were creative and tasty and everyone enjoyed their main entrees. I had the pecan crusted salmon, which was outstanding!

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Highly recommend this restaurant can't wait to go back

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

The food was amazing and the service was amazing. This place NEVER disappoints.

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5.0Dined on February 28, 2018

Everything was great and waitress was great when we had to return our desert because it was not prepared properly and he did not charge us and compted us another. Great customer service

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Server was very good and the food was good, would’ve liked it to be a little more personal when it comes to the layout of how the seating is but overal my date and I really enjoyed everything and really appreciated the variety of the menu.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

The place was wonderful; the service, outstanding and the food was scrumptious! The wait staff was very attentive and our waiter, Mo, was excellent. Never had to ask for anything. We had the rack of lamb and filet mignon; cooked to perfection. Would highly recommend this restaurant, if you want a really, really fine dining experience.

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4.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Went on a date Friday evening at 8pm with reservations, we were seated right away. The wine was priced good and the rib eye & filet mignon were absolutely incredible! Expensive date - but that's the point. 9 out of 10.

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5.0Dined on February 20, 2018

The food was really tasty and the server was friendly and professional.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Been here twice do far, food was excellent both times, unfortunately we had the same waitress both times. Tall dark and miserable, no personality or smile, no hustle, inattentive and just killed the mood on an otherwise fine evening.

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Fantastic halibut special with a porcini mushroom broth.
Great, relaxed ambience. Attentive service.

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5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

Wonderfully surprising food, ambience and service. First choice for a meal when next in Buffalo

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