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Osteria 166

4.4
4.4
1027 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian

Situated in the heart of the beautiful downtown City of Buffalo, New York. Osteria 166 offers a wide variety of options For Lunch, Dinner and Catering. Stop in and enjoy the food, the cocktails and the people. Come be part of OUR FAMILY!

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Menu

Monday Dinner Features

    Contorno

    • Zuppa Del Giorno

      Tomato Basil with Asiago Crotons

      • Vegatali Del Giorno

        Charred Broccolini

        • Risotto Del Giorno

          Goat Cheese and Caramelized Onion

          Primo

          • Primo$17.00

            House Board Port wine cheddar, marinated cheese curd, pickled red cabbage, house made pickles, roasted garlic hummus, sundried tomato pesto, pickled hot peppers and celery, roasted peppers and grilled squash

            Secondo

            • Bistecca Twin$34.00

              peppercorn-crusted filet mignon with red wine demi-glace and charred broccolini over mixed mushroom risotto

              • Faro Island Salmon$28.00

                pan seared salmon over risotto, saffron brodo, P.E.I. mussels, beech mushrooms, kale and tomato confit

                • Scallops and Prosciutto Bucatini$30.00

                  pan seared scallops, crispy prosciutto, sundried tomato, arugula, toasted pine nuts, bucatini pasta in a lemon basil crema

                  Tonight's Featured Wine

                  • Gagliole Rubiolo

                    • Gagliole Valletta

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                      What 1,027 people are saying

                      Overall ratings and reviews

                      4.4
                      4.4 based on all time ratings
                      • 4.5Food
                      • 4.5Service
                      • 4.2Ambience
                      • 4.2Value

                      NoiseModerate

                      93% of people would recommend it to a friend

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                      1. KC

                        KCR716

                        New York Area

                        15 reviews

                        vip
                        5.0

                        15 reviews

                        Dined on August 16, 2019

                        overall5food4service5ambience5

                        Our server, Lauren, added a lot to making it a great experience. Great personality and appropriately attentive.

                      2. PG

                        PhilG

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on August 12, 2019

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        Loved the ambiance, and food and service were wonderful. Hope to get back soon!

                      3. SS

                        ShaunS

                        Atlanta

                        9 reviews

                        5.0

                        9 reviews

                        Dined on August 11, 2019

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        We had just gotten into town after a beautiful day in Niagara Falls and had worked up quite the appetite. Our server Shannon was second to none! Shannon guided us through the menu and even provided tips on some local attractions. The Rissotto Sticks were unlike anything we had tried before. The Pork Gnocchi was like pork resting on pillows!

                      4. RB

                        RohanB

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on August 10, 2019

                        overall5food5service4ambience4

                        Food was excellent, seating was a bit uncomfortable. A little pricey but worth it

                      5. B

                        Birthday

                        New York Area

                        36 reviews

                        vip
                        5.0

                        36 reviews

                        Dined on August 9, 2019

                        overall5food5service2ambience5

                        Anniversary

                      6. OT

                        OpenTable Diner

                        Louisville

                        3 reviews

                        4.0

                        3 reviews

                        Dined on August 3, 2019

                        overall4food4service4ambience4

                        Dinner was great! Waitress was very friendly and pleasant.

                      7. OT

                        OpenTable Diner

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on August 2, 2019

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        Owner Nick Pitillo greeted us with a smile and a hug before we even got to the door. As usual, the vibe inside was electric. We ran into some friends and chatted a bit before heading to our cozy table. Mirinda, our server, is a true professional. She was excellent: knowledgeable, upbeat and fun, attentive but not intrusive. Our appetizer (a stuffed pepper with risotto) and our entrees (Fra Diavolo and chix parm) were wonderful. We left full and happy. Love the O166!

                      8. JG

                        JackiG

                        New York Area

                        5 reviews

                        5.0

                        5 reviews

                        Dined on August 2, 2019

                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                        We had a wonderful meal with prompt and attentive service!

                      9. C

                        Carolyn

                        Philadelphia

                        7 reviews

                        vip
                        3.0

                        7 reviews

                        Dined on August 1, 2019

                        overall3food3service3ambience3

                        Disappointed that the great lunch menu is now limited to a sandwich and meatballs for the main entree portion of the combo. The pastas really enhanced the menu.

                      10. MM

                        MacM

                        1 review

                        2.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on July 30, 2019

                        overall2food3service2ambience2

                        Left before eating. We waited at our table for 10 minutes and was not approached by wait-staff. Unable to hold a conversation in this establishment because noise from other patrons was excessive (hearing protection required for this level of noise).

                      11. KP

                        KarenP

                        New York Area

                        1 review

                        4.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on July 30, 2019

                        overall4food4service3ambience3

                        The food was very good. We had been here before but this time it was so loud. We couldn’t hear each other talk. The food was good but just not impressed in how noisy it was

                      12. CB

                        ChristineB

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on July 28, 2019

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        Waiter was fantastic. The wine pour was very good, not skimpy. I would definitely go back.

                      13. M

                        Michael

                        New York Area

                        6 reviews

                        5.0

                        6 reviews

                        Dined on July 27, 2019

                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                        We especially loved the Risotto Sticks Appetizer. The SeaBass was fantastic. Service was outstanding. We got our requested window view & parked right in front. Nice experience. We’ll be back!

                      14. T

                        Tracy

                        New York Area

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on July 27, 2019

                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                        The service was great!! Fresh bread, great cocktails , and the specials were delicious . Everyone at the table had a delicious item ... cowboy pork chop, fish special and chicken sausage pasta A must do!

                      15. SQ

                        SuzyQ

                        New York Area

                        11 reviews

                        4.0

                        11 reviews

                        Dined on July 24, 2019

                        overall4food3service5ambience4

                        We are always happy to go back to Osteria 166. Had a wonderful scallop, risotto with peas, and roasted broccoli meal. Risotto a tad overcooked but otherwise great!

                      16. OT

                        OpenTable Diner

                        Naples

                        8 reviews

                        4.0

                        8 reviews

                        Dined on July 20, 2019

                        overall4food4service4ambience4

                        I had the sea bass which was very delicious. My husband had a pizza. He could of had more sauce to match the amount of cheese they put on it. The waitress was kind enough to get more sauce and that made the pizza so much tastier for him. Nice time.

                      17. BF

                        BostonFan4

                        New York Area

                        7 reviews

                        5.0

                        7 reviews

                        Dined on July 14, 2019

                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                        Excellent service and food. Although a relative small menu, a good variety is offered. Food is delicious. Would definitely eat here again. When we went in the past, they had paper tablecloths/sheets. They no longer do this. Having European family, using a tablecloth or paper is nice as guests feel the table is clean. I think some people would think paper is cheap but we’ve traveled and some of the best places we’ve eaten have used paper tablecloths. Don’t judge based on this...judge based on the food service!

                      18. OT

                        OpenTable Diner

                        New York Area

                        2 reviews

                        5.0

                        2 reviews

                        Dined on July 9, 2019

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        Awesome!!!

                      19. d

                        drpopwar1332

                        New York Area

                        6 reviews

                        vip
                        5.0

                        6 reviews

                        Dined on July 8, 2019

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        One of my favorite Italian spots in Buffalo. The food is always spot on, the ambiance pleasant, and the service friendly. They always have a variety of house made pastas and great specials. They also offer gluten free pasta and pizza which is always helpful.

                      20. OT

                        OpenTable Diner

                        New York Area

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on July 6, 2019

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        Our server made our dinner wonderful, she couldn’t have been any better. Went out of her way to make my girlfriend’s birthday special

                      21. G

                        Ginabina

                        New York Area

                        39 reviews

                        vip
                        5.0

                        39 reviews

                        Dined on June 29, 2019

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        Cozy and yummy. Great comfort food and Italian favorites. Excellent service.

                      22. OT

                        OpenTable Diner

                        San Francisco

                        2 reviews

                        5.0

                        2 reviews

                        Dined on June 28, 2019

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        They did not have some items on menu but otherwise food and service was excellent

                      23. OT

                        OpenTable Diner

                        Las Vegas

                        7 reviews

                        5.0

                        7 reviews

                        Dined on June 24, 2019

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        We called ahead to have our lunch ready and when we arrived. We sat down our food was brought to us and we got to enjoy a meal without having a rush!

                      24. AP

                        AllieP

                        New York Area

                        3 reviews

                        5.0

                        3 reviews

                        Dined on June 22, 2019

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        We all really enjoyed ourselves and had an excellent meal & drinks. Our server was very friendly and attentive and gave very helpful recommendations on different dishes. We'll be back.

                      25. CT

                        ChrystineT

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on June 22, 2019

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        Fabulous bread and the best dipping oil was brought out directly to the table - we appreciated this as wer were starved. The beet salad is to die for and any pasta you order will be terrific! Try it!

                      26. AC

                        AC24

                        New York Area

                        5 reviews

                        4.0

                        5 reviews

                        Dined on June 22, 2019

                        overall4food4service3ambience3

                        My husband said it was the best chicken parmesan he's had.

                      27. JO

                        JOANNW

                        Denver

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on June 20, 2019

                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                        The risotto was the best that I have ever had! Definitely would go back.

                      28. SP

                        StanP

                        Indiana

                        23 reviews

                        vip
                        5.0

                        23 reviews

                        Dined on June 18, 2019

                        overall5food5service4ambience4

                        Great place..Had the veal parmesan and it was not only incredible there was a ton of food.

                      29. JU

                        JUSTINZ

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on June 15, 2019

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        We went to our favorite restaurant in downtown Buffalo to celebrate a birthday, and we were not disappointed. The food was excellent, the servers were outstanding, and the owner even bought us a couple round of shots. Robert was our waiter for the evening and he is top notch. We will continue to come back because of how amazing this place is. Thank you, Osteria!

                      30. J

                        Johnsa

                        Philadelphia

                        39 reviews

                        vip
                        5.0

                        39 reviews

                        Dined on June 8, 2019

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        It’s been probably 6 months or more since we dined at Osteria and just like every time before we were not disappointed! Great, friendly service - fantastic food - nice ambiance. Continues to be one of our favorites!

                      31. T

                        Tracy

                        Philadelphia

                        9 reviews

                        5.0

                        9 reviews

                        Dined on June 7, 2019

                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                        Timely seating, great wait staff, good food and drinks

                      32. L

                        Lurch71

                        New York Area

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on June 7, 2019

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        As always, a great time! Food was great! Tried a few different items we hadn’t tried, and we were not disappointed. See you again soon!

                      33. OT

                        OpenTable Diner

                        Chicago

                        5 reviews

                        5.0

                        5 reviews

                        Dined on June 7, 2019

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        Everything was outstanding. My favorite, the Brussels sprouts with pancetta appetizer. Scrumptious!

                      34. M

                        Mariec

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on June 3, 2019

                        overall5food5service4ambience5

                        We were greeting by a very friendly staff. The food and drink options were extensive. My party enjoyed a different salad each and generous entrees. I had one of the specials offered (salmon with asparagus and risotto) and was very satisfied.

                      35. BD

                        BuffaloDines

                        New York Area

                        31 reviews

                        5.0

                        31 reviews

                        Dined on June 1, 2019

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        Great service and great food! We went with a group of 8 including a child under 10 years old with Celiacs disease. Osteria 166 was more than accommodating to all of our dining needs (including providing gluten free options) while providing excellent service and amazing food. We will definitely be returning here and highly recommend this restaurant.

                      36. LL

                        LaLa63

                        New York Area

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on June 1, 2019

                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                        Food was delicious. Service outstanding. I had the sea bass with risotto- cooked perfectly! A bit overpriced was the only negative.

                      37. TB

                        TorontoguythatlovesBFFLO

                        1 review

                        3.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on May 29, 2019

                        overall3food2service5ambience4

                        Service was great.. Grilled calamari was excellent, seabass with risotto was very salty and the seabass was overcooked.

                      38. DG

                        DanG

                        Nashville

                        5 reviews

                        5.0

                        5 reviews

                        Dined on May 25, 2019

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        Awesome food and service! Next time I'm in Buffalo, I will definitely be back!

                      39. WW

                        WilliamW

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on May 24, 2019

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        Awesome...thank you for a wonderful time...food was great, friendly service and comfortable atmosphere...be back soon

                      40. c

                        chefem

                        Atlanta

                        21 reviews

                        4.0

                        21 reviews

                        Dined on May 24, 2019

                        overall4food4service5ambience4

                        one of the best servers ever. We truly enjoyed every part of the meal and experience

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