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Black & Blue Steak & Crab - Buffalo, Amherst, NY

Black & Blue Steak & Crab - Buffalo

4.7
4.7
1927 Reviews
$30 and under
Steakhouse

Black & Blue offers a contemporary twist on the classic American steak and seafood house. black & blue's raw bar, private rooms, stunning decor, and extensive wine list make it a consistent city favorite. Priced lower than most competing steakhouses, black & blue has also become a weekly dining stop for many. You are sure to find a wine you like in their 20 foot climate controlled wine rack. The special ultra high-heat broilers cook your steak or chop to perfection, and the seafood is second to none!

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Booked 37 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Steakhouse, Seafood

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (716) 839-2525

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Alex Bartoshevich

  • Private party facilities

    Two elegant rooms available. The Boardroom holds up to 16 comfortably, and the Clubroom holds up to 40 comfortably. Both rooms are equipped for presentations.

  • Private party contact

    James Brown: (716) 839-2525

  • Neighborhood

    Buffalo

  • Parking details

    Adjacent to restaurant

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 1,927 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Western New York

    Steakhouse

  • Western New York

    Most Booked

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  1. M

    Marcia

    New Orleans

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall4food4service4ambience5

    Chris, our waiter, got my order wrong so I had to wait while others ate; family style mashed potatoes was hardly enough for 4 adults; while 3 of us ate desserts, our 4 was never asked if she wanted anything- and she had planned on a Whire Russian - your loss.

  2. J

    John

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Tables very close together. Entrees ala carte. Just got a steak on a plate. Waitress didn’t explain that. Food quality was good. Nice sear on steak.

  3. DO

    DavidO

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    My wife and I celebrated our anniversary and both had filet dinners. It was one of the best steaks we both have had. Service was exceptional and our evening was terrific.

  4. RK

    RobertK

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Amazing food and atmosphere. Best restaurant in 🦬 Buffalo

  5. JW

    JasonW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    This place is very nice for celebrating a special occasion , the only complaint I have is it was to dark for me to read the menu I had to use my flash light on my phone to see it

  6. CS

    CassandraS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Exceptional experience! We will definitely return!

  7. a

    ayisham

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience5

    Food was delicious. Great place for A date night.

  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    In both ocasione I’ve been to B&B I’ve had an amazing experience! The steaks are fenomenal!

  9. JS

    JodyS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We brought our 90-year-old father for dinner. As soon as we entered the restaurant, we were greeted but the most helpful and engaging staff. The overall experience was amazing and exceeded my expectations. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

  10. WH

    WillH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Everything was awesome. The dry aged steak was the best I’ve ever had, the lobster was good but couldn’t really compete with that awesome steak. The lobster and crab fondue was huge and fantastic, it is honestly enough to be a whole meal on its own. The creme brûlée was great and very big too. They gave us a little chocolate cake with raspberry sauce because it was our anniversary, that was super rich and very good also (almost as good as the crème brûlée). Our Server was very personable and did a great job. He knew the menu well and made good recommendations. The only thing that could be better is the table for 2 is very small and it was a bit cluttered. There isn’t really anywhere to set your menus if there is anything else on the table. Overall I would give it 98 out of 100. If the tables were a little bit wider it would be 100 out of 100. We will definitely go back but next time I think I will request a booth seat.

  11. CC

    ChelseaC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    We went for our anniversary. They gave us a little happy anniversary card and treated us with dessert. I got the filet with sides of bernaise sauce and garlic truffle butter. To die for. My husband got the cowboy ribeye and it was massive! He got brandy peppercorn sauce on the side. We also got Parmesan truffle hash browns to share and they were incredible! The dessert was amazing! We got the peanut butter one. So good!!!!

  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Fantastic service by our wait staff. Very friendly and energetic

  13. LL

    LoganL

    New York Area

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on June 16, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5

    Ordered filet MW, came out well. Service was excellent with our server Chris, drinks were great. Sides were great. Love the ambience.

  14. JM

    JaneM

    Las Vegas

    43 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    43 reviews

    Dined on June 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We love Black and Blue from the food to the service.

  15. RE

    RobE

    Toronto

    15 reviews

    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on June 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Every aspect of the meal was outstanding: the quality of the food, the presentation, the menu options, the service, the space and ambiance. All terrific!

  16. b

    brianb

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    This was our first time at Black & Blue and it won’t be our last ! My wife and I celebrated our 30th anniversary dinner here and couldn’t be happier with the food and service! From start to finish it was first class . We both had the filet and asparagus and they were both cooked to perfection and the crème brûlée was delicious! I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone!

  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Atmosphere very welcoming, attention to detail of service staff very warm and inviting; presentation of meal was excellent and delicious!

  18. JB

    JeremyB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Never had a bad meal or bad service. It’s our favorite place to go!

  19. JP

    JohnP

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall1food2service2ambience2

    To Start, I Drive in from out of state, 7hrs to be exact, to take my sister and her husband out to dinner for a special celebration. I'd been to this restaurant before to celebrate my niece who graduated from law school so I figured that I would take my sister and her husband here. This is when the night became uncomfortable. We were seated once we arrived. My sister who walked with a cane, had to travel to the other end of the restaurant which took her some time. I then noticed that there was a booth open at the entrance. I became concerned as we weren't offered that space. Once seated, we received rolls and our server Johnson introduced himself. He then asked my sister how the rolls and she were replied "the rolls are extremely hard" Johnson took that opportunity to educate her on why the rolls were hard stating that "the rolls are hard because they are left in a warmer". That did not address the concern. Ideally, I would like to have seen Johnson address the issue by for example, "Mrs. customer, I am sorry about the rolls. Let me see if I can get you more " Customer service 101. So, we get our Salad, and then Johnson stands behind our table and begin watching us. Really made my sister nervous. We then order our dinner and my sister made it clear that she did not want the dinner until we finished with the salad. Because my sister ate slower than her husband and I, Johnson began watch my sister again. and then began to whisper with peers who then turned to look at my sister as she ate. Johnson then whispered into a peer’s ear who came and asked my sister if she was finished. My sister turned to me and wanted to leave because she felt uncomfortable. We then get our dinner, and again Johnson began watching our table. Overall, we were not impressed with our dinner or Johnson. I leave a $10 tip to make a statement. I can't make this up, Johnson walks by our table and loudly states" Hey guys, would you take a look at this" and shows the recipe I signed. Never Again,

  20. m

    margaret

    New England

    15 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on June 7, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience5

    As always Black and Blue Steak & Crab was a very enjoyable experience. Dinner was terrific. We are looking forward to our next visit in the near future. We highly recommend this restaurant!

  21. RS

    RobertS

    Nashville

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Exceptional service, variety of options, very cozy atmosphere. Food was top notch! Steaks cooked to perfection. Sides very tasty and enough for two. Many drink options. Perfect place for an anniversary dinner. We loved it!

  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Really enjoyed my birthday at Black and Bleu. We always have a lovely dinner. We will be back!

  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 1, 2022

    overall4food4service2ambience5

    Food & drinks were good! Each of us in my party had a different steak and we all equally enjoyed. Calamari and complimentary pretzel bread was super good! However, our server was not very attentive - failed to check in on us for refills, forgot our side dish.

  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Orlando

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Chris, our server, was great !!! Amazing food Thank you

  25. DD

    DanD

    New York Area

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on May 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Perfect birthday dinner. Food, service, atmosphere.

  26. DH

    DonnyH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    An overall excellent experience! Everything was amazing.

  27. j

    jend

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We had the oysters, calamari, and crabcakes as appetizers and everything was delicious! My sons had steak and lamb and I had the chicken. Everything was cooked perfectly, was well seasoned and we had no complaints! Our servers were wonderful and both chatted us up. This was my sons last steak meal before leaving for the military and he really enjoyed it. They even threw in a piece of “birthday” cake to help him celebrate!

  28. GK

    GregoryK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience4

    I took my niece there for the very first time. The food and service was excellent. She enjoyed the meal and atmosphere

  29. J

    Joer

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Everything was excellent!

  30. S

    Speed

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The food was amazing and the staff was super friendly and helpful. Food was delivered to our table much faster than we anticipated, which was great.

  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall3food5service2ambience5

    Birthday Service was very,very slow

  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Caribbean

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent service from Chris & Gaby. Steaks we’re perfect!

  33. JO

    JeffOD

    New York Area

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    As always dining at Black and Blue was excellent. Service, starting at the hostess to all the table side staff, was top notch. The food is always so good. Restaurant is expensive, but not overpriced, too very different things. You pay for the quality you get, we’ll worth the cost.

  34. S

    Sandi

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Had dinner there last night and it was wonderful! I ordered the half rack of lamb and my husband ordered the rib eye. Both were cooked to perfection and delicious! Service was great, too.

  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Delicious food, outstanding service and a great atmosphere. A great place for a celebration.

  36. JF

    JackF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great service and attentiveness displayed by Jessica C. She was super helpful answering our questions and offering expert guidance. We will be back.

  37. DK

    DavidK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Our server Katie was very very good. She made our evening very enjoyable for my wife and I . We want to thank her again for all did for us. Thank you again Katie, from the Kulps

  38. S

    Stella

    New York Area

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 22, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience2

    Staff very accommodating. Portions small for the price. Scallops very salty. Tables very close together so not conducive to private conversations except in the booths. Very loud.

  39. TM

    TinoM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    An absolutely outstanding restaurant. I came for my 10 year anniversary and they dressed the table and delivered complimentary champagne for the occasion. The food was cooked to perfection as well as good portions. Sides are shareable but I almost wanted to order more for myself, that’s how good they were. Our glasses were never empty and the waitress was timely and polite. The restaurant was clean, roomy, and dimly lit for a romantic evening or genuine night of fine dining. I will most certainly be visiting again on our next special occasion. If I could give 10 stars I would. My friends and colleagues can’t get me to stop recommending this place to them. Thank you for making my evening memorable.

  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Went for my brother’s birthday. Service was great and food was too. Great experience

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Black & Blue Steak & Crab - Buffalo offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (716) 839-2525.

Black & Blue Steak & Crab - Buffalo is rated 4.7 stars by 1927 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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Booked 37 times today
Google Map for Black & Blue Steak & Crab - Buffalo

5493 Sheridan Drive Amherst, NY 14221

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Buffalo

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Steakhouse, Seafood

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Adjacent to restaurant

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Alex Bartoshevich

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (716) 839-2525

  • Private party facilities

    Two elegant rooms available. The Boardroom holds up to 16 comfortably, and the Clubroom holds up to 40 comfortably. Both rooms are equipped for presentations.

  • Private party contact

    James Brown: (716) 839-2525

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