Cabaret Restaurant

4.5
121 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian

For casual dining “in the heart of Buffalo’s theater district”, Cabaret is the go-to location. A vibrant bar and relaxing dining ambiance provide guests with a historic and relaxed feel, allowing them to stay as long as their hearts and stomachs desire. A dinner menu includes the heartiest home cooked meats and freshest seafood options available. Guests can also order pasta, salads and sandwiches. Cabaret provides several banquet opportunities, allowing large groups of after-theater partiers to have a relaxing meal full of cheer and excitement.

Cabaret provides a full wine service, selling several delicious wines by the bottle or glass. Choose from a variety of reds, whites, and sparkling wines to best accent your favorite dinner at the end of a busy and entertaining day.

What 121 People Are Saying
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1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great food for the price and received in a timely manner. Only complaint was the noise level. Very loud . May be because it is an older building and not much insulation to lower sound level

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1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

The meals were acceptable. Sound in restaurant was very loud. I would like to see more lighting. I dont care to sit at a dark table.

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DC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Cabaret was amazing! The service was great! Staff was friendly and food was phenomenal

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 5

Server forgot our salads. Did not bother to compensate for it. seemed as if he was in a rush to leave. both steaks were overcooked but was going to a show and did not have time to remake. steak temps should be reviewed and noticed by both kitchen staff and food runner.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food, great atmosphere and the food came quick since we were going to sheas for a show.

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Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A Wonderful meal. Quick and friendly service!

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MK
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our waitress Stacy is wonderful! We request her everytime we come. The clams casino are the best we ve had. The dinner was amazing. This is by far our favorite restaurant !!

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D
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Great place for dinner before an evening of theater at Sheas. Very attentive service. All the food was of good quality and fairly priced. We will be back!

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MS
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

WONDERFUL as always!!!

Nadine, Clara and KELLY are the BEST!!!

Thank you, Mike and Karen

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RE
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Dinner before a show at Babeville

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Hawaii
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Seated quickly. Server was courteous, friendly and attentive. Love the Tenderloin. Salmon was excellent. NY Strip special was OK - requested medium rare but was over cooked. All in all a pleasant experience.

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DD
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service was very good. Our waitress was extremely helpful and took very good care of us. The food was great! We really had a great time!

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PY
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food & service. We were next to a group who talked extremely loud. They don't know or care to know about "indoor voices". Otherwise, I will definitely go again

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LS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I’m at Cabaret every time I’m at a show. It’s often because I’m a season ticket holder. In the 12 years I’ve gone I have never ever had a bad meal. Ever. Will continue to go there as always before a show

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OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 2

Food was fair at best and pricey for the quality. Clams casino was awful. Dessert portion was ridiculously large. Wine tasted old. Very noisy and hard to hear. Overall would not go back which is unfortunate given the great location.

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N
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent as always, that's why we always go back!

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JM
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service

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SD
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Our evening out started when the hostess couldnt find a table for us (we had a reservation!). Then she proceeded to take us to a very very small table that could barely hold 2 plates. We asked to be seated at another table, there were 3 other tables available. We got the eye roll, then an okay. She was somewhat rude. Not a good 1st impression st all. Food was average at best. Both my husband & myself thought our food was okay, not bad just so-so. For the prices they charge we didn’t think it was worth it. The wine I ordered tasted old. I sent it back with no problem. The waitress was awesome. We will probably never go back.

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OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food. Had the strip steak and the chicken Parm. Very happy

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JF
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food in a great atmosphere. We went to Cabaret before a show at Shea's and had a wonderful meal at Cabaret. The choices on the menu were good and was served very quickly.

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m
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

the food is always great at Cabaret and very reasonably priced with daily specials. Portions are quite generous. The bar is also good to eat and drink at. Not far from all the theaters. But make reservations early as they sell out fast.

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KT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Was perfect as usual!! Nadine does an awesome job! Food is delicious and always hot!! I try to get a reservation for every show!!

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EK
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

the restaurant is very convenient to have near Shea's so walking distance is great in case of rain or bad weather. The noise level is a little high. The bathroom for women was extremely cold and many ladies complained. Service was excellent and server very informative.

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DV
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service by our server Amanda! Sfevhad great recommendations. We love the atmosphere there. Thank you!

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SD
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 3

Server didnt know the menu. Talked very quietly and the place was loud so we couldnt hear her. Took 15mins to order drinks. 2 ppl got food and then had to wait 5mins for the other 2.

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Charlotte
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

This was our second time for dinner and my husband and I were not pleased with the food this time. It was very salty tasting and our waitress was good up until we received our food. After that, we never saw her again until it was time for our check. A little disappointing this time around.

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RJ
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 1

Very noisy restaurant. Thought the food only fair

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

One of my favorite restaurants in Buffalo. Great atmosphere, great food!

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was good and fast for being busy on Valentine’s day. Server was super friendly, great stuffed peppers

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Valentine’s Day date!

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LS
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

My only complaint it was chilly along the windows and the hostess seemed put out when we requested to change tables. She was the only downside to a very nice evening.

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JK
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Took 5 grandkids ages 11-18, great place for a pre-theater dinner. Food, portions, service...everything met all expectations!

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CC
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

Always enjoy my meals st thr Cabaret. Fun setting before a show or sabres game. Service was pretty quick, toi.

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S
Toronto
5 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Noisy and busy but great value

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BG
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very busy evening but the staff were excellent and service was excellent!

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OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a great meal before our show at Sheas. Waitress was attentive and friendly. Thank you for starting off a great family evening.

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Y
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Great dinner on a busy theater night. Wonderful location before a show. Thank you!

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GM
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service was outstanding!! Food was excellent with generous portions!! I highly recommend The Caberet!! As a table of ten which included three children, I was so pleased!!

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BG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Food was delicous. It's just a little loud. They are sure to get you out in time for a play

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FP
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 3

The food was good. The noise level was beyond loud. We actually this restaurant because of its proximity to Sheas. The waitress was friendly but she only came to our table 3 times. Sorry, we will not be going back.

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