Patina 250

4.7
632 reviews
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Patina 250 offers casually refined American cuisine, offering the best local ingredients of the region, presenting delectable small plates designed for sharing. The restaurant has a sophisticated, glowing, lounge-like atmosphere, offering a variety of areas to enjoy small bites, craft cocktails or a full dining experience. The space combines natural materials with a rich lushness, combining warmth with luxury.

Patina 250 will be closed for renovations from April 26th through May 11th. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to serving you soon!
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SF
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

The service was outstanding! Kevin
outdid himself. The ambience in the private dining dining room was rich and inviting. It perfectly suited the occasion. This restaurant is a favorite for delicious food with a warm, relaxing feel.

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J
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is my very favorite restaurant in Buffalo. It is consistently great every time!

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K
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Went to Patina and had noted is was my bday on the reservation. We were sat immediately and they even gave me a handwritten for my birthday :,). Our server Kevin was extremely personable, helpful, and knowledgeable on what was on the menu, we would recommend him to anyone heading in for a bite. Great atmosphere and the food was just as great. I’d recommend the ravioli to literally anyone and everyone.

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AG
Miami
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service just AMAZING and the food was perfect!

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C
New York Area
56 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

I had the poke bowl and didn’t realize that the salmon was cooked and was a very small overcooked piece so not sure would order it again but the service was great!

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OT
Orlando
4 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything from the time we walked in the door to the time we walked out was perfect!!! We arrived a few minutes late and the hostess was more than gracious and let us grab a drink at the bar before we sat down. Drinks without fail we’re beyond average!!! Tony was fantastic and our drinks were superb!! Franklin our waiter was attentive and spot on without ever being pushy. All 4 of our courses were delicious and beautiful!! Above everything else Angela the manager made our evening so extra special that I cannot put it into words. She really does this restaurant an incredible service and really put our experience over the top. I you haven’t tried Patina....GO!!! Well played to the entire staff. I will 100% recommend this place to anyone who will listen

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NC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 15, 2019
Overall 2food 5service 2ambience 5

Table took 25 minutes to be ready. We were waiting with my clients. Restaurant provided free appetizers but still, 25 minutes wait for a table on a reservation made over a week ago is not acceptable.

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DZ
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything about Patina 250 met or exceeded our expectations. Looking forward to bringing some out of town guests here on their next visit to Buffalo!

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C
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely atmosphere and the food was spectacular - especially their panna cotta & cherries dessert special!

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding service! Beautiful atmosphere and delicious dining. Great date night.

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JD
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good Food, Good Service & Good Ambiance. Good job Delaware North!

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LV
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 3

While the service at Patina 250 was very good, the food was less so. The takoyaki starter could have been anything - there was no hint of the "sea", no real taste of anything. The spring lamb was overcooked, and the mashed potatoes were a hair's breadth away from being potato soup. A fairly memorable meal for all the wrong reasons.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful experience with a wonderful waitress. It was an engagement brunch and the waitress brought out celebratory champagne for us.

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LJ
New York Area
53 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place for a business lunch. Healthy menu, terrific service, valet parking.

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KC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 2food 5service 1ambience 3

Service not good. It’s a shame because food is excellent

Patina 250
Responded on April 10, 2019

Kathleen, I am sorry that our service did not live up to expectations last Friday. We are working to make sure that we offer great service on a consistent basis. Please give us another try!

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Naples
3 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I am a delighted first time diner based on my experience at Patina! We celebrated my sister's birthday and both of us were immediately impressed by the "happy birthday" greeting extended by the hostesses upon arrival as well as a personal note card waiting on the table for her, with birthday wishes from the Patina 250 staff. Our waiter was very knowledgeable about food and beverage options and made food-wine pairing recommendations which were excellent. Overall, the quality of our meal and the service was outstanding. We felt a warm, welcoming vibe from every member of the restaurant staff. We sat in the dining room which was elegant, but comfortable and conducive to dinner conversation. Steps away was a beautiful, well-lit and energetic bar area which is also an option for someone desiring dinner among a lively crowd. This is a new favorite on my list :-)

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m
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Restaurant week 2019. Love the Buffalo Cauliflower and trout!

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KK
Mobile
67 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time here and I loved it! Their Caesar salad was perfect, the trout special was delicious. There was a birthday card on the table for us (two birthdays), and our server was delightful!

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HB
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 4

We were a party of 5. There was only 6 or7 other patrons in the restaurant. We sat down at 6:45 and didn't finish until 10. $ of us order trout. They were all served cold and had to returned to the kitchen. This is the 3rd time we have eaten there and each time as been worse. There won't be a 4th.

Patina 250
Responded on April 10, 2019

I am very sorry to hear about your experience at Patina 250. We really are working hard every day to offer consistently good food and service. I hope that you will give us another try.

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

Brian (the head chef) continuea to make every experience I have at Patina special. The service is outstanding. I look forward to dining here again and again.

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A
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went to Patina 250 before going to the theater. Nice ambiance, great food, and attentive service. Free valet parking makes it easy to get in and out. Highly recommend it.

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TC
1 review
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 5

food wasn't the greatest the place it self is great service was good servicer could have done a better job explaining the menu better
steak was over cooked and very plain

Patina 250
Responded on April 2, 2019

Todd, I am sorry that you did not enjoy the steak. We use Allen Brothers beef, a very high quality cut. I will speak to our chef about the seasoning. I appreciate the honest feedback. Hope you will give us another try.

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SB
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food came so fast and the crave a bowls were a great new addition to the menu. I had the one with the short ribs and it was delicious.

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MK
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 5

We had lunch, appetizerwas just so-so, the Caesar salad was delightful, but was surprised that it wasn't prepared tableside like other upscale restaurants. The entrees, steak, we've grilled better steaks at home on the grill, the Scottish salmon was rperfect, buttery morsel. Desserts and a
coffee not memorable. Nice place, pricing...probably has everything to do with location it's in the Delaware North bldg and is linked to a Westin

Patina 250
Responded on March 30, 2019

Michael, Thank you for the feedback about your experience at Patina 250. We take great pride in serving high quality fresh ingredients. I am sorry that you did not enjoy your meal. Please give us another try!

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OT
Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Brunch was excellent ! Can’t wait to go back for dinner !!!

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TG
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It's the bee's knees. Highly recommend this place.

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T
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

The food was very close to being excellent but every dish fell short by just a slim margin. It felt like the human element was missing and a lot of it was mass produced ingredients made in advance. The service was a bit awkward at times and not very polished for a high end restaurant.

Patina 250
Responded on March 24, 2019

Tinner, Thank you for your honest feedback about your experience at Patina 250. I am sorry that we did not perform to the standards that we strive to offer on a consistent basis during your visit. We are working hard to make sure that Patina 250 offers the highest level of food and service. I hope that you would be willing to give us another try so we can show you what a great experience at Patina 250 looks like.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Once again patina did not disappoint. God we love this place!

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ML
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

My husband and I were in Buffalo for a concert and decided to eat somewhere nice that we haven’t been to before. Our drinks were great and the food was delicious! We had wonderful service. Everyone was friendly and accommodating. We will definitely go back and we will recommend to others.

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TY
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Patina 250 is a beautiful restaurant with excellent service and ambiance. Food and cocktails were great. Portions are on the smaller side but this is expected in a restaurant like this. Kyle our server was awesome.

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AK
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

We all loved our brunch! Our server was great but the food took a little on the long side, but worth the wait

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AS
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our experience was wonderful. Our service was outstanding...coffee and water never went empty. The food was very good. The yogurt was the best part

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H
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The food was good, our party had salmon, pasta and roast chicken. All were really tasty except the chicken was a little soggy. Sides were good, roasted brussel sprouts, sauteed spinach and mashed potatoes. We had to ask for ice for our water several times. Desserts were excellent but we werent offered coffee or tea at the end. I am being super picky, but there are a lot of good restaurants in Buffalo and I think we will try others before we return to Patina.

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OT
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Birthday party!

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J
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Patina 250 is always a great experience.

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LI
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing! Loved the food, seating, waitress, cocktails!

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JS
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 1

We went to Patina 250 for Sunday brunch. At the time we were there the choices were a Continental breakfast buffet (the same one hotel guests would have had for free) or very limited menu. We left without eating and will not return!

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 5ambience 4

Three out of the four meals in our party arrived cold.

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AM
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were very pleased with the menu and the service. Will definitely have this at the top of our list when returning to Buffalo

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CM
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great Service...Awesome Food!! Cool Atmosphere!! This will be our 5th time to Patina and never disappointed!!

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