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About Russell's Steaks, Chops, and More

Come see for yourself what 60 years of hard work has created. Russ Salvatore continues to work every night insuring perfection. While completing his finest vision yet, Russ has created a Steak House that continues to impress. While In Buffalo experience his genuine hospitality and delicious cuisine all under one roof at the new Salvatore’s Grand Hotel and his signature restaurant… Russell’s Steaks, Chops & More.

Start your evening with something special from our vibrant menu. With service and quality above the rest, we have pulled out all the stops to create an intimate atmosphere for your dining experience with modern décor and hand-crafted finishing touches

Enjoy!

6675 Transit Rd
Williamsville, NY 14221
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Steak, Seafood, Vegan

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm; Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Freeman Rd

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(716) 636-4900

Website:
http://www.salvatoresgrand.com/

Entertainment:
Step back in time or groove to the top 40 as Russell's presents "Cocktails and Concerts" each night in our lounge. A Blue Ray DVD collection of 200 concerts will sure to include your favorites, all shown life size and in surround sound on our 4 103" T.V.s.

Executive Chef:
Nick Coleman

Private Party Facilities:
We have banquet space that can accommodate up to 75 people. Give us a call for further information and menus.

Private Party Contact:
Robert Bingel: (716) 636-4900

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Russell's Steaks, Chops, and More Ratings and Reviews

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4.8

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4.8

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4.5

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97% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (181)
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Good for a Date (167)
Good for Birthdays (138)
Worth the Drive (102)
Quiet Conversation (91)
Business Meals (79)
Cozy (69)
Good for Groups (60)
Creative Cuisine (55)
Pre/post Theatre (43)
Notable Wine List (43)
Bar Seating (34)
Authentic (33)
Neighborhood Gem (32)
Fit for Foodies (30)
Fun (27)
Tasting Menu (24)
Disabled Access (23)
Comfort Food (21)
People Watching (21)
Hot Spot (17)
Casual (16)
Handcrafted Cocktails (16)
Vibrant Bar Scene (16)
Seasonal (15)
Happy Hour (14)
Healthy (14)
Local Ingredients (10)
Late-night Find (9)
Great for Lunch (9)
Sunday Lunch (9)
Gluten Free Options (8)
Paleo Friendly (7)
Great for Brunch (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Live Sports (5)
Scenic View (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Great Beer (3)
Tapas (3)
Vegan (3)
Live Music (2)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 16 hours ago

Such impeccable service and the food was outstanding! Felt welcomed and an inviting atmosphere!

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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

This was our first time at Russell's ..

Had the dinner for 2 .. great value. I got the Caesar Salad, and my husband got the chef. My husband upgraded to the 10 oz filet and I had the rack of lamb. Both were cooked to perfection. Came with potato and green beans. Then you got to order dessert which was a full size dessert for each of us. My husband had the banana cream pie and I had the peanut butte pie. Both were delicious and would recommend everything,

The only minor thing is the waiter at the next table asked if the women wanted anchovies on her Caesar sala
d, our waiter did not, and I would have loved to have had one or tow on mine too. Also, on the Chef salad, our waiter never asked if we wanted everything on the salad, the water at the next table did. My husband does not like blue cheese. Maybe our bad for not seeing it listed, but the waiter at the next table did ask.

Overall, great dinner and we will be back

Tags: Authentic, Notable Wine List
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·Dined 3 days ago

The food and service were outstanding as usual. I'm vegan and I love that a steakhouse has vegan options.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good Vegetarian Options, Vegan, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Outstanding through and through! The ambiance, food and service were all 5 star!

Tags: Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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·Dined 4 days ago

We had a wonderful time at Russells. The food was outstanding and we received excellent service! Looking forward to going back!!

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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·Dined 4 days ago

Excellent food and atmosphere

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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

Our experience was excellent as always. The filet with brandy peppercorn is my favorite entree. The brushetta and lobster mac and cheese are also delicious appetizers.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

Wonderful experience! Love their filet... and the lobster mac and cheese.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Russel’s never disappoints! Great steak!

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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

We love Russell’s for special occasions, as it is pricey. The service and food are outstanding. Worth the money.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good Vegetarian Options, Vegan, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Paleo Friendly, Notable Wine List
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·Dined 5 days ago

Our first time there. Everything was outstanding from making reservations, the staff and the food!

Tags: Cozy, Worth the Drive
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·Dined 5 days ago

Very nice for special occasions and fine dining. We had a very attentive waiter and staff. Great time overall. Excellent food from beginning to end.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Food and service were spectacular! Will be returning soon!

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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Dinner was beyond excellent will be returning again for sure

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

My wife & I went for Valentines day, the food was amazing by far the best steak I've ever had! The restaurant itself was beautiful and the service was top notch, our server's name was Allen & he was great. Very helpful, accommodating, charming and funny. We can't wait to go again & we most certainly will be asking for Allen again!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Outstanding service with a smile. Always there when you would want them to be to serve water or pick up dishes or see if we needed anything. Timely service. Very respectful and helpful when asking choices or suggestions. Food was perfectly timed with appetizers to salads to the main meal and desserts. Food was cooked to perfection. Tables placed so you could talk comfortably with your dinner partner. Cleanliness is impeccable.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Went to Russell's for valentines day dinner the day after valentines day. We were greeted by Russell and escorted to our table. We were greeted by a very friendly waiter and took our drink order right away. We were then given some delicious breads along with a variety of accompaniments. We then ordered our appetizers which included a cypress salad and the escargot. Both were delicious. We then got our entrees which included the filet and also the pistachio crusted rack of lamb. The filet was done perfectly, but the rack of lamb wasn't quite medium rare. With this being said, both entrees were delicious. We finished the meal off with an apple crisp and the Belgium chocolate cake. These also were outstanding. This is a restaurant that we will definitely visit again.
The food, service and atmosphere was certainly a very nice way to spend the evening. Thank you to Russell and his staff for making this a very enjoyable evening.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

We sat in the new room, it was a bit noisy

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·Dined 7 days ago

As a group of 6, we were having a splendid time and thought the food was fantastic. What soured the night was after we finished our desserts, the ladies went to the restroom quickly and while we were away, the 3 men remaining at the table were asked to give up our table to make room for the next reservations. We had not been lingering as we had just finished our meal and thought it was quite rude that the men would be asked to leave when we weren't even present. For spending over $700, the experience was killed by the request to rush us away from our table. Definitely didn't make us feel as if it was a high end experience or that we were important as customers.

Tags: Romantic
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 (Toronto)·Dined 7 days ago

Russell's always has excellent food & exceptional service. A first choice for any special occasion.

Tags: Bar Seating, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined 7 days ago

Service and food incredible. Mr Salvatore greets every guest personally. His staff is top notch. Highly recommend

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined 7 days ago

Great food , service was good , but I was one of the first tables seated at 5pm on Valentine's Day and waited 45 minutes for my entree ..... other than that great place

Tags: Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 13, 2018

Love Russell’s!!!

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·Dined on February 13, 2018

I would recommend this place to everyone had a fantastic dinner well worthy the price

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Paleo Friendly, Quiet Conversation, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Fun, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 13, 2018

It’s was perfect from the service to the food!!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 13, 2018

EVERYTHING WAS FANTASTIC.GREAT ATMOSPHERE,FOOD WAS EXCELLENT!!!!!!!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Cozy, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails, Hot Spot
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 13, 2018

I LOVE THE WHOLE SCENARIO THE STAY WAS AWESOME THE FOOD WAS THE MAIN COURSE 🤤🤤WE LOVED EVERY MOMENT OF IT MY BOYFRIEND NEVER EXPERIENCE NOTHING LIKE IT HE BEEN TELLING ABOUT A LIL VACATION SO I SURPRISE HIM HERE AS AN BAECATION😍 HE FELT LIKE HE WAS IN A WHOLE DIFFERENT ATMOSPHERE HE LOVEDDDDD IT SO MUCH WE LOVED IT SO MUCH WE WOULD LIKE TO THANKKK YOU FOR THE GREAT EXPERIENCE WE LOOK FORWARD TO COMING THERE AGAIN

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Late-night Find, Great for Brunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Good for a Date, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 13, 2018

Amazing service and delicious food. Will be back for sure!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 12, 2018

As always we had a great time at Russell's. We were there for Valentines Day on the Monday before. The restaurant was packed, the food was great, our server was excellent. We always love going there.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, People Watching, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 12, 2018

We had an amazing date night for our early Valentine's dinner together! We have been there before and loved it and will go again also! 😊👍🏽

Tags: Great for Brunch, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Gluten Free Options, Good Vegetarian Options, Healthy, Tasting Menu, Romantic, Vegan, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Fun, Sunday Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 12, 2018

EXCELLENT SERVICE, FOOD WAS FANTASTIC, OUR WAITER WAS GREAT AND FRIENDLY

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 12, 2018

What a treat! This place is top notch and treats you like royalty. The atmosphere is great and it's beautifully decorated from the gorgeous fish tank in the lobby, the lobby bar, to the cute raised booths.
My husband and I came here for valentine's day (couple days before to avoid the rush) and we did make a reservation a couple weeks in advance. We were greeted at reception by Russell Salvatore himself, and because we were just a little early, were told it would just be a couple minutes before we could be seated. However, we ended up being seated right at our reservation time and were put in a cute booth area that was sort of secluded and romantic. Our server Tim was just lovely, and helped us with any questions we had and made suggestions for us if we weren't sure.
We decided to start with the sausage bread, which we've been told is a must get, as well as the Mussels ala Russell. Both were delicious and the mussel broth was so tasty, we soaked as much of it up as we could with the bread!
For dinner we ordered the dinner for two, which comes with a soup or salad each, an entrée for each from the choices, and dessert. I started with the seafood bisque, which there was a slight upcharge, but worth it, and my husband the salad.
I ordered the lamb chop for dinner, and my husband had the larger filet, which also was an upcharge, but again, worth it. The lamb had a pistachio crust and was delicious and the filet melted in your mouth.
By the time we finished though, we were too full for dessert, but Tim was sweet enough to wrap them to go, a cheesecake and chocolate cake.
Even though it's on the pricier side, they make up for it in ambiance, service and food. We will definitely be back, once we've recovered from eating all the food from this visit!

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 12, 2018

My boyfriend and I celebrated our first Valentine's Day together here and it was perfect! The food was exceptional! The atmosphere was very romantic. I would definitely return for a dinner here and recommend it to my friends and family!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Great food, excellent service. Our family really enjoyed the meal and time together.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Cozy, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 11, 2018

We always love seeing Mr Salvatore. He’s always so pleasant & welcoming. Our waiter Ryan did a fabulous job & the food was outstanding. We will be back again soon as this is our favorite place!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 11, 2018

This is our go to place for food, atmosphere, special occasions and enjoyment.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Our dinner was delicious! I have some dietary restrictions and our waiter was able to help me order and enjoy the food without feeling deprived!

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Maria was great. Best Server we have ever had anywhere.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Happy Hour, Handcrafted Cocktails, Live Sports, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 11, 2018

The food was absolutely amazing. We had the steak and lobster for two and everything was exceptional!! The filet melted in my mouth. I have not had a better steak, ever, except at previous trips to Russell's. Truly outstanding!!!

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

The service is second to none - be prepared to be pampered. The food was delicious, and with the dinner for two menu was a fantastic value. The wine list is organized by style instead of varietal making it easy to choose a great bottle. Great coffee and dessert included - excellent restaurant for any special occasion

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