Highest-rated fine dining restaurants in Buffalo, according to Tripadvisor

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July 29, 2022
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Highest-rated fine dining restaurants in Buffalo, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's now easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food, Americans seem to have specific opinions. Dining brands in the U.S. have a long and storied history—and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, U.S. restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

What's clear about U.S. dining habits is that people love options. Restaurants across America are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of (often) fried deliciousness.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants in Buffalo that are listed as "fine dining" on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Locals are sure to see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the list—and to see which spots you haven't been to yet.

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Tripadvisor

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (46 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (2.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 703 Seneca Street, Buffalo, NY 14210-1324
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Tripadvisor

#16. William K's

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (76 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 329 Erie St Erie Basin Marina, Buffalo, NY 14202-4220
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Tripadvisor

#15. Storming Crab

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (13 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Seafood
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 4125 Maple Rd, Buffalo, NY 14226-1041
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Tripadvisor

#14. Chez Ami

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (91 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 210 Franklin St Curtiss Hotel, Buffalo, NY 14202-2114
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Tripadvisor

#13. 31 Club

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (151 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 31 N Johnson Park, Buffalo, NY 14201-2348
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Tripadvisor

#12. Texas de Brazil

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (183 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Steakhouse, Brazilian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1 Walden Galleria Spc P-101, Galleria, Buffalo, NY 14225
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Tripadvisor

#11. Sinatra's

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (155 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 945 Kenmore Ave, Buffalo, NY 14223-3180
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Tripadvisor

#10. Patina 250

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (130 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 250 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202
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Tripadvisor

#9. Oliver's Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (179 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, International
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 2095 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-3212
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Tripadvisor

#8. Sear

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (135 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 200 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202
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Tripadvisor

#7. Salvatore's Italian Prime

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (692 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 6461 Transit Rd, Buffalo, NY 14043-1089
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Tripadvisor

#6. Buffalo Chophouse

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (329 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 282 Franklin St, Buffalo, NY 14202-1902
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Tripadvisor

#5. The Melting Pot

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (288 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: $$$$
- Price: not available
- Address: 1 Walden Galleria Suite D224, Galleria Mall, Buffalo, NY 14225
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#4. Tempo Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (284 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 581 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202-1201
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#3. Lombardo Ristorante

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (243 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1198 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216-2747
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Tripadvisor

#2. Hutch's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (404 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1375 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14209-1108
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Tripadvisor

#1. Bacchus Wine Bar & Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (380 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Wine Bar
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 54 W Chippewa St, Buffalo, NY 14202-2206
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