Hertel Mama Fest - Dining
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Look at what these special restaurants have planned for Mothers,
Daughters, Sisters and Friends! Click each  business name to see individual listings, hours of operation and to find out more about them.


Salumeria Belisto

Salumeria Belisto at 1368 Hertel will offer a free homemade cannoli for the ladies with a food purchase.

Block's Restaurant

Block's Restaurant at 1633 Hertel has a $5 off special and all Moms will receive a lovely carnation (while supplies last).

Gramma Mora's Mexican Restaurant

Gramma Mora's Mexican Restaurant at 1465 Hertel is having a Mother's Day brunch with all the trimmings on May 8th. Call for reservations.



Fine Dining

Ristorante Lombardo - 1198 Hertel

1198 Hertel 873-4291 Hours: Monday - Thursday, 5 to 10, Friday - Saturday, 5 to 11, Lunch: Friday, 11:30am to 2:30pm

Seasonal menus consist of our chef's original creations inspired by authentic regional Italian preparations. Fresh handmade pastas, always fresh fish, veal, steaks and more, follow the mood and changes of the seasons.

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Casual Dining
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Bob and John's
La Hacienda
Bob and John's La Hacienda - 1545 Hertel 1545 Hertel 836-5411 Hours: Daily 11am to 11pm

Offering a wide wide menu including signature pizzas, wings, subs, Italian dinners, and much more. A pizza buffet is served daily 11am-2pm and they offer a $2.99 all you can eat spaghetti dinner on Monday and Tuesday nights.

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Deep South
Deep South Taco - coming soon to 1707 Hertel Coming
soon to
1707 Hertel

Deep South Taco is a southern style, authentic taqueria and bar at 291 Ellicott Street. A second location is coming soon to a former gas station on Hertel Avenue.

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Lloyd's Taco
Lloyd's Taco Factory - 1503 Hertel 1503 Hertel 863-9781 Hours: Monday to Thursday 11am-11pm, Friday and Saturday 11am- 2am.

Under the direction of Chef Chris Dorsaneo and the business sense of Peter Cimino, Lloyd has developed a menu and concept that delivers high-end food and service at street level prices. They expanded from their signature Taco Trucks into a full service restaurant and bar with specialties that include Tomatillo Pork Tacos, Braised Beef Burritos and Tricked out Nachos.

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Romeo and Juliet's
Bakery and Café

Romeo and Juliets Bakery and Cafe - 1292 Hertel

1292 Hertel 873-5730
Hours: Tuesday - Thursday 10:30 to 9, Friday and Saturday 10:30 to 10pm
Bringing the culture and exquisite tastes of Italy to Buffalo offering a variety of pastas, salads, paninis, oven baked pizza, wine, and fresh baked goods such as Italian cookies, cannoli, breads and more!

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Wellington Pub - 1541 Hertel

1541 Hertel 833-9899 Hours: Monday - Sunday 11:00am to 2:00am

A unique venue with the social atmosphere of fine dining but also with a lounge and sports bar. Providing families and friends with the highest quality food and beverage and with terrific service for over 20 years.

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Block's Restaurant - 1633 Hertel 1633 Hertel 832-2200 Hours: Lunch served Tuesday and Wednesday 11am to 5pm, Dinners served Thursday and Friday 11am to 10pm, and Saturday 10am - 11pm. Also offering a late night menu Thursday - Saturday 10pm to 1am with the bar open until 4am.

Block’s Restaurant and their slogan; “Casual dining at its Finest” brings to you the food and drinks of a classic dining experience.

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CRaVing Restaurant - 1472 Hertel 1472 Hertel 883-1675 Hours: Lunch served Monday - Saturday 11 - 3,  Dinner served Monday - Sunday 5 - 10, Sunday Brunch 10 - 3.

The freshest and finest ingredients and local delicacies are paired with highly skilled techniques that are  sure to satisfy Buffalo's with your next craving.

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Gramma Mora's - 1465 Hertel

1465 Hertel 837-6703 Hours: Monday and Tuesday 4 to 10pm, Wednesday to Friday 11:30am to 10pm, Saturday noon to 11pm, Sunday 2 to 9pm. Bar open later.

Fine authentic Mexican cuisine made from old family recipes.

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on Hertel

MAC's on Hertel - 1435 Hertel

1435 Hertel 833-6227 Hours: Sunday to Wednesday 11am to midnight, Thursday through Saturday 11am to 2am

Refined casual dining with a menu will span Buffalo classics to marinated sirloin and chicken roasted on a rotisserie. An oval bar is  360 degrees around the bar and overlooks Hertel.

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Salumeria Belisto - 1368 Hertel

1368 Hertel 240-9273 Hours: Monday - Tuesday 1 to 7, Wednesday - Saturday 11 to 11, Sunday 11 to 7

Specializing in paninis and sandwiches featuring bread baked daily in their kitchen, piled high with thinly sliced traditional Italian meats and finished off with a variety of toppings, spreads and salads.

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Mostly Take-Out
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Joe's Deli

Joe's Deli - 1322 Hertel

1322 Hertel 875-5637 Hours: Monday - Saturday to 10 to 7, Sunday 10 to 4

Offering catering, specialty sandwiches, homemade soups, wraps, platters, boxed lunches, and drop-off catering. They have a variety of sandwiches like reubens, muffaletta, pastrami, roast beef, and corned beef sandwiches. Formerly the old Mastmans Kosher deli.

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La Pizza

La Pizza - 1511 Hertel

1511 Hertel 837-3838 Hours: Daily 10:30 to 11, Mondays 4-11

A  family owned and operated pizzeria offering a wide variety of food including pizza, wings, subs, wraps, dinners and much more.

Cafés and Diners
Bertha's Diner - 1430 Hertel 1430 Hertel 836-3100 Hours: Monday - Saturday 11am to 2pm and re-opening 7 to 9pm, Sunday 8 to 2

Bertha’s is a 50's style diner with classics like omelets, good old tuna melt or Buffalo favorites like home fries, Italian sausage and fried bologna steaks using locally grown fruits, vegetables and other locally created products.

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Café on the

Cafe on the Avenue - 1240 Hertel

1240 Hertel 877-2233 Hours: Sunday to Wednesday 7am to 3pm, Thursday to Saturday 7:00am to 9:00pm

A classic American diner menu but the specialty is fresh-made doughnuts every day, offering nine to 12 kinds including chocolate bacon.

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Taverns, Pubs and Bars
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Gecko's Bar
and Grille
Gecko's Bar and Grille - 1464 Hertel 1464 Hertel 835-9073 Hours: Monday - Sunday 11am to 4am

A neighborhood bar with great food, awesome drinks, outdoor patio, and 9 flat screen TV's!

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Sterling Tap
and Wurst
Sterling Tap and Wurst - 1487 Hertel 1487 Hertel 833-1307 Hours: Monday - Thursday 4p to 3a, Friday - Sunday 4p to 3a

Offering many varieties of local hand-crafted seasonal ales, porters, and stouts. Many  beers are available on tap or in bottles and they'll fill your growlers too! Menu specializes in signature sausages and gourmet wursts.

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Del Denby
Del Denby Tavern - 1553 Hertel 1553 Hertel 837-5360 Hours: unknown

A relaxing, inexpensive neighborhood bar. The back lawn has been renovated with a large grassy area, tables, lawn games, and a lighted pool table.


Més Que Mes Que - 1420 Hertel 1420 Hertel 836-8300 Hours: Open 4pm daily. Food service Monday through Saturday 5 – 11pm, Sunday 5-10pm. Additional hours during soccer games.

European-style dining with a soccer theme. Official Soccer Bar of FC Buffalo.

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