Coleís | Buffalo, New York
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Coleís
Excellent based on 60 ratings
Type: Restaurant

1104 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, New York United States 14222 [ print map ]
716 886 1449

colesbuffalo.com

Hours: M-Sat 11am-4am, Sun 11am-10pm


Mayor: swoopjones (37) | Taps: 36 | Bottles: 150


Coleís

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Beer Available At Coleís (arranged by most recent)
21st Amendment Kilt By Wildfire 73, Captain Lawrence Frozen Flowers , Ellicottville St. Caberlicious , Allagash Session Brett Ale 98, Community Beer Works ABV IPA , Ballast Point Grunion Pale Ale 99, Hamburg Oak Barrel Aged Small Town , Southern Tier 2XPRESSO 93, Ballast Point Tongue Buckler Imperial Red Ale 98, Brooklyn Quadraceratops 90, Southern Tier Tripel Cafť 94, Smuttynose Smuttlabs Grisette 82, Captain Lawrence Pilot Batch Moor Monk Fresh Hop IIPA , Community Beer Works Singularity: Galaxy , Boulder Beer Slope Style Winter IPA 64, Smuttynose Tripel 89, Oskar Blues Icey Pale Ale (Icey.P.A.) 93, Green Flash Green Bullet 98, Smuttynose / Stone Clusterís Last Stand 96, Sierra Nevada Trip in the Woods 89
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60 reviews for Coleís
 Ambiance  77%
 Service  77%
 Selection  83%
 Food  79%
 Value  75%
 Overall  81%
 Rating  92%
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62
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 10/20
JStax  (195) Devola/Marietta, Ohio | January 11, 2015
Stopped in here around 11 AM for lunch. Street parking wasnít difficult to find, and it was free surprisingly. When we got here we were able to be seated right away. Our waitress took awhile to come see us and get our order. The place was not busy, so this wasnít really something I understood with multiple people working the few tables that were occupied. Anyway, I tried to order a beer and was told I could order it at noon. I donít get this because I could see several others with bloody maryís, glasses of wine, mimosas and so on. Maybe itís a New York thing. They had a limited menu as well. Fortunately they did have what I wanted on their shortened menu. Wings! They are supposedly famous for them. Wing expectations must be low if thatís the case. Overall, overpriced bar food, unfriendly service, not much to draw a person in except they did have a nice tap list. Unfortunately I wasnít allowed to have anything from it during my visit.
76
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
pinkzambia  (58) Boise, Idaho | October 9, 2014
Awesome piece of Buffalo in the Elmwood Village. Motown music classics piped thru the place. Started in 1934 and you can see the history all throughout. Great tap list and lots of bottles. Amazing duck burger- a must try! Do not regret visiting this place at all!!
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
bigda83  (9) Jamestown, New York | August 25, 2014
Back rating. Visited on a Friday, but it was still early so it wasnít very busy and half of the tables on both sides were empty. Thatís why Iím surprised the service was so slow. Had to keep flagging down server and would see her just standing and talking to other employees and not paying attention. Super friendly and nice, just not very attentive. Food was superb, beer list was insane, and price and value was decent. This and Blue Monk are great places to go.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Ron  (82) Rochester, New York | November 14, 2013
Very nice looking and clean place. Good selection of beers.(even though the 2 I wanted that were on their website were not avail.) The Hopsickle was fine though. Good selection of bar food. All our fries were cold as if waiting on the plate awhile for the hamburgers to finish cooking. The wait staff was very attentive. We had a good time here.
72
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
JaBier  (100) Capital City, Ohio | July 5, 2013
Stopped in for lunch on 7/1/13. Townie atmosphere with most patrons seeming to know the bartender quite well. Decent tap selection, and I went with the GLBC/Deschutes Class of 88 Smoked Porter. Good menu of burgers with wagyu beef an option for nearly all of them.Burger was tasty and cooked pproperly and the fries were good. Service was pretty decent.
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
ATTWNone  (12) , | May 29, 2013
Very good beer selection and large food menu with many daily specials make this one of the destinations for craft beer enthusiasts (the other being Blue Monk). Often have special cask nights (Ballast Point) with rare offerings.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Johnsense  (71) , | April 15, 2013
Have been about a dozen times. Looks like your typical pub inside. Others at the bar were fairly talkative. Service was fairly good. Tap selection is good but not quite at Pizza Plant or Blue Monk level. Enjoyed a couple Ommegangs. Parking in the area is pretty tough to come by on weekends. Bruschetta burger was pretty tasty.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
bytemesis  (471) Sunnyvale, California | December 10, 2012| Updated December 11, 2012
A half mile up the road from Blue Monk. The taplist here is mostly (if not entirely) US beers, but they still have a great selection to choose from. I did not sample the food, but they were clearly doing a pretty brisk restaurant business.
64
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk  (202) Washington D.C., Washington DC | November 27, 2012
had a good drink here. Apreciate the sample trays. The have still got some work to up the ante on beer taps. Very goood service though. Looks like good bottles on menu.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
UDBeernut  (170) Between JAX and SGJ, Florida | July 7, 2012| Updated November 4, 2012
Went here mid to late afternoon to beat the heat. Crowd at the bar was locals chewing the shit. Large selection of american brewed beers on tap save 2 imports. Service was good an attentive. Beer served in proper glasswear. Food was standard pub grub but well prepared. A bit pricey but all in all a cool spot.

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