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33 Gates Cir. (Lafayette St.) Send to Phone
Fine dining nightly in a warm atmosphere, with just the right touches of doting and humor.

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sun.

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: The Park Lane occupies a Tudor-style mansion on Gates Circle at the outer edge of old Buffalo's millionaire mile. In winter and autumn, the main hall's dramatic fireplace and gas torches offer welcoming warmth; in summer, the patio’s cool breezes refresh. Three distinctive menus ensure that even those with a persnickety palate will be pleased. Salads and appetizers such as the quesadilla and warm spinach-and-artichoke dip are a delight. Soups are artfully prepared; you may find a seasonal rich and creamy roast cauliflower variety with fried leeks or a Mediterranean fish soup flavored with saffron and served with eggplant caviar and hummus on flatbread---nearly a meal in itself. The kitchen offers a heart-healthy dinner option nightly plus specials such as pan-seared Scottish salmon, and menu regulars like seared day boat scallops over fettuccine with pine nuts, fresh parsley and butter sauce and lobster fricassée with sweet pea ravioli. The service is highly efficient with just the right touches of doting and humor. Full meals are available in the tavern, Grille 33, which can attract an elegant crowd any night of the week.


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