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3785 South Park Ave., Blasdell, NY 14219
10 Minutes from Downtown Buffalo, Canalside & Ralph Wilson Stadium


(As of September 1, 2016)
Tuesday - Thursday:
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday: 11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday: 2 PM - 10:30 PM
Sunday: 1 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday: Closed


Ilio DiPaolo's Voted
"Restaurant of the Year" in Buffalo, NY

2016 Beacon Awards for Travel & Tourism
  by Visit Buffalo Niagara
on Tuesday, May 3, 2016

This is only the second year for this
award & we were honored to be chosen
for this prestigious award. Thank you
to Visit Buffalo Niagara, our Staff &
all of our GREAT customers who made
this possible. Congratulations to the
2016 Winners & Honorees!

Ilio DiPaolo's Wins
"2016 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence"

Ilio DiPaolo’s Restaurant has been honored
for its outstanding wine program in Wine Spectator’s 2016 Restaurant Wine List Awards. The Buffalo, NY restaurant is recognized among 3,595 winners from all over the globe as a top destination for wine lovers.

Ilio DiPaolo’s Restaurant and Banquet Facility has won The Award of Excellence recognizes restaurants whose wine lists feature a well-chosen assortment of quality producers along with a thematic match to the menu in
both price and style.



"One Buffalo" Game Day
Take-Out Special
Family Favorite #3

Large Cheese & (1) Item Pizza
1 Pan Penne Pasta with Ilio’s House Sauce
1 Pan Ilio's Antipasto Salad with Ilio's Italian Dressing
24 Chicken Wings - Hot, Medium or Mild
(with Bleu Cheese, Celery & Carrots)
Save $3.00! Reg. $49.99
Offer valid on Bills & Sabres Game Nights Only!

Printable Menu
To place your order, call 825-3675


Treat Yourself to Something Special...
Romantic Getaway Package

at the
Hampton Inn Buffalo South/I-90
1750 Ridge Rd., West Seneca, NY 14224

Package Includes:
One King Room
Bottle of Wine & Chocolates
$40 Dinner Certificate at Ilio DiPaolo's
Breakfast the Next Morning
(From 6-10 AM)

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Call 824-2030 to Reserve Your Room Today!


September Wine Specials

Red Wine Feature
Caressa J

by Tenuta di Ferragamo
A rich & elegant Cabernet Sauvignon with
refined & polished Tannins, intense Floral &
Spice Aromas balanced with dense layers of Fruit

Glass: $9.50 | Bottle: $39

White Wine Feature
St. Francis Chardonnay

A bright & balanced, smooth & silky Chardonnay
with aromas of Orange Blossom & Lychee
combined with Pear & Hazelnut flavors

Glass: $8 | Bottle: $30

Check out our
NEW Wine Flights
from our
2016 Wine Spectator Award
Winning Wine List

Click here to view our
NEW Wine Flights

Try a Cocktail from our
NEW Specialty Cocktail Menu
including our
Moscow Mule
Absolut Vodka & Ginger Beer
in our Copper Mug


Click here to view our
NEW Specialty Drink Menu


  Now on Tap in the
Ringside Lounge...

India Pale Ale
Hamburg Brewing Co.
located in Hamburg, NY

Glass: $4.95 | Pitcher: $14.95


Celebrating Over 50 Years
in Buffalo, NY

Est. 1965

Current Ilio's Employees

A Buffalo, New York Tradition Since 1965
The DiPaolo Family & Staff
Thank You for Your Patronage!
Michael, Dennis, Mrs. DiPaolo, Barbara & Ilio
Shown here are: Dennis, Chef Michael, Mrs. DiPaolo, Elicia & Ilio. Missing is sister, Barbara Hunt. Photo courtesy of The Buffalo News.

The Best Italian Restaurant in the Buffalo, NY Area

In 1965, Hall of Fame Wrestler, Ilio DiPaolo opened the doors to a Western New York tradition and one of the most popular dining spots in the area. Celebrating 50 years in business, Ilio DiPaolo’s Restaurant & Banquet Facility continues to delight customers with Old-World Italian recipes, warm family atmosphere, and friendly service. Open for lunch or dinner, Ilio’s features authentic Italian favorites topped with our famous House Sauce, grilled to perfection steaks, fresh cut veal and delicious seafood dishes.

We also offer Daily Specials, a Gluten-Free menu and vegetarian options, a Children’s menu and an Express Lunch menu including Soup Bar and Salad Buffet, guaranteed to have you back to work in 30 minutes. Enjoy Happy Hour or a before dinner cocktail in the Ringside Lounge which features an extensive Martini selection and recently updated Wine List.

Dine in the ambiance of Tuscany with hand-painted murals of Ilio’s hometown of Introdacqua, Italy and décor that celebrates his pro wrestling career, as well as, stories from the past and celebrity photos. Enjoy summer evenings in the courtyard or gather your friends for a game of bocce in the outdoor court.

We also offer catering services and a spacious banquet hall

The entire menu is also available for Take-Out in the Al Casa Italian Market and events are made special with private banquet facilities for up to 400 people in five beautiful locations. Ilio’s offers catering or drop-off services for home, work and off-site facilities including the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens and the Lodge at Woodlawn Beach.

It’s a family affair at Ilio DiPaolo’s. “We are carrying on my father’s tradition to serve excellent food at reasonable prices and with friendly service,” says son, Dennis who operates the restaurant with brother, Michael, the Executive Chef and graduate of the prestigious Culinary Institute in Hyde Park. The next generation of family members now works in the restaurant along with many staff members who have worked here for more than 25 years.

Ilio DiPaolo’s Restaurant & Banquet Facility is a member of the NYS Restaurant Association, The WNY Chapter of the NYS Restaurant Association and the F.I.R.S.T. organization.


Ilio DiPaolo's Restaurant & Banquet Facility
"A Buffalo, New York Tradition Since 1965"

3785 South Park Ave., Buffalo, NY 14219

Serving Lunch:
Tuesday - Friday 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Serving Dinner:
Tuesday - Thursday 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Sunday1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Open for Private Functions Only

Serving the Greater Buffalo, NY Area including:
City of Buffalo, Blasdell, Hamburg, Lackawanna, Orchard Park, West Seneca,
Boston, Eden, Derby, Angola, East Aurora, Amherst, Cheektowaga, Clarence,
The Tonawanda's, Williamsville & More!
** Just Minutes from Downtown Buffalo,
Canalside, First Niagara Center & Ralph Wilson Stadium **

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