Carte Blanche

4.7
1293 reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
The Carte Blanche Team is passionate about combining fresh ingredients to create a local cuisine for the Hamburg NY area. We are dedicated to creating an atmosphere that is both friendly and inviting for our local residents and visitors.
During this time we must follow all CDC guidelines regarding masks.
Guests must arrive promptly for their reservation wearing a mask. When moving throughout our space we require you to be wearing face covering correctly. Guests who arrive without masks will not be allowed to enter. Please understand that we are trying to keep our staff, their families and you safe during this time.
Reservations are given a 15 minute grace period. We ask that if you are going to arrive late or if you have to cancel your reservation please alert us as soon as possible. Given our smaller capacity all tables are given a 90 minute time limit to ensure proper sanitation and so that we can seat future reservations in a timely manner.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 1293 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
Food
4.7
Service
4.8
Ambience
4.5
Value
Noise · Moderate
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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined 4 hours ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great food + drinks. Loved the spicy pear marg.

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vipSanDee
Chicago
15 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Everything was great; wine was great and very reasonably priced. Loved the stuffed meatball on the specials menu. Btw there were several specials and new menu items beyond the menu posted on the website.

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JoBrow
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3Food2Service5Ambience5

Very limited menu with small portions.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 7, 2022
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food, cool atmosphere!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2022
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love the new menu, excellent service, very intimate and cozy. Wonderful evening!

IB
IkeB
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2022
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always great. Food and drinks are always consistently amazing.

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eatonbros2
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience4

Overall good dinner last night, kitchen was very slow so don’t be in a hurry but he food was very good and the servers took care of us during the wait.

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Joe57
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

EXCELLENT, EXCELLENT, Excellent! This restaurant offers great food and an overall great dining experience. It’s not outrageously expensive but on the higher end so we don’t frequent regularly- maybe 2-3 times a year and it never disappoints!

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TerryL
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2021
Overall3Food2Service2Ambience5

We ordered Yorkshire pudding, wine and dessert. The wine came, dessert came he forgot the Yorkshire pudding. The cheesecake slices were half the normal portions, we’ve had in the past. The wine list changed the stage leap was removed from the list and you were out of the red wine my husband requested. This was our third visit, we bragged to our friend about how amazing everything was in the past, we were totally disappointed with our visit.
I can see changing the menu, you changed it so much, remember people order food they really want to have it again. You should never run out of wine, especially high selling ones.

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vipFineDiner
Tampa
63 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great evening all around. Special occasion with out of town family for the holidays. Super craft cocktails with recommendations and variety. Appetizers to soups and salads to desserts. Enjoy the acorn and apple soup, French onion soup, the meatloaf and the chicken parmesan. Familiar names with the slightest of twists. They’ll please traditionalists and the adventurist. Great value. Fun bar vibe. Here’s to Keri and Kevin!

JM
vipJamesM
New York Area
48 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely experience all around

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2021
Overall5Food2Service5Ambience5

Drinks were the best we’ve ever had in town!

JK
JesK
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on December 10, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had an amazing dinner, we have been craving the chicken parm since our dinner there and plan to go back after the holidays!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
8 reviews
Dined on December 10, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent dining experience, everything we tried was delicious. Best restaurant in Hamburg!

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vipLisaA
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service and as usual food was great. Brunch was wonderful. We may go there for the pop overs but we come back for the rest of the food and the service.

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ChristineD
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Really great selection of drinks and food. Highly recommend going there !!!!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Hamburg is lucky to have such a great restaurant. A great way to end our week.

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OpenTable Diner
Beirut
4 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Everything was wonderful!!!
Great cocktails, the Cucumber cool is delicious, perfect summer drink! Clams for an appetizer! And 2 pasta specials for dinner!!!

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HillaryR
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We have been there twice in the past 3 weeks. Dinner and brunch. Excellent food and service!

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Amanda
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Everything was delicious and clearly high-quality.

HJ
HillaryJ
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

Food was fantastic. Service was good. Atmosphere was nice.

MM
MarilouM
Wilmington
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Awesome dinner on the back patio. Great service, delicious dinner.

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BradfordT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was amazing like always!!! Thanks so so much!!

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KimW
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our party of 4 had perfectly prepared filet, sea bass, pork tenderloin, and cioppino. The butter cake fof dessert was exceptional. We will be back!

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Laney
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We have been going to various WNY establishments for brunch on a weekly basis. We have been to many and this place tops our list. Beautiful place, wonderful servers and great food! Highly recommended.

JM
JMac
Orlando
6 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great experience, as always. Brunch was fantastic, I can’t wait to return!

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PegM
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The waiter had just the right attentiveness. Manhattans were made right and delicious, unlike many restaurant's. Lamb lollipops are an outstanding treat and I loved my halibut and cous cous. Chef is very talented and well worth a visit or many.

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Lakota
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Everything was wonderful for our visit for brunch. As constructive criticism I ordered the french toast which could have used more sauce and a bit more fruit. Otherwise, delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Carte Blanche offers a fantastic dining experience- I particularly love their patio! Just consistently delicious food and amazing service. I can count on a great experience. Thank you!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
42 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent dinner for four. It was amazing as always.

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BarbaraO
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience5

Food was great as was the ambiance ... but our waiter even though he was very good, had a loud voice and at times was annoying. The dining room was also very loud. But overall experience was great and I hope to return.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall1Food1Service2Ambience1

Sucked! Won’t be back.

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vipRBlack
Hamburg Area
14 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

Try the place.
You’ll probably like it.

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Viola
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

This was our first visit to Carte Blanche and our dinner was extraordinary! The service was attentive and efficient. We will definitely return.

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RobynN
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I had brunch at Carte Blanche and the didn't disappoint. I had the breakfast pop over with the crispy potatoes and it was scrumptious. Food was seasoned and prepared perfectly. My friend had the Chicken and Waffles..amazing... just the right amount of sweet and savory..My cocktail was delicious...Tito's with the blueberry simple syrup, mint and lemon..can't recall the name but it was awesome..Cannot wait to try dinner entrees...overall lovely dining experience. .

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Megaletto
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Awesome place with amazing food. We went for my Birthday Brunch and it was everything I hoped for and more!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great dinner for our 10 year anniversary. We had the upstairs patio to ourselves and it was wonderful to be able to have that intimate setting without having to worry about others around us. Great food, great service. Highly recommended to enjoy this place as much as possible!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As always brunch is amazing!!! Truly a treasure in Hamburg. Beyond clean, welcoming and friendly. The seasonal eggs Benedict and omelette are delicious.

KM
KMF11
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our server was phenomenal and the food was delicious! Can’t wait to come back! Friendly staff!

MN
MoeN
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Cassidy was great and the food was spectacular…as usual!

FAQs

Carte Blanche offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (716) 649-2101.

Carte Blanche is rated 4.7 stars by 1293 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.