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Niagara Falls and Western New York Restaurants

Old Library Restaurant

  • 120 S. Union St. Map It
  • Olean
  • Eclectic

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In a National Historic Landmark building, what was the town library, built in 1910 with funds from Andrew Carnegie, was converted to a restaurant in 1983. It retains most of its original architecture—parquet flooring, stained-glass windows, inlaid ceilings. Dining is in hushed, bookshelf-lined, front "library" rooms or a mezzanine overlooking a central atrium. The menu is diverse, with Italian, French, and American dishes. Six-cheese ravioli is served with pesto cream

and sautéed spinach; sautéed antelope medallions come with peppercorn sauce; a surf-and-turn combo joins New York strip steak and jumbo scampi. Sunday brunch is served.

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120 S. Union St., Olean, New York, 14760, United States

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Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • No lunch


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