Introducing Dobutsu, a New Restaurant from the Toutant Folks

"Paired with local seasonal ingredients, the menu will feature items such as traditional Hawaiian Poke rice bowls, Pacific style salads and grilled seafood on a close flame Robata Grill."

Buffalo Eats


Dobutsu coming to
500 Seneca

"The menu will feature regional American and Asian Pacific cuisine, and will provide guests with a minimalist contemporary setting, with a casual vibe."

Buffalo Rising


Dobutsu, seafood restaurant from Toutant, sets opening, menu

"This restaurant is a little bit selfish for me - it's my version of what I like to eat. That's why he chose the name dobutsu, Japanese for animal, he said." "That little animal inside me needs to be fed. I cannot let that go."

Buffalo News

at Dobutsu, familiar seafood in newly satisfying ways (Review)

"Its fresh approaches to familiar fish, focused Pacific Rim takes and meaty pleasures puts Seneca Street on the Buffalo dining map. At Dobutsu, you can approach satisfaction by choosing your own path, Paul Revere style: one if by land, two if by sea."

Buffalo News


Dobutsu OPENS

"The most anticipated restaurant opening of the year takes place tomorrow, Tuesday, May 1. Dobutsu, the second restaurant from James and Connie Roberts, seeks to offer guests the kind of food Chef Roberts prefers to eat at home."

Buffalo SPREE