In New York, the 3,600-slot Seneca Niagara Casino And Hotel has officially reopened its Western Door Steakhouse following a $5 million renovation that has seen the restaurant add a bistro area complete with a larger bar and expanded seating area.

Operated by Seneca Gaming Corporation, Seneca Niagara Casino And Hotel revealed that the renovated Western Door Steakhouse additionally features an expanded menu that includes smoked salmon and blackened scallops from its seafood counter as well as new 12, 16 and 20-ounce steak selections

“This has been worth the wait,” read a statement from Audrey Oswell, Chief Operating Officer for Seneca Gaming Corporation, which is owned by the Seneca Nation Of Indians. “Quite simply, Western Door Steakhouse stands with the best steakhouses in the country. Guests are going to be amazed by how we have elevated the entire dining experience from the atmosphere and décor to the food and service.”

Seneca Gaming Corporation also operates Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in Buffalo as well as Salamanca’s Seneca Allegany Resort And Casino and declared that its Western Door Steakhouse has won numerous regional and national awards over the years including the Best Steakhouse for western New York accolade from Buffalo Spree magazine and a Certificate Of Excellence from TripAdvisor.

Closed since February for the renovation, Western Door Steakhouse now additionally features a cavatelli entrée menu as well as improved desert and cocktail selections alongside its previous steak, chop and seafood offerings seven-days-a-week while patrons can moreover choose from a range of signature sandwiches and appetizers in the less formal bistro area.

“The bistro offers…expanded hours, allowing guests to gather and enjoy cocktails and lighter fare from Western Door Steakhouse’s sensational culinary team,” read a statement from Seneca Gaming Corporation.