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5031 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington DC, DC 20500
+1 202-364-0777
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22:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Wed 21:30 - 17:00
Thu - Fri 22:00 - 17:00
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I always get mussels in white wine, but I think they took them off the menu recently, but lamb meatballs or burger is always a good choice. The place is small, so evenings and weekends can take a while to get a table. If that's the case, you can check out the bookstore Politics & Prose next... More 

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Thank David S
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were meeting friends in Chevy Chase and needed a place with a good menu and good food, that was great for adults and kids alike. We enjoyed our evening so very much. The food was really quite good, the service mostly very good, and the menu was excellent in its offerings. We also had a lot of fun, and... More 

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124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Average at best. Over priced. Small up-scaled menu. Took forever to order a soda. Took even longer to receive the drink. It was very crowded on a week day night. It's theme is??? I don't know. Trying too hard to be hipster and outdoorsy? The double fried French fries were outstanding. The burger was so completely average for $15.00. There... More 

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Thank Rudi R
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

You can read about Buck's in the Washington Post, as it's usually one of the critic's top choices of the year. It's unique because it's very casual and suited to serious foodies. The menu changes daily, but things like the iceberg lettuce with bacon and bleu cheese, as well as the fried oysters, seem to be there all the time.... More 

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Thank kenjs2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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515 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Not much on hand so we made a last minute reservation and walked over to Buck's. It is restaurant week and they weren't crowded. We ordered a glass of wine and two salads. The cob salad is very good and my wife likes the caesar salad with anchovies. We both had the small steak. They were cooked perfectly and were... More 

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Thank waterandmore
Springfield, Illinois
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

I got what was called lamb stew, described as being full of lamb, potatoes, and white beans. Sounded like a good hearty meal. The server knew I was hungry and gave the order approval. Unfortunately, it was not stew at all. It was weak white bean soup in a shallow dish with literally one bite-sized piece of potato and a... More 

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Thank Dan C
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Interesting mix of foods. The fish and crab cakes were delicious. Especially loved the bone marrow appetizer and the lamb stew.

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Thank Frank C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

What a great place to meet up with people, eat delicious unique food, and enjoy a comfortable setting. Can't wait to go back on our next visit

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Thank montypies
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Love all, ambience, staff very chill, lighting romantic, food, hmmm, best opinion rings, pimiento cheese with fresh purple & white radishes,,, for appetizers, the " big" steak perfect ( large) with great leftovers for breakfast, the burger cooked to perfection, wood -grilled Brussels sprouts, &!!!

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Thank Thepugtraveler
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

This is another neighborhood mainstay, which my wife and I have more than 100 times frequented over ten years. Buck's has many unique features -- in particular, it's layout with a large center table and it's decor with a canoe hanging from the ceiling -- but I go there mainly for the food, which is outstanding. The menu somewhat limited,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 35
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Monday
21:30 - 17:00
Tuesday
21:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
21:30 - 17:00
Thursday
22:00 - 17:00
Friday
22:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5031 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington DC, DC 20500
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-364-0777

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?