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Buck's Restaurant & Bar

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Old Louisville
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425 W Ormsby Ave, Louisville, KY 40203-3086
+1 502-637-5284
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:15
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:15
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We make an annual trip to Buck's and are never disappointed. The ambience is great with Rick playing songs from the great American songbook on the piano and the old home charm of Louisville. Service was great. Split charge is $5 but well worth it since the split was done in the kitchen and presentation was great. We had the... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We waited 10 minutes, not even greeted. I chased down a bartender and asked about seating; he asked if I had a reservation and I said no. He said the Manager would be up shortly. She arrived 10 ish minutes later. We watched her drop an entire tray of food. (blood hair, mid 50s, looked in over her head) She... More 

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Lisa I, Manager at Buck's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

please send me your personal contact information to Karen Bucks Restaurant 425 west ormsby louisville ky 40203 thank you so much More 

Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

My favorite place in the City! Reasonably priced Fine Dining with excellent entertainment. I call it a 4 star Resturant at 3 star prices. Great for lunch, dinner or just a drink as it is a star on the Urban Bourbon Trail.

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Morehead, Kentucky
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

I was pleasantly surprised during my first visit to Buck's. Not only was the food delicious, but the friendly service and customer attention was second to none that I've experienced. Epic props to Karen and the staff for making my visit a truly wonderful evening. See you again soon!!

Thank Tony H
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Tucked away in the old Louisville section of town,Very good food, great service, lovely dining atmosphere! Easy to get to from any downtown hotel.

Thank paulas373
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The lighting hanging on the trees outside was gorgeous. With no reservations on a Saturday night we were still greated with genuine warmth, told how long the wait was and encouraged to enjoy the bar while waiting for our table. The bartender was nice and made great drinks, the flowers decorating the bar were beautiful. A live musician entertained but... More 

Thank Cherry N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Wonderful dining experience! Delicious food and superb service! My first time there - Definitely hope to return!

Thank Nancy H
Denver, Colorado
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228 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

I buy and regularly use Groupon and LivingSocial online deals. I find it a great way to discover new places and be able to do it at a bargain price. This is the way I found Buck's. Then I checked TripAdvisor and found good reviews and rating. So when the opportunity arose to go there just before theater in Central... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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88 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

I took a friend of mine here for dinner. The restaurant is on the first floor of a cool older apartment house in Old Louisville. The decor and ambience were great and the staff was terrific. The salad was fine and the desert (mocha cream whatever) was excellent. The drinks were good. So what's the problem? We both ordered steak.... More 

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Sanford, North Carolina
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a classy and charming dinner, Buck's is the place. A simple menu packed full of flavor. The bacon wrapped shrimp are amazing. The homemade dressing on the wedge salad was perfect. Compliments to the chef for a perfect meal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:15
17:00 - 23:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 425 W Ormsby Ave, Louisville, KY 40203-3086
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Old Louisville
  • Neighbourhood: Old Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-637-5284

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