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Busboys and Poets

5331 Baltimore Ave, Suite 104, Hyattsville, MD 20781-1926
+1 301-779-2787
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“catfish” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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5331 Baltimore Ave, Suite 104, Hyattsville, MD 20781-1926
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Reviewed yesterday

We went for dinner. We each had one cocktail and a sandwich. I had the lamb burger, served on a pita with sweet potato fries on the side. The sweet potato fries were perfect, with a good crunch but soft insides. The burger was slightly...More

Thank WDavidTF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was busy the day we went so I knew we had to be patient with service. It was worth it. It was so hard to make up our minds. Everything looked so good and smelled good. I had the tuna steak sandwich and my...More

Thank Anna T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting restaurant, Large menu with some unusual items. I had a poached pear salad different but very good. Also salmon "blackened" is not to miss. My wife had the tuna said it was the best she ever ate. The greek salad also was good....More

Thank Dan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really cool atmosphere and the crab cakes were insane! Shrimp and grits were a win win...and we all agreed we have never had grits like they do them! Flavor explosion, extremely fresh seafood, and DONT SKIP DESERT...just do it! Really great place and the portions...More

Thank Michele C
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

The lamb sliders...they make my day every time! It’s my husband and mine’s go-to spot for a great quick meal! Service is always great and quick! We love it!

Thank krystalcottman
Reviewed 9 July 2018

My vegetarian sister was in town and we needed a casual, fun place to take her for a fast dinner. Tried Busboys and Poets and there were many items on the large menu that were very much to her taste and liking. Roasted cauliflower was...More

Thank 29Lorenzo
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Love this place. Cool design, extensive menu, super friendly staff, and a really nice vibe. Great coffee too + eggs benedict was splendid

Thank AML1967
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We were in a group of eight and everyone got good food options. The catfish was amazing and the vegan / vegetarian options are very good as well

Thank jose_ratj
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Just finished an evening at this restaurant with a party of 12. Overall a good experience. The food and drink was all very good and service was also quite acceptable. I do not think the establishment can be compared to many others, but suffice it...More

Thank Bob F
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Went to Busboys and Poets on a recent visit to UMD for business. There seems to be a lack of places like this beyond the campus, so I was happy to find a place to sit at the bar and have a good meal. I...More

Thank Teevskis
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13 October 2017|
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Response from Byron W | Reviewed this property |
I had a burger and salad when I visited last, I have had a variety of American and International cusine and have not been disappointed ever. Menu Items are added and removed I would say about semi annually.
13 October 2017|
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Response from sym4302016 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you'll be disappointed by the dinner menu. Choices from classic salads to sandwiches and burgers...entrees include plentiful portions of Mediterranean and cajun spiced dishes. Shrimp and Chicken Chorizo Pasta a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5331 Baltimore Ave, Suite 104, Hyattsville, MD 20781-1926
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Hyattsville
  • Phone Number: +1 301-779-2787
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