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Busboys and Poets

) #2 of 127 Restaurants in Hyattsville ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , International
5331 Baltimore Ave, Suite 104, Hyattsville, MD 20781-1926
+1 301-779-2787
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (26 reviews)
“grits” (11 reviews)
“nachos” (8 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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1 - 10 of 301 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is excellent. They have a good selection of vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. Great place for brunch.

Thank lilith79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit to Busboys & Poets. Our daughter-in-law picked this place because of the many vegetarian options. We went on a Sunday, arriving around 12:15 and had a 30 minute wait. One side of the menu listed brunch items and the other side was...More

Thank Jan S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This venue offers great comfort food, a fun selection of books, and a creative ambiance. One can also dine outdoors, weather permitting.

Thank marcsX9529ZD
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Service was great. food is delicious. Gets crowded on the weekend. Nice atmosphere. Haven't been for any of the events, i.e. book readings, poetry nights. Great place for family and friends.

Thank vernitaj2017
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Lots of vegan options - wonderful food. My non-veg friends love their food, too! Beautiful location, clean, nice wait staff, delicious food! Will ABSOLUTELY visit again next time I'm in town!!!

Thank Julia S
Reviewed 22 June 2017

When our son was a UMD student, visited Busboys and Poets several times, always slammed with customers, and for good reason. Very creative, well prepared food and drink, great service though the place is so busy. Fun place for an outing.

Thank Evan R
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Great food; definitely not Food Service grade or institutional imitation food product! Servers were outstanding; friendly, fast, appropriately interactive. Most noticed by my wife and I was how "present" the managers were; they were On The Job and attentive to everything that was going on....More

Thank John H
Reviewed 21 June 2017

When having a group outing or on a date food, entertainment and great atmospher is a 1st round draft choice as far as a nights out go. Special dinners weekend or evening meals are always tasty and a good time. Food is delicious and wait...More

Thank Byron W
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Family of four should be able to eat for less than 70 so that's kinda high but we don't really have an issue there. Place was loud as its some kind of kind of hipster college age loud crowd place but it was busy and...More

Thank Whatttup G
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by the front desk of our hotel. The service was very good and each of us enjoyed our meals. Lots to choose from on the menu including many vegan and gluten free offerings. The shrimp and chicken chorizo pasta...More

1  Thank Gregory T
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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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
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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