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Buckhorn Tavern

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
8800 Meeker Rd, Dayton, OH 45414-1946
+1 937-890-3261
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“ribs” (33 reviews)
“salad” (16 reviews)
“steak” (29 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
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8800 Meeker Rd, Dayton, OH 45414-1946
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I grew up loving the Buckhorn. The last several times I have went in last few years have been such a let down. Overall, the quality of food has continued to decline with each visit. It also seems to be a trend now to receive...More

Thank Scoobylumen
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Worst meal ever. Over rated nasty food. The waitress tried and we loved her. The management and kitchen staff sucked. For what you pay it's a total waste of time and money.

Thank Tammy F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for a unique restaurant for lunch (or dinner) near Englewood, after photographing several waterfalls in the area. Enjoyed eating here for the quiet atmosphere and homestyle lunch options . I had the Piggy Back Pork, which was a Pork Tenderloin with a bacon onion...More

Thank Cmera4Fun
Reviewed 3 January 2018

This restaurant is nestled in a private setting just after you cross the old iron bridge....It has been there for many years and has served the public nonstop in a rustic setting! This restaurant has a bar on one side with booths...and on the other...More

Thank colleenmB4311KD
Reviewed 29 October 2017

I think this place needs a little renovating, it is dark and dingy, the carpeting is dark and needs to be replaced. My steak was tasty, the biscuit also. The salad was a problem, there was hardly any dressing on it, had to ask for...More

Thank plm731
Reviewed 26 October 2017

visited last week with in-laws. very casual restaurant in an out-of-the-way place. a bit dark inside but nice atmosphere. had the liver and onions which I haven't eaten in a long, long time, the portion was very big. salad, rolls (don't find those a lot...More

1  Thank Frank Kathy H
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We have been there many times over the years and always loved the food. The place hasn't changed, still a cozy feel but the food was not very good. Steak was over done, potato was cold, ribs were overdone. We may not go back for...More

1  Thank hayes370
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

It was our first visit and we do not know why it took us so long to eat here. The ribs were fall of the bone amazing and the burgers are the best I have ever had. It is now our go to restaurant.

Thank Rob J
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Went there with colleagues while visiting Dayton. The food was good and I liked the overall tavern atmosphere.

Thank DHC518
Reviewed 28 July 2017

An absolute unmitigated disaster. I have been to Buckhorn a number of times, I always like to frequent "non-chain" restaurants. It is Restaurant Week so I convinced four friends to come our for dinner at 630 on Thursday night. I could tell they were busy,...More

2  Thank Cherish C
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Questions & Answers
4 May 2017|
Response from Allan G | Reviewed this property |
Not to my knowledge. We've never had to make reservations there. It can get crowded though. We typically go early to beat the crowd. Might be a good idea to make a reservation if you're going during peak hours.
James M
8 April 2016|
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Response from Jada F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can't answer that, but a quick call could possible help with that 937-890-3261 a lot of restaurants are beginning to offer some gluten free choices..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8800 Meeker Rd, Dayton, OH 45414-1946
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
  • Phone Number: +1 937-890-3261
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