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Buckhorn Tavern

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8800 Meeker Rd, Dayton, OH 45414-1946
+1 937-890-3261
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11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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280 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent restaurant, great service nice atmosphere. Chicken salad, steak salad, white fish and ribs were excellent. It's been 26 years since last visit and every bit as good.

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Thank Ole D
Sherwood, Arkansas
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Buckhorn is kinda out of the way, if you're not with a local it might be a little hard to find. Fortunately, I had a friend of a friend who is a local and took us to the Buckhorn. I've traveled all over the country and when it comes to BBQ, Dayton Ohio is not one of the places... More 

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Thank Allan G
Clayton, Ohio
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Great food, great staff. Warm and friendly atmosphere, always greeted with a smile. Quick but leisurley service. Great steaks as well as comfort foods.

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Thank glhrn098
Dayton, Ohio
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Based on the history and since it's been arounds since the '40's figured it HAD to be good and worth the trip- a real destination place. The outside did not disappoint-as if we just stopped-off a backroad -literally a road-side establishment (even the 'bar' across the street even though it did not look open and could have been a 'filling... More 

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Thank melinda a
Ohio
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Buckhorn Tavern is very rustic as it has been around for quite awhile. The ribs are very good and fall right off he bone. The pork chop and chicken are fairly dry. The salads are typical BBQ restaurant salads, nothing special. Our waitress was attentive and friendly, although it was clear she was either a long time smoker or very... More 

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Thank hikertoo
Little Rock, Arkansas
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We ate here with business friends who came back two nights in a row. The beer selection is very good, especially for local micro brews, but the wine list by the glass is marginal (not their forte). We came on rib night and the platters were large and every morsel eaten. The seafood was ok. The server was awesome, but... More 

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Thank J N
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We love Buckhorn Tavern it's like our spot! Melt in your mouth ribs! Steaks are a bit dry. Bread is yummy. Definitely try the ribs. They have an excellent seasonal menu system well.

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Thank Heather Yancey M
Fort Worth, Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Warm cozy place for dinner and drinks. We were here out of town for a job and this place was recommended by a local resident. It is off the beaten path but worth it! Food and service was superb! We had a ribeye and stuffed orange roughy. Server/bartender made some amazing cocktails.. try the Carmel apple martini or the Washington... More 

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Thank Christy K
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I visited there for the first time last Tuesday and got the Prime Rib. It was excellent! I am looking forward to trying out the steak next time.

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Thank Jon B
Dayton, Ohio
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Eat here regularly. There is no bad entree and no bad appetizer. The beer is cold and the staff is great

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?