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Buck's Restaurant & Bar

425 W Ormsby Ave, Louisville, KY 40203-3086 (Old Louisville)
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Ranked #9 of 1,509 restaurants in Louisville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Old Louisville
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137 reviews from our community

91% Recommend
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English first
Morton Grove, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Beautiful interior! Attentive staff and wonderful piano player. Beware, house specialty dishes are spicy but good.

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Moscow, Russia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This was the second time I was there... the first time about 5 years ago. Not much had changed... the piano man was still singing the old standards, the tables relatively full of families and couples chatting. Cozy is not the right word but it's close. I had a fried chicken breast with a bourbon crust. It tasted exactly as... More

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We enjoyed a very delicious lunch here with fabulous service. I tried the tomato soup with blue cheese crumbles recommended by our waiter and it was fabulous! We also enjoyed the crispy fish with chili sauce, the hot brown with fried green tomato and Buck's burger with sweet potato fries. All of our entrees were perfectly executed! We will definitely... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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72 reviews 72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

First visit to Louisville on a road trip to St. Louis so researched and decided to try Bucks. Great choice ! Greeted by white flowers ( my favorite) all over the restaurant. Baby grand piano with white jacket piano player on a Monday night (?') playing great soul music. Wonderful cocktails at the bar and then our dinner. Buck himself... More

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Dothan, Alabama
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Friends recently took us to Rick's in Louisville and if we lived in the area it we be one our regular dining establishments! Our evening started with an introduction to Rick Bartlett the resident pianist who serenaded the patrons during dinner with soft melodies and a marvelous soothing voice. Upon learning that we were visiting from the "Roll Tide" state... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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179 reviews 179 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

Four of us came for lunch. The ambiance is very warm and classy. The food was excellent, their specialty, the Crispy fish with chili was a delight and something we will remember. They have a huge selection of bourbons that are almost overwhelming, but fun. Will add this to our favorites when we return.

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Corydon, Indiana
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

My husband and I had a wonderful experience here. The food was excellent. My favorite was the bruschetta with eggplant. Very nice atmosphere with fresh flowers and soft piano music. The service was top rate. Will definitely return.

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Lanesville, Indiana, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

Went here because of the rating on here and we were not disappointed! The food was excellent and fast, service was top notch. We will return soon. Great place for a anniversary or special occasion. Dress was business casual but some had on shorts but wouldn't recommend it because this is an upscale restaurant. Live music and nice bar.

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Burlington, Vermont
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Our party of four arrived about15 minutes before closing. Despite this, the staff welcomed us in to dine for a several-course meal and even encouraged us to have dessert. We all enjoyed the dishes we ordered. I had the crabcakes and the sweet potato risotto and enjoyed all the flavors. All special requests were honored with care as the service... More

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Franklin, Indiana
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This place is the place to eat!! Clean, courteous staff, beautiful atmosphere, food to die for what else can I say!

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