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101 S. Hanley Rd, Clayton, Saint Louis, MO 63105 (Carondolet)
We are 2 blocks from the Clayton Metro-Link Station
(314) 725-4700
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
lots of food for your money

Great place to eat if you are staying at the Crowne Plaza hotel. It had great pasta and drinks. We had a party of over 40 and they were very accommodating.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
bhguile
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Vassar, Michigan
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
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68 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Vassar, Michigan
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74 reviews 74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Great place to eat if you are staying at the Crowne Plaza hotel. It had great pasta and drinks. We had a party of over 40 and they were very accommodating.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The food at J Bucks is always good. They have a great Happy hour special. What keeps me coming back is Allyssa and Quentin's professional and personal attention. This is not zone coverage--no they go one on one and keep moving up and down the bar like NBA all stars. I love coming to j bucks and try to stop... More 

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San Francisco, California
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196 reviews 196 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Was looking for BBQ when visiting St Louis and this place did not disappoint! Great spread of food and amazing sides. Drinks menu is equally as good. Decor and seating is excellent would highly recommend.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

J. Buck's was a disappointment for us. We use Clayton Restaurant Week to try new places, and thought they were worth a try as an old established place. My husband had heard negative reviews, but for $25/person why not. The food was uninspired, my filet was literally just put on the grill with no apparent seasonings, although it was a... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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165 reviews 165 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This restaurant is owned by the Buck family, of broadcasting fame. It is well-located, in Clayton. You can park on the street or in a designated parking area, which is nice. The building is very nice and the restaurant is very impressive. Though I attended with family, it seems perfect for a romantic dinner. All 5 of us enjoyed our... More 

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Whitehouse, Texas
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61 reviews 61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Although I’ve never been disappointed, I’ve also never been wowed by the food here. Pros: --It’s convenient to several condos and corporate offices --The service is good --The prices are average or perhaps only slightly above --It's open late night during the week (one of the few places to do so in the area) No Cons; just don’t expect anything... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Stopped here for dinner and drinks. Enjoyed sitting outside on the patio. Our waiter was fantastic and so was the food. I'd highly recommend the toasted ravioli and the BBQ pork salad.

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Cedar Falls, IA, USA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The atmosphere was inviting, the waiter friendly and conversational, seating comfortable, and food delicious. Most food is locally sourced and cooked fresh. The prices were very reasonable. I would definitely go there again if in the area. One member of our party really liked the St. Louis ribs. Everyone was pleased with the quality of the food.

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New York City, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

the waiter suggested including the sausage, which I wouldn't have selected and it was delicious - the ribs and pulled pork were good, but the sausage was different and terrific. They make a good martini, too.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Service was good enough. Food was good but not outstanding. Didn't think we wasted our money, though. I wasn't expecting three strips of brisket on top of my salad. It was difficult to slice them up into pieces for my salad.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 101 S. Hanley Rd, Clayton, Saint Louis, MO 63105
    (Carondolet)
  • Public Transportation: We are 2 blocks from the Clayton Metro-Link Station
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: (314) 725-4700

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?