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J. Buck's

101 S. Hanley Rd, Clayton, Saint Louis, MO 63105
(314) 725-4700
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Ranked #23 of 50 Restaurants in Clayton
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Price range: $15 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Carondolet
Transit: We are 2 blocks from the Clayton Metro-Link Station
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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Barrington, Illinois
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

My son and I wanted something casual, but good food. I got the turkey burger - not very good and he got the fried chicken tenders - which he liked. Service was fine and decent atmosphere, but wished we ate somewhere else.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Poor service, average food and overpriced. But other than that it's ok. I came down from my hotel and hoped for an easy good meal. I ordered the special-- they were out. I had to go to the-bar to refill my drink and the guy that took care of me was very curt and short. They must really be doing... More

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The food was good and the atmosphere as well. They have some local beers on special and they were good.

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Evanston, Illinois
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101 reviews 101 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Heading back to the hotel after late afternoon meeting and wanting a quick dinner J.Buck's fit the bill. Basic good American food with some local favorites. I tried the local Toasted Ravioli, and yes it's kind of cool, but deep fried anything and it's dam good!! I recommend the quick bar food and a good beer, then you can chalk... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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69 reviews 69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

My friend and I arrived at 11:40 am for lunch. Only a few other tables were occupied. I ordered tilapia and a salad and a glass of wine. So far, so good. the wine was lovely and the salad OK. 40 minutes later still no tilapia. we asked our server who said it would be right out. Another 10 minutes....someone... More

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Athens, Alabama, USA
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67 reviews 67 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Our large family group visited J. Bucks while in town for a wedding. Had reservations and were seated in the bar area promptly. I had the board option with brisket, which was very tender and tasty. Great drinks. Service was good. Check was around $70 for 2 entrees w/ drinks and an appetizer. Would recommend if you are in the... More

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