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Buck's Restaurant & Bar

425 W Ormsby Ave, Louisville, KY 40203-3086
+1 502-637-5284
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“crispy fish” (15 reviews)
“quail” (14 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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425 W Ormsby Ave, Louisville, KY 40203-3086
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with colleagues for a business dinner. Nice piano accompaniment. Menu was limited but quality with both fish and meat selections. Atmosphere was tasteful, somewhat formal and complimented the great service and food.

Thank safetypro1970
Randy B, Public Relations Manager at Buck's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review. I hope you'll come back so we can make it a 5 star expereince!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch with a colleague after a meeting. I ordered a chicken stir fry which looked remarkably similar to a Lean Cuisine chicken stir fry microwave meal - I’m not kidding! It also tasted the same, salty and pre-prepared. My colleague ordered the panco...More

Thank powerpackperk
Randy B, Public Relations Manager at Buck's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm very sorry and surprised to hear about your experience. Our manager Karen would very much like to hear from you. You may call her any time at 502-821-9463. Thank you so much.

Reviewed 1 week ago

LOVE the white flowers and being given a Star of Bethlehem to take home. We had a great meal. Filet was tender and cooked perfectly. Mohito was yummy. Dessert was pretty and festive more than for taste and didn't finish it.

Thank Cheryl F
Randy B, Public Relations Manager at Buck's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for celebrating with us. I'm so happy you enjoyed your meal. We look forward to your next special occasion, even if it's just Friday night!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Needed a place close to Central Park (for the Shakespeare Festival) for supper. Buck's was wonderful!! Had scallops that were to die for. The white flowers on the bar are always a nice touch. Even gave me one to bring home.

Thank rosemaryamelia
Randy B, Public Relations Manager at Buck's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for posting your review. I'm so happy you enjoyed dinner and I hope you also enjoyed the performance!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know for sure but I doubt that there are many restaurants like Buck's that still exist. The pianist! The flowers! The waiters! The old school service and hospitality! Not to mention the great food! Superb!!!

Thank Cindy B
Randy B, Public Relations Manager at Buck's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

You are correct. Buck's is definitely a rarity in today's world as a true fine dining restaurant. We thank you so much for posting this review and hope you'll come back to see us.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Buck's is great for day or evening, but daytime prices are very affordable. We've gone for birthdays and social gatherings as well as business meetings and have never been disappointed. There are fresh flowers, white tablecloths and delicious food: I always enjoy the fish or...More

Thank psb618
Randy B, Public Relations Manager at Buck's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate that you have come back to Buck's again and again. Thank you for posting your review and we'll see you next time!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a family event celebration and are from out of state. We wanted a comfy, relaxed quiet (no tvs on and not echo-y) dinner with great food and ambiance. We were a small group and the attentive service was top drawer. The server even...More

Thank Sherry L
Randy B, Public Relations Manager at Buck's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a wonderful review! Thank you. I have passed this along to our staff as it will surely make their day. I'm so happy you enjoyed your celebration and the next time you venture that 1200 miles, please come see us again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hostess was friendly and accommodating,. The piano player/singer was exceptional. The Ambiance was outstanding, as others had mentioned, lots of flowers. The filet mignon was to die for! However, on a night that didn't seem to be especially busy, we sat at the table...More

Thank Annie65561
Randy B, Public Relations Manager at Buck's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for posting your review. At Buck's, we do move at a slower pace than other restaurants, modeling the fine-dining restaurants of the past. This is so you have time to enjoy the meal and connect with dinner companions. I apologize that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful Bucks restaurant was not just beautifully decorated and elegant like fine restaurants used to be, but the menu items were almost too beautiful to begin eating. Dining with a party of ten, each of us experienced wonderful menu choices... mouth watering! The staff was...More

Thank 600Suzie18
Randy B, Public Relations Manager at Buck's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. I'm so happy you enjoyed your time with your friends. I hope you'll join us again and if you ever have something to celebrate, give us a call so we can make it extra special for you

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I chose this restaurant because it was listed as a top romantic restaurant for Louisville. We were not disappointed! We were “introduced” by the versatile musician with songs and words of welcome for our anniversary. The atmosphere is luxurious, music amazing (piano, guitar and voice),...More

Thank ruth w
Randy B, Public Relations Manager at Buck's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for sharing your experience. We're so happy to have been a part of your anniversary,. When then bloom fades from your Star of Bethlehem, it's time to come back to Buck's for another celebration!

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Penny M
March 2, 2018|
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Response from Neafus42 | Reviewed this property |
Parking lot with plenty.
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Amanda L
November 28, 2017|
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Response from pshIng | Reviewed this property |
I’d say yes; get’s pretty busy and is a popular place.
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Hanka10116
September 9, 2016|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Katheryn, we also stayed at the Dupont and Buck's took great care if us. The back room is probably only seated on Holidays and during the Derby as needed but the place is well staffed and the staff well trained... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:15 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 425 W Ormsby Ave, Louisville, KY 40203-3086
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Old Louisville
  • Neighborhood: Old Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-637-5284
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