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Busboys and Poets

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5331 Baltimore Ave, Suite 104, Hyattsville, MD 20781-1926
+1 301-779-2787
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (25 reviews)
“grits” (11 reviews)
“nachos” (8 reviews)
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8:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5331 Baltimore Ave, Suite 104, Hyattsville, MD 20781-1926
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This venue offers great comfort food, a fun selection of books, and a creative ambiance. One can also dine outdoors, weather permitting.

Thank marcsX9529ZD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was great. food is delicious. Gets crowded on the weekend. Nice atmosphere. Haven't been for any of the events, i.e. book readings, poetry nights. Great place for family and friends.

Thank vernitaj2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of vegan options - wonderful food. My non-veg friends love their food, too! Beautiful location, clean, nice wait staff, delicious food! Will ABSOLUTELY visit again next time I'm in town!!!

Thank Julia S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When our son was a UMD student, visited Busboys and Poets several times, always slammed with customers, and for good reason. Very creative, well prepared food and drink, great service though the place is so busy. Fun place for an outing.

Thank Evan R
Reviewed June 21, 2017

Great food; definitely not Food Service grade or institutional imitation food product! Servers were outstanding; friendly, fast, appropriately interactive. Most noticed by my wife and I was how "present" the managers were; they were On The Job and attentive to everything that was going on....More

Thank John H
Reviewed June 21, 2017

When having a group outing or on a date food, entertainment and great atmospher is a 1st round draft choice as far as a nights out go. Special dinners weekend or evening meals are always tasty and a good time. Food is delicious and wait...More

Thank Byron W
Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

Family of four should be able to eat for less than 70 so that's kinda high but we don't really have an issue there. Place was loud as its some kind of kind of hipster college age loud crowd place but it was busy and...More

Thank Whatttup G
Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by the front desk of our hotel. The service was very good and each of us enjoyed our meals. Lots to choose from on the menu including many vegan and gluten free offerings. The shrimp and chicken chorizo pasta...More

1  Thank Gregory T
Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I had lunch here a few days ago. I discovered it on TripAdvisor as we were visiting area from Michigan. What a lovely place. Food was excellent. Many vegetarian and Vegan options. The decor is nice and love the poems on the...More

Thank cw0108
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Ordered a Cobb Salad for take out and it was so delicious. All the ingredients were fresh and tasted great. It came with herb bread that was a nice addition to the salad. Will definitely go back again.

Thank Jess L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5331 Baltimore Ave, Suite 104, Hyattsville, MD 20781-1926
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Hyattsville
  • Phone Number: +1 301-779-2787
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