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“Bucking the Trend!”

Buck's Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #9 of 1,912 Restaurants in Louisville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Old Louisville
Reviewed November 3, 2013

This is a restaurant that never made it out of the 1950s/1960s. Buck's is a lovely establishment in the part of Louisville called Old Louisville, a district of Victorian and Edwardian mansions. It's in the middle of a older residential area-it is a must for someone looking for an amazing meal. The restaurant is tucked away on Ormsby in old Louisville in the Mayflower hotel. They have a parking lot which is very helpful with cars parking up and down the street. The restaurant's proximity to the Filson Historical Society, with its exceptional art collection, is another plus.

They have beautiful fresh white flowers with dark walls and a grand piano. The staff makes you feel as if you are a member of the family from the first moment you step inside. Upon entry you will realize that the management cares about china, glasses and table cloths (shocking in 2013).

They have an excellent pianist at night. They have a great adult beverage selection, extensive wine and bourbon list. Service was very good and the food was flavorful. Great appetizers and deserts and just a very relaxed atmosphere. Will definitely return!

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2  Thank Artie44
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Reviewed October 24, 2013

Great atmosphere from the time you pull in and park. This is located in "Old Louisville" where they hold the St.James Art Fair. I prefer to pull down the court and park because the homes in this area are magnificent. The restaurant is great not too large and not to small. We sit in the first table right in front of the piano, but was the perfect sound level,it did not interfere with conversation but worked as a background. The menu is not large we had fried oyster Rockefeller which were good. We both got salads and my gf had the fillet and I got the pork chops. Both were incredible. The only down was here mashed potatoes were cold and she told the waitress and nothing was offered to replace it she just said I'll let the kitchen know. Rest. Of both meals were incredible.$130 appetizer-2salads-Filet dinner-Pork Chop dinner-dessert(chocolate cheese cake was awesome)-2baileys& coffee-2glasses of wine,1cosmo-2New Castle beers

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2  Thank thesandmanboxer
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Reviewed October 22, 2013

Buck's has really good food. We had the crispy fish and stuffed chicken and both were distinct and tasty. The service was adequate and the restaurant itself is very nice, but it tends toward the loud and crowded side. If you are looking for romance, this may not be the place, but for fun - go for it.

Thank Gary C
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Reviewed October 21, 2013

Love the food, love the atmosphere, waitstaff is fantastic, and the piano player, WOW! I had a big grin on my face the whole time. Even the place settings were whimsical.!

1  Thank westernstew85
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Reviewed October 14, 2013

took a short cab ride from downtown to old louisville for a change from an every 2nd year visit. Was pleasantly surprised by the neighbourhood and the value this place offered. Good food, a piano player throughout the meal and good value without being rushed. A new favourite for our next visit.

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Thank AlHalan
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