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“Really good casual restaurant”
Review of Busboys and Poets

Busboys and Poets
Ranked #2 of 149 Restaurants in Hyattsville
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed November 25, 2013

I've been here twice in 4 days, for lunch and dinner. The variety of food is imaginative and quality quite good. Also the atmosphere is fun and relaxing. The selections are varied And more like a good brew pub than high end restaurant. There is a good wine selection, and deserts tempting. Portions are really large. The pizzas and sandwiches are to be recommended. While large and busy, the sound level is tolerable thanks to very high ceilings. This is a really enjoyable restaurant.

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Thank Fishperson
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Reviewed November 25, 2013 via mobile

After a show in DC we went in for dinner around 11:00. The place was busy and the full menu was available. The service was a bit slow but friendly. The food was plentiful and tasty. Plenty of parking nearby. Try the meatloaf!

Thank John S
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Reviewed November 7, 2013 via mobile

I went for lunch. The nachos were the best ever and I was pleased to see a wide selection of gluten free meals. The atmosphere was open and had interesting art work and books to read. I intend to go back during the poetry shows.

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Thank NicciCoffie
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Reviewed November 7, 2013

B and P is worth a visit I have been there twice. The food is better than good and there is added fun in the neighborhood mix of art space and meeting place. It is a great setting for meetings and for seeing what is going on in the local environ, and that works. Tonight there were about ten local artist displaying their work and it was worth seeing.

The dishes are sometimes very good and sometimes good. Shrimps and Grits was very good and so was the wine. The pizza is Roman thin and part of very good. The Catfish and salads were just good.

Other people have reported a, terribly long wait, but I had none of that. Maybe, I was just lucky.

I am going to recommend it for meetings to coworkers and hold our next fun meeting there. Give it a try.

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Thank innerbum1
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Reviewed November 4, 2013

quiet an experience to visit. The book store upfront is somewhat out of the Sovjet era :-) but that just adds to the ambiance. The food and drink is great, service is friendly and helpful - not hurried. All around a great place to hang out.

Thank businessadvisor2
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