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Buck's Restaurant & Bar

425 W Ormsby Ave, Louisville, KY 40203-3086
+1 502-637-5284
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“crispy fish” (14 reviews)
“quail” (12 reviews)
“bourbon chicken” (11 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
425 W Ormsby Ave, Louisville, KY 40203-3086
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My fiance and I used to live in the apartment complex that Buck's is located in. The owner is one of the sweetest people in the world and treats his employees with great respect. Wonderful food! The waiters are very professional and friendly. Great atmosphere.

Thank ThomasREverett
Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended the Holiday Home Tour in Old Louisville and were originally settled on a different restaurant when we received Buck's as a recommendation from the Bourbon Inn and we were so glad we made the change. The decor is beautiful and the live piano...More

Thank lorib45
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the food was delicious and was very unique, I would recommend this place to visitors and residents as well.

Thank John M
Reviewed 11 November 2017

White table linens... white flowers decorating a well stocked bar and on every dining table... someone playing your favorite standards on piano... low lights, lots of class, great ambiance and a perfect setting for romance... that’s Bucks. Throw in gracious hosts, helpful wait staff and...More

Thank Thomas J
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Everything about this place is superb! The white flowers at the bar....the great bourbon & wine list. The menu from the appetizers to desserts is perfect. I can't say enough about how nice & friendly the staff were AND the great piano player. Loved the...More

Thank lchelsea
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We had not been to restaurant in a long time and finally made time to return. Well we were so sorry for not being back sooner. I asked the chef for a special change to my filet and was done perfectly. we will be back...More

Thank Al B
Reviewed 25 October 2017

A local B&B recommended Buck's (walking distance). We assumed it would be ok, since the B&B wouldn't steer us too far wrong, but what a wonderful surprise. White linen tablecloths, welcoming staff, great service, and superior dinner! We only ate there twice the weekend we...More

Thank pshIng
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Wow, what an awesome place to dine. Upon entering the restaurant, you are immediately greeted with the wonderful smell of fresh flowers sitting all over the bar. Then there is an awesome musician playing beautiful music on a baby grand piano. He is fantastic!!!! Our...More

Thank foxymamaruth
Reviewed 19 October 2017

From the white table cloths to the nonmatching dishes/china at each table, you will not be disappointed. Buck's once again left us with our bellies full and our mouths agape by the beautiful environment, welcoming staff and amazing cuisine! We even saved room for dessert!...More

Thank hopecrail
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Arrived before they open, yet the welcomed us in. Had drinks at the bar. Bar is set up kinda strange as there are whiskey and bourbon bottles all the way around the bar which seemed to make it difficult for the bartender to serve the...More

Thank dlmac2
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Amanda L
29 November 2017|
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Response from pshIng | Reviewed this property |
I’d say yes; get’s pretty busy and is a popular place.
10 September 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
Chad T
16 August 2015|
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Response from B-A-FROSTY | Reviewed this property |
Dress shorts and a collared shirt. This is a classy restaurant, so keep it classy and enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:15 pm
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
  • Neighbourhood: Old Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-637-5284
  • E-mail
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