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Buck's Restaurant & Bar

425 W Ormsby Ave, Louisville, KY 40203-3086
+1 502-637-5284
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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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 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere and entertainment. Flowers are beautiful! There were 4 of us celebrating 2 birthdays. Our server was very busy, but we didn’t feel that our service suffered, however before we were seated, we waited at the bar for 15 minutes and not a...More

Thank Kara H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Although the ambient temperature made it a bit cool in Louisville, the atmosphere at Bucks was warm and welcoming. Friendly, efficient staff, mouth watering food and tasty cocktails made the dining experience outstanding. But ohhh wait... the piano player was the icing on the "cake"experience....More

Thank out4goodtimes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After traveling most of the day, and a bit of sightseeing, we were famished. We walked into Buck’s and immediately felt under dressed and without a reservation. We were about to turn around and leave when a staff member asked if we had a reservation....More

Thank Jerry B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful surroundings. The pomegranate martini was icy and delicious. Loved that they didn’t overfill the martini glass but brought a small carafe on ice so I could refill myself. Outstanding bourbon selection. Food was good too!

Thank basketd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

David was our server... amazing. .food was fabulous.. Entertainment by Rick Bartlett.. Awesome... We were all impressed... We will be back for certain

Thank Monica W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very nice and friendly people. The food was great, but we had a wait before they brought it to us. I think there was a larger group ahead of us which may have overwhelmed the kitchen. Our waiter offered us bread, but never brought it....More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

First let me say this place is very nice and the Piano player is wonderful. We were greater and seated quickly with our reservation. The server was quick to our table and we both enjoyed wine. The crab app was very good as are the...More

Thank seabiff
Reviewed 5 March 2018

What a great atmosphere. Good choice and variety of food selections. This is a white tablecloth restaurant located in the heart of Old Louisville. Enjoy this restaurant for special occasions or for nice lunch. The piano player is there in the evenings, which contributes to...More

Thank ajsam1228
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Bucks is definitely my favorite spot in Louisville for fine dining and drinks. The food is fantastic and the wine selection is extensive. The atmosphere is warm and classy. It's my first pick for any special occasion or just a relaxing self treat of wine...More

Thank sarahc0090
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

My mother requested we return to Buck's to celebrate her 97th birthday with her family. It was a snowy Friday evening in January and we were concerned that the weather would close the restaurant. Not so as the staff was eager to greet our large...More

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Penny M
3 March 2018|
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Response from Neafus42 | Reviewed this property |
Parking lot with plenty.
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
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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
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