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Bucks Restaurant

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6 Cornfield Hill Rd, South Brooksville, Brooksville, ME 04617-3654
+1 207-326-8688
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Wed - Sat 17:30 - 20:00
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

You know, coming off a boat after a week, you might think about going to have some "real food" somewhere. Not that we didn't eat at some amazing places along our 7 day sailing excursion out of Bucks Harbor, but we didn't expect to be treated to THIS fabulous dinner within walking distance of the dock at the marina. For... More 

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Thank Chip W
JoBucks, General Manager's Personal Assistant at Bucks Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your enthusiastic review of Buck's Restaurant! We are glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us and look forward to your next visit. More 

Mt Pleasant, SC
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Ok, first, I know that Bucks is probably not in Brooksville, given the compass like divisions of the area, but my generic locale will have to do for this short term visitor. We really enjoyed our dinner at Bucks. I bet that the locales and summer residents love this restaurant. From beginning to end, it was a pleasurable evening. The... More 

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Thank SamMtPleasant_SC
JoBucks, General Manager's Personal Assistant at Bucks Restaurant, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your dining experience at Buck's Restaurant. It is reviews like yours that make our jobs (and job performance) better. Your insights are helpful, thoughtful and give others something to look forward to when coming to Brooksville and Buck's Restaurant. Thank you! More 

Stonington, Maine
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We have been to Bucks Restaurant about four times this summer, and will try to return once again before they close in the fall. I often have the "Linguini a la Grecque," a very flavorful dish with feta cheese, kalamata olives, and capers -- I always add the grilled shrimp too. Last weekend I had the mussels appetizer for the... More 

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Thank Ellen_D04681
JoBucks, General Manager's Personal Assistant at Bucks Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your insightful and thoughtful review of Buck's Restaurant. Details give us "food for thought" and help us give patrons enjoyable dining experiences such as yours. I will pass your kind words on to Carlos and our Chef de Cuisine, Fritz Knoll. More 

New York City, New York
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

I summer in the area and had not been to Bucks in a few years. Now I know why. I was a party of 3 and phoned to ask if we could arrive early. I was told the seat would be ready, but the kitchen would not be able to accommodate us until our appointed reservation time. While disappointed, I... More 

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Thank Bensage
JoBucks, General Manager's Assistant at Bucks Restaurant, responded to this review

We regret that you did not have a good experience at Buck's.....however, your review gives us very little to go on in our attempt to figure out what went wrong with your evening out at Buck's. Please share with us and the public what you ordered and what you thought was "tasteless or worse". Better yet, call the restaurant and... More 

Portland, Maine
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125 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

We've eaten at Buck's several times in recent years; this year's chef and menu are definitely at the top. We ate several excellent seafood dishes, including their "Acadian" version of jambalaya. Wine list is reasonably priced, mostly Italian. Service was very attentive. This is as fine a restaurant as you're likely to find in such an out-of-the way place.

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Thank Mainemal
JoBucks, General Manager's Assistant at Bucks Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed review. I am glad you enjoyed your dining experience and will pass your kind words on to the chef and his staff. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

It's hidden away in the middle of nowhere, but it is a real find. The locals are very lucky. The most attractive menu is supported by a well-chosen wine list. I hope it keeps going because it has a seasonal trade. Our selections of seafood starters and salads were expertly prepared and well-presented. The steak that came with the main... More 

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Thank Alec M
Jo A, Public Relations Manager at Bucks Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Alec: Thank you so much for your detailed review! This really lets us know what we are doing right. I will pass your kind words along to the staff who all work diligently to make everyone's visit to Buck's a special one. Regards, Jo More 

Tunbridge, Vermont
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and super friendly service. You park on the side of the road and follow a stone path beside Buck's Harbor Market. Once inside, it is like you entered a high class urban restaurant. Good variety on the menu. Local ingredients used when possible.

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Thank Michelle P
Jo A, Public Relations Manager at Bucks Restaurant, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to your next visit! :) More 

Charleston, West Virginia, USA
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147 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

A very pleasant restaurant with both good food and good service. The only disappointment was the cod brandade which could not have been worse...mushy tasteless fish mouse with a sauce that tasted liked canned tomato soup. On the other hand the chopped liver pate appetizer was quite good. Everyone's entrees were very good . The seafood Jambalaya was an excellent... More 

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JoBucks, General Manager's Assistant at Bucks Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed review of your dining experience with us. In regards to the cod brandade, I can assure you that the sauce did not come from a can. If you had let your server or the hostess know when they came back to check on you during your meal, I am sure they would have brought you... More 

Orland, Maine
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

We eagerly await this restaurant's opening every Spring. This year they opened mid May. Wife & I dined there Sat. nite and it met our high expectations. Excellent food very well prepared, diverse and reasonably priced wine list, attentive & well trained wait staff, and a hostess who remembers our name. The owner/exec. chef is Johnathan Chase who has been... More 

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Jo A, Public Relations Manager at Bucks Restaurant, responded to this review

Jonathan has asked me to share the following: "Thank you for your kind words and praise. Although [I] am still very involved with the day-to-day operations and menu planning for Buck's, our Chef de Cuisine is Fritz Knoll. The owners are Fred and Patty Green from Scottsdale, AZ." More 

Albuquerque
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

Situated in the village, the restaurant is usually crowded but reservations a day ahead of time work. This is one of the best restaurants on the peninulas.

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Thank John K
JoBucks, General Manager's Assistant at Bucks Restaurant, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us and look forward to your next visit! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 32
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Wednesday
17:30 - 20:00
Thursday
17:30 - 20:00
Friday
17:30 - 20:00
Saturday
17:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Cornfield Hill Rd, South Brooksville, Brooksville, ME 04617-3654
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Brooksville
  • Phone Number: +1 207-326-8688
Description
Fine dining in a relaxed, casual atmosphere on the coast of Maine.

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