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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” (14 reviews)
“bourbon chicken” (12 reviews)
5:00 PM - 11:15 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
425 W Ormsby Ave, Louisville, KY 40203-3086
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I are staying at the Louisville Bourbon Inn and decided to make reservations at Buck’s for our first night in Louisville! What a great decision! We walked to Buck’s from our B&B and were warmly and cheerfully greeted by Karen at the...More

Thank RichardL930
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As we were seated, the piano player was playing a guitar and singing “brown-eyed girl” in front of the bar. We walked past several tall vases of fresh flowers—all in white. What a setting for a lovely dinner. My husband oreded the House salad and...More

Thank Lorraine B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My sister and I came into town for Antiques Roadshow and a mini trip to celebrate our upcoming 50th birthday. Bucks was perfect. Love the atmosphere and the food was delicious! Service was superb.

Thank Taraland45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! What a fabulous dining experience. Everything on the menu looked like it would be delicious. I enjoyed the Bourbon chicken, my husband had a mouth watering steak, saffron angel hair with shrimp, scallops, crab cakes were some of the other delicacies at our table....More

Thank Lynne A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Buck's is our go-to place for special occasions. It's beautiful inside and we love the live piano music. The drinks are perfectly made, the food is delicious, and the service is attentive, welcoming, and friendly. We've been here probably a dozen times and have always...More

Thank Tina H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can honestly and enthusiastically say there is no better place to have a superior meal and intimate setting than Bucks!! In a city that has the reputation of being labeled a great foodie town Bucks is at the top of the list for creativity,...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 19 April 2018 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

1  Thank Kara H
Reviewed 18 April 2018

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 15 April 2018 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 11 April 2018

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
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Questions & Answers
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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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