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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%
Travellers talk about
“crispy fish” (15 reviews)
“quail” (14 reviews)
“bourbon chicken” (14 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 1 week ago

We enjoyed our meal at Buck's. We started with the crabcake which was tasty. I had the bourbon chicken which was really nice and my husband had the fried quail. We also ended with the sigature dessert which we both like. There was a piano...More

Thank Nancy961
Randy B, Public Relations Manager at Buck's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

I'm glad you enjoyed your meal. We strive to offer fine dining with no gimmicks or trendy dishes. The menu has been tweaked over the years but we like to stick with the classics. I do hope you'll come back and see us. Thank you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It felt like the place to be for a celebration! The piano singer was great at keeping the room engaged. Our waitress was phenomenal! Very relaxing and enjoyable dinner! The signature dessert was amaaazing!

Thank Pam M
Randy B, Public Relations Manager at Buck's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Celebrations are our specialty. I'm so glad that you enjoyed your meal and your experience with us. Please call us next time you have an occasion to celebrate and we will do everything we can to make it special. Thank you for the wonderful review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All of the above were outstanding! The white flowers everywhere added a touch of elegance while the live music was a bonus. The service was impeccable. Our server, Katie, was both professional yet so very friendly! And, of course, the food was phenomenal! We were...More

Thank cardscharlotte
Randy B, Public Relations Manager at Buck's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for this wonderful review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to your return.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you’re looking for a romantic restaurant filled with history, venture to Ormsby in Old Louisville to this lovely restaurant. The food is good and the service is impeccable. I love the assortment of white flowers found throughout the space. And the different patterns of...More

Thank twonormalguys
Randy B, Public Relations Manager at Buck's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for posting this review! We appreciate your comments and we are happy you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Randy B, Public Relations Manager at Buck's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for stopping in. We are thrilled you enjoyed your experience. We look forward to having you back next time you're in town!

Reviewed 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 13 May 2018 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 30 April 2018

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 26 April 2018

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