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Busboys and Poets

5331 Baltimore Ave, Suite 104, Hyattsville, MD 20781-1926
+1 301-779-2787
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5331 Baltimore Ave, Suite 104, Hyattsville, MD 20781-1926
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Family gathered here at this eclectic restaurant for lunch to celebrate. This place is so cute, reminds me of the coffee shop in Friends. Our entire party each had an amazing meal, from salads to sandwiches to pasta and soup. The restaurant is very clean...More

Thank GrannyJenn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is good -- and consistent. I have eaten there many times and never had a bad meal. I always get the yellow gazpacho (seasonal) when they have it. The noise level is quite variable, but at times a bit on the high side....More

Thank TBIDoc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time here and loved it. The food is SUPER fresh and so tasty! Make sure you try the baba ganoush - it is wonderful. This gives me a reason to grow eggplants in the summer!! Had a wonderful Panini with Brie and spinach. The...More

Thank Somalicat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had breakfast with my daughter and granddaughter. I could tell that the food was good, just by watching my 10-year-old granddaughter throw down. i thought she was going to eat the plate. The food was really delicious and the servings were plentiful. Our waiter...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 8 February 2018

To sum up my whole experience; THE FOOD was delicious! I ordered the omelette which was pretty filling and order the bread pudding to-go...not bad! THE ATMOSPHERE was amazing! This was my first time in any of these establishments and I loved the ambiance and...More

Thank Taelor P
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

The food is great and the atmosphere is always inviting. But, it’s cold inside all of the time. It’s uncomfortable summer and winter. So, layer up and bring a coat. Busboys turn on the heat!

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Had two tickets to an open mic poetry night at this restaurant and it made for a fun dining experience. Fortunately, we arrived around 15 minutes ahead of the show, because the section of the restaurant where it took place was not very big and...More

Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 14 January 2018

This was a first time visit for me. I met a friend for Sunday brunch. The menu had ample selections: I chose a sandwich; he chose an omlette. Both were tasty and good size. The large dining are can be a bit noisy, but we...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We love Busboys & Poet and have enjoyed many meals at this location. Recently we had dinner with 4 guests and both the service and food were off. We got off to a great start. The server took our order, the drinks were promptly delivered,...More

Thank LBH991
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Friendly, cozy and insightful. Staff is very friendly and helpful. The atmosphere is very relaxing and there is so much history and information to be gleaned

Thank Vixell L
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13 October 2017|
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Response from Byron W | Reviewed this property |
I had a burger and salad when I visited last, I have had a variety of American and International cusine and have not been disappointed ever. Menu Items are added and removed I would say about semi annually.
13 October 2017|
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Response from sym4302016 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you'll be disappointed by the dinner menu. Choices from classic salads to sandwiches and burgers...entrees include plentiful portions of Mediterranean and cajun spiced dishes. Shrimp and Chicken Chorizo Pasta a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5331 Baltimore Ave, Suite 104, Hyattsville, MD 20781-1926
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Hyattsville
  • Phone Number: +1 301-779-2787
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