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Buck's Restaurant & Bar

425 W. Ormsby Ave. (S. Fourth St.) Send to Phone
502-637-5284 | Menu
Buck's eclectic American menu is served in a historic dining room festooned with bouquets of white flowers.
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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat.

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Buck's Restaurant & Bar Restaurant Review

: Buck’s is located on the ground floor of a century-old hotel-turned-apartment building. The furnishings --- candelabras, white tablecloths --- could have come from your eccentric Southern (and quietly wealthy) grandparents’ house. The three-story Victorian near-mansions that line the streets compose one of Louisville’s loveliest neighborhoods. Buck's menu matches the setting. Bacon-wrapped shrimp, fried oysters Rockefeller and sweet potato hash are among appetizers. The country-fried quail entrée should be ordered for the peppercorn and bourbon-infused cream gravy alone. The pork chop has bourbon maple glaze. Then there are the longstanding, distinctly un-Southern house favorites --- crispy fish with hot/sweet chili and spicy Cantonese noodles (chicken, shrimp, beef or vegetarian versions). Being on the Urban Bourbon Trail, the bar turns out well-crafted cocktails, and the wine list is very good. Be sure to save room for the almond and chocolate mocha dacquoise for dessert.

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