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101 S. Hanley Rd. (Carondelet Ave.) Send to Phone
A busy bar with tasty food for nibbling as well as dining.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED J. Buck's Restaurant Review

: Sporting a reputation as both a restaurant and a bar, J. Buck’s has a menu with a dual personality. You’ll find all your favorite game-watching nibbles: wings, chicken tenders, pizza, onion rings, burgers and sandwiches (including the local take on a Philly cheesesteak, coated with melted Provel cheese). Then the menu shifts into steakhouse mode with the half-pound prime ground chuck burger, Chilean salmon, house-smoked pork chops and filet mignon. The don't-miss dish is Buck's cheesecake, where the cheesecake is sandwiched between layers of dark chocolate cake. The wine list is solid, and service is pleasant. The bar is popular with the Clayton crowd, meaning young and semi-young professionals --- as well as athletes, both local and visiting. There's a legacy at play here: the place is named for late St. Louis sports-casting legend Jack Buck, as well as his offspring: Julie, a local radio personality, and Joe, who has a fine national reputation of his own in his dad's field. The younger two are also part-owners in this and the downtown location at 1000 Clark St., 314-436-0394.

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Bad business - do not eat here
by mgraham on Tue Nov 23, 2010 6:15 am
After having an expensive meal including wine and appetizers, the waiter took our $100 gift card. A manager returned and told us they no longer accepted that gift card as they had been sold to new owners. She informed us their was nothing they could do and she needed another form of payment. She did not offer to take the wine or appetizers off our bill. We would not have ordered all of this but wanted to use up the gift card.

There is nothing outstanding about this restaraunt and I cannot believe the Bucks would want their name associated with someone who has such bad business practices!
Disappointing and gift certificate not honored
by stacy4416 on Sat Oct 24, 2009 8:09 am
Just dined at the J Bucks Clayton location. Had a gift card for $35 which I had NO idea was no longer honored until the check came. There was no sign at the door and I was not aware that the restaurant had been sold to new owners. Very disappointing and I cannot believe that the Buck family didn't already make their money on the gift cards that were sold.
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