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Buck's Fishing & Camping

) #742 of 2,579 Restaurants in Washington DC €€ - €€€ American
5031 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington DC, DC 20500
+1 202-364-0777
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“fried oysters” (10 reviews)
“wedge salad” (6 reviews)
“steak” (16 reviews)
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American
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
5031 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington DC, DC 20500
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1 - 10 of 104 reviews

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Strip mall restaurant with quirky decor and theme provided excellent meal at most reasonable price. Try the "wood grilled carrots" appetizer Service was attentive but not hovering. Noise level got a little high as the evening wore on.

Thank abbaav
Reviewed 4 May 2017

When we lived in DC this was one of our local favorites, and we managed to get back there on a recent trip back to DC. It did not disappoint. Drinks were well made and generous. The large steak was more than enough for 2...More

Thank DCtraveler1950
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here on a week night, menu is very good with nice variety and selections. Our waiter, Nadir (I apologize for probably spelling his name wrong, he deserves much better) was very good. Helped us make selections and was attentive and entertaining. Our food...More

Thank JohnM743
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Take an honest to goodness fishing lodge. Place it in an affluent area of the Nations Capitol with no place to fish or camp within any reasonable distance and you have Buck's Fishing and Camping. The closest fishing would be the Potomac River. Actually Buck's...More

Thank ChefHarvey
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We have been here many times and really like the casual and cozy atmosphere. We had fried oysters, beet salad, hamburger, and New York strip steak. All very good and nicely presented. They also have a great beer selection.

Thank UE_DC64
Reviewed 5 March 2017

My wife and I always get mussels in white wine, but I think they took them off the menu recently, but lamb meatballs or burger is always a good choice. The place is small, so evenings and weekends can take a while to get a...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We were meeting friends in Chevy Chase and needed a place with a good menu and good food, that was great for adults and kids alike. We enjoyed our evening so very much. The food was really quite good, the service mostly very good, and...More

Thank 226elizabethh226
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Average at best. Over priced. Small up-scaled menu. Took forever to order a soda. Took even longer to receive the drink. It was very crowded on a week day night. It's theme is??? I don't know. Trying too hard to be hipster and outdoorsy? The...More

Thank Rudi R
Reviewed 15 February 2017

You can read about Buck's in the Washington Post, as it's usually one of the critic's top choices of the year. It's unique because it's very casual and suited to serious foodies. The menu changes daily, but things like the iceberg lettuce with bacon and...More

Thank kenjs2017
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Not much on hand so we made a last minute reservation and walked over to Buck's. It is restaurant week and they weren't crowded. We ordered a glass of wine and two salads. The cob salad is very good and my wife likes the caesar...More

Thank waterandmore
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Monday
21:30 - 17:00
Tuesday
21:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
21:30 - 17:00
Thursday
22:00 - 17:00
Friday
22:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5031 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington DC, DC 20500
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-364-0777
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