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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 good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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5331 Baltimore Ave, Suite 104, Hyattsville, MD 20781-1926
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In town for a meeting, I met colleagues here for drinks and dinner. I loved the bookstore/coffee house vibe, plus there was a casual dining area and a great beer and wine menu. Happy hour offers $5 glasses of wine or beer and half price...More

Thank MrsJAtlanta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a popular venue for Sunday Brunch. The menu has ample choices for either breakfast or lunch. My friend chose the Western omlette , while I opted for a Cubano (sandwich)--both are served with a choice of sides: potatoes, fruit, etc. The only drawback...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

BusBoys is a gem. Always a gem. Always perfect. Their menu is amazing. This location has a ton of events which is great- also very inclusive and very comfortable. I love the blackened salmon, their pancakes...they just have a fabulous menu. The aura is also...More

Thank Chelss215
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Busboys is a local favorite. The food is good, but the welcoming atmosphere is what makes it great. Take a look at a book while waiting for a table and then support and purchase it. I should say there is no pressure at all, but...More

Thank Vanita S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Didn’t realize this was part of a chain till after but it is exceptionally well run and managed The menu has something for everyone and it was hard choosing from the many wonderful options The salads are fresh and very large and the wraps terrific...More

Thank daylilly50
Reviewed 13 October 2018

We went here for breakfast on a Saturday while visiting our son at UMD. Basically food was amazing but the service was lousy. Our waitress seemed to have 5 tables including a huge party of 15 or so while other waiters seemed to be standing...More

Thank Beth V
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Although the restaurant was somewhat “in your face” about social awareness, they feature an extensive menu and all five of us thoroughly enjoyed our meals.

Thank stevea5757
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Nice variety on the menu. Everything from veggie tofu curry to burgers. The chicken and chorizo pasta was delicious. Outdoor seating available. Outdoor was quieter and better for conversation IMO. Nice bar selection. Attentive wait staff. Would go again.

Thank nmashburn
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

This place came highly recommended...we miss breakfast and had lunch. I was not impressed at all. There is one girl working and the remaining staff is hanging around a table chatting. I am all about having fun at work but could you walk over and...More

Thank Erika A
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I had the chilli beef which was delicious but not really much chilli. Plus with the corn chips dipped in the chilli they were all soggy. I'm not sure why they did that. Very big menu and a wide range of prices, so should suit...More

Thank AdamLeaves
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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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
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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