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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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“brunch” (28 reviews)
“panini” (8 reviews)
“nachos” (8 reviews)
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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 via mobile

Now that I’m 50, eating healthy has become a priority and these guys get it right. Local and organic without a huge price. We went on a week day evening and had no trouble getting a table. Plus this place has a great vibe.

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lets start with the noise level: The general noise resulting from the open format of the dining area and kitchen plus ensured that everyone in the dining room had to raise their voices to be heard. The staff slamming dirty dishes into the station near...More

Thank 2trvel
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went after a UMD football game with our college student. We sat outside which was on the sidewalk and slightly sloping. Took a fairly long time for our food to arrive, so we walked around the book shelves. The Cuban I ordered was not at...More

Thank Travread
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great brunch at Busboys and Poets. Parking is tough even though there is street parking and a parking lot. It was jammed filled with people circling like sharks for the spots. Several spots are 15 minutes, 30 minutes or one hour only...More

Thank indigokat
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Love love this place.....the people the atmosphere and the food are fantastic!! definitely a must go

Thank Asia D
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We hadn't been here in years and decided to go back. Even for a very busy night we were seated within 10 minutes. We were quickly greeted by a server who told us who our waitress would be and then were brought water and silverware...More

Thank 1MajorFoodie
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I was so incredibly delighted to dine at this artsy style eatery. I grew up in Hyattsville and spent much my life there before moving away 7 years ago. Coming no back was not like come by home... it was better! The dining scene thrived...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

delicious food...I have always enjoyed their food.... friendly staff brilliant atmosphere.... you can enjoy great drinks at the bar if you in the mood to just chill and hang out ...

Thank Trina T
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I visited the College Park, MD location for an after graduation celebration. Our group was larger than expected and the hostess was very accommodating. The food and drinks were good surrounded by an inviting atmosphere; not to mention the nearby large parking lot. I would...More

Thank Darlene D
Reviewed 6 September 2017

From live music on occasion to an eclectic art collection, this restaurant with a progressive orientation provides a different experience.

Thank Robert K
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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
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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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