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Buck & Honeys
Buck & Honeys

Buck & Honeys Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.BuckandHoneys.com
  • Phone: (608) 837-3131
  • Hours of Operation: Mon-Sat: 11A-Close
    Sun: 10A-Close
    Visit us for Brunch on Sun: 10A-2P
  • Payment Options: Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Steak, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
  • Executive Chef: Sammy Millan
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Let us know what you're planning, we're a fully customizable caterer and will make your next party, banquet, meeting memorable.
  • Private Party Facilities: Two private rooms with state of the art audio/video. Call for more information.
  • Private Party Contact: Tom Anderson (608) 837-3131
  • Entertainment: Live music in the bar every Thursday at 8:00PM and ever Saturday at 8:30PM. Follow our schedule at www.Facebook.com/BuckandHoneys

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Bird and Liberty Blvd
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Buck & Honeys
At Buck & Honey’s, we've taken great care to ensure your first visit makes you feel like you're stopping by an old friend's. We're locally owned and offer a wide variety of traditional fare made from scratch with only the freshest available ingredients.… Sun Prairie's taken notice by awarding Buck & Honey's 'Best Restaurant', 'Best Soup', 'Best Steak', 'Best Dinner', and 'Best Place for Live Music' for both 2011, 2012, & 2013! Great pastas, awesome steaks, fresh entree salads, unique specialty sandwiches, critically acclaimed Friday fish fry and our deliciously crispy thin crust pizzas round out our offerings. Check out the extensive wine list. Join us for live entertainment and special events. Now serving brunch from 10A-2P on Sunday!Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeighborhood Gem
Diner Reviews
  • "If not for the fact that our server made us feel like we were inconveniencing her by being there our experience was good. The food as usual was exceptional. The server ignored us for nearly 10 minutes without drinks, then failed to tell us about drink or dinner specials. We only became aware of them when we overheard another server telling a table next to us (after we had ordered). At the end of the meal the bill was very slow in coming and our server then waited nearly 10 minutes to get the receipts back to us. I hope she is an anomaly on the staff."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "I feel that if I make a reservation my table should be ready when I get there. If I knew I had to wait 15 minutes for my reserved table I wouldn't have bothered making one. It appeared that the problem was I requested a booth to help contain my three year old better. They had plenty of notice. Shouldn't have been an issue. Otherwise we love this place"
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "There drinks menu is quite large. But whoever was bartending saturday 9:45pm august 2 was making the drinks waaaay too strong taking away the flavor they where looking for. I mentioned to the server that it tasted like pepto bismal. We order a sour apple. Also very very strong. The food was fantastic. We had the sassy cow cheese curds. My wife had the veggie alfredo and i had the stir fry. Very very good. I know ill get a lot smirks for this comment but tone down the liquor a little. Everything else was fine."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "I wanted to go somewhere for good fish. I checked the online reviews and chose Buck & Honey's. The fried code was very good. The breading was not too heavy and it was crisp. The fish was very hot and flaky. I didn't care of the cheesy hash browns. I always expect crispiness in hash browns and these were more like mashed potatoes or a baked casserole type of potato. The price is a bit high, but the fish was very good so I would visit again."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Friendly, attentive and accommodating staff. Very short waiting times. Well-paced dining experience. Great food. Attractive plating. Definitely a favorite spot."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Food was really good. Can't make a reservation for the patio which is a total bummer, but other than that I liked it. Waitstaff was really nice."
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "Had a dinner with family Had reservations for 6 but showed up with 7. Even though the restaurant was full, the staff was most accommodating of our party. Food was very good. Service excellent and we all had a great time"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "There were 4 of us dining for dinner on a Saturday evening.....food was good as this was the second time we have gone there. When were done eating the manager asked politely if we could move to a different table as they needed our table for another reservation. that was fine & we told them we would sit outside. He did not tell us that the outside seating was reserve seating so when we got there we spotted an empty table & we sat down but we were asked to leave as it was spoken for. They should have told . us that when we were inside. We went outside & spotted an empty table & we sat down only to be told it was all reserve seating out there & again we had to move. Ended up in parking lot-friends we had not seen in a year"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Buck and Honeys has a great menu and wonderful service. Outdoor dining and live music make their patio a great place to be!"
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "We had reservations for 8:00. Got to the restaurant about 7:35, and went to the bar for a drink. At 7:50 we were in our seats! Friday fish fry was excellent! I have nothing but good things to say about Buck & Honeys."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "In celebration of a friend's birthday, we decided to eat at Buck and Honey's. The restaurant was very busy but we were seated immediately with our reservation. The service was good but not excellent. Despite stating it was our friend's birthday on our online reservation form, calling the restaurant ahead of time as a reminder the same day and letting the hostess know when arrived, the free brownie for our birthday friend never happened. It was disappointing and awkward at the end of the meal when the waitness, who was supposed to be informed by hostess, only brought our bill. On the bright side, the fish fry we had was amazing! We would go back even with the slight mishap."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "Average food Not worth the time or money. I do not get why people are so excited about this place. I will not be back."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "Always enjoy B+H and the restaurant week menu was a wonderful excuse to head there for lunch. I did not like my BBQ salmon salad--too heavily dressed and the flavors did not work. I enjoyed my other courses as did my guests."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "Buck & Honey's does not disappoint. Went there to celebrate out 20th wedding anniv. Husbands meatloaf was awesome. I had the grilled Buffalo Chix salad and it was delish. Can't wait to go again."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "We went for Restaurant week 2014. 1 ordered off the menu and 2 ordered from the Restaurant week menu. I am not fond of cheese but was able to eat the steak strips (sans feta crumbles or bleu cheese crumbles) and the Salmon was excellent! My fave was still the dessert-Banana Slamma! sweet, crunchy, ice creamy, everything you want in a dessert! i heard after that the reastaurant week portion was small compared to the normal dessert size. (note to self). making a reservation online was super easy. we ended up being a little late because of traffic and everyone was super nice about it. We had excellent service and excellent food!"
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "We made a reservation for dinner and then got sat at a bar table instead of in the dinning room when there were dining tables open. There were two of us and we both ordered the same meal. The appetizer proportions were not the same between the two plates, and when we got our bills one of us had a higher bill than the other, which didn't make any sense. The main meal was good but the waitress didn't seem to know much about the food. I have heard good reviews about Buck and Honey's but it didn't meet my expectations."
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "We had a good lunch at B&H. It was a bonus that they were participating in restaurant week."
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "I have dined at Buck and Honey's in the past and the food was great and so was the service. On this visit the service was slow even though the restaurant wasn't full. The vegetables were swimming in oil, the meat was salty beyond belief and the potatoes were cold."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "Buck & Honey's is a neighborhood place that we like going to several times a month. This time we met friends there for Sunday brunch and it was it's usual good food and easy atmosphere for conversation. We found the brunch menu a little confusing about what came with the breakfast we ordered but it was all good and that is a small nit to pick. We will be back again."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "Buck and Honeys is one of our favorite restaurants. The food is always good, the wine list is more than adequate, and the drinks are always strong. Try the chocolate martini!! They are always adding new things to the menu but I can't seem to stay away from the grilled scallops!! Live music on the weekends and a huge patio on which to enjoy the evenings. Always an enjoyable night out."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "We went to Buck and Honey's to celebrate a birthday. Amazing food and drinks. Service was friendly and attentive. Live music outside. Perfect for a summer celebration."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Knew it would be very busy. Seated quickly we were close to our reservation time which was great for this first visit. Bar was too busy to spend anytime there after dinner but the cocktails we had at our table were wonderful. Clam chowder was tasty, full of potatoes and calms and we will order again. Tilapia very good and portion size was adequate. I had the rice but I thought it was a little dry. Asparagus cooked just right not over done, not undercooked, for my taste. We didn't have to wait long after our order was taken to be served. Wait staff seemed to be on their toes and busy but able and willing to chat about menu items. Will try again but at an odd time of day so maybe we can spend time at the bar before we are seated."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "I took my wife to Buck n Honeys for our three year anniversary. I figured I would reserve a table online which I put in the special instructions "would prefer outdoor seating as it is to celebrate our anniversary". When I checked in, a younger man took my name and was extremely nice. When a gentalman came up to seat us, I reminded the notes in the reservation to sit outside. The gent immediately became rude and bluntly said they don't allow reservations outside. I asked if it said anything on the website when we shrugged his shoulders and said "I don't know but I can tell you we don't". His rude attitude continued until I told him I would wait until a table was open. As we walked away, I overheard the other gent tell him they held a spot..."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Our group enjoys going to B&H for lunch. Food is typically good and the services is acceptable."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "Buck and Honey's is simply a great eatery with a fantastic staff and ambience."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "I had heard so many good things about this restaurant so maybe my expectations were too high but I thought the ambience was just average, nothing special. The food was good but was about 1/3 more than we've paid for the the same quality food elsewhere. The service was friendly and attentive but we did wait longer than other restaurants for our main course to arrive."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Lance was enthusiastic and energetic and pleasant! We both ordered crab cakes Eggs Benedict and one of my eggs was overcooked."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "The outside patio is fun. The wait staff are fun and attentive. There's entertainment outside also. The food is OUTSTANDING!! It's my 'go to' spot here in Sun Prairie."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "The food is generally very good. The salmon entrées are fantastic, steaks respectable, and the side dishes nicely done. The baby back ribs are only okay -a tad dry- but I generally don't go to a place like this for ribs anyhow. I always find it difficult to find a relaxing place to sit at Buck & Honeys. It seems choices are: be seated in a noisy area, or, be seated in a somewhat less noisy area that has a lot of foot traffic or is next to a busy door. Outdoor seating is abundant and eliminates the above problems, but, of course, it's outdoors and this is Wisconsin, so it's hit or miss with the weather. The last time I ate there, they lost my OpenTable reservation so the table we requested was already reserved when we got there."
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "Big city restaurant feel with amazing food selection and presentation in a small town. A unique place that brings in customers from far and wide which holds it's own against the best in Madison."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "It's worth a try. The appetizers I enjoyed. The entrees weren't cooked properly. It was loud and service was a little slow. My two year old enjoyed the gourmet Mac and cheese. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Noise level was a little loud during Mother's Day Brunch but the food was excellent. Still my favorite restaurant in Sun Prairie!"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Good food & service again. We were there on a Tuesday evening. Nice & quite, very nice."
    Dined on 4/29/2014
  • "I've been to Buck and Honey's on several occasions, and each time always satisfied with the food and service. The menu always has a great selection and i can find something new to try each and every time. If you are looking for a great fish fry on a friday night, this has to be the best in the area "
    Dined on 4/27/2014
  • "This gem is tucked away in Sun Prairie just north of the water tower. Named for an endearing couple that once graced the Sun Prairie scene, Buck& Honeys is a charming restaurant that has a delightful nostalgic feel. It is well worth your drive. Great food, always something new to try. Some of my favorites: Firecracker shrimp, steak bites, ahi tuna, scallops & berries salad, steaks, fish fries, flat bread pizzas, great bar, and so much more. Did I mention their creme brulee is to die for? Fantastic staff, great atmosphere, finally a place that is truly worth every cent you spend. Great place to meet friends, host a corporate or private party or sneak away with your honey. Buck & Honeys ... BEST PLACE to spend a Buck on your Honey. "
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "Good food, good service, Thursday night entertainment raised the noise level. We were seated far away from the entertainemt that we could talk. "
    Dined on 4/24/2014
  • "Went to Easter brunch again this year at Buck and Honeys. It has expanded in size by now offering 2 areas for the hot buffet line. There was also seating this year in Buck and Honeys and Plate and Barrel. The other "hot" station was for prime rib, ham, omelet station and eggs benedict. The sweets area was huge this year. I did like the addition of fresh cheeses. I noticed that the wonderful meatloaf was gone along with the bacon wrapped shrimp. We have always loved both. The restaurant was very busy but the service was great. All the food was being refilled non stop and very fresh. "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "We were able to make a reservation through Open Table for 10 within a half hour of our ideal time for Easter Brunch. The service was awesome. There was plenty of staff in the dining area as well visible management to keep everything running smoothly. The food selection and quality were spectacular. The omelet station was very well done, including Eggs Benedict. Their floor space is huge, and easily handled the large early crowd. However, due to the layout, diners had to walk past the front door to get to the egg station and deserts. At that time they were getting quite busy and many people at the doorway were waiting to be seated. The experience was pleasant and suited our group perfectly."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "I've never had a dish I didn't love at Buck and Honeys. I ordered the Jambalaya, one of my favorites and my husband ordered the new penne pasta with sausage. We both loved our dishes. They really do a great job with a lot of different types of dishes!"
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "The food at the breakfast brunch was very good, where else can you get Walleye and eggs with excellent hash browns. Quiche was wonderful. The server was very nice but did not know the menu too well. The booths were not very comfortable, maybe by design for quicker turnover rather than comfort. Next I time I would take a table. Bathroom was very clean and nice, but mens missing TP. I would come back again, and try the other menu items."
    Dined on 4/13/2014