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Thu, 4/26
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Buckley's Great Steaks

4.7
1809 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Steakhouse
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Buckley's Great steaks, located in the historic Riddles Tavern, provides a warm New England atmosphere. We offer Mid Western grain fed beef seared over a hardwood fire and prepared with uncompromising quality. We are part of the Michael Timothy's Dining Group representing the finest cuisine and hospitality in Southern NH by award winning Chef/owner Michael and Sarah Buckley.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Steakhouse, American
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Hours of operation
Tavern opens at 4pm Tuesday - Sunday

Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday & Sunday : 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(603) 424-0995
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Michael Buckley
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Private party facilities
Private dining rooms available in our beautifully restored historic Tavern offering a distinguished setting for your occasion. Our exceptional quality cuisine and our spirit of hospitality will make all your guests feel welcome as we anticipate your every need. We look forward to making your event a success.
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Private party contact
Tim Poplar: (603) 424-0995
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Woodbury St
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Parking details
Parking on site
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1809 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.7
service
4.5
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Food was amazing as always, and the service was great as well! Will definetly be back!

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

Our server are you Sonia was amazing
The steaks were delicious and tender and cooked as ordered The steaks were delicious and tender and cooked as ordered

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Connie was our server and we couldn’t of asked for any better service. Made recommendations (which we took) and she was very attentive.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

The food was excellent as usual. We highly reccomend this restaurant.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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5.0Dined on April 18, 2018

My husband and I went to celebrate our 20th anniversary. It was an amazing experience with delicious food, outstanding service and perfect atmosphere. We will definitely be back!

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Excellent staff. Seated as we walked in, 15 minutes early for our reservation. Immediate, old school service by a friendly, attentive waitress. Steaks perfectly cooked. Amazing Single Malt list. Worth every penny.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

My husband and I went Saturday night for a date night without the kids. We had a fantastic dinner and our waiter, Bill, was great! We are looking forward to another night out!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

The service was impeccable. The cocktails were expertly prepared and the food was delectable. We will return without question.

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Absolutely delicious! We met family here and we’re not disappointed by the selection or how delicious the food was! Excellent service. We will definitely be back!

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Consistent food and service. Always outstanding

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3.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Family of 4.
I had to ask a second time for my beverage to be provided.
We read and paid close attention to the how to order to your liking yet all four meals were off by one description (over cooked).
My bride and I have been patrons of MT in Nashua since it opened and enjoy Surf now and again at the end of our meal she, myself, and our teenage sons said we wouldn't put Buckley's on our must return to list.
It might of been an off night, but I'm afraid it put us off.

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3.0Dined on March 31, 2018

I had heard a lot of good reports about Buckley's.

Because of that, I assumed that it was a "special" place to go to. The food was very good. From the calamari appetizer to the blueberry cobbler. The only questionable part was the small filet. It was good... it was not worth the money. It was cold and had a little grissle. I was told that the temperate was correct since it was cooked rare.

We seemed to have issues from the beginning. We sat over a vent that was pumping cold air into the room on a cold night. The temporary fix was a piece of vinyl over a vent that I had to keep my foot on. I then picked out a btl of wine. The wine brought was a different vintage. Second btl, wasn't available from the list. The third btl selected was what was advertised and it was good.

The atmosphere of the restaurant is nice/semi-formal. The clientele was very mixed. Jeans and baseball caps. If I'm paying $300 for two people for dinner, I would hope that the it would be special.

In summation, Buckleys is good, almost very good. It is just not special.

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4.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Food is very good. enjoy all of Michael Timothy's restaurants. he does keep up his standards. We tried Buckley's a second time and were very happy. the last time we went a few years ago it was not so good. Glad they have made improvements.

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4.0Dined on March 28, 2018

The meats are seriously worth the price. Preparation was well done, and the portion size was very good - Very nice evening.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

We've been to Buckley's several times, and always have had a positive experience. The waitstaff is excellent; not hovering, but available. The food is fantastic. They have a varied menu, and great specials. The steak, of course, is excellent. The restaurant is laid out nicely, with several rooms, so the noise level is reasonable and tables are not too close together.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

We brought friends that had never dined at Buckleys before, they said they will definitely return. Great signature cocktails and nice wine list along with fantastic cuts of beef.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Great food and great atmosphere! Loved it!

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

The food was awesome

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

This was my first experience at Buckleys and I honestly can say that it was the BEST Fillet Mignon that I ever had. The service was friendly and professional and the atmosphere welcoming.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Great service, delicious food. Must get the blueberry cobbler!

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

The staff was friendly and the food was delicious.

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5.0Dined on March 1, 2018

It was wonderful

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Had a great experience, my husband and I love finding new restaurants. This is a keeper, food was great and service 5 star.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Excellant service and meal!

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Made reservation and were seated 10 minutes early. Waiter came right over once seated.
All drinks and food was excellent. The room was small with only 4 tables, this made it easy
for us to talk and not have to yell. Very enjoyable, would recommend.

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3.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Our party of four dined at Buckelys on 2/23/18. We were seated immediately and our server took our order promptly. My husband had the smoked scallop appetizer and I had the raw tuna special. Our friends split the tuna special appetizer. For dinner, I had the cider glazed salmon, our friends each had steaks, and my husband had the teriyaki tips. They were cold. We flagged down our server, who whisked the plate away. A few minutes later, she brought the same plate back and the tips were lukewarm. At this point, the rest of the dinners were getting cold, and my husband didn't want to make us wait to eat, so he ate it.

For a restaurant of this caliber to send a dinner back a second time with lukewarm food is unacceptable. Were it not for the attentiveness of the wait staff, we wouldn't have left much of a tip. We won't be back.

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4.0Dined on February 22, 2018

The food at this restaurant is very good as good as some of the high end restaurants in the area. It is a local (Merrimack, NH) gem. Service is excellent.

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3.0Dined on February 19, 2018

Not impressed. The appetizer baked oysters tasted like a puddle of butter. The server talked up a nice spicy flank steak, so i ordered it. 15 minutes layer she comes back and says chef mis counted and they were out. It was only 7:00pm. She said chef is really sorry and will take care of you. Not sure what that meant because nothing was comped and the steak i ended up ordering was way over cooked. Asked for medium came out with no pink. For a steak house i was more than surprised. Mashed potatoes were bland. My wife was not impressed with here steak either although was cooked perfectly just boring. The rooms were echoey and we could hear every conversation as if we were at their table. Server seemed distracted or inexperienced . .........i will say the blueberry crisp was amazing. Just not gonna go back for just that......its a shame because i love Surf and MTs

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

This was our third time visiting Buckley's, and each time has not disappointed. Each time I have ordered the filet, and it was been so tender and such an amazing flavor. Even two days after, the flavor was still there. I highly recommend Buckley's!

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2018

We went for Valentine's day dinner with our 11 year old son instead of our usual resort getaway. The food was delicious and prepared perfectly! We got fresh breads to start, baked oysters, and the parmesan truffle fries for apps and they were both amazing! My husband had the Cowboy steak which was huge (Highly recommend)! I had the Surf & Turf-Filet Mignon with 1 1/4 lb. lobster shucked. My son had the 8 oz. Filet Mignon. The wait staff was very knowledgeable and very friendly. I will definitely go back and recommend to friends!

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Nice place. The noise level wasn’t too bad. We had a large group seated next to us. The prime rib was over cooked so we could not get in a medium and went with a rib eye. A nice meal, but not worth the money. Two people, no drinks $140!

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Food was good, however service was slow. Will return in the future

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Great food, great service and nice atmosphere. That checks all the boxes for me.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Buckley's is consistently excellent. Our server was Bill. He was wonderful!

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Classic place. Great service. Great food.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

The food was excellent as always! We had a Tuna Poke appetizer that was fabulous, and the rubbed rib eye with risotto special that I ordered was delicious and perfectly cooked.

The wine list is fairly pedestrian, but pricey with average bottles running 3X the retail price versus 2X at competing restaurants.

Buckley's is still one of my favorite places for a special occassion!

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4.0Dined on February 15, 2018

Calamari appetizer is amazing! Streaks and sides equally amazing. Excellent service - very professional.

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5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

Had a great time! Food was outstanding! Service was great!! Will definitely go again.

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Rather disappointing Valentine’s dinner. We were seated between two doors and in a room (with a 9 PM seating) with a crying baby. Food was mediocre. French Onion soup had a unique cheese which was good. Salad was off (not fresh), hamburger was small but acceptable, steak was grissly especially for a $40 steak.

We opted not to finish our nice bottle of wine not get desert due to the ambiance.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Overall excellent. The prime rib was not as hot as I wanted but it was very tasty.

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