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Big Creek Tavern

3050 Big Creek Rd, Buford, GA 30518-1404
678-482-1662
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Ranked #20 of 182 restaurants in Buford
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Pub
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout
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Dawsonville, Georgia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We rode here with another couple. We wanted to sit outside because its real dark on the inside. We placed our drink order and it came out fast. We decided to hold off on our food order for a few minutes. I think that was a mistake as they got busier. We decide to order and could not find our... More

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Murrayville, Georgia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I had not been there in a few years, the food was good burgers & chicken tenders (real, not frozen) could use more servers but other than that very pleasant visit.

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Taylorsville, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Awesome food! Really just a "hole-in-the-wall" kind of place but the people were real nice and the food was "off the hook!" More money in that parking lot in "Big-Boy-Toys" then boats/ships on Lake Lanier! (I wish all the people on Lake Norman who think they have a boat could see that LAKE and those BOATS!

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Cumming, Georgia, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

A perfect Saturday night on the lake, had to include a stop at the Big Creek Tavern! We squezed into their dock of a dozen boats, really only holds maybe 7. Then we took the treak up the hill to outdoor bar for some drinks while a guy sung a variety of songs - quite intertaining. We then got seated... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Big Creek is a hole in the wall and not a fancy spot. But, wow...the grilled chicken salad and the fried grouper sandwich were fantastic! The onion rings and special sauce were yummy as well. I'm not sure what breading they use on the fish, but it was crunchy and tasty. The salad was huge and full of freshly grilled... More

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Buford, GA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

I've enjoyed the food and live entertainment at Big Creek over the years. The food has the usual bar fare but they also have some very delightful and surprisingly delicious things to try. The prices are very reasonable and the atmosphere is completely dive. Love it!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

Because of the reviews, I was expecting great food but what I got was: good food at lake lanier prices. We had the boiled shrimp appetizer (half a pound for around $12-$13) which were large shrimp sprinkled with a seasoning that tasted similar to "old bay". I would have prefered Lawry's seasoning or a homemade seasoning or none over the... More

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Gainesville, Georgia, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

Typical bar food, good value, giant burgers, Good cold beer.

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Gainesville, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

This place has been around awhile. When you go, you have to try the chicken fingers and hashbrowns. Yummy!

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Atlanta, Georgia
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

Stopped in for dinner and wasn't disappointed. We each had the special which was Tilapia with a crab stuffing and a few drinks. If you don't like a smoking environment (ex-smokers that we are), you may not like this place, but we found it bearable

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