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Big Creek Tavern

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3050 Big Creek Rd, Buford, GA 30518-1404
678-482-1662
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Today
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Good for:
Outdoor seating

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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Home town feel with love!

I grew up in a small town (no, I'm not John Mellancamp). Haha. But this place feels like a place like that. Good food, fine people, great entertainment and lots of friendly faces :). In fact, I would love to work here.....just might someday. Off the main road on the way to Lake Lanier, so it has... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
animalguru52
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Buford, Georgia
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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27 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Buford, Georgia
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I grew up in a small town (no, I'm not John Mellancamp). Haha. But this place feels like a place like that. Good food, fine people, great entertainment and lots of friendly faces :). In fact, I would love to work here.....just might someday. Off the main road on the way to Lake Lanier, so it has a more secluded... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Bunch of us ride and stopped in for lunch and a few beers and it was good could have used more waitress but it was good and the beer was cold, look forward to going back soon

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Louisville, Kentucky
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Never had bad meal. Always interesting entertainment. Can get Loud sometimes but families welcome. I'll visit this place every time I'm in town visiting family

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Buford, Georgia, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We usually go here during the summer months and sit outside. You can get here by boat as well. The food here is good, I've never had bad food or service. They have live bands and it gets kinda crazy sometimes. Beer is always ice cold and good mixed drinks. I've seen kids and families here, but know in advance... More 

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Hoschton, Georgia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Great food but everyone wants to sit on the patio due to smoking inside. It's a bit rough in decor but very laid back for casual dining, emphasis on casual.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Doing a little sightseeing and Google a lake side restaurant and found the Big Creek Tavern. As we drove by it was obvious that this was going to be a local bar and to be honest looked a little rough. We decided to be adventuresome and went in and am I glad we did. It was Labor Day around lunch... More 

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Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Hats off to the Chef! Had a perfectly cooked rib eye, the hashed brown casserole preceded by a slab of baby back ribs shared as an app with friends. Good beer selection to wash it all down. Very casual place with servers who don't rush you through your meal. The smoking section permeating into the dining area needs to go... More 

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Dawsonville, Georgia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3050 Big Creek Rd, Buford, GA 30518-1404
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Buford
  • Phone Number: 678-482-1662

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:00 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?