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Buzzard Bar

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612 Devils Pool Road, Big Cedar Lodge, Ridgedale, MO 65739
417 335 2777
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  • 94
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  • 49
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  • 17
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fun times!

More or less the same menu as Devil's Pool with twice the entertainment. The BBQ Nachos are a favorite, along with the Strawberry Cider. The nightly entertainment is a lot of fun and very good. We went every night of our stay!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
mom2gtjs
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Springfield, MO
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Springfield, MO
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

More or less the same menu as Devil's Pool with twice the entertainment. The BBQ Nachos are a favorite, along with the Strawberry Cider. The nightly entertainment is a lot of fun and very good. We went every night of our stay!

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Bates City Missouri
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88 reviews 88 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We had a terrible experience earlier at Devils pool this night and had to leave (for our couple weekend getaway nice meal) and decided to go downstairs. We should have just went downstairs in the beginning as they possess good service skills and are managed well. And know how to treat customers. Shane the bartender was awesome and cody(I believe)... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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77 reviews 77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

G and I stayed at Big Cedar Lodge for my birthday weekend. We went to the Buffalo Bar on Thursday night. Very cool place, food was a bit more exotic than I wanted. Late yesterday afternoon, we walked over to Buzzard Bar and OHMYGOODNESS it was fantastic. Our server was adorable and super friendly. She made a killer Bloody Mary.... More 

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Monett
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117 reviews 117 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Drinks were a little pricey but we sure love listening to the cowboy that plays there every night. His son's play with him on the weekends. . . . great time had by all.

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st.Louis , mo
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This cozy bar is in the basement of the devil's pool restaurant at big cedar lodge. I had the bison meatloaf sandwich. Very tasty. Drinks were well poured. The bar has a regular singer named Clay. He was good and very crowd pleasing.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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118 reviews 118 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Buzzard Bar is more than a bar - it's good food too! We started off with an appetizer of fried pickles, jalapenos, and mushrooms. They were tasty, but a bit too greasy. My fish sandwich and coleslaw was delicious and my husband's said his burger was great. They were moderately busy, and service was a bit slow. No entertainment on... More 

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This little restaurant is so much fun and the food is always fabulous!! You won't be disappointed! The live music will entertain both young and old! Enjoy!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Loved the salads and bison burger. Great view of the pool, the lake and grounds. Nice to park and walk across the wood bridge and view the waterfall down to the lake.

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Granite City, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Nice bar with excellent entertainment! Saturday nights are standing room only and there is a cover charge. Other nights no cover charge and not near as crowded.

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Chestnutridge, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Clay is one of our favorite entertainers in the area. We like the way he interacts with the audience. We like his crazy sense of humor, and he always keeps things family appropriate.

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  • Address: 612 Devils Pool Road, Big Cedar Lodge, Ridgedale, MO 65739
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Ridgedale
  • Phone Number: 417 335 2777

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