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All 8 Ridgedale Restaurants

Buzzard Bar

612 Devils Pool Road, Big Cedar Lodge, Ridgedale, MO 65739
417 335 2777
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Ranked #2 of 8 Restaurants in Ridgedale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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96 reviews 96 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

We ate lunch at the Buzzard Bar at Big Cedar Lodge. The food was very good, very unique bar area and the view of Table Rock Lake is awesome!

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Affton, Missouri
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We have traveled all over the world. We feel most at home at Big Cedar Lodge and the Buzzard Bar. Clay Self is an amazing singer. His sons accompany him, on occasion. And they are great fiddle and banjo players.

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Canehill, Arkansas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The entertainment is tops. We also had a meal there, which was very good. It is reasonably priced. The only drawback is you need to get there early to get a table. They have enlarged it, but it is always crowded

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Arnold, Missouri
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Ate at the Buzzard Bar. Great Atmosphere, but food was disappointing. The cook needs to walk the walk at Big Cedar Lodge and make the food awesome - all the time. BBQ Nachos were lame and Soup was watery. Need to smother those nachos and thicken that soup!

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BCLGuestServices, Manager at Buzzard Bar, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback on your recent visit. We strive to create an exceptional experience for all of our guests and would love the opportunity to contact you so we can resolve the issues you encountered during your time at the Buzzard Bar. Is there a phone number or email you can provide so we can reach you. Please send... More

Blue Springs, Missouri
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95 reviews 95 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We had never been to Big Cedar Lodge. We decided to drive around and find somewhere for lunch. We walked around and the grounds are beautiful. The restaurant seemed too fancy for shorts and a t-shirt so we decided to stop at the bar for a snack and a couple of innings of the K-State football game. The bloody Mary's... More

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Edmond, OK
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88 reviews 88 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Ok, it's on the Big Cedar Lodge property and so you know it will have an upscale feel. It does have a nice bar feel. It wasn't too busy when we went Sunday about 6 but it got very busy. Typical up scale bar where they are more concerned with how much you drink rather than the speed of your... More

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Garden City, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This is a typical Bar. The place is packed and very noisy. Food is typical bar food and because it is on property, it is pricey.

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Hays, Kansas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We love buzzard bar when we come to Branson. The feel of this place is pure Ozarks, The food is good and the entertainment is cool while your there.

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Tyler, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This was a quaint little pub like restaurant. The food was great and as were the wait staff. There were families all around us and with the sound of it, they were having a great time as well as we were.

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Branson, Missouri
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We love to take friends to the "underground" ambiance of the Buzzard Bar at Big Cedar Lodge just south of Branson. Get the burger. Or the smoked trout appetizer with an addictive seed-crusted lavosh. Mmmm. AND...at 8 pm most nights be entertained by real-deal cowboy hat-wearing make-em-up-as-I-go guitar guy Clay. He's worth the wait if you get there late.

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

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