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The Buzzard Rock Cafe

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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985 Buzzard Rock Rd, Kuttawa, KY 42055-6908
+1 800-826-6238
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Nashville
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69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

Food is very good.You will not go away hungry.They will only be open weekends and close at the end of October.The cafe overlooks Lake Barkley.There is a small gift shop too.

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Thank Debbie W
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

My family ate ate this establishment last time we were in the area and it was alright. Well a difference a year makes. This place is gross now. Poor service, cold food, and long wait. We won't be back if I have a say in it.

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Thank Hotnjuicywrm
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

This is a very fun place with great staff, great bands and a fun atmosphere! If you're at the lakes, you must try Buzzard Rock out.

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Thank Daniel T
Nashville
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69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

There is an eclectic lunch and dinner menu. The burgers and quesadillas are very good.Inside and outside seating available with an upper and lower deck. Friday and Saturday evenings feature live music. Lake view and located in a resort with rooms, camping, boat ramp, and marina available.

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Thank Debbie W
Metropolis, Illinois
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Holy crappie this place is gross. The reviews posted here must be from diners who do most of their feeding at gas stations. We had one of their "signature" burgers and you could tell it was frozen Meat, not fresh ground. Tasted like it had been soaked in something. I'm not kidding. Do yourself a favor and buy some fresh... More 

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Kentucky
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

This place is a bit of a dive, but the food is great and the service good most of the time. Nice salads and excellent quesadillas. They have live bands during the summer on weekends and it's crowded and noisy. I go other times. You can arrive by boat too.

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Thank kylakerider
Southern Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

We were here on a holiday weekend....my wife and I came in for an appetizer and beer the first time we were here. The food was hot and the beer was cold. Service was exceptional, despite the crowd here on this Friday afternoon. Brought our friends back the following night, and I had the Buzzard Brown, Buzzard Rock's version of... More 

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Thank Razorback21
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

The food's good. You can see the lake while dining outside. The Buzzard Balls are tasty. We arrived from the dockside. When we tried to go there from land we gave up and wrnt elsewhere. It must have been a busy day because the limited parking was a mess with cars parked anywhere they could find an opening.

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Paducah, Kentucky, United States
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Four of us went for lunch. I had the lobster roll withe onion rings.Everyone else had the half pound burger and onion rings and fries. The lobster roll was very good. The other three said the burgers were good too. All of us liked the onion rings. The view was pretty overlookin the marina. I watched an eagle for about... More 

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Thank Stan G
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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118 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

This places is so cool. You have to at least stop in and check it out. They have a boat launching ramp right next to the building. The view off of the back of the place is just beautiful. We happened to catch a night where they had a live band playing outside. (Awesome). 👍 We where with a large... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 985 Buzzard Rock Rd, Kuttawa, KY 42055-6908
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Kuttawa
  • Phone Number: +1 800-826-6238

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