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Buzzard Bar

190 Top of the Rock Rd, Big Cedar Lodge, Ridgedale, MO 65739-4500
+1 800-225-6343
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
190 Top of the Rock Rd, Big Cedar Lodge, Ridgedale, MO 65739-4500
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went on a Friday night and their singing cowboy was performing. He was great! Quite the comedian. He has a following and for his first 45 minutes, it was standing room only. After that, the crowd let up a bit and seats became available....More

Thank Christina C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is great, service is great... Adam the bartender is on point akso. Entertainment is phenomenal, had a great time with Clay Self. Nice famiy atmosphere , food is fresh.

Thank John O
Reviewed 1 week ago

The bar was very close to our rooms at the lodge. We did not have restuarant reservations for Saturday evening, but had no trouble getting a table at the Bar. We were there prior to the band performing, it did get crowded about 8:30.

Thank Bill K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

That’s not fair, this place is a really good resort restaurant / bar. The service was terrific all 3 times we ate there. We pretty much maxed out the food choices and nobody left hungry or dissatisfied. Couldn’t hear the entertainment singer because the place...More

Thank Dan G
Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

The Buzzard Bar was packed & we had an 8 month old with is so they let us sit up in the Devil's Pool Restaurant & order from the Buzzard Bar menu. The food was decent....I had the shrimp po boy & my husband had...More

Thank tccranch
Reviewed November 1, 2017

Visiting son and family from the UK. They took us to the Buzzard Bar due to the good reviews. Very good atmosphere and food. Beer also good [ one or two pints too many ]. Excellent entertainment by Clay Self. After a short chat with...More

Thank wardheric
Reviewed October 29, 2017

Bluegreen has oversold this resort so much that you can barely find a place to eat without fighting a mob to get a seat. When you do finially get a seat be prepared for a overpriced menu with sub par food.... just a rip off

Thank karlihome
Reviewed October 24, 2017

Very nice bartender advised us to eat here even though we were waiting for a table in the main dining room - he said Clay Self was entertaining tonight with guitar and jokes. We took his advice and return for a second meal/entertainment. What a...More

Thank David H
Reviewed October 22, 2017

We were early for dining and went in for a drink with friends and were really impressed with the detail and the service. The pours were generous and the atmosphere was fun and perfect.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed October 20, 2017

We stopped in for an early dinner around 5:30. They were not very busy, but our service was lacking. Took a long time to get our drinks and get our food. The food was really good. The table next to us sent their food back...More

Thank skd22
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Response from Monica J | Reviewed this property |
During the day there is not, I am not sure at night.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 190 Top of the Rock Rd, Big Cedar Lodge, Ridgedale, MO 65739-4500
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Ridgedale
  • Phone Number: +1 800-225-6343
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Just downstairs from Devil's Pool, you'll find a warm welcome at Buzzard Bar. There's comfortable seating indoors amid antique appointments and the usual collection of stuffed, furred and feathered friends, or you may choose an outdoor setting on our patio or overlooking the pool. Every evening, we'll feature local entertainers including our very own Singin’ Cowboy playing and singing all your favorites. Buzzard Bar is a non-smoking establishment.
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