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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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“pizza” (37 reviews)
“nachos” (25 reviews)
“pulled pork” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
190 Top of the Rock Rd, Big Cedar Lodge, Ridgedale, MO 65739-4500
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Plan a visit to the Buzzard Bar where you will be warmly welcomed. The food is delicious and reasonably priced. If you are lucky enough to be there when Chris Self, the singing cowboy, is performing, you are in for a real treat.

Thank mckenzie3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shared a wonderful pizza and salad in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. There was live music later in the evening.

Thank harli2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are regulars at Big Cedar and have eaten at the Buzzard Bar many times. Like everything at Big Cedar it's a bit pricey for what it is. The bar and setting itself is great. The staff is usually friendly and helpful, but often a...More

Thank Vernman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was very good. My husband had pizza, he loved it. I had a grilled chicken salad. Wonderful! The Big Cedar wine was really good and very reasonable. I had the Cabernet! They have a “singing cowboy” for entertainment, funny and quite talented. Get there...More

Thank wimmar227
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Average food but the entertainment each night is the reason to go as well. Servers are attentive. It's pretty loud if you are there after 8 pm but that is the reason to go!

Thank bryanstephaniesharp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was just so-so...my wife's catfish po boy was just average. Her fries were cool and hard. She asked for fresh fries, and they were much better. My burger was okay...the side salad was probably the best part of the meal. Draft beer was...More

Thank Kenny L
Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

I love this bar. It’s my kinda place. Food is great. Service is great. Drinks are great. Singing cowboy starts at 8:45.....funny and a truly talented musician! Him, as well as the bartender, Adam, have been there for 29 years! That has to tell you...More

Thank Bthummel
Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

We were iced in while we were at Big Cedar this week. We ordered pizza and a Caesar salad on room service. It was fabulous and we will have that pizza again the next time we travel to Big Cedar

Thank Debby G
Reviewed February 6, 2018

Great food and every night there is great cowboy singer who gets everyone involved. Service is good busy place. We have been there during day for drink and appetizer as well evening. Portion are big.

Thank Carolyn C
Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

We had a party of eight. We all arrived at different times. Not once did anyone make us feel rushed. We were there for a minimum of three hours. Couldn’t have asked for better food, service or drinks.

Thank Tammy V
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During the day there is not, I am not sure at night.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
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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