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Buzzard Billy's Flying Carp Cafe

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American, Bar
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222 Pearl St, La Crosse, WI 54601-3216
+1 608-796-2277
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Omg. To die for.. Eat here! No other explanation needed! Sort fast, friendly service. Came at about 945pm, got right in.. Entree came just as we ate last appetizer bite! Unique and different foods... And darn cheap! 60$$$ appetizer, two entrees and two beers!

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Thank Jodi B
Las Vegas, Nevada
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103 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We keep coming back to this great restaurant. The food is great, service is fantastic and we love the atmosphere. My advice is to be adventurous when ordering. They have some great and unusual offerings.

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Thank PaulSchm
Appleton, Wisconsin
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249 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This rustic restaurant in the old La Crosse area is within walking distance of Riverside Park. Their menu offers a wide variety of southern dishes. We had the Bayou Combo and the Cajun Combo. The gumbo, blackened catfish, blackened chicken breast, jambalaya, red beans and rice and hush puppies were excellent. Our service was fast and friendly and the portions... More 

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Thank Jane K
Mandan, North Dakota
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The husband and I stopped at Buzzard Billy's for lunch on our way through town. He ordered and enjoyed a Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich. I had a combo plate, think it was the Cajun Combo. The blackened tilapia was very good. The jambalaya was okay, nothing remarkable. Same with the hush puppies. The gumbo the was nicely spiced, but I thought... More 

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Thank SrhLnn13
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has great food (a tad on the spicy side but not too hot). They are usually super busy on the weekends so make sure to get there early, get a pager and go upstairs for a cocktail!

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Thank Dawn W
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118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great burgers, GREAT southern food! I can't say enough about the food here. The service both times our group ate here was phenomenal - prompt, friendly, courteous. Plus they know how to pour a good beer. Prices good for the quality of food. Fun atmosphere - great place to bring friends, family, business groups, etc. I would gladly visit this... More 

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Thank HopheadWI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was great! Everything we ordered was well seasoned and packed with flavor. However, the service was terrible. We were sat at a table and apparently a server wasn't told we were in their section. We had servers walking by our table multiple times no one acknowledged we were sitting there. Just as we were getting ready to walk... More 

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Thank JohnetteR
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Check out the food at this place for some thing out of the ordinary. Armadillo Eggs are a must try!!

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Thank Tricia K
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've eaten here several times and have always enjoyed my meal. Any of the alligator dishes are really good. The tuna steak is outstanding! Food is reasonably priced, too

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Thank PowerFred
Sparta, Wisconsin
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good Cajun and Creole food. Looking for something different, tasty, and delicious. Buzzard Billy's is your stop. Great food!

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Thank Heidi K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $15
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 Pearl St, La Crosse, WI 54601-3216
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  La Crosse
  • Phone Number: +1 608-796-2277

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?