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Buzzard Bar

€€ - €€€American, ,
190 Top of the Rock Rd, Big Cedar Lodge, Ridgedale, MO 65739-4500
+1 800-225-6343
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (37 reviews)
“nachos” (25 reviews)
“french dip” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
190 Top of the Rock Rd, Big Cedar Lodge, Ridgedale, MO 65739-4500
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just what we expected in terms of the ambiance. There was supposed to be entertainment, but no one showed up. We were there about 8:30pm, so maybe he comes on later. The menu seemed to have a heavy Mexican influence, so I ended up getting...More

Thank Bkaymc
Big Cedar L, Guest Relations Manager at Buzzard Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bkaymc, Thank you for visiting us here at the Buzzard Bar. We hope to see you again soon when the singing cowboy, Clay Self, is in for a an entertaining evening.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited during lunch and was surprised by how well the food was. I recommend the pulled pork nachos.

Thank Alex H
Big Cedar L, Guest Relations Manager at Buzzard Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Alex H, Thank you for visiting us here at Buzzard Bar! The pulled pork nachos are a guest all time favorite. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went on a Saturday night while staying at Big Cedar Lodge. This was actually the best food we had at Big Cedar (and we even ate at Devils Pool). We ordered the chicken tender dinner and catfish dinner and shared both...More

Thank Tina P
Big Cedar L, Guest Relations Manager at Buzzard Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Tina P, Thank you for visiting us here at the Buzzard Bar. The singing cowboy is a Big Cedar all time favorite! We look forward to another visit from you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Late suppers for four. Martinis not on menu but weren’t worth while anyway. Had salads, soups and corn bread appetizer which especially the cornbread was delicious. Guitar vocals were really entertaining and enjoyable

Thank Jerry J
Big Cedar L, Guest Relations Manager at Buzzard Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Jerry J, Thank you for visiting us as the Buzzard Bar. We look forward to your next visit soon!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived late to Cliffs Long Creek. To our surprise shuttle still running and transported us to Buzzard Bar. Place was packed, guitarist and crowd all singing. Found table in back and could still feel vibe. Chili and burgers excellent. Sweet potato fries a big hit....More

Thank Anna G
Big Cedar L, Guest Relations Manager at Buzzard Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Anna G, Thank you for visiting us at the Cliffs at Long Creek and Buzzard Bar, a double delight! Clay Self, the singing cowboy, is an all time favorite of associates and guests. We look forward to your next visit soon.

Reviewed 13 October 2018

We did not eat here, but arrived about an hour before sunset. We had drinks, enjoyed the live music, the awesome bagpipes, and the spectacular view of the sunset over the lake.

Thank gogigi2014
Big Cedar L, Guest Relations Manager at Buzzard Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

gogigi2014, Thank you for taking in the views of the Ozarks with a drink, live music and experiencing the bagpipe ceremony with us.

Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Had a great meal (Prime rib sandwich) and drinks at the Buzzard Bar. Clay Self and crew were the entertainment this evening. Hilarious and talented musicians..all! Highly recommend

Thank dexterk2013
Big Cedar L, Guest Relations Manager at Buzzard Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Dexter K Thank you for visiting us at the Buzzard Bar! Clay Self has been a great addition to the experience at the bar located in Devil's Pool restaurant.

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We go there to be entertained by Clay Self, with the food being secondary, and this time it truly was. Still giving a 5, though, because of the entertainment factor. Hannah was our server and she was spot on even though this was her first...More

Thank Vickie K
Big Cedar L, Guest Relations Manager at Buzzard Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Vickie K, The singing cowboy himself is truly entertaining! Thank you for visiting us here at the Buzzard Bar. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

First night at the resort, Devil’s Pool was full so we went downstairs to the Buzzard Bar to eat. Same menu, food was great, live country music singer was really good and wait staff was like all other staff at the resort SUPER!!

Thank wickerdave1
Big Cedar L, Guest Relations Manager at Buzzard Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2018

wickerdave1 Thank you for visiting us at the Buzzard Bar! Clay Self, the singing cowboy, is a Big Cedar Lodge favorite and he provides an enjoyable experience while eating delicious food.

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

I went here for an hour because I wanted to watch the game before fun mountain opened. They have to play music so the tv is on silent. Food was good service was good.

Thank OKFunintheSun
Big Cedar L, Guest Relations Manager at Buzzard Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

OKFunintheSun, The Buzzard Bar is a perfect get away and relaxing experience while listening to music. But feel free to revisit Fun Mountain as well during this time through November for game day specials!

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Engwood13
17 October 2018|
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Response from Avery J | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so. They had their own menu I think.
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Kathryn C
14 July 2018|
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Response from Jaylasmom | Reviewed this property |
No you don’t have to be staying there.
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Linda M
15 September 2016|
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Response from MonicaJ626 | Reviewed this property |
During the day there is not, I am not sure at night.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, View
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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Description
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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