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Buzzard Billy's

247 N 8th St Ste 101, Ste 101, Lincoln, NE 68508-1394
+1 402-475-8822
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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247 N 8th St Ste 101, Ste 101, Lincoln, NE 68508-1394
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited for the first time on a Saturday about 4 hours after a Husker game ended. Understandably, the menu had been condensed to accommodate what I imagine is a lot of foot traffic. Tried the shrimp Gabrielle which was terrific! We also tried their seafood...More

Thank Brittany W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun place, but can get loud and hard to hear if you wish to visit. Good Beer and Burgers highlight the place.

Thank James M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a Saturday evening on the outdoor patio enjoying a nice meal. My vegiterian wife had red beans and rice while I had the voodo tuna. Both were good and the wine sauce adding a unique flavor to the tuna. Oh, and don't forget to...More

Thank sippster7377
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Honestly, I didn't expect it to be this good. I was looking for a quick dinner close to the Hilton Garden Inn in Lincoln Haymarket. After a block walk to Buzzard Billy's and a brief glance at the menu, I knew this would be worth...More

Thank S0Lsearcher
Reviewed 23 June 2018

When in Lincoln, be sure to visit the Haymarket, just adjacent west of downtown. And while strolling the streets of the Haymarket, be sure to stop in at Buzzard Billy's...a really outstanding eating joint that has all those classic Cajun dishes and American food favorites...More

Thank lanceo53
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Visited location on Fathers Day. Service was great. Staff was very friendly. Food came out as ordered. Good sized portions. And offered free Apple pie and ice cream for Fathers Day. Overall, great experience!

Thank April S
Reviewed 5 May 2018

We like giving to Buzzard Billy’s for specific food items and we have never been disappointed. I prefer a buffalo burger and bread pudding for dessert. The buffalo is always cooked to a little less than medium and the taste along with the health benefits...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Had supper with a friend at Buzzard Billy's. I ordered a burger and fries, didn't think that could go wrong. It was terrible. The burger was dry and burnt. It was very overcooked. It should have been sent back. There was burnt crunchy pieces all...More

Thank Molemomma
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Brought some co-workers here tonight and it was completely different from the last time. Service on the food side after our order was taken was horribly slow. Waitress came out and apologized. One person in our party ordered a bourbon burger and was served a...More

Thank 244chuckl
Reviewed 15 April 2018

I met a colleague for lunch at Buzzard Billy's in Lincoln recently. The beverages were cold and tasty and the food was delicious! Our server, Nikki took very good care of us! Thanks, Nikki!

Thank Terry H
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Thomas O
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Response from Mary Ann E | Reviewed this property |
I think they'll serve anyone😊
Pamela M
10 June 2015|
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Response from Nancy B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they allow dogs on the patio as long as they are leashed, well controlled and don't bother anybody.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 247 N 8th St Ste 101, Ste 101, Lincoln, NE 68508-1394
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +1 402-475-8822
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Buzzard Billy's is the Cajun food restaurant of choice in Lincoln, NE. Specializing in New Orleans and American cuisine, this local gem is the place to go for Cajun food, burgers, and chicken wings. If you're looking for places to eat in the Historic Haymarket section on the west edge of downtown, then drop by Buzzard Billy's for a meal you'll never forget. Browse the menu at Buzzard Billy's and expect to find a variety of options for Cajun food and American cuisine. For appetizers, try the deep-fried alligator tail, jerk chicken nachos, and fried pickles served with a side of ranch. If you're in the mood for wings, Buzzard Billy's is known for their tasty selection of sauces and flavors. Try the mean green Buzzard sauce for a kick of lime and the spicy BBQ for a taste of New Orleans, or go with buffalo sauce if you want your chicken wings to have a familiar kick. This restaurant serves up all your favorite New Orleans-style dinners, too.
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