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Buzzard Billy's Flying Carp Cafe

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
222 Pearl St, La Crosse, WI 54601-3216
+1 608-796-2277
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“jambalaya” (47 reviews)
“hush puppies” (42 reviews)
“po boy” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
222 Pearl St, La Crosse, WI 54601-3216
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Buzzard Billy's is my kids' favorite place to eat in Lacrosse. The portions are huge and delicious. The place is decorated with vintage items. Seems to be a very popular place.

Thank Tammy B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just stopped in for a few appetizers and a drink. Had the armadillo eggs and cheese sticks. Both were big in size and in taste.

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very good experience,the food was delicious,the service was awesome and the place looks amazing and just great atmosphere all around! We tried the alligator fingers ,a fried combo and the seafood eggplant pierogi. Definitely a place to check if you’re in town.

Thank Lidka L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I SO wanted to have a good meal here, as I had stopped in a few years ago when traveling for business and recall my meal being very tasty. My husband and I did a day trip to LaCrosse, so I suggested we eat here....More

1  Thank Depotbabe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was in lacrosse to see the giant Christmas lights display. Stopped here for dinner. Food we pretty good, but my wife didn't really like the etouffee. Was more like a spicy brown gravy than what she expected. I enjoyed the crawfish platter. Servce was good.

1  Thank Joebob747
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have many food intolerances and they were very accommodating to my needs. My husband and I were able to have a relaxing night out eating delicious food and no worrying about me getting sick. Great location with downtown shopping.

1  Thank Leo M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We first heard about this restaurant from a neighbor and so glad we did. Nice retro interior and very good service. My wife tried the Catfish Poboy and I the Cajun Combo - everything was well prepared. The seafood gumbo was superb, with a generous...More

1  Thank Denis K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Service OK, food excellent, a little bit too noisy for good conversation. I think our service would have been better if we had ordered alcoholic beverages

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Best hush puppies I have ever had. Great selection of New Orleans style food. Everything we had was excellent, just what we needed for a cold November day. We will definitely return soon. We were a little too early for Friday Happy Hour, so next...More

Thank Pattie516
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing place to have dinner with friends, plenty of room, very friendly and helpful staff and the GUMBO was perfect. The roux was thick, creamy and just enough spice. Plenty of shrimps and seafood. Miss cornbread with it but the hush puppy's did the tricket.

1  Thank ChazMike
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Questions & Answers
5 June 2016|
Response from Jeff P | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. It's Cajun food and I've never eaten anything here that isn't good and spicy. I'm sure if you look at their on-line menu you can get a good idea from there (I'd give you the link but TripAdvisor doesn't allow... More
31 December 2014|
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Response from Jimmy G | Reviewed this property |
I would guess so. But, you should call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
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, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
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