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The Buzzard Rock Cafe

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American, Bar
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985 Buzzard Rock Rd, Kuttawa, KY 42055-6908
+1 800-826-6238
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Southern Illinois/St. Louis area
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been coming here for years. Love the Jimmy Buffet type vibe on the Lake. Kids love their food and we all have fun looking over their selection of -tshirts on the way out. (sometimes we even buy one)

Thank love2ski21
Level Contributor
76 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Food is very good.You will not go away hungry.They will only be open weekends and close at the end of October.The cafe overlooks Lake Barkley.There is a small gift shop too.

Thank Debbie W
Level Contributor
17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is a very fun place with great staff, great bands and a fun atmosphere! If you're at the lakes, you must try Buzzard Rock out.

Thank Daniel T
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76 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

There is an eclectic lunch and dinner menu. The burgers and quesadillas are very good.Inside and outside seating available with an upper and lower deck. Friday and Saturday evenings feature live music. Lake view and located in a resort with rooms, camping, boat ramp, and marina available.

Thank Debbie W
Metropolis, Illinois
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Holy crappie this place is gross. The reviews posted here must be from diners who do most of their feeding at gas stations. We had one of their "signature" burgers and you could tell it was frozen Meat, not fresh ground. Tasted like it had been soaked in something. I'm not kidding. Do yourself a favor and buy some fresh... More 

Thank Jackoftrades1118
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This place is a bit of a dive, but the food is great and the service good most of the time. Nice salads and excellent quesadillas. They have live bands during the summer on weekends and it's crowded and noisy. I go other times. You can arrive by boat too.

Thank kylakerider
Southern Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We were here on a holiday weekend....my wife and I came in for an appetizer and beer the first time we were here. The food was hot and the beer was cold. Service was exceptional, despite the crowd here on this Friday afternoon. Brought our friends back the following night, and I had the Buzzard Brown, Buzzard Rock's version of... More 

Thank Razorback21
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The food's good. You can see the lake while dining outside. The Buzzard Balls are tasty. We arrived from the dockside. When we tried to go there from land we gave up and wrnt elsewhere. It must have been a busy day because the limited parking was a mess with cars parked anywhere they could find an opening.

Thank Bovinescat
Paducah, Kentucky, United States
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Four of us went for lunch. I had the lobster roll withe onion rings.Everyone else had the half pound burger and onion rings and fries. The lobster roll was very good. The other three said the burgers were good too. All of us liked the onion rings. The view was pretty overlookin the marina. I watched an eagle for about... More 

Thank Stan G
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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130 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This places is so cool. You have to at least stop in and check it out. They have a boat launching ramp right next to the building. The view off of the back of the place is just beautiful. We happened to catch a night where they had a live band playing outside. (Awesome). 👍 We where with a large... More 

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Restaurant Details

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American, Bar
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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  • Address: 985 Buzzard Rock Rd, Kuttawa, KY 42055-6908
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Kuttawa
  • Phone Number: +1 800-826-6238

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?