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Buzzard Billy's Flying Carp Cafe

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” (41 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
222 Pearl St, La Crosse, WI 54601-3216
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1 - 10 of 595 reviews

Reviewed 1 week 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

Thank Denis K
Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week ago 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.

Thank ChazMike
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun name, fun atmosphere. More like a sports bar than a restaurant. I had the Muffuletta which was very yummy. Stacked with meat and great flavors. This place is right downtown and near the River Walk, parking ramp and hotels. Staff was friendly and quick...More

Thank OnlyMeDSW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing all the way around. Great food. Great staff. Great time. :) highly recommend this place to everyone. One of my favorite places to go.

Thank christianeD5259DU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been there twice with our son who attends UW La Crosse. Very busy and there is usually a wait for a table. Do not let that stop you. The service and food are both worth the wait. If you like spicy try the...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like alligator, fried blackened fish, deep-fried bacon wrapped chicken balls with ranch, you'll be in heaven. This restaurant menu is several pages long- lots of choices. The young people I dined with seemed to really like it. I passed on the dinner menu...More

Thank Tracey R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at 4:30 on a Saturday well ahead of the dinner crowd, as they don’t take reservations on the weekend. We had two tables of about 30 total. The half-pound burger was plenty for my 10-year old. Plenty of apps to try including mozzarella...More

Thank 50,677
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I grabbed a quick bite here before catching a rock show a couple blocks away. I'm not naive enough to believe you can get radical Cajun food in the Midwest but I was craving some creole flavor and decided to roll in....More

Thank Jay D
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Questions & Answers
6 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
1 January 2015|
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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
USD 7 - USD 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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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
  • E-mail
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