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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 good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hush puppies” (46 reviews)
“jambalaya” (41 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
222 Pearl St, La Crosse, WI 54601-3216
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was an EXCELLENT choice for dinner because they offer something for everyone. We all had different tastes and left SO happy. They offer burgers and pasta. They offer the unusual (Alligator Fingers and Crawfish Fettuccine Alfredeaux) to the usual (Turkey Melt) and we loved...More

Thank 2017Queen
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to UWL for college and throughout my years in La Crosse, this was the place we would treat ourselves to. Always good food, and quick service.

Thank TravelLaughLove5678
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a business lunch with a large group. The service was great and fast. Had the Shrimp salad. Was afraid it was going to be too spicy, but it wasn't. The carp are flying. Was quiet for a weekday lunch.

Thank Christine I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard Buzzard Billy's was a place to hit up when in La Crosse. We had already eaten so we stopped in for a drink and to experience the vibe of BB. We enjoyed several drinks and my husband ordered their bread pudding.. we...More

Thank kdvw4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very good waiter but this probably isn’t the best choice when you’ve just come from Louisiana and Mississippi and had wonderful Cajun food. Our food was fine but nothing to write home about. The jambalaya roll was very good and different but...More

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in La Crosse on business and saw this place on Trip Advisor. I thought a name like that I should go and try out. Cajun and Creole cooking at its finest! The decor was fun with vintage beer, gas station, etc. signs throughout...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting ambiance and interesting Creole selections on the menu, like jambalaya made with pasta. Food was OK. Our waitress was efficient but busy, but took orders on a timely basis. It was a longer wait for our food that we expected.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for dinner as it was a hotel recommendation. There is a lot of great “Antique Roadshow” stuff displayed all over. Waiter was helpful. We were just a bit disappointed with our food, but the we had so many amazing meals all weekend. This...More

Thank CWFSantaCruz_CA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for dinner. 10 people. Got there at 5pm. Were able to get a table. A little later and it was quite busy. Very good poorboys. Had one with shrimp and oysters. Another person had a burnt end one. Very good. All meals came...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend was excited to see that they served crawfish etoufee since it is her favorite Cajun dish. She loved it. I had the burnt ends po boy......I would not recommend getting this. We also tried the hushpuppies, but did not care for them. Overall,...More

Thank J C
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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
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 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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