About the Friendly Buffalo in Big Lake Minnesota





The Friendly Buffalo is a family owned Restaurant that has now been passed on from father (the friendly buffalo himself) to son. Since the Friendly Buffalo was first established in “year”, it has grown and expanded immensely. The Friendly Buffalo has proudly added a whole new dining room with 2 additional bars to the original Big Lake Location as well as an Upstairs terrace, perfect for private events, a beautiful rooftop patio and a backyard patio equipped with plenty of room for backyard games such as volleyball, horseshoes and beanbags.




Event Center — Banquet Room

The Friendly Buffalo caters and hosts events of all sizes. The event center can seat over 280 guests and is the perfect spot to host weddings, corporate events, meetings and parties.

Getting What You Want Is An Option!

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Event Space

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Wedding head Table

Wedding Setup




The bar features all your favorite mixers, beers, wines and always a great atmosphere.

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Live Music

Enjoy great music Friday's and Saturday's with local bands and no cover charge! Bands start at 9pm.

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Looking for work in Big Lake?  Do you have experience in the restaurant industry?  Interested in working at The Friendly Buffalo?

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