• Pool tables
  • Two glasses of beer
  • Grilled chicken, beer on the side
  • Dessert cake
  • Two sandwiches, fries and dip on the side

The Buff

About us

Looking for a Restaurant and Bar for the Whole Family?

Check out The Buff-the preferred bar and eatery in Big Lake, MN. Once you dine and drink at The Buff, you won't want to go anywhere else. Our locally owned restaurant and bar is the top choice in Big Lake, MN for high-end bar food, outdoor bar games, and live music.

Make lasting memories playing games with your friends or skip the dishes and let us cook your dinner. Whatever you do, be sure to do it at The Buff. We're pretty popular amongst the locals. Visit our Testimonials page now to read why folks in the area prefer dining at our restaurant and bar.

The Buff is a casual American restaurant, bar, night club, event center and wedding venue. Live entertainment weekly. We offer take out, catering, outdoor seating, sport leagues, bingo, and a variety of homemade meals with many diet friendly option. The Buff features a large Banquet, Event Center, several Bar Areas, a Family Friendly Restaurant, Special Event Areas for Parties, Corporate Meetings, Weddings, Holiday Parties and many other special events in the Big Lake, Elk River, Minnesota area. We host many types of events from small birthday parties to large Weddings and special occasions. Sports leagues include, darts, pool, horseshoes, bean bags and volleyball. We have indoor and outdoor seating for the restaurant and event spaces. We have several event rooms to choose from that fit nearly any sized group for nearly any occasion.