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There’s barbecue and then there’s our barbecue. There’s nothing corporate about our food. You’ll find our savory barbecue simply satisfying.

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No matter what the event may be people always remember the food that was served. Big Boar specializes in event catering. Whether it’s for five or a thousand people our catering will be the same great barbecue served in our restaurant.

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Upcoming Events


We like to get out and about! You can find us a local events and celebrations throughout the year. We also park our rig at various locations in the La Crosse area from time to time. Stay up-to-date on where you can find Big Boar on the go!

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Take Home our Sauces


Available for purchase only at our West Salem location, our sauces are in their own food group. Each is our very own and made from scratch variation of traditional barbecue sauces from around the country. Discover your favorite by trying each of our four sauces on your next visit to Big Boar!

Our Sauces

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About Big Boar Barbecue

Big Boar BBQ Store Front West SalemBig Boar BBQ & Catering is home to the best BBQ in the North. We take pride in our savory, smoked barbecued meats and our friendly, casual atmosphere, and we use fresh and local ingredients whenever possible. Stop in for lunch or call us today about catering for a special event!

Thank you for voting us “Best BBQ La Crosse County” for both 2015 & 2016.

We are truly honored by this recognition and will work hard to earn your continued support!

#1 Best BBQ 

    #1 Best Caterer

#2 Food Truck

                 #2 West Salem Business

Voted “Best BBQ 2016 La Crosse County”
Voted Best BBQ of La Crosse County 2015

Voted “Best BBQ 2015 La Crosse County”
Voted Best BBQ of La Crosse County 2015

BBQ Restaurants La Crosse County

Big Boar BBQ & Catering Platter When you’re in the mood for BBQ, come visit us at Big Boar BBQ & Catering, the finest BBQ restaurant in The Coulee Region. As the area’s top choice for great BBQ, we’ll make sure you’re served a satisfying meal made in-house from fresh, local ingredients. We smoke all our own meats, and our sauces and rubs are all made from scratch. As we like to say, there’s absolutely nothing corporate about our food or the dining experience you’ll enjoy when you visit us. We’re members of the Kansas City BBQ Society, but any meal you have with us will be Wisconsin all the way.

It’s true that it’s hard to find great barbeque in many parts of the country, but since we opened Big Boar BBQ & Catering in 2014, you can’t say that anymore about The Coulee Region. Thanks to our years of experience smoking meats, perfecting our rubs and sauces and generally fixing up hearty, delicious meals, we’re confident you’ll find your meal at Big Boar BBQ & Catering memorable and an experience you’ll be eager to repeat. Our food is available for dining in, carryout and special events—we’d love to cater your wedding, company picnic, outdoor event or other gathering. Come see us today, and you’ll soon find out why we’ve quickly become the premier barbeque restaurant in The Coulee Region:savory smoked barbecued BBQ

  • We offer delicious, satisfying meals, including meats smoked in-house.
  • We use fresh, locally sourced ingredients whenever possible.
  • We’ll provide catering services for groups of all sizes and a wide variety of events.
  • We’ve been perfecting our recipes and methods for many years.
  • There’s nothing corporate about our restaurant or our food.

Social Buzz & Reviews

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Deana T.
Waunakee, WI

Second time back to Big Boar, this time with co-workers. The food was great and everyone enjoyed their lunch. Staff is helpful and friendly. We will be back on the next road trip to Onalaska.

Sep 2, 2016

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Winona, MN

Over all good. The drive up window was great, I had kids in the car. I liked the take out menu. My husband is a butcher and we have our own meat processing business-he said the brisket was " pretty good". Coming from him thats a compliment! We also sell Traeger grills and he does alot of smoking/cooking...he also said... More 

Aug 29, 2016

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Sparta, WI

We drive by this place all the time and always have talked about stopping. Finally did on a Friday for lunch. It was 10:30 so technically still on the breakfast menu but she let us order from lunch. Special was pulled pork sandwich 1side and a drink for $6.50. The food was amazing. My husband had baked beans for a... More 

Aug 26, 2016
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Rachael B.
Onalaska, WI

We have Big Boar cater a work event we have every year.  We have gotten so many positive comments from our customers from in town and out of town that come for lunch.  Fantastic service, great food!

Aug 8, 2016

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A fun summer night outing. They had just opened when we went and the wait was long but the food was great. It gave us some downtime to just talk. I'm sure they are much faster now. They are always busy.

Jul 25, 2016
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R R.
Austin, TX

Good bbq. Good counter service. Generous servings. The bean curds are fried & tasty. The corn muffins were delicious.

Jul 9, 2016

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Alisa J

This restaurant has great choices for any meal. We visited on a grand opening weekend and even won a prize. They had fun can coozies and were knowledgable about their menu. We had ribs and pulled pork sandwiches and both were very tasty!

Jul 2, 2016
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