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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 at both locations, our sauces are in their own food group. Each is our very own,  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!

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 Big Boar BBQ #1 in La Crosse County 

2015, 2016, 2017

We are truly honored for the outstanding support and we will continue working hard to earn your business!

#1 Best BBQ 

    #1 Best Caterer

#2 Food Truck

                 #2 West Salem Business

Voted “Best BBQ 2017 La Crosse County”

Voted “Best Caterer 2017 La Crosse County”
Voted Best BBQ of La Crosse County 2015

Voted “Best BBQ 2016 La Crosse County”

Voted “Best Caterer 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

Voted Best BBQ and Best Caterer 2017
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

Julie Rewards Member
Winona, MN

Friendly staff, got our food very quickly, was very good, as always!!

Nov 8, 2017
Trudy Rewards Member
La Crosse, WI

Excellent food, excellent service.

Nov 8, 2017
Chri$ Rewards Member

Always impressed! I can’t say enough great things about this place. My favorite restaurant by far! My burger is always cooked perfectly (medium)

Nov 5, 2017
Dave Rewards Member

Good service good food!

Nov 5, 2017
Andrea Rewards Member
Plover, WI

Big Boar BBQ has the best meat around, I'm so glad it came to downtown La Crosse! Aside from their corn bread muffins, my favorite is the loaded baked potato. Always great service!

Nov 4, 2017
Linda Rewards Member
Rockland, WI

Awesome food!

Nov 1, 2017
Elyria, OH

Receipt says Derrick was cashier. What a great experience. Made great suggestions and food was incredible. Now I have to come back tomorrow to get some smoke wings. The Food exceeded my expectations 10 fold! Thanks for making my long travel experience better and tasty.

Oct 28, 2017
Kelly Rewards Member
New Franken, WI

As always, great food and service!

Oct 27, 2017
Houston, MN

Had your great barbecue at Macks 50th anniversary for the first time today! It was very very good! Will be visiting one of your restaurant's soon!

Oct 24, 2017
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James L
Stopped here for lunch with my wife and daughter....ordered all ordered the pulled pork sandwich...all loved it. They have 5 different sauces available to add to it. Pork was tender and juicy, fries appeared to be hand cut potatoes....All spectacular! Love it here!

Oct 23, 2017
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