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Both locations will be closed for Thanksgiving so our employees can enjoy the Holiday with families & friends. 

West Salem re-opens on Friday @ 6am for breakfast.
La Crosse re-opens on Friday @ 10:30am

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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.

West Salem Menu
La Crosse Menu
Pick up 'n BBQ Menu



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

Holiday Gift Card Sale

Big Boar BBQ Store Front West SalemBuy $30 Big Boar BBQ Gift Cards for $25!

These cards make great stocking stuffers for friends and family and they are also a great way to thank employees or co-workers during the Holidays!

This sale only happens once a year and is offered now through December 31st.

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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

Trinity Rewards Member
La Crosse, WI

Fast, friendly and always delicious!!

Oct 24, 2016
Melissa Rewards Member

Always quick and delicious.

Oct 24, 2016

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Sparta, WI

Stopped in for lunch had 1/2 rack of ribs with corn muffin and triple slider with mac and cheese. The ribs, chicken filet slider, brisket slider, and corn muffin were excellent. Baked beans and mac and cheese sides were good. The pulled pork was the best pulled pork that either one of us have had. I am usually not a... More 

Oct 23, 2016
Jennifer davis Rewards Member

Enjoy it everytime! Very friendly staff

Oct 22, 2016
Lori Rewards Member

The food was great. I love the new French fries. The young lady needs to Smile. Dan is a good worker and cook.

Oct 20, 2016
Gullickson Rewards Member

Love your food and stafff

Oct 20, 2016

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Pam K
West Salem

The food is always very good, seasoned very well and good selection of BBQ sauce. They have a good BBQ atmosphere at the restaurant and friendly staff.

Oct 17, 2016

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We were in town for a class reunion and had breakfast here with a very large group. They accommodated us by giving us the whole back room. It was perfect. The food was excellent. The bacon and sausage were the best anywhere. Even the coffee was good. The only complaint was you order at the counter and then it is... More 

Sep 22, 2016

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Pewaukee, WI

Stopped here and really enjoyed the BBQ. They had an great deal on pulled pork sandwiches so we both had one. Corn muffins were flavorful and addictive. Sweet potato fries were worth the extra upgrade charge but there could have been more of them. But overall I think the deal was $6.99 for the sandwich, fries, side and drink. Tons... More 

Sep 16, 2016
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