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Buddy's Rib & Steak

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2701 Lurleen B Wallace Blvd, Northport, AL 35476-3247
+1 205-339-4885
05:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 05:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 05:00 - 21:00
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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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332 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is not the prettiest place, which is fine...you can get good hearty comfort food here. We all had the steak...it was good, nothing special. The cashier when I went to pay, I believe he is the owner, asked if I tipped....strange way to do business, which offended me as I always tip 20% of total bill. I mentioned this... More 

Thank Fretboard
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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117 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite places. Look it's not 5* dining. It's a little bit "well worn" sand certainly isn't spotless. However, the people there are always some of the friendliest people you will ever meet. Filled with locals and the occasional "I've always heard about this place" visitor, is a great place for comfort food, local news and... More 

Thank TuscaTraveler
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145 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Went here for dinner based on reviews and the fact that I like local mom and pop type places. It has been around a while and is one room diner style with booths and tables cashier at front when you walk in. Walls are adorned with Alabama Football pictures. Staff very friendly and efficient. My feeling is that breakfast is... More 

Thank Bill H
Northport, Alabama
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Buddy's is a staple among locals. The food is par excellence and heavily patronized. Great breakfast and wonderful steaks....

Thank Stan1124
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200 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is the 2nd time eating breakfast at Buddy's and it was just as good as the 1st time! The biscuits are light and fluffy some of the best I've ever had. Country ham, grits were all excellent. They were extremely busy so service was a little slow but expected.

Thank Bill S
Richmond, VA
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90 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

What a find for breakfast! Since they open so early (5:00am) Buddy's was the perfect place for breakfast when we were in town to ride in the Hot 100 bike ride. Our order included eggs over easy a simple cheese omlette, grits, home fries and biscuits all delivered hot and extremely FAST! Service was friendly and efficient. Look forward to... More 

Thank AMSRichmond_VA
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152 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here a few times and have always enjoyed it. My family really likes the cheese burgers and fries I personally like the slaw. I really want to try one of their steaks. We will definitely be back we have always enjoyed it and look forward to a trip through Tuscaloosa to try it again.

Thank Brandon B
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

We like their hamburger steak topped with onions and the home it fries. A salad comes first- just iceberg and tomatoes but is a good start while you wait for your entree. Lots of people also seem to meet there for breakfast.

Thank Eddiessweetie
Northport, Alabama
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Buddys serves steaks (several types and cuts), chicken, ribs, pork chops, and beef and pork barbecue. I usually stick with the filet because it has the best flavor but they are very inconsistent in cooking Temps. You may order med rare but get med well. Even with that, I've never sent it back because the flavor is so good. They... More 

Thank Ckoester12
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. Small cafe but food was hot and really good. I ordered the hamburger steak and it was great. My salad wad really good as well. For a no frills, friendly atmosphere, I would definitely recommend.

Thank dtmarshall

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
05:00 - 20:30
05:00 - 20:30
05:00 - 20:30
05:00 - 20:30
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2701 Lurleen B Wallace Blvd, Northport, AL 35476-3247
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Northport
  • Phone Number: +1 205-339-4885

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?