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Buddy's Italian Restaurant

626 E Lewis St, Pocatello, ID 83201-5863
+1 208-233-1172
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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626 E Lewis St, Pocatello, ID 83201-5863
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Pocatello and Italian food sounded good. We went to Big Food Pizza, but this is just an order and take out place. No seating for dining in. Pizza looked great though. We check TA and see that Buddy’s is...More

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We recently went for lunch with 8 people. Food was good amd service was quick. Chicken fettuccine Alfredo and Caesar salad and garlic bread with cheese were very good.

Thank DCfromCT
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Great salad and delicious dressing. Very good meatballs and well cooked pasta. Garlic bread was worth the upgrade. Nice staff and reasonable prices. Great sign outside.

Thank MaxnBaci
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Buddy's is know for their salad dressing and used to sell it in stores.... Don't know what happened there but they have a good menu of Italian food and a medium pricing scale. This is a local favorite establishment. Small restaurant for large groups but...More

1  Thank Bruce A
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Food came fast and was good, but they were out of the daily special. Small place so not good for large gatherings.

Thank Kristine H
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Our first time visit to Buddy’s Italian in Pocatello, ID. My wife had the supreme salad with charred artichokes, roasted peppers, lettuce and Buddy’s dressing, and I had the 13” pizza with anchovy, sausage, mushroom and olives on a garlic butter crust. Both very good!...More

Thank dmhn
Reviewed 29 June 2018

This is a blast from the past. It doesn't change, nor should it. The food is excellent and so is the service. Don't try to get into the bathrooms if you use a wheelchair though. We always leave full and happy.

Thank Lori N
Reviewed 11 June 2018

I ordered the small old time pizza for lunch. The server said it came with a salad but it was a big salad. He talked me into a smaller salad. When I received the check the smaller salad cost me $4.95! I asked about it...More

1  Thank Ashley B
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Buddy’s has been a favorite for many years! We lived in Pocatello for 35 years and always have to stop there to eat when we visit. If you've never been and you like garlic you must go and have their salad!

Thank Nuketater
Reviewed 21 May 2018

As a former resident of Pocatello this was a regular place for us to eat. The famous salad is something that you do no want to miss. This is a staple for Pocatello

1  Thank Pam L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 626 E Lewis St, Pocatello, ID 83201-5863
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Pocatello
  • Phone Number: +1 208-233-1172
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