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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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11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
626 E Lewis St, Pocatello, ID 83201-5863
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolutely terrible. The food was almost cold, the service slow and rude. When we asked about the large salad and some issues we were told we should have asked for it, even though it was our first time there, and the managers know how terrible...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Shauna S
Reviewed 13 October 2018

A friend from Pocatello, ID recommended Buddy's Italian. Being a New York Italian I had my doubts, but was proven wrong. Their garlic salad is really garlicky and large. The sauces were fresh and pasta plates were plentiful. I had the lunch special, chicken parmigiana....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ali Z
Reviewed 20 September 2018 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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Z6003RCbobl
Reviewed 19 August 2018 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.

Date of visit: August 2018
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.

Date of visit: August 2018
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

Date of visit: July 2018
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.

Date of visit: August 2018
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

Date of visit: July 2018
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.

Date of visit: June 2018
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

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Ashley B
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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
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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