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Buddy's Bar-B-Q

8402 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5351
+1 865-691-0088
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good57%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
14 Mar 2017
“Sandi D”
17 Sep 2017
“Buddy's Bar-B-Q in Farragut, TN”
Restaurant Hours
Fast food, Barbecue
8402 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5351
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

I am visiting from California and wanted some bbq after a long day on the road. I had the combo plate and loved it!

Thank jpd43
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for a famous hot fudge brownie sundae. It was a very decent brownie. The hot fudge was good but we were not fans of the ice cream they used. Service was excellent!

Thank SmurfySmurfette80
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Buddy's is great BBQ chain and very consistent and reliable at all of its restaurants. This one offers great food at an inexpensive price, and in 6 years of eating there they have never messed up my order.

Thank MB219
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

In all my tastings of Bar-B-Q , this rates right up there at the top. Sides are all delicious as well. Be it a drive through or a take home for family or party, Buddy's is wonderful. They also have catering for you busy workers....More

Thank blondelady123
Reviewed 8 December 2015

I had dinner here several times due to the restaurant being in close proximity to my hotel. The sandwiches are great, but the sauce is what makes it special; the ONLY thing that tops their sauce is a place back home in Evanston. The staff...More

Thank EsdaPup
Reviewed 17 June 2015

They now ask you if you want extra meat for something like 60 cents! I say yes and get a pile of pork and it is always amazing! Fries are always fresh as are the hushpuppies!

Thank Danielle S
Reviewed 15 April 2015

We often go on Tuesday nights before evening meetings. Very convenient w/ excellent price & very friendly service!

Thank Shirley W
Reviewed 10 March 2015

For a chain restaurant, I think Buddy's is great! It's always one of those places you can go and pay fast-food prices, but get much better quality food. They have good meats and sides- especially the potato salad, which normally I'm not a fan of....More

1  Thank Laurie A
Reviewed 9 January 2015

I love the pulled pork sandwich with extra sauce. They are never stingy with the meat but if you want more I think they charge a $1.00 to add more meat. I might be wrong about the amount because I've never had to add extra...More

Thank Longleggedlovely1
Reviewed 17 November 2014

My wife and I hadn't been to Buddy's in about 6 years, so we decided to pay it a visit. We went to the drive-thru and got our order promptly. I had the rib dinner, 6 ribs, baked beans and potato salad. The ribs were...More

Thank KnoxDon
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8402 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5351
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-691-0088
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