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Buddy's Bar-B-Q

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4500 N Broadway St, Knoxville, TN 37917-2201
+1 865-687-2959
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Got hungry for something sweet.decided on hot fudge cake. Me and the wife. Stopped by and had a hot fudge cake. The cake was very fresh the vanilla soft serve ice cream Is actually very good. The hot fudge sauce had a very good consistency and great flavor. The dessert hit the spot.

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Thank krickertrsix
Panama
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This is a Chain BBQ place is was over not bad. The pulled pork was moist which I was surprised as a chain BBQ place. The ribs where dry for me. The pulled chicken was a little dry as well. The green beans where good and the baked beans where good a little on the sweet side. The sauces where... More 

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Tennessee
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We've visited this location - both inside and drive-through window - multiple times. Most of the time, the chicken, pulled pork, and ribs are of very good quality. The sides aren't what I would call memorable but certainly aren't bad. Prices seem reasonable. Service at the drive-through window is slow. Once at the window, it can take 3 to 4... More 

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Thank OHWanderingProf
Harriman, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Fair bbq.....must pay more for a real size....and they don't have beef brisket anymore.....getting to be bland

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Thank Lucy G
Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

Reasonably priced. Meats are always moist, tender, and tasty. Counter help very friendly and efficient. Lots of specials on different days. Great casual place to eat.

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Thank LyleandTerry
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Great pulled pork. Hush puppies were above average too. Nice and clean, family friendly place. Side items were fair at best.

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Thank DazzlingDan
Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2015

I've often thought that Knoxville is lucky to have such a quality fast food bbq place. Consistently good food & service - try the hush puppies and if you have room the hot fudge cake!

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Thank Mammmmmm
Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

I live quite close to this location. My visits, which have occurred later in the evening (within an hour, hour and a half of closing) the staff generally seems more interested in socializing than filling orders. Their Tuesday night special is worthwhile, if you don't feel like spending much.

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Thank mechanicaljen
Easley, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2013

Dined here with my 3 sons while in town visiting father in hospital. Food is very good. Prices are great for what you get. We all had bar-b-q plates with a mixture of sides. Hushpuppies and fries were good and hot. Again, for the price you can't beat this place in Knoxville for a quick and easy bar-b-q meal.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2013

Just what you expect from a chain bbq joint good average same everyday bbq not award winning just middle of the road and middle of the road never tasted so good staff is great value is what sets Buddys apart it's better than Calhouns in my book

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4500 N Broadway St, Knoxville, TN 37917-2201
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-687-2959

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