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Buddy's Bar-B-Q

8402 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5351
+1 865-691-0088
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good59%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“potato salad” (3 reviews)
“ribs” (3 reviews)
“chilli” (2 reviews)
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8402 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5351
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Reviewed December 28, 2017

I came to Buddy's specifically on a Saturday to get their all you can eat BBQ pork ribs for $10.99. With this you can choose two sides from a list that includes coleslaw, potato salad, fried okra, chili, pickles, and a few other things. The...More

Reviewed September 17, 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 March 28, 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 March 20, 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 March 14, 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 December 8, 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 June 17, 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 April 15, 2015

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

Thank Shirley W
Reviewed March 10, 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 January 9, 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
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 8402 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-5351
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-691-0088
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