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Buddy's Bar-B-Que Emory Road

404 E Emory Rd, Powell, TN 37849-3517
+1 865-947-1953
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good40%
  • Average33%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
12 Oct 2017
“BBQ from Buddy's”
19 Mar 2017
Restaurant Hours
Fast food, Barbecue
404 E Emory Rd, Powell, TN 37849-3517
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Not a total loss, small accomodations, the bbq is ok but a little too much sauce almost like eating a sloppy joe, great dessert tho on the hot fudge cake.

Thank Kimberly E
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

On our way to Gatlinburg and stopped here for lunch. Ribs had a good taste and tender. Potato salad and baked beans good. Hush puppies were tasteless. Pulled pork also had a good smoky taste. Not the best Bar-B-Q up, I've had, but ok.

Thank Mary A
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I read reviews for Buddy's BBQ as the best in the area. My experience was not good. Ribs were tough, chicken was dry but the pulled pork was good. Out of a family of 5, all of us threw out a good half of our...More

Thank Traveling1994
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Staff friendly. Food above average. Solid fast BBQ. Certainly will come back again. Always a pleasure to see staff enjoying their work. There seems great camaraderie between staff and customers. Dining room was very clean .

Thank Melissa K
Reviewed 8 January 2017

very good prices but nothing to write home about, It is adequate if you need food. Staff was helpful.

Thank Dtowntraveler
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Quick and always good Bar-B-Que for the family. Inexpensive way to feed the entire family. Convenient to interstate and everything else in Powell. Also attached to a gas station with a c-store, making it the perfect stop if you are on a trip.

Thank Matt G
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Great local bbq with good selection of sides. Love their hushpuppies. They have good brewed sweet tea too. They cater and are excellent at it too. On tuesdays they have a $5.99 special which includes sandwich , 2 sides , hushpuppies, and a drink. They...More

Thank beachcomber36
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We love this place, it's always a good quick supper. But goodness everytime we order a baked potatoe , they are out!!! What's the deal?? They are our absolute favorite but so hard to get.

Thank Hannah P
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Picked up dinner one evening; it was ok, but not the same as eating in the restaurant off Broadway. Will try it again, but probably won't get the corn again...no taste.

Thank RonBrenda_12
Reviewed 31 August 2015

I always stop here when I'm in Knoxville because Buddy's has my favorite BBQ Sauce! I think both their beef and pulled chicken are excellent. The sweet tea is good as well, and you can't leave here without having the lemon icebox pie! Also, they...More

Thank Buford81
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 404 E Emory Rd, Powell, TN 37849-3517
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Powell
  • Phone Number: +1 865-947-1953
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