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Buddy’s Bar-B-Q Sevierville

705 Winfield Dunn Parkway, Hwy 66, Sevierville, TN 37876-5505
+1 865-428-5001
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (26 reviews)
“ribs” (18 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Fast food, Barbecue
PRICE
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LOCATION
705 Winfield Dunn Parkway, Hwy 66, Sevierville, TN 37876-5505
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1 - 10 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat at Buddy's every year. The first time at this new location. The food is always great and affordable.

Thank Penny W
Ken M, Owner at Buddy’s Bar-B-Q Sevierville, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Penny W... we appreciate your business and kind words! Glad you enjoyed and hope to see you again soon... safe travels! Ken Maples, Managing Partner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't care for the sauce choices! The pulled pork and pulled chicken were good. Portion sizes were rather small for the price.More

Thank Dawnmassie
Ken M, Owner at Buddy’s Bar-B-Q Sevierville, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Dawnmassie and thank you for visiting Buddy’s and for your review. I'm glad you liked our pulled pork and chicken... two of my favorites... along with Smoky Wings. I apologize about our sauce choices... but we offer what Buddy’s corporate requires... as we are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is far from real barbeque. The turkey sandwich left a lot to be desired. It was cold with lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise. Yuk!!! No beef. Told it is too expensive. Place was clean. Small cups for drinks. Not worth the money. Won't be back....More

1  Thank Iralgo
Ken M, Owner at Buddy’s Bar-B-Q Sevierville, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Iralgo and thank you for your review and for dining with us... as we appreciate both! While we appreciate, respect and value all guest feedback... we want to respectfully offer our viewpoint regarding things you mention in your review. First of all, we understand...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped by on a Tuesday for their special. Meat and veggies for $5.99. All the combo's taste great cause they have the best Bar-B-Q..

Thank Ann A
Ken M, Owner at Buddy’s Bar-B-Q Sevierville, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Ann A, we appreciate your review and kind words... hope to see you again soon... and very glad you enjoyed! Ken Maples, Managing Partner

Reviewed 17 May 2017

I have complained about this problem before. Owner comped a meal to come back to give them another chance. First Visit: hush puppies were cold and I return them for hot ones. They simply served me another order from the same cold batch. 3rd round...More

1  Thank karma1028
Ken M, Owner at Buddy’s Bar-B-Q Sevierville, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Hello karma1028... I apologize for your experience(s) at our location and please be assured that I have addressed this matter with our GM and all management. I hate we have lost your business but appreciate you letting us know about our issue(s) regarding this matter....More

Reviewed 12 May 2017

Sandwiches and plates are put together after you order, great corn on the cob. Easy in and out, very friendly staff and very clean.More

Thank bemarshall2017
Ken M, Owner at Buddy’s Bar-B-Q Sevierville, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Hello bemarshall2017, Thank you for dining with us at Buddy’s bar-b-q... and we appreciate your kind words. We’re glad you enjoyed our bbq and corn on the cob, friendly staff and clean store as we always try hard to be the best we can be...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

The worse BBQ we have ever had...it was so burnt you could barely eat it.I was so disappointed ..We will never go there againMore

1  Thank Joann J
Ken M, Owner at Buddy’s Bar-B-Q Sevierville, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Hello Joann J, I apologize for your experience at our store and I will certainly call this to the attention of our management team. However, if you could be more specific on the day and time of your visit... as well as the meal that...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017

A popular local spot that puts out some great tasting Q. Prices and flavor make for a memorable experience. Easy to find and good clean eating.

Thank Terrence D
Ken M, Owner at Buddy’s Bar-B-Q Sevierville, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

Thank you Terrence D! We greatly appreciate your business, kind words and review. Glad you enjoyed our bbq and your experience.... hope to see you again soon! Ken Maples

Reviewed 2 May 2017

We were so happy to see that Buddy's as finally been rebuilt, the location is very good, the food bar-b-q ribs the best and the potato salad is excellent. (I don't care for very many peoples potato salad, but Buddy's is very good. Service was...More

1  Thank Diane U
Ken M, Owner at Buddy’s Bar-B-Q Sevierville, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

Thank you Diane U! We appreciate your kind words and very glad you liked our bbq and potato salad! Also, glad you like our new store/lobby and service... and we sure hope to see you again soon! Ken Maples

Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We went thru the drive thru and the food was wonderful. The BBQ sauce was awesome and they also gave us plates and utensilsMore

Thank LORI T
Ken M, Owner at Buddy’s Bar-B-Q Sevierville, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you LORI T... we appreciate your review and business! We’re also glad you enjoyed the bbq and sauce... and we always try to make your experience convenient and pleasant... by adding the extras. Thank again for your kind words and we hope to see...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 705 Winfield Dunn Parkway, Hwy 66, Sevierville, TN 37876-5505
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Sevierville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-428-5001
  • E-mail
Description
About Buddy's Bar-b-q The Buddy's Family began in 1972. Buddy Smothers and his wife LaMuriel opened the first Buddy's Bar-b-q restaurant on Kingston Pike in West Knoxville. Today, The Family consists of 14 Buddy's Bar-b-q restaurants, full-service Buddy's Custom Catering. The Buddy's Family operates with our original philosophy of treating customers as if they were guests in our own home. We serve delicious, always-fresh food at a real value with good ole Southern hospitality. Come on Home to Buddy's!
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