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Fat Buddies Ribs & BBQ

311 Westgate Plz, Franklin, NC 28734-9012
+1 828-349-4743
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (124 reviews)
“baked beans” (29 reviews)
“pulled pork” (31 reviews)
Closes in 7 min
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
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311 Westgate Plz, Franklin, NC 28734-9012
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Reviewed 1 week ago

How often can I eat barbecue? Once a day might be enough. My husband had the baby back ribs and I had the brisket plate - both with cole slaw and potato salad. I was concerned that the last time we were here (a year...More

Thank marfita
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come here all the time. It just gets better always. We have never had a bad meal or experience here. Always friendly and quick servers. Our food is cooked fresh to order. The ribs we order at always cooked just right with fall off...More

Thank renatruex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was spot on but not as excited about the food as I was last year. The breast of chicken was definitely smaller, cole slaw still wonderfully delicious, potato salad unique (dill ??? in it that made it taste different), plenty of fries, brisket looked...More

Thank NCluvtrav
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good meal, atmosphere is great, serviceis good, one of the places to take people from out of the area to ear

Thank 1shortdriver
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been here several times and the food is always great. Family atmosphere with great service. Had the pulled pork dinner and when we left I was absolutely stuffed.

1  Thank Michael O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was perfect. The wait time was minimal during dinner rush. However, I guess I was expecting a bit more in the food. The ribs were good, not great. They seemed a bit overcooked, not by much. But enough. The fries could have sat...More

1  Thank Harlen A
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

From the moment I walked in I know it was going to be good. The friendly staff helped get our table together, they do not take reservations so it’s first come first served. The service was outstanding and the tea was perfect. I had the...More

1  Thank Jedeye M
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Found the place by the big billboard signs on 441. What a gem. We had briskett and Ribs. very tender and flavorfull. Have been twice and will return again.

1  Thank Judy S
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Found the place by luck. Had a great lunch. Staff friendly and service fast. Ordered the sampler which had onion loaf, chicken tenders and fried mushrooms. The mushrooms are excellent. I ordered the full rack of ribs, potato salad and baked beans. All I can...More

1  Thank Dave I
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Wonderful location with best BBQ in the area. Home cooked vegetables, real smoked BBQ, homemade sauces and large portions. Great prices and great service.

Thank Paul W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 Westgate Plz, Franklin, NC 28734-9012
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 828-349-4743
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