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Fat Buddies Ribs & BBQ

311 Westgate Plz, Franklin, NC 28734-9012
+1 828-349-4743
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (120 reviews)
“baked beans” (28 reviews)
“pulled pork” (31 reviews)
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311 Westgate Plz, Franklin, NC 28734-9012
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love ❤️!!!!!! food is great, service and atmosphere Always consistent been coming here for several years now while on vacation Never been disappointed

Thank lanacarnes86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As usual the loaf of onion rings is hot and delicious. The pulled pork sandwich is moist and piled high on the bun. Always a treat to eat here and a must stop.

Thank Stuart W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful food. Long wait for seating. Large party in front of us caused a real log jam. Staff seemed a bit thrown by it. Once ordered the food arrived quickly. The wait for seating seemed insignificant once the food arrived. Amazing barbecue.

Thank cherylalbert861
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The brisket was great. Very good food and service. we always go for the quality and the service. We feel welcome every time we go. They make you feel at home.

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been coming to visit friends in the Franklin area for many long years, but we've never eaten at Fat Buddies! Wow! We didn't know what we were missing! I'm telling you, this place is well worth your visit! We were warmly welcomed, and the...More

Thank lisamm377
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Best bbq in town. Service is good and fast and always friendly. A private room is available for meetings. The place is decorated with a NASCAR theme. I enjoy the brisket and okra.

Thank vickih8282017
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We love Fat Buddies baby back ribs. Smoked perfectly and fall off the bones tender. Delicious fresh fried mushrooms and fried pickles too.

Thank Jeanettashep
Reviewed 3 May 2018

There are not that many BBQ restaurants I would visit again, this, is one of those BBQ restaurants I would visit again. If you're ever in Franklin North Carolina and you want some BBQ, this is the place to visit. My wife ordered baby back...More

Thank jmontoya7628
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Went with family for dinner. There was a lot of people there but that was no problem. Ribs and pulled pork were very good. Side of baked beans were the best ever. Live to go back if ever in the area.

Thank R C
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

My boy friend and I ate here just two days ago ,have dined here two times already ,short wait if any at all ,food fabulous ,very clean inside and out ,service is fast and servers very friendly and no their menu well ,price is great...More

Thank Nancy C
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
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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