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Buddy's Bar-B-Q

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5806 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-6339
+1 865-588-0528
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08:00 - 20:00
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Sun 08:30 - 20:30
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Tuesday lunch deal cannot be beat. Had the pork but would get it without the sauce next time. Cole slaw and potatoe salad was good also.

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Thank Michael B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

The food is excellent for the price you pay.I especially like the barbecued chicken. You never have a bad meal here. The old is very consistent

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Thank Harvey K
Jackson, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

This is a great value especially for seniors. The Bar Be Que is good as is the fried chicken etc and the many sides. Prices are very affordable so go and enjoy. Great place for supper.

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Thank mrkitchn
Jasper, GA
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164 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

If you want tasty food on a budget this is a good choice. Dinner was a pork plate, with hush puppies, potato salad and baked beans. With a small drink it came to less than $9. Your food comes on a plastic plate and you get thin plastic silverware. The pork was a modest portion with a BBQ sauce already... More 

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Thank Randy L
Cape Canaveral, Florida
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Did I get your attention? Yes, I said all you can eat ribs for $10.99 on Saturdays. Great value for some very nice ribs. It also comes with 2 sides and hushpuppies for that price. If you like your ribs with a nice smoky flavor, then be sure to stop in and give them a try! They have another good... More 

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Thank guitarguy87
Knoxville, Tennessee
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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

There are several Buddy's restaurants in Knoxville and the food and layout is essentially the same. You can order a plain barbecue pork or beef sandwich on a large or small bun and add your own mild or spicy sauce, or you can order a large or small barbecue sandwich including sauce. You may want a "plate" which has barbecue... More 

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Thank Evelyn M
Rockwall, Texas
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219 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

I stopped in for a quick lunch and was pleasantly surprised for quick food. I was surprised though there were no beef options. The sandwich was very good and priced right. Not a place I would choose for a dinner but great lunch.

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Daphne, Alabama
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79 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015

I haven't eaten at Buddy's BBQ since childhood, it tastes exactly the same! What memories it brought back. But, after having eaten more BBQ in the Deep South and Memphis it's really just regular fast food BBQ. I wish I could give it a half star rating because I would really give it a 2.5. We have some better tasting... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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218 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

We stopped at Buddy's because my wife missed lunch and it was on the way to our destination. There was plenty of parking and the restaurant was clean and well maintained. I was not very hungry, so had a drink and some hush puppies. They had self serve tea and lemon aid -- the perfect ingredients to make an Arnold... More 

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Thank Douglas M
Knoxville, United States
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

I'm a local and Buddy's is a mainstay. My usual: regular barbecue pork sandwich. Baked beans and cole slaw are special treats.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 20:30
Monday
08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 20:00
Thursday
08:00 - 20:00
Friday
08:00 - 20:00
Saturday
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5806 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-6339
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-588-0528

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?