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Bufords Steak House BBQ

1518 3rd Ave NW, Fort Dodge, IA 50501-2202
+1 515-573-2836
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good24%
  • Average18%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (6 reviews)
“steak” (8 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1518 3rd Ave NW, Fort Dodge, IA 50501-2202
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

As always the service was very good and the food was great. We had a group of 8 adults and 3 children and everyone was very please with the items they ordered.

Thank doty42
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Spent couple of weeks in ft. Dodge in April. Went to Buford's once for lunch, once for dinner. Large portions. Ribs and bar b que beef so good. Sandwiches and salad for late lunch also tasty.

Thank Donna Q
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This restaurant adjourned the Best Western I stayed in. The steak was excellent, as was the service. Very low wait time as well. I recommend eating here.

Thank Angela M
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Ate here with a colleague last night. He had the ribs and I had a ribeye steak. Ribs were apparently very good. My steak was cooked to perfection. I ordered. The seasonal veg for a side. The broccoli was slightly overcooked but still not bad.

Thank MMB746
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We needed great service and food after a long hard day of traveling. Bufords delivered. I always like it when the owner comes over and asks how we're our dinners. Good dinner good service can't ask for more.

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 18 June 2017

It was ok,( maybe the time we ate) but we had to wait for our waiter a lot only two servers and bartender. The food was good!

Thank Louise W
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Enjoyed dinner at Bufords - good food - baked potatoes were not done and after returning them to zap in the microwave they were still not done.

Thank MissS4
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This is hooked to a hotel and I have to say the staff is great! Everyone seems to have worked here forever and that's says something about the management to me. Low turn over is good. Food was mediocre but the service made it better!

Thank Carly S
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Our group usually picks the next place to eat at our get together and was treated very good at Buford's and the food was great we had a very good time and all the food was excellent we will definitely want to go back.

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

while I was visiting my family here, we came to their favorite restaurant (Buford) The food was AMAZING. we first got bread and butter which the butters were so good. I ordered the pork loin and it was probably the best I had, along with...More

Thank hannahccr
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2 October 2016|
Response from Jeanne C | Reviewed this property |
They have weddings all the time, and I no longer work there, food is still really good.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1518 3rd Ave NW, Fort Dodge, IA 50501-2202
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Fort Dodge
  • Phone Number: +1 515-573-2836
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