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Fat Buddies Ribs & Barbecue

193 Waynesville Plz, Waynesville, NC 28786-2993
+1 828-456-6368
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“baked beans” (25 reviews)
“pulled pork” (29 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
193 Waynesville Plz, Waynesville, NC 28786-2993
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51 - 60 of 246 reviews

Reviewed 24 August 2016

Had a couple from Kansas visit us and they wanted to try Southern BBQ. There were 7 of us and they readied a big table in no time. Everyone enjoyed their meal and the service was great also!

Thank EVILGRANNY
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We were seated immediately and had a very nice waitress who was attentive and friendly. The sliced pork sandwich was very thick, and the fries that came with it were really good. The special was a roast beef with onions and it was also good....More

Thank Laurie R
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I always like this place. must have gone at the wrong time, because nothing was right. service was awful, food was so-so. never had this happen before. maybe I will give them another chance.

Thank joellen11
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Good service and great food at a reasonable price. The ribs where awesome but the slice brisket was a little dry. Would eat here again

Thank lawdawg653
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

This is a regular stop for my family. Service and food is always great and prices are affordable. Highly recommend!

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We've been to Fat Buddies in Waynesville several times but for some reason it wasn't as good as in the past. We'll be back next year when we're back in town.

Thank jgwjava
Reviewed 29 July 2016

What an unexpected surprise! We stopped in for a quick lunch before grocery shopping. There were 7 of us - 5 being children. The service was great especially considering we have needy children. The kids got fried pickles which they loved. My husband and I...More

Thank N h
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We've been here once before a few years ago, but this time, it was quite a pleasant reminder of why we liked it!! The cheese fries were great and it was a large portion! I got the BBQ platter special with green beans. It was...More

Thank ChristineR1995rn
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We had gotten married at the Cataloochee Ranch the night before and checked out at noon. We had a party for everyone after and wanted the people who had never been to North Carolina to experience real BBQ and no other place to go but...More

Thank PKexperience
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Fat Buddies is a typical NC BBQ joint. They offer different kinds of meat (pork, beef, chicken) in traditional ways. There's nothing wrong with Fat Buddies - I felt like the food was good, the service was good, but there's nothing special that sets it...More

Thank Tim P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
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: 193 Waynesville Plz, Waynesville, NC 28786-2993
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-456-6368
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