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Buddy's Bar-B-Q

5806 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-6339
+1 865-588-0528
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good40%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“hush puppies” (10 reviews)
“pork” (7 reviews)
“baked beans” (4 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
5806 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919-6339
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a casual restaurant that appears to be part of a local chain. The barbecue was decent but not outstanding. The dining area is a little loud.

Thank Denise_Atlanta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicous BBQ on an good price 👍🏻 The ambiente is simple but also good enough, the peoples are friendly, and the taste of the food in general is very good.

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We were in Knoxville for a festival and wanted to try some good BBQ close to the Hilton downtown. IT was a short drive to Buddy's which we passed coming in from the airport. WE noticed a Sat night AYCE rib special for $10.99 which...More

Thank lorimclain
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I usually get a pulled pork plate. It has a generous helping of pork with bbq sauce and 2 sides. I also get dry rub wings a lot of the time. I don't care for any sauce on them, just dry rub. there are 2...More

Thank dreadpiratejaymo
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Visiting my daughter and her boyfriend for diner. Cafeteria style eating with a much nicer eating area and no rushed feeling while eating. Good food with a reasonable price.

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

High traffic area but is usually very clean. The smoked wings taste like thick cut, very tender BACON. These chicken wings are about the best in town. Gotta try them.

Thank ThatSeventiesGuy
Reviewed 23 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
Reviewed 7 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

Thank Harvey K
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.

Thank mrkitchn
Reviewed 10 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...More

Thank Randy L
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
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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