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“Huge portions ”

Buddies USA Hockliffe
Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Hockliffe
Price range: USD 6 - USD 27
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Buddies USA provides American style dining with a large range of Hamburger varieties. We serve Breakfast (some) lunch and dinner. All restaurants have an american theme with large TV's Music and US memorabilia.
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner 6.30 on Thurs during half term.This was our 2nd visit, we were seated & served quickly.A bit too much choice on menus which was a little overwhelming.Food arrived promptly warm & fresh looking it tasted good though portion size was ridiculously huge.
I would rather pay less for a slightly smaller portion & have room for dessert.Toilets could do with a revamp they were quite shabby but clean enough & ample loo roll.Service was ok we had 4 different people seeing to us none of whom seemed very enthusiastic but two out of the 4 did make sure we were happy with our meal.
I would happily go back though I think the novelty has worn off.

Thank Doughtyfamily
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

My partner and I visited late afternoon on a Saturday in March.
We were seated right away as the restaurant was only around half full.
Staff were friendly, but we had a different waiter/waitress every time someone came to the table. The only issue we had was when we asked for mayo and another drink, the waiter obviously forgot us and we had to ask another waitress later on.
The food was very good throughout, as were the chocolate milkshakes.
Portion size was big and neither of us managed to clear our plates on our mains.
Maybe drinking all the milkshake didn't help.
Overall, we were pleased with our visit and will certainly consider returning.

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Hadn't visited for years and thought we'd treat ourselves to some dirty fast food. Very disappointed that the little clockwork train was no longer there and that the tv screens that used to show Man Vs Food or Simpsons had decreased in number - in fact I couldn't see a tv from where I sat. The Trival Pursuit cards are still there, although slightly dog-eared. The staff are very attentive and friendly. We ordered club sandwiches with chips - the bread was stodgy thick cut white, and the filling was very dry, the cheese had congealed into solid lumps and the sandwich wasn't particularly hot - the bread was barely toasted which is strange as the cheese was lumpy. My salad side was begining to wilt although of excellence quality, the coleslaw side was plentiful and was the best element of the meal! The chips were of the cheap catering variety with absolutely no favour, plus a couple were rock hard and we had to spit them out. A very disappointing experience indeed. Wish we'd driven a few metres further and docked at McDonalds or a bit further at the Harvester at Hockliffe traffic-lights. My recommendation is the management should revise the menu, reduce the portions and concentrate on qualitiy ingredients. We would revisit if they provided a more authenthic American experience and menu, such as Relish, corn, etc. The food was just a bit too British!

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Thank youknowitmakessense
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Four of us had dinner here today. After sitting down and waiting 15 minutes the waitress came over to take our order. Would have been nice to have seen a menu before hand. Ordered some drinks once the menus turned up and waited 10 minutes for the drinks to turn up. Food turned up after another 15 minutes wait and was ok. Nothing special could get same food at local pub cheaper and just as good. Between each course there was a 15-20 minute wait. After we asked for the bill we waited for another 15 minutes so decided to go up to the counter to pay. Got to the counter and the bill was wrong over charged us for food we didn’t have. Probably last time we will go here as the food isn’t that great that I would drive that far out to get what you can at a local pub for less money.

Thank Garydp123
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We all had something different, very filling refill coffee included.... Loved the trivial pursuit questions on the table..

Thank A7360ODannb
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