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Fred & Barney's Family Restaurant

1222 Highway 9, Drumheller, Alberta T0J 0Y0, Canada
(403) 823-3803
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Ranked #29 of 39 Restaurants in Drumheller
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Aug 19, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Drumheller, Canada
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70 reviews 70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

As a local we are going to miss them. Aug 24th was the last day of business. They are now closed. I am glad we made a point to get a last meal in for old times sake. Not sure what Drumheller's options in Chinese will be. There is The Diana. It is just recently under new management so have... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

I have gone to Fred & Barnies from time to time and never had a good experience. The one waiter by the name of kyle actually elbowed me in the back of the head and then sarcastically apologized.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I should have read some of the reviews before we went. We were staying in Drumheller on a cross Canada road trip and had a craving for Chinese. We found this place and were thoroughly disappointed. The buffet was pretty much empty when we arrived but we were assured it would be filled up shortly. Some stuff was replenished but... More

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Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

we have been going to Fred and Barneys Restaurant for over 5 years..we love it there...but am sorry to hear it is closing in August..very good food especially the roast....love the friedly staff..we will miss it when we go to Drumheller

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

Greeted by host. Told us he would get us a table. Then forgot about us. Waited along time. Turns out host was sitting at a table. Forgot all about sitting us Food was cold and over priced. We went on a day that most restaurants in Drumheller are closed. So I guess the ones that are open don't seem to... More

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Saskatchewan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We went to Fred and Barney's for supper last night. I wasn't overly impressed. We were there at 8pm on a Saturday and apparently they closed at 8:30 so the buffet wasn't getting refilled. The food was generally good. Some things were dry from sitting there for a while. With 4 buffets and just water, the bill was over $60.... More

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Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

My kids were keen for an all-you-can buffet and we happened by this one on the way into Drumheller. I was not sure what to expect as the exterior looked somewhat dated but there was a good flow of people into the restaurant. Our service was good and for 7pm there were many people at the buffet and tables. The... More

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Kemptville, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

The Sunday noon buffet was available. There was a good choice of breakfast and lunch items including several chinese choices, All seemed well prepared.

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Southern, AB
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

It never fails, when you eat here the food is always great. Their buffet never disappoints, and you will return again and again! Great value. You will not be able to find a favourite part of the buffet!!

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Banff National Park, Canada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

This has the best buffet in Drumheller, by far. For small/medium town in Alberta, this has a good variety in Chinese and always some interesting Western as well. The staff are very friendly, Sandy and her family are great! Don't sit near the windows in deep winter--drafty. This is a friendly local stop and comfortable.

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