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Chef Buddy Italian Deli

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Italian, American, Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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381 E Interlake Blvd, Lake Placid, FL 33852
+1 863-465-6800
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Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating
Description: an EXCELLENT find ! tucked away in a quint strip mall. exellent food...
an EXCELLENT find ! tucked away in a quint strip mall. exellent food, reasonable priced
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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great sandwiches, though a little pricey!!,

Have been eating there for 09 years now. Chef Buddy made awesome sandwiches. The bread was always so fresh and crispy, was a perfect compliment to his genius of making a great and filling sandwich. Chef Buddy retired several years ago, but trained the new owner some of his secrets for constructing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Bill S
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Lake Placid, Florida
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  • Families with children
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Florida
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We've been to Chef Buddy's a few times and the food has always been good but their hours are not convenient.

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Lake Placid, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Have been eating there for 09 years now. Chef Buddy made awesome sandwiches. The bread was always so fresh and crispy, was a perfect compliment to his genius of making a great and filling sandwich. Chef Buddy retired several years ago, but trained the new owner some of his secrets for constructing a great sandwich. The sandwiches are still very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is very clean and spacious. The wait staff is very courteous and the kitchen is a bit slow but not excessively. There are no entrees but many fine sandwiches to be had. The sausage and meatball sub is my favorite. The bread they use holds up to the sauce very well making it the neatest meatball sub I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We stopped for lunch on our trek home from the keys. All the good ratings were not wrong! We ordered sandwiches at the counter and found a table. It was peak lunch time and the deli was busy with many locals placing eat in & take out orders. We ordered 2 subs- a meatball/sausage & a Buddy's Special and a... More 

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Avon Park, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is delicious!!! Great food and quite a selection. It is very family friendly and summarizes lake placid!

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Lake Placid, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Excellent food. Only open for lunch but they have Italian food you can take home to cook. Meat is great. Salads are huge. Last time Imwas there imhad the meat ball sub which was wonderful.

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Lake Placid, FL
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Busy restaurant in small town of Lake Placid but great food and service! Have never had a bad sub but sausage and meatball are my favs. Get small side of pasta salad so just perfect.

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florida usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Best sandwiches and salads .Good Italian hoagies. Best quality ingredients and bread. Try the pastrami or corned beef. They also sell home made Italian sausage you can cook at home .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

Great service. great sandwiches definitely recommend this deli clean establishment and friendly staff easy parking generous portions

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Love the sandwiches here. My favorite is the meatball sub. Very comfortable seating. Friendly staff and service. Can't say enough good about this place.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 381 E Interlake Blvd, Lake Placid, FL 33852
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 863-465-6800

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Sandwiches, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

an EXCELLENT find ! tucked away in a quint strip mall. exellent food, reasonable priced

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