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Buddy's Pizza--Livonia

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33605 Plymouth Rd, Livonia, MI 48150-1563
(734) 261-3550
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • 33
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Totally satisfying

Up to the original location's product, Buddy's does not disappoint. For purists, the "square" concept met be heretical, but it has a distinct advantage...no noticeable crust margins. Therefore, no possibility of some flabby flavorless lump of dough bordering on the good bits. The edge is crunchy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
greagan
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Dearborn, Michigan
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Dearborn, Michigan
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133 reviews 133 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Up to the original location's product, Buddy's does not disappoint. For purists, the "square" concept met be heretical, but it has a distinct advantage...no noticeable crust margins. Therefore, no possibility of some flabby flavorless lump of dough bordering on the good bits. The edge is crunchy and otherwise indistinguishable from the center. Bacon is sprinkled across the top, like a... More 

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Midland, Michigan
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Buddy's has a few locations in the metro Detroit area and I've been to two. Pizza is its specialty. The menu is varied as far as pasta, sandwiches and such -- I don't believe fine meats or seafood, though. I have had better pizza and much, much worse pizza. This is a popular family place, which is great, but things... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

What can I say. Buddy's is one of my favorites for pizza. I've tried several versions since visiting them since 2002. I can't say anything bad, one of the most consistent pizza parlors in the area and I've also tried several of there locations. Give them a try, you won't be disappointed.

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Livonia, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The pizza is great and the service has been good as well. The antipasto salad is the perfect accompaniment.

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Livonia, Michigan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I hadn't been to Buddy's in awhile so we decided to give it a try. I usually go for the Hawaiian style but decided to try the BBQ instead. There are two sauces to try and they were supposed to put 1/2 on one side and half on the other. When it came out there was only one sauce so... More 

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Livonia, Mi
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Buddy's has been a part of the Detroit area forever. Pizza places tend to be "a dime a dozen" but Buddy's stands above the rest. They "build" their pizzas better! I have never liked the "sauce sandwich" pizzas sold at most places. Here the sauce is an integral part of the pizza, but it isn't slopped on. The crust, cheese... More 

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Livonia, Michigan, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Buddies pizza is a "Detroit classic" and has been in the Detroit area since the late 40s. We go to Buddies occasionally. Their margurita pizza is our favorite. The service is always great, the beer ice cold and the pizza is wonderful. We also love their antipasto salad. It's very much of a family atmosphere and always busy. They also... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great family pizza place. Good choice of drinks full bar and good service. The pizza is awesome but if you'd rather you can order something else from the menu. I have moved out of the area and that is one of the places I miss

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amiens
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This place has the best thick crust square pizza. Not a true Italian thin style pizza but still tasty. Come here with friends and when you feel like eating a lot of greasy yummy pizza. Order a salad on the side and pretend it is healthy for you :-)

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westland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

The pizza is one of the best around. The salads are also wonderful. The atmosphere is very electric. Can't wait to go again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 33605 Plymouth Rd, Livonia, MI 48150-1563
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Livonia
  • Phone Number: (734) 261-3550

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?