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Fat Buddies Ribs & Barbecue

193 Waynesville Plz, Waynesville, NC 28786-2993
828-456-6368
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Ranked #14 of 93 restaurants in Waynesville
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Reservations
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- Feb 25, 2014
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GAINESVILLE
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Service was incredible as they accommodated a group of 30 people. Everything came out quickly so no complaints there. I tried the brunswick stew and it was good, entree was brisket platter and was very good, very very tender.

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Florida
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197 reviews 197 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

Ordered the ribs which have historically been awesome. They came to the table cold, and I returned them. The sides remained so I knew that nothing was going to work properly. The ribs were replaced and were only a tad warmer. The sides of course were now cold. Everything was out of whack. It wasn't just the ribs temperature, they... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

The food was really good. We had ribs and BBQ chicken strips. They were both good, but the ribs were better. Kids meal gets a scoop of ice cream too, which was a nice touch. I normally don't even like BBQ at all, but this was good and I will for sure be coming back when we head this way... More

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Maggie Valley, North Carolina, United States
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

My husband and I frequent Fat Buddies twice a month and order the pig out for two. Its a great selection of items and you have plenty of leftovers for your dinner the next night. Two meals for the price of one. But, most importantly the food is great, the staff are friendly and you are well taken care of.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

We love this place for baby back ribs at an affordable price! Will come here before any other BBQ place in town. The waitstaff is great and the service is super fast!

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7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013 via mobile

If you want great bbq come here. I had the bbq beef it was great and had no fat on it. My husband had the pork was also very good. Service was very good and there prices are very reasonable. 2 for dinner cost $18.00 was cheaper than breakfast in maggie valley and much better.

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Didn't like the roasted corn... ribs were awesome but very small for a full rack. Turkey was very thin like warmed up lunch meat. Kids macaroni and cheese was cold.

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22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

My Dad and I stopped in for some ribs on our way home through Western NC. We stopped at this unassuming BBQ joint because the parking lot was full. In hindsight, I see why. The food is very good, yet basic BBQ faire. Our server was excellent, as was the hostess and the manager who worked the room making the... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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81 reviews 81 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Nothing fancy with a NASCAR decor, Fat Buddies has some of the best ribs in the area and a personal favorite is the fried mushroom appetizer!

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Anaheim
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Causal dinning and great food, large portions. The beef was a bit dry, the ribs are wonderful! Best BBQ in the area!

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