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Fat Buddies Ribs & Barbecue

193 Waynesville Plz, Waynesville, NC 28786-2993
828-456-6368
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Ranked #16 of 96 restaurants in Waynesville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 13, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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Salisbury, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Sweet and to the point with this review...... Ribs - Very good! ๐Ÿ˜ Chopped BBQ - I give it a ( 2 ) I'm not into dry BBQ and this was VERY dry. ๐Ÿ˜ French Fries - Not bad / your plate is piled high w/them...almost overwhelming! ๐Ÿ˜› Mixed Veggies - Steamed and not over seasoned/includes slices of sliced green... More

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Pleasant Garden
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The wife and I had the brisket, it was moist and cooked to perfection, portions were generous and the sides were good for the most part, their recipe for cole slaw needs tweaking as it is not sweet enough which is surprising for a BBQ place.

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Waynesville
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This restaurant (with the silly name) actually is produces consistently good food. Their barbecued chicken is wonderful and they make good salads, and they will even do a really nice (cooked the way you want) steak. Prices are reasonable, bathrooms are clean, they can seat very big parties. Last time in I had tasted a friend's sliced brisket - I'm... More

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Lakeland, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

great place to eat ribs and chicken. also the orka was the best I ever had. I we always go there every we go to north Carolina. I wished they had one here in Lakeland florida

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Central Valley, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

If you are craving real down home cookin' BBQ, then this is def not the place to go. We had the brisket, which was thin, dry and pre-heated, with very little flavor.the cole slaw was very good, though, as was the service . Go to Moes if you want BBQ

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Coral Springs, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Someone suggested we stop by for a good meal. They were wrong, it was a great meal. While on vacation we went there 3 times! Food is the best around and the service was awesome. When visiting Waynesville, NC you gotta stop by.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We eat here weekly. The pulled pork , baby back ribs, and chicken are excellent. Avoid smoked meats like turkey. The barbecue is always great. The weakness in fat buddies is the incredibly poor selection of veggies and salads, Cubed sweet potatoes and fire roasted corn ( all out of a can) are really bad and should be avoided but... More

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Sanford, North Carolina, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Food was good and service was out of this world. Little high priced but well worth it. Very nice atmosphere and very nice folks.

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Cherokee, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I have never had such great mushrooms, they even have there unique chili ranch dip. The big'un, is my favorite. They have plenty of different sauces to try. The service is great. The southern cooking is just we were looking for.

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GAINESVILLE
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46 reviews 46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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