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“really good bbq” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Fat Buddies Ribs & BBQ

Fat Buddies Ribs & BBQ
311 Westgate Plz, Franklin, NC 28734-9012
828-349-4743
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Ranked #8 of 71 restaurants in Franklin
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Lisburn, United Kingdom
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138 reviews 138 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“really good bbq”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013 via mobile

This place deserves the praise it gets. Good quality 'que served by very friendly staff. If you are in the area and are partial to some ribs andsmokedmeats then get yourself along to buddies

Visited April 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Franklin, North Carolina, United States
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“YUMMY!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Fat Buddies pretty much speaks for itself. It is the best BBQ anywhere around. I haver never had a bad meal there. It is absolutely wonderful and everyone is so nice!

Visited July 2012
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Franklin, North Carolina
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131 reviews 131 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 65 cities Reviews in 65 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“Best BBQ in the area”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

We have eaten here several times and whatever we have ordered has been very good. The pork, beef, baked beans and ribs are excellent. Great homemade desserts, try to leave some room for them.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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105 reviews 105 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Best BBQ in Franklin!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013 via mobile

Fat Buddies is a great, traditional, BBQ restaurant. Their onion loaf is a great appetizer. All BBQ dishes are good, but the ribs and pulled pork are among the best. I can't speak for their desserts, as I've never had room!

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6 restaurant reviews
“Excellent BBQ”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

The portions are large. The price was little above average. I have been several times and the food and service is always good. The only complaint I have is there hot sauce needs way more kick for my liking.

Visited January 2013
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