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Bud's Buffet

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CUISINES
American
Meals
Lunch
FEATURES
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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Menu

HOT SANDWICHES‏
sandwiches come with mustard, mayonnaise, lettuce, onion, tomatoes. your choice of french roll, wheat, sliced rye or sliced sour dough.
$9.99
french roll
wheat
sliced rye
sliced sour dough
sauerkraut $+.99
bacon $+1.29
big bud
(any 2 meats)
$8.49
french roll
wheat
sliced rye
sliced sour dough
sauerkraut $+.99
bacon $+1.29
french dipped
(roast beef)
$8.49
french roll
wheat
sliced rye
sliced sour dough
sauerkraut $+.99
bacon $+1.29
roast beef
$7.99
french roll
wheat
sliced rye
sliced sour dough
sauerkraut $+.99
bacon $+1.29
roast pork
$8.49
french roll
wheat
sliced rye
sliced sour dough
sauerkraut $+.99
bacon $+1.29
pastrami
$8.49
french roll
wheat
sliced rye
sliced sour dough
sauerkraut $+.99
bacon $+1.29
corned beef
$7.99
french roll
wheat
sliced rye
sliced sour dough
sauerkraut $+.99
bacon $+1.29
baked ham
$7.99
french roll
wheat
sliced rye
sliced sour dough
sauerkraut $+.99
bacon $+1.29
b.b.q beef
$7.99
french roll
wheat
sliced rye
sliced sour dough
sauerkraut $+.99
bacon $+1.29
b.b.q pork
SPECIALTY HOT SANDWICHES:
large $10.99
small $7.99
bud’s open face sandwich
(your choice of meat on french roll covered with gravy with mashed potatoes)
$9.29
bud’s ruben
pastrami on french roll, thousand island dressing, spicy brown mustard, sauerkraut and swiss chesse.
$9.29
bud’s diablo
roast beef, french roll with chipotle sauce, lettuce, tomato, jalapeno, pepper jack cheese.
$7.99
grilled chicken
chicken breast‏ on french roll with ranch, lettuce, tomato and jack chesse.
$7.19
b.b.q chicken
chicken breast dipped in b.b.q sauce with mayonnaise, tomato, lettuce on french roll.
$7.99
buffalo chicken
chicken breast dipped in buffalo sauce on french roll with mayonnaise, tomato, lettuce and pepper jack chesse.
$8.99
chicken club
grilled chicken‏ breast on french roll with ranch, lettuce, tomato, jack cheese and bacon.
COLD SANDWICHES‏
sandwiches come with mustard, mayonnaise, lettuce, onion, tomatoes. your choice of french roll, wheat or rye.
$8.99
wheat
rye
sauerkraut $+.99
bacon $+1.29
turkey club
$7.99
wheat
rye
sauerkraut $+.99
bacon $+1.29
turkey
$7.99
wheat
rye
sauerkraut $+.99
bacon $+1.29
smoked turkey
$7.99
wheat
rye
sauerkraut $+.99
bacon $+1.29
honey ham
$7.99
wheat
rye
sauerkraut $+.99
bacon $+1.29
salami
$7.99
wheat
rye
sauerkraut $+.99
bacon $+1.29
tuna
SPECIALTY COLD SANDWICHES
$7.99
bud sub
mortadella, salami, pepperoni, with provolone chesse.
$7.99
classic italian
cold roast beef, honey ham, salami with provolone chesse.
$7.99
the hero
honey ham, smoked turkey, salami with provolone cheese.
$7.99
spicy italian
hot coppa, pepperoni, mortdaella, with provolone cheese.
$7.99
all american
cold beef, honey ham, smoked turkey with provolone cheese.
SOUPS AND SALADS‏
small $1.99
medium $3.49
large $6.99
beef vegetable soup
$1.99
garden salad
choice of italian or ranch dressing
$1.99
macaroni salad
$1.99
potato salad
$1.99
cole slaw
$1.99
italian pasta salad
$1.99
sauerkraut side
$1.99
mashed potatoes
$1.99
french fries
$3.99
onion rings
BEVERAGES
medium $2.19
large $2.49
fountain drinks and iced tea
bottled drinks
$.99
canned sodas
$3.99
beer
DAILY SPECIALS‏
$10.99
salisbury steak
with mashed potatoes
$10.99
lasagna
$10.99
chopped steak
with mashed potatoes
$10.99
meat loaf
with mashed potatoes
$10.99
lasagna
$7.99
small plate available on some specials for
(marked with)‏
$10.99
spaghetti with meatballs
$7.99
small plate
(all specials come with bread and butter)
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you want fresh, perfectly-cooked meat sliced while you watch and lots of it, Bud's is your place. Great group of people here that want you to have a great sandwich experience. It's a busy place but the line moves pretty fast enough because they...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank hortaegg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well if you're jonesin for some good meat of all styles and large portions, or just a great lunch, Bud's is the place. Nothing fancy, hole in the wall kinda place but well known and been there forever. The roast beef, french dip, pastrami sandwiches...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Steve R
Reviewed December 2, 2018

My family has been coming here since before I was born! its a wonderful place! My father and I come all the time and are never disappointed! The Au Jus Gravy is out of this world! I always make sure to get some with anything...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ChristopherBenetoH
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Two words for you: Meat Sweats. Buds is a Sacramento institution to the thousands of State Workers looking for a big bite to eat. Pastrami, ham, french dip, whatever. Buds will pile it high. Don't overlook the old school macaroni salad....

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank RandG213
Reviewed February 15, 2018

Nothing fancy. Just good food served quickly. Convenient downtown location. Don't be overwhelmed if there is a line - they get through it fast. Great variety of sandwiches and sides served fresh.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Keith M
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Been here many times and sandwiches never disappoint. Try the beef dip on roll with lettuce and tomato. Or ham and cheese on rye. They stack the meat and then stack it some more. Not elegant, but an old fashion diner with cafeteria style food...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank slenez
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Best pastrami downtown. Large sandwiches and ample servings Very basic decor - or no decor beyond tables and chairs. BUT, good food.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank sabbaticalplanner958
Reviewed June 9, 2016

Bud's is one of the true downtown lunch establishments. It is a no-nonsense, cafeteria line style place with very low-end decor. They make awesome sandwiches from their nice selection of meats. The meat is sliced to order for each sandwich and the portions are generous....More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Paul R
Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

5 stars as compared to other sandwich venues. This is not a buffet, but more of a deli. You get in line and they freshly carve your sandwich as you work your way along the counter. This place reminds me of an old fashioned Jewish...More

Date of visit: May 2016
1  Thank vitahawk
Reviewed May 11, 2016

I typically work from home in Sparks, NV, but when I need to be in the office in Sacramento this is my first choice place to go to lunch. The sandwiches here are second to none. The meat is fresh and cut right in front...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank njeske
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