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Fat Buddies Ribs & Barbecue

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193 Waynesville Plz, Waynesville, NC 28786-2993
828-456-6368
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been here once before a few years ago, but this time, it was quite a pleasant reminder of why we liked it!! The cheese fries were great and it was a large portion! I got the BBQ platter special with green beans. It was sooo good! I love their hot sauce!! they have sweet sauce, vinegar based sauce, hot... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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148 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had gotten married at the Cataloochee Ranch the night before and checked out at noon. We had a party for everyone after and wanted the people who had never been to North Carolina to experience real BBQ and no other place to go but Fat Buddies. Called in the order staff friendly and walked us through how much to... More 

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Thank PKexperience
Harrisburg, North Carolina
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fat Buddies is a typical NC BBQ joint. They offer different kinds of meat (pork, beef, chicken) in traditional ways. There's nothing wrong with Fat Buddies - I felt like the food was good, the service was good, but there's nothing special that sets it a part. I've only been here once, but I would imagine that my experience would... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here several times. It has been delicious every time! I had the Big'un beef brisket sandwich with a little sweet and hot barbecue sauce added and fries. The meat is flavorful and tender. The fries are always hot and crispy! This place is always busy but they usually get you in pretty quick!!

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Thank Maryanne R
Ocala, Florida
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

I came to Fat Buddies at a friend's suggestion. The rib place I had intended to visit was packed with no parking available. Since I was visiting the area and had pooch pal in the car, I got carry out and went back to my room. Service was excellent. The young lady at the desk was pleasant and efficient. The... More 

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Peterstown WV
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Went in mid day on Saturday. Several people here. This place is a local "HONEY HOLE". I love BBQ and this place did not let us down. The staff and crew were friendly, the place was very clean. The value can't be beat. Love this place.

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Thank Danny24963
Oxford, Mississippi
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Food and service always exceptional here..My beef: I ordered a $25.99 steak with baked potato and mac and cheese(it came with two sides)..there was a $2.00 up charge for the potato and $1.25 up charge for the mac and cheese(it was Kraft out of the box, but knew that before i ordered). I think adding $3.25 to a 26 dollar... More 

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Thank Larry S
Midlothian, Texas
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

We like looking for BBQ places and this one fit the bill. We had the ribs and they were better than most. Friendly staff and quite busy. The local police eat there so you know it has to be good. Give it a try.

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Thank Spudinator
Littlestown, Pennsylvania
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

We did lunch takeout. I had the pulled pork platter and my husband had the rack of ribs. While both were "good", they were nothing special for the price charged. I am sure that there are local places with better BBQ.....just need to find them in the area!

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Michigan
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88 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I read the reviews for Fat Buddies and desiring Barbecue while in North Carolina I stopped in on a Tuesday night for dinner. fMy server Brittany was excellent and explained the menu letting me know that the Luncheon portions were available all day and were very generous in quantity She was certainly right. I ordered the baby back rib combo... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 193 Waynesville Plz, Waynesville, NC 28786-2993
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: 828-456-6368

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?