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Fat Buddies Ribs & Barbecue

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193 Waynesville Plz, Waynesville, NC 28786-2993
+1 828-456-6368
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“baby back ribs” (20 reviews)
“pulled pork” (28 reviews)
“baked beans” (21 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
193 Waynesville Plz, Waynesville, NC 28786-2993
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Reviewed September 4, 2016

We have been transplanted from Texas to the Carolinas and have missed beef BBQ in this land where BBQ means pork. Fat Buddies did a great job on this brisket! My side of fried okra was also very good. Great service. Moderately busy at about...More

Thank 21degree
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Our favorite barbeque in are - most highly recommend their chicken or baby back ribs! Everyone there is super friendly - you won't leave hungry! Don't forget to try their homemade onion rings!

Thank Lorie D
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Had a couple from Kansas visit us and they wanted to try Southern BBQ. There were 7 of us and they readied a big table in no time. Everyone enjoyed their meal and the service was great also!

Reviewed August 23, 2016

We were seated immediately and had a very nice waitress who was attentive and friendly. The sliced pork sandwich was very thick, and the fries that came with it were really good. The special was a roast beef with onions and it was also good....More

Thank Laurie R
Reviewed August 21, 2016

I always like this place. must have gone at the wrong time, because nothing was right. service was awful, food was so-so. never had this happen before. maybe I will give them another chance.

Thank joellen11
Reviewed August 13, 2016

Good service and great food at a reasonable price. The ribs where awesome but the slice brisket was a little dry. Would eat here again

Thank lawdawg653
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

This is a regular stop for my family. Service and food is always great and prices are affordable. Highly recommend!

Thank Susan S
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

We've been to Fat Buddies in Waynesville several times but for some reason it wasn't as good as in the past. We'll be back next year when we're back in town.

Thank jgwjava
Reviewed July 29, 2016

What an unexpected surprise! We stopped in for a quick lunch before grocery shopping. There were 7 of us - 5 being children. The service was great especially considering we have needy children. The kids got fried pickles which they loved. My husband and I...More

Thank N h
Reviewed July 1, 2016

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...More

Thank ChristineR1995rn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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: +1 828-456-6368
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