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Buddy's BBQ

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1104 Highway 321 N, Lenoir City, TN 37771-6665
+1 865-986-5110
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2017

I usually just get their carry out. Not a big fan of eating there ! Their family packs are always nice and the food is good and hot. They try hard to meet the needs of their customers.

Thank bobbyec861
Woodstock, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

My wife and I are sticklers for good pork barbecue and choose our BBQ restaurants with great care. We've had good experience with other Buddy's and stopped at this one on our way to Gatlinburg. It did not disappoint. The pork sandwiches were excellent, tasty, not dry, not greasy, and the two sauces were both very good. We'll stop there... More 

Thank alhearn
Venice, Florida
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158 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Our hotel manager suggested we try either the Italian Gondolier or Buddy’s BBQ for dinner. We opted for Buddy’s and were less than pleased. The main complaint was the ribs. I don’t remember ever eating any that were tougher or chewier. Everything else, especially the wings, was excellent. We liked the potato salad, slaw, green beans and the hush puppies.... More 

1 Thank Bob S
Lenoir City, Tennessee
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Good BBQ. The sides are good to. Have not tried the hot fudge cake here yet. Very clean and good seating. We have done carry out but mostly dined in. A good place.

Thank Olivia T
Knoxville TN
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66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

Melt in your mouth pork, delightful BBQ sauces, service with smiles, and they will cook your goose or turkey and have it ready for your party

1 Thank Malinmaven
Mahomet, Illinois
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200 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2016

Lots of places to eat BBQ in Tennessee. This restaurant is good for a quick meal but not the quality we usually enjoy. Their prices were very reasonable and kid friendly meals.

Thank jodyt821
Powell, Tennessee
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2016

Stopped in for a pulled pork sandwich. Smelled glorious. I got the larger sandwich which seemed to have a very large bun but was skimpy on the meat. The meat that was there did taste very good.

Thank Lisa S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

Stooped for lunch while traveling on business. Very quick and surprisingly good. Have I had better BBQ, yes, but this is pretty darn good.

Thank Darren63
Detroit, Michigan
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2016

As often happens, GPS made it difficult to find; but we did. So good had to return on our way home. BBQ is awesome, great daily specials. Will be back next month.(Feb/2016)

Thank J0hn_N0ble
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I were trying to find somewhere to eat enroute to our destination I did a quick search for BBQ and found Buddy's place. I read the reviews which revealed a good place. The restaurant is part of the convenient store so it sort of threw us as we thought it might be a stand alone. The staff... More 

Thank wjmay

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1104 Highway 321 N, Lenoir City, TN 37771-6665
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Lenoir City
  • Phone Number: +1 865-986-5110

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?