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Buddies Pub & Grill

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3048 E Lake Lansing Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823-2207
+1 517-333-9212
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun 12:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Buddies has a different special every night, and excellent menu food. But where it excels is with its fantastic waitstaff. I haven't had a server in the past several years who was not kind, attentive, personable and informative. Buddies has become a weekly or semi-monthly destination for us for several years.

2 Thank Lawrence P. S
Lansing, Michigan
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299 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

We went here on St. Patricks Day for drinks and food. The DJ was playing good music and takes requests. Nice size dance floor. I liked the layout and decor. Food was good too.

Thank Dayzdx8
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

would not recommend this to anyone save your $$$ eat somewhere else bright side clean restrooms staff friendly courteous could have ate at Gordons cooked it myself or warm it up !

1 Thank Rigoberto R
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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107 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Stopped in the holt bar, it was very nice, sportsbar, clean and organized, very nice staff, also have rooms for private parties, affordable pricing. A great affordable night out👍🍺

Thank Stantz
Haslett, Michigan
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271 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Large servings. Great hamburgers and fries. Large potions of nachos . Good seating and service. Needs updating.

Thank 515any
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73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Wide selection of food offerings from burgers to full, home styled meals. A great place to go when there are multiple sports that you want to simultaneously follow as they have enough TV's for everyone's favorite team. We've visited mostly on Sunday Afternoons/Evenings, so not too busy, but were able to watch the Lions (Boo) and the Patriots beat Dallas... More 

Thank Richard H
East Lansing, Michigan, United States
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2014

The food at Buddies is well prepared and tasty, portions are generous (but they have smaller versions of some items for lighter eaters), and prices are easy on the wallet. As befits a sports bar, there are television sets scattered all around the restaurant and bar area. They have a decent-sized patio when weather permits. The staff are friendly and... More 

Thank Paul R
East Lansing, Michigan
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174 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2013

Generous portions, everyone can always find something to eat. Several locations, all slightly different in menu and specials, but owned by the same family. Our "go to" place when we can't decide or don't want to eat at home.

Thank srainone
Okemos, Michigan
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 December 2012

Buddie's in Okemos has a nice menu and good service. It's a great place to watch a game. They have a nice Sunday brunch also.

Thank jelswor
Lansing, Michigan
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361 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2012

This has to be my worst ever lunch experience. We arrived at 12:05. There were three tables of guests. Menus were brought, and drink orders taken. We promptly had our order taken and drinks served. Our server was not busy, but did not come near our table, avoided eye contact even. We then proceeded to wait 50 minutes for our... More 

Thank MSUmindy

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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3048 E Lake Lansing Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823-2207
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  East Lansing
  • Phone Number: +1 517-333-9212

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