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Fat Buddies Ribs & BBQ

311 Westgate Plz, Franklin, NC 28734-9012
+1 828-349-4743
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (120 reviews)
“baked beans” (26 reviews)
“pulled pork” (31 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
311 Westgate Plz, Franklin, NC 28734-9012
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been coming to visit friends in the Franklin area for many long years, but we've never eaten at Fat Buddies! Wow! We didn't know what we were missing! I'm telling you, this place is well worth your visit! We were warmly welcomed, and the...More

Thank lisamm377
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best bbq in town. Service is good and fast and always friendly. A private room is available for meetings. The place is decorated with a NASCAR theme. I enjoy the brisket and okra.

Thank vickih8282017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love Fat Buddies baby back ribs. Smoked perfectly and fall off the bones tender. Delicious fresh fried mushrooms and fried pickles too.

Thank Jeanettashep
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are not that many BBQ restaurants I would visit again, this, is one of those BBQ restaurants I would visit again. If you're ever in Franklin North Carolina and you want some BBQ, this is the place to visit. My wife ordered baby back...More

Thank jmontoya7628
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with family for dinner. There was a lot of people there but that was no problem. Ribs and pulled pork were very good. Side of baked beans were the best ever. Live to go back if ever in the area.

Thank R C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boy friend and I ate here just two days ago ,have dined here two times already ,short wait if any at all ,food fabulous ,very clean inside and out ,service is fast and servers very friendly and no their menu well ,price is great...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on Saturday. Everything was tasty and the service was friendly and great! Located in a small strip mall. Looks to be a pretty popular spot to eat.

Thank Rich H
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Food is consistently good, and usually always fast. I try to find a server I like and ask for them every time I visit a place, but I've yet to find someone who sticks out to me here.

Thank kentvegastravel5476
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We were passing through on the way to Asheville and wanted to try some N.C. BBQ. It was pretty crowded at lunch and we got the platters (around $10). The food was good, I just wish the portion sizes were a little bigger. Sauces were...More

Thank Esimonso
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I don’t plan much when we are on vacation. We love to dine out...we looked over reviews and settled on Fat Buddies. It did not disappoint. Good sized portions, hubby had sliced pork and I had a pulled pork sandwich. Tried their...More

Thank Karen S
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 311 Westgate Plz, Franklin, NC 28734-9012
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 828-349-4743
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