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Buds Diner

129 Wilkesboro Blvd NE, Lenoir, NC 28645-4437
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good69%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
19 Apr 2018
“Quick lunch”
19 Aug 2017
“Great place to enjoy a friendly inexpensive meal with great service”
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7:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Diner, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
129 Wilkesboro Blvd NE, Lenoir, NC 28645-4437
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

We were in town briefly and needed a quick bite before heading back home. Saw all the chains and knew we needed something local. Found Buds Diner and enjoyed a light lunch. Meatloaf Special and Bud's Favorite really hit the spot. We will stop again...More

Thank mbfarmhouse
Reviewed 20 August 2017

My husband and I have been going to Buds at least once a week for breakfast and sometimes for dinner, The food is well prepared with very attentive servers. You feel welcome from the moment you walk in to the moment you leave. There is...More

Thank Lori P
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Don't be fooled by the simple name, this place can throw down a great breakfast and lunch. Fast service, great food.

Thank Sheri196748
Reviewed 24 May 2017

My lunch at Bud's Diner was excellent and inexpensive. I enjoyed their salad plate with chicken salad, potato salad and slaw and my companion enjoyed his homemade meatloaf with mashed potatoes and green beans. This is not a fancy place, but the servings are ample...More

Thank Vickie B
Reviewed 24 April 2017

A stop off before morning golf and always a great experience. Some of the specials are tremendous for not only price but quality. A can't miss breakfast

Thank lfipar
Reviewed 11 April 2017

WOW,, This is a busy place, everything was GREAT, except the sausage was disgusting! Staff is wonderful !

Thank bucketace
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Was visiting a friend in Lenoir and a good place for breakfast. If you are from out of town the livermush is a must to try. Very tasty. Unfortunately the only negative was that our egg order was reversed over medium and over easy. That...More

Thank sasbear
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We accidentally arrived at Bud's diner while getting in the wrong turning lane. We had been aiming for a Waffle House but decided that fate wanted us to breakfast at Bud's instead. No regrets! Breakfast was plentiful, good and very reasonable. We had the usual...More

Reviewed 13 November 2016

This restaurant used to be a Shoney's and maintains the appearance and ambiance. It's clean, and good basic food is prepared and served by folks who care about their customers. The servings are ample and the meals are reasonably priced. A family-friendly restaurant and apparently...More

Thank darling_gardner
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Always busy. I have never been let down on food quality here. Well worth a visit.I love the all day breakfast service a huge plus. Breakfast menu is a great deal.

Thank millerdove
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Wilkesboro Blvd NE, Lenoir, NC 28645-4437
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Lenoir
  • Phone Number: 8387584459
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