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Fat Buddies Ribs & Barbecue

193 Waynesville Plz, Waynesville, NC 28786-2993
+1 828-456-6368
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“baked beans” (25 reviews)
“pulled pork” (29 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
193 Waynesville Plz, Waynesville, NC 28786-2993
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Reviewed yesterday

We had Fat Buddies cater my sisters wedding last week and it was excellent. Not only were they on time with delivery (in the middle of NOWHERE, so impressed) the food was great! Everyone loved it.

Thank lharrelson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for a quick lunch and were delighted with our options! The Brunswick Stew was off the chain and I especially enjoyed the Black eyed Pea Stew. Accompanied by their house salad, which was huge, we left satisfied and looking forward to our...More

Thank DecembeSarah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No trip to this area is complete without a visit to Fat Buddies. We never miss an opportunity to eat there when we're in Maggie Valley. The place is very clean and always neat and has never been greasy. Its a very "down home" atmosphere,...More

Thank Bwaddell1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is great. The waitstaff was fast, friendly, and courteous. The food never fails to impress. Cost is average, and well worth the monies. Highly recommend!

Thank Local28785
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These were the best ribs I've had in a long time! With a friendly staff and excellent food this is an excellent place to come for a meal. The sides were excellent too! My family fought over the baked beans and sweet potatoes. My daughter...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is consistently good. We always get the pulled pork platter with fries and coleslaw. They have ribs, chicken and other items as well but. Out people come for the ribs or pulled pork. Inside is a race car themed restaurant that is a...More

Thank Didi5800
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We make a point to eat at Fat Buddies every time we visit in the Waynesville, NC area. Family place or take a group good service and good food. Everything I have tried is good.

Thank Barba131
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Love love this place. Always consistent, hearty portions and awesome baked beans. Reasonably priced and always good service.

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Recommend by friends and glad they did! The wife wanted ribs and everything else I wanted off menu! So we ordered "Pig out for two" full rack of ribs, half chicken, 1/4 pound of pork, beef, turkey, huge pile of fries, 4 sides! Service was...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Good barbecue and sides service is good the decor is nascar with some great memrobelia family friendly

Thank bobbert770
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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
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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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