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Fat Buddies Ribs & Barbecue

193 Waynesville Plz, Waynesville, NC 28786-2993
+1 828-456-6368
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“baby back ribs” (20 reviews)
“pulled pork” (28 reviews)
“baked beans” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
193 Waynesville Plz, Waynesville, NC 28786-2993
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in Waynesville and Fat Budies for lunch. They have an excellent brisket sandwich. Quick professional service here. Centrally located right off the main drag. We will eat here again.

Thank hntrdn
Reviewed 11 March 2017

we were looking around for a place to eat and give it a try. great staff very friendly we ordered the pig out for 2 it was pretty good not the best i have had but worth a trip.

Thank Gregory G
Reviewed 8 March 2017

great servers and great food we go there to get rive up on a sat for dinnerfor race on sunday NASCAR fans

Thank Joy W
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Great tasting barbecue, my friend had a steak that was delicious and I had ribs that were fantastic, wonderful service, the staff are friendly, wanting to come back again!!

Thank skystar99
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Spontaneous decision for dinner out led us to choose Fat Buddies after a run through of local businesses open on Monday night. Great value for the price. Friendly waitress, efficient service, and tasty meat and veggies.

Thank Effie A
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We have been to Fat Buddies many times and the food is consistently good. The pulled pork is almost always moist and tender and the black eyed pea stew is excellent. I feel the price is a little high for what you get, but the...More

Thank JCseminole
Reviewed 7 November 2016

It was pretty good for a chain. I really liked the fried mushrooms and pickles. The baked beans were really good too. I recommend the pulled pork. A little on the pricey side IMO.

Thank Jill A
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Recommended by the hotel clerk Inn Bryson City, we drove 25 miles to Fat Buddies on her advice. We both ordered the baby back ribs and they were delicious. The beans were excellent and so was the roasted corn. Beer selection is quite lacking but...More

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I ordered the smoke turkey dinner. What I got was sliced deli meat. The Spicy sauce was awesome. I do not recommend getting that. Perhaps another entree would be better.

Thank Quanda B
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Clean, good and fast! Pulled pork was very good and baked beans phenomenal! Started with half an onion brick with spicy ranch which was delicious. My husband tried the black eyed peas stew with reservations) and was pleasantly surprised. Thick and very flavorful. We both...More

Thank tgmace
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
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: 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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