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1104 Highway 321 N, Lenoir City, TN 37771-6665
+1 865-986-5110
06:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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Woodstock, Georgia
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163 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

My wife and I are sticklers for good pork barbecue and choose our BBQ restaurants with great care. We've had good experience with other Buddy's and stopped at this one on our way to Gatlinburg. It did not disappoint. The pork sandwiches were excellent, tasty, not dry, not greasy, and the two sauces were both very good. We'll stop there... More 

Thank alhearn
Venice, Florida
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156 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Our hotel manager suggested we try either the Italian Gondolier or Buddy’s BBQ for dinner. We opted for Buddy’s and were less than pleased. The main complaint was the ribs. I don’t remember ever eating any that were tougher or chewier. Everything else, especially the wings, was excellent. We liked the potato salad, slaw, green beans and the hush puppies.... More 

1 Thank Bob S
Lenoir City, Tennessee
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Good BBQ. The sides are good to. Have not tried the hot fudge cake here yet. Very clean and good seating. We have done carry out but mostly dined in. A good place.

Thank Olivia T
Knoxville TN
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66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Melt in your mouth pork, delightful BBQ sauces, service with smiles, and they will cook your goose or turkey and have it ready for your party

1 Thank Malinmaven
Mahomet, Illinois
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195 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

Lots of places to eat BBQ in Tennessee. This restaurant is good for a quick meal but not the quality we usually enjoy. Their prices were very reasonable and kid friendly meals.

Thank jodyt821
Powell, Tennessee
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Stopped in for a pulled pork sandwich. Smelled glorious. I got the larger sandwich which seemed to have a very large bun but was skimpy on the meat. The meat that was there did taste very good.

Thank Lisa S
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79 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Stooped for lunch while traveling on business. Very quick and surprisingly good. Have I had better BBQ, yes, but this is pretty darn good.

Thank Darren63
Detroit, Michigan
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

As often happens, GPS made it difficult to find; but we did. So good had to return on our way home. BBQ is awesome, great daily specials. Will be back next month.(Feb/2016)

Thank J0hn_N0ble
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

My wife and I were trying to find somewhere to eat enroute to our destination I did a quick search for BBQ and found Buddy's place. I read the reviews which revealed a good place. The restaurant is part of the convenient store so it sort of threw us as we thought it might be a stand alone. The staff... More 

Thank wjmay
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165 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

What ever wood they use to smoke makes the best I have ever tasted. We had the pulled pork small sandwich for $3.19 + the $9.99 combo w/2 sides. Huge servings. I love my bbq & we smoke our own but this is the best flavor. Especially the chicken...well & the ribs...well..darn it's all #1. Family casual...this location is adjacent... More 

Thank suzannet938

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1104 Highway 321 N, Lenoir City, TN 37771-6665
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Lenoir City
  • Phone Number: +1 865-986-5110

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