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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 good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“baked beans” (24 reviews)
“pulled pork” (28 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
193 Waynesville Plz, Waynesville, NC 28786-2993
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank bobbert770
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We go to fat buddies every chance we get....I have sent or told everyone that would listen to stop there if they are headed that way.....the food is worth a day trip......reasonably priced and huge portions...we go camping at the tuckaseegee RV resort (excellent place...More

Thank Patti H
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Very good BBQ dinner and service for our large family dinner. Yummy onion rings! Prices were very reasonably.

Thank Donna E
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We finished up an activity in Bryson City and it was going to be a long ride back to Asheville. Looked at the map and saw Waynesboro right in between. Fat Buddies was exactly what we were looking for. Lots of BBQ choices, friendly fast...More

Thank Susan N
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

A stop on our unofficial BBQ tour of Western NC. My Brunswick stew was very tasty. Others at table had pulled pork - good but not fantastic. Servers were nice but took longer than expected. Would not seek this place out on any return trips...More

Thank mumbogumbo
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Haven't eat here in a couple years so I'm driving through and decided to give it a try again. I WAS NOT DISAPPOINTED. Service was great. Food was spot on and I love the B-B-que sauce....

Thank Stacy P
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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, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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