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Buddy's Bar-B-Q

417 N Kentucky St, Kingston, TN 37763-2628
+1 865-376-9686
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“baked beans” (5 reviews)
“hush puppies” (8 reviews)
“ribs” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue
417 N Kentucky St, Kingston, TN 37763-2628
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can not wait to get back to Texas for some REAL BBQ! Had several in Tennessee and just not a fan, but this place was the worst of the worst. Got combo plate, pulled pork was put through a grinder into mush then drowned with...More

Thank cokerlj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In this small town, nicer restaurants come and go but for consistently delicious food, there is always Buddy's. I love everything I have had here... except the cookies. Skip those. The dry rub chicken wings are amazing and not overly oily. The pulled pork and...More

Thank goin2eatintn
Reviewed 25 April 2018

I had the barbecue pork with hush puppies and cole slaw. The food was pretty good and glad to not be eating a burger. The meat was maybe a little dry, needed a bit more sauce. Cole slaw and hush puppies were good. Atmosphere okay....More

1  Thank Tammy_PB
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Order 3 large pulled pork sandwiches and 2 large fries to go. There was nothing large about the sandwiches or fries. There was very little pulled pork or sauce on the sandwich and the fries were cold and hard. I have had Buddy's barbeque in...More

1  Thank Phillip S
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Small local chain of BBQ restaurants that have very good service and excellent food. Was very clean with friendly staff.

Thank dms0953
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I was traveling through Tennessee on way to South Carolina and ate dinner here. Service was quick, friendly and accurate. Food was fine but not unique barbecue for my meal of pulled chicken. Price was very fair and filling. I would love to see more...More

Thank jim k
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

It was a great time! Food was delicious & the atmosphere was great. The staff was very friendly & the Restraunt was clean. Also the restrooms were nice & clean! I will return & highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Kitten137
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Buddy's is fast and the BBQ pork is pretty decent. I think their potato salad has too much mayo, but their baked beans taste good.

Thank Todd F
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Always clean with welcoming staff. Try dining on the outdoor patio in the fall weather its great. Food is consistent and well prepared. I am a regular.

Thank Scott T
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The best thing about Buddy's were the wings. The hush puppies were dry, but the wings were juicy. We'd hoped for more, but it is pretty average.

Thank Frances M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 417 N Kentucky St, Kingston, TN 37763-2628
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: +1 865-376-9686
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