The Family consists of 16 Buddy’s Bar-b-q restaurants, full-service Buddy’s Custom Catering, the Bearden Banquet Hall and two Buddy’s cafés at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
The Buddy’s Family operates with our original philosophy of treating customers as if they were guests in our own home. We serve delicious, always-fresh food at a real value with good ole Southern hospitality. Come on Home to Buddy’s!
We’re famous for our hickory-smoked, pulled pork bar-b-q, smoked chicken and tender, mouth-watering ribs, along with hearty baked beans, fresh cole slaw, hush puppies, potato salad and delicious desserts of all kinds. Featured favorites include hawg back potatoes and smoky wings done 3 different ways.
Everything is served with our famous southern hospitality in a relaxed family atmosphere. Dine in or take out, Buddy’s Bar-b-q is the place to come on home to.
For over 35 years, we’ve been Knoxville’s premier venue for wedding receptions, sports banquets, reunions, organization and corporate meetings, and parties of all kinds.
Our award-winning staff will provide the finest cuisine and first-class service, ensuring an unforgettable experience for you and your guests.
The staff at Bearden Banquet Hall can customize the menu and decor for any type or size event. We can accommodate up to 300 guests. And we offer the latest in audio/visual equipment including two large screen TVs and wireless internet service.
No detail is overlooked. Call today and our Banquet Coordinator will help you plan your next special event.
We’re famous for our hickory-smoked pit bar-b-q and all the fixin’s. And we’re also well-known for a wide selection of other delicious catered options brought to you with complete and always courteous service.
We specialize in special days, like weddings, from rehearsal dinners to receptions and more. It can be a fun or fancy buffet or an elegant plated dinner. We offer a wide variety of menus designed to suit any type of event you might be planning.
With Buddy’s Custom Catering you have no worries. We do it all and we do it right. Our friendly and experienced caterers always make sure your special event is a tasty success!