Buddy’s Italian Restaurant

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Monday – Thursday: 11 am – 10 pm
Friday – Saturday: 11 am – 11 pm
Sunday: Closed


626 E Lewis St
Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 233-1172



Buddy’s – Classic Italian For An Affordable Price

After a day of shredding the slopes of Pebble Creek you’ll definitely build up an appetite. The small nondescript Italian eatery called Buddy’s is THE famous cheap eats spot in Pocatello. You may have even seen it on TV.

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To start, be sure to order a Buddy’s Salad. As soon as the salads come out, you won’t believe how big they were. You’ll understood why you need to share. Each bowl could easily feed four people. The salad was a dichotomy of flavors. It was somehow creamy, crunchy and moist all at the same time! Definitely something EVERYONE should try if you swing through town. The Chick’s special is a good choice for your main dish. A large open-faced sandwich covered in mozzarella cheese, marinara sauce, veggies and your choice of meat or additional veggies. The sandwiches are large enough for a person with a big appetite or to share with two people.