The story of Buddy's Italian Restaurant begins in 1961, making it one of Pocatello's oldest eateries. Bill Guido and Buddy Face opened the restaurant together, later Guidobought out Face. For years Julie piper was a dedicated employee of the restaurant and eventually acquired the business.
In 1970 Steve Piper began managing Buddy's, where he has worked ever since. He became an owner is 1986 when his mother passed, leaving the restaurant to Steve and his sisters.
In 2011 Buddy's celebrated 50 years of business in Pocatello and is thankful to all of their loyal customers. Many of these family customers have support the restaurant through generations of their own. Witnessed by Steve Piper " It's nice to see families come in and see their kids grow up, and see those kids bring their children in" Recently we added a few menu items to accomodate requests. Lasagna and fettucccini can now be found on our menu.
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"It's nice to see families come in and see their kids grow up, and then see those kids bring their children in."
- Steve Piper