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Fatty's Pub and Grill

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1312 W. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL 60115-2906
+1 815-758-7737
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11:30 - 01:00
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Sun - Tue 11:30 - 01:00
Wed 12:00 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Do yourself a favor and go! I had the Huskie burger. Great food and good prices! Awesome sports atmosphere.

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Thank Finqb13
Hanover Park, Illinois
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fatty's has become one of my favorite places to visit in Dekalb. The changes that have been made are outstanding. Beer selection is best in Dekalb.

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Thank craigjq
Springfield, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and excellent food. The staff is friendly and helpful. I would tell anyone this is a must stop in DeKalb!

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Thank Lisa W
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very college friendly, very busy Tues/Thurs nights. Sometimes the "$3-you-call-it" is watered down and some of the bartenders are rude. It's the best when the back section is open for dancing. They should play more top 40 and less EDM though.

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Thank Michaela L
DeKalb, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Nice atmosphere. Yummy drinks & appetizers. Great expanded meeting space. Good place to hang out with friends or watch sporting events.

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Thank Dawn L
DeKalb, Illinois
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great beer selection and casual food, such as burgers, sandwiches and wraps. Dozens of beers on tap with even more in bottles. Burgers have just the right amount of char and the fries are crispy. Back rooms can hold 20 to dozens of people. TVs show various sports games. Dart boards are also available.

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Thank KHReviews25
Aurora, Illinois
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Staff very friendly. I asked what they recommended. Was given a few choices. Settled on the Wayne Pretzky. Really good sandwich. Also got the fries potato salad. Very good food! I will be back!

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Thank bagsx5
Minooka, Illinois
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Omg. Best food ever. Different and wonderful!! I went crazy and tried the cajun fried potato salad. Omg. Yummm. Great service!

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Thank Shawn T
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Friends and I met for lunch, my first visit. The atmosphere is casual, and the food is casual American, with a few twists. Everything tasted very fresh. The portions are quite large, and we all took boxes home. The burger was great. The burger sauce was different: I thought it was like thousand island but with jalapeños instead of pickles.... More 

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Thank JGC83
Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We ate at Fatty's following weekend wrestling tournament in Dekalb and it was well worth it. The Cajun fried potato salad is legendary. The brisket and Buffalo chicken were top notch. Check out Fattys anytime your in Dekalb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 01:00
Monday
11:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1312 W. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL 60115-2906
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DeKalb
  • Phone Number: +1 815-758-7737

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?