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) #10 of 64 Restaurants in Franklin $$ - $$$ American, ,
107 Sawmill Village Ln, Franklin, NC 28734-4794
+1 828-524-5265
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (39 reviews)
“ribs” (35 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
107 Sawmill Village Ln, Franklin, NC 28734-4794
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would like to say something good , the table was clean. The baked potato was cold and hard, as was the second potato was still cold. Steak was supposed to be medium well but was undercooked so I asked for it to be cooked...More

1  Thank Janice H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure why everyone complaining about the food. It was very good and I'm picky about my food no complaints. Everyone was very nice and courteous.

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always eat here when we are in the area and have always had a great experience. This time it was mixed. I had the Calabash Chicken and the Kentucky Bourbon Ribs and they were FANTASTIC! The Chicken is always good but the Ribs were...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant had the look of a Chili's restaurant from the outside, but the food was more like homemade. The restaurant has a varied menu with some local twists. The food tasted fresh and good with nice soups and salads. Also, they offer substitution of...More

Thank dkpruitt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten at Fatz three times. We tend to get there after 8 pm when other Franklin area restaurants have stopped serving. The food doesn't taste very good, nor is it well prepared. It's hard to make a bad wedge salad, but ours was...More

Thank Brenda T
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We stop here every so often on the way to or coming home from Pigeon Forge. It has always been super. However, this time, it was just not up to snuff. My wife order the Bar-B-Que shrimp that the menu say came with potato straws...More

Thank xdrubin
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Always great food and great service. love this place and would recommend to anyone. Food is always cooked right and hot.

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I am gluten free and used to enjoy many options at Fatz. I don't know if we just had a rude server or if it is company policy, but there was no flexibility with the menu to accommodate my needs. If you don't want a...More

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Wait staff is very friendly. Ribs are awesome! I have never had a bad meal and have been here several times.

Thank judes342
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The atmosphere at Fatz is a warm and inviting restaurant. The waiters were polite and accommodating with substitutes with dinner. The pricing is average depending on what you order. I would recommend this restaurant to visiters who wish to experience a nice place to eat...More

Thank darlene m
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Bryan and Patty S
Just wondering if you have MSG in any of your menu items. Thank you, Patty
15 January 2017|
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Response from Flamingazalea | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they can answer that question.. Our Daughter is Celiac & they were very helpful in answering all of her food questions.. She had a meal that was Gluten Free!! And enjoyed it!!
Is it open for Thanksgiving dinner .
26 November 2015|
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Response from LARRY S | Reviewed this property |
Received this too late to answer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 Sawmill Village Ln, Franklin, NC 28734-4794
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 828-524-5265
At FATZ, we serve your favorite American fare with a delicious twist. From steaks to seafood, treat your taste buds to the flavors of FATZ. FATZ is committed to the highest standards of fresh quality food preparation with the finest of ingredients. ‎
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