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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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5590 Forest Dr, Columbia, SC 29206-5000
+1 803-782-1183
11:00 - 23:00
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Lugoff, South Carolina
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121 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is good. The service is good. The place is clean: Cleaner than the Fatz in Camden... and the food is better. It's better prepaired. What more can I say?

Thank Christopher451
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great waiter Matthew. Had a calabash salad that was like a house salad but with a few chicken tenders thrown on top. The Fatz dipping sauce was WAY too spicy for a salad dtessing. Also I do not like huge chunks of salad with core in my salad. It was a good price.

Thank Julie E
North Ridgeville, Ohio
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped here mainly because it was close to our hotel. Great choice. Food and service excellent. We will definitely be stopping there again in Feb on our way to Florida

Thank spietka
Branchville, South Carolina
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163 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We went there for a late lunch on saturday about 330. It was busy but not too busy. Our waitress was rather slow- she gave us no silverware and we almost had to beg for refills. We ordered the calabash wrap, steak, kids meal and the homemade chicken pot pie. The steak and wrap were good. The kids meal was... More 

Thank danamc01
South Carolina
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31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

We have eaten at a couple of Fatz restaurants but this one was by far the worst when it comes to the food and overall appearance of the place. Our waitress was very nice and accommodating, but the food was very disappointing. The sweet potato was over cooked and missing the condiments we requested, so waitress had to get then... More 

Thank SugarKane1
Columbia, South Carolina
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Service good but food was bad. Steaks had a sour taste to them, Baked Potato was cold, had to ad sauce to the steak just to make them edible.

Thank gamecockred
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I'd heard good things and their menu looked promising but the end result was not good. My burger looked bad and lacked taste, the sprouts were good. Sprouts shouldn't be the best part of your meal. My wife's chicken sandwich also looked bad but she said it tasted ok. Overall it just wasn't that great and it won't be a... More 

Thank Taylor V
Sylvania, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

The food was excellent and at a good price. The customer service was great. Would ea there again.thank you

Thank mbtemplin
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

It was delicious! I'm from Virginia and we have a Fatz there that was one of my weekly stops. I moved to South Georgia and was disappointed not to have one. Well, took a vacation to Columbia and there was one! I knew I had to go. Everything I remember four years ago came back. Friendly service and amazing food... More 

Thank Katrina B
Sebastian, Florida
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407 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

From the hot bread to start, to crispy salads and the perfectly cooked burgers we were very pleased. The server was great and we will stop at Fatz again.

Thank Jane T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5590 Forest Dr, Columbia, SC 29206-5000
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-782-1183
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?