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$$ - $$$American, ,
1175 Volunteer Pkwy, Bristol, TN 37620-4619
+1 423-968-4498
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good21%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (16 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1175 Volunteer Pkwy, Bristol, TN 37620-4619
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went there this past week because of the AYCE Fall-Off-The-Bone Ribs. The ribs were a combination of baby back (which were tender) and spareribs (which were definitely not tender). They usually come with fries but I ordered a baked potato instead. Guess what I...More

Thank Kim F
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a day of sightseeing my husband decided he wanted to go to Fatz for the all you can eat ribs. We were quickly seated and drink orders taken. Waitress was by in no time to take our order. The appetizer came out quickly. After...More

Thank regal00
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great meal and a great experience! Our server Wayne was great! Had all you can eat ribs and they were super good! The bloody Mary's we're $3 and delicious! Will be back for more ribs!

Thank acardinrnbsn
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Four years ago, I reviewed and raved about the ribs prepared and served at Fatz Cafe. I went back and reviewed my comments made during that review, and can verify to my reader that the quality of the ribs is still exceptional! Some of the...More

Thank aguinn
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

The food was great and the staff were very sweet! True southern hospitality! The fried green tomatoes were amazing!

Thank Hope R
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Our waitress was not the friendliest to begin with. The rolls were extremely greasy and chewy. We waited a good while for our food at which time part was missing, and part was incorrect. All of the food was greasy which isn't our normal experience...More

Thank adtatkins
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I stopped going to fast for a while because their food quality started to go downhill fast. I recently started going back and realize that they had changed a lot on the menu. We've been about three times in the past few months and they...More

Thank KatieBentley
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Traveling through Bristol headed to Harrisonburg, Va. stopped here for lunch. The service was top notch. Thank you, Bobbie for your great service. The food was awesome. Our first visit to a Fatz and was very pleased. I had the corn beef reuben. My husband...More

Thank judy177
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Fatz is having their endless ribs again. It has been at least 2 years since they have had this special. The ribs were WONDERFUL. I ordered the "dry rub," with sauce on the side (just in case). The ribs were so tender and moist that...More

Thank Christie P
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

The staff were absolutely wonderful. This review does not reflect our service at all! However, the food needs a lot of work. The quality is just not there. By far, I felt the poppyseed rolls was the best part of the entire meal. But the...More

Thank jenbuick
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Cheryl S
5 February 2016|
Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
There is an area that can fit 10-15 people. I am not sure if reservations are required for a group that big. It doesn't hurt to call in advance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1175 Volunteer Pkwy, Bristol, TN 37620-4619
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 423-968-4498
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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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