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The Fat Grass

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1717 7th St, Bay City, TX 77414-5005
11:00 - 00:00
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Bay City, Texas
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had dinner there on a Friday night. Though the restaurant was busy (they even seemed to have a room sectioned off for an event) we still were able to have good service through the night. Our dinner was great. I had the Pork and Grits and it was definitely the best pork chop I ever tasted.... More 

Thank Crystal A
Englewood, Colorado, United States
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner at the Fat Grass on a Friday night and the establishment was busy, but had good service. Menu prices are varied as are the entrees. I had the fish gumbo and a salad, a lot of food for $14. The waitress was cheerful and very helpful. Made my evening very enjoyable.

Thank Ronald M
Dickinson, Texas
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105 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a late lunch on a Saturday. One of us got a brunch plate and the other got a Reuben. The Reuben was as good as any I have ever eaten. It had the right proportion of ingredients and was delicious. All the staff were friendly and accomodating. Will definitely go back.

Thank Pilgrim50
Prior Lake, Minnesota
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was some of the best we have had on a six week road trip. The burgers, soup and sweet potato fries were wonderful and perfectly seasoned. Warm sourdough bread was yummy. The atmosphere and service were outstanding. Eat here!

Thank oyjane
Bay City, Texas
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

My husband took me here for Mother's Day brunch with my mother in law and grandmother in law. What a treat! Great food, great atmosphere and beautiful restaurant...especially for little old Bay City, Texas

Thank Brittany V
Bay City
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Love the variety and great taste of appetizers and entrees. Staff is attentive. Beautiful bar inside and lovely courtyard area outside.

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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104 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We had a corporate dinner here with clients and hey did a great job. Several of us had the local Red fish and it was good. They have a great wine selection too. The old building is a great venue and they have a separate room that can accommodate a very large party of 40+.

Thank Aaron G
Marietta, Georgia
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

I had a nice house Merlot and a Water Buffalo burger. The burger was prepared exactly as I asked for and was delicious. The fries were a bit soggy though.

Thank Jimmi53
Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
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105 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Loved this place! Nice atmosphere, friendly and attentive staff. Jordan was our server, great personality and right on top of things. In our group of nine, everyone loved the meals they received. I had the Hatch burger and it was great! I usually don't eat burger buns, but the bread my burger was on (sourdough, I believe) was delicious so... More 

Thank Teresa S
Houston, Texas
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Went for lunch and was delicious! We had a great waiter named Max. We had appetizer and burgers and waffle fries and chicken alfredo. Great atmosphere and staff. When we are back in town we will definitely go again.

Thank Wendy G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1717 7th St, Bay City, TX 77414-5005
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Bay City
  • Phone Number: 979-244-7277

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