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Fat Matt's Rib Shack

1811 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30324-5214
+1 404-607-1622
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (562 reviews)
“baked beans” (72 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1811 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30324-5214
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The place was a tiny little hole in the wall so we expected it to be amazing. However, it was just average and the service was nothing above a fast food chain. The mac and cheese tasted like it had been in the fridge and...More

Thank April B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went on a Friday at 8:30 pm and the line was out the door. I got the 1/2 chicken. The sauce is what really made it. There were parts of the chicken that were a little drier than I would have preferred, but it...More

Thank 3rh0
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First timers and all the good reviews were spot on! Busy little place with all your basic BBQ offerings. Our group had pork sandwiches, mac-n-cheese, baked beans, and collard greens. Vegetarian in the group loved all the side offerings! Sandwiches were large with a hefty...More

Thank golfgal2
Reviewed 6 days ago

What can be said about Fatt Matts thats not already been said? The ribs are fall off the bone tender and the chicken is moist, oh and how about that sauce! I stop here every time I visit Atlanta.

Thank zapz
Reviewed 6 days ago

Fat Matts is a real Rib Joint, get the ribs, the pork sandwich was floating in to much sauce and the interior is funky, service good.

Thank Ben1013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Omg the ribs were so delicious and yummy. We pigged out literally on 4 plates of slow cooked ribs and lemonade. Loved the ambience. We were lucky to have a live band play too.

Thank Jo D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was visiting Atlanta and had to stop by fat matts for my normal rib sandwich and boy did it not disappoint. It was hot and amazing. I went to college in atl 2000-2005 and stumbled across this slice of heaven. I loved it then...More

Thank Nicholas R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What more is there to say but great ribs great chicken awesome collards craft beer and live music! It's a no wonder the lines are as long as they are. Glad I frequent here can never get enough! Keep it up

Thank donovan34walker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for BBQ. Get there early cause it gets crowded. Live music was a bonus. Ordered the combo with a side of coleslaw. Really good. Highly recommend anyone to visit.

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The chopped pork is great, as are the ribs, chicken, baked beans, and brunswick stew. Distinctive is the red sauce, which is tangy and a bit spicy, as are the baked beans. Parking and a long line are problems. Worth the wait, and, as they...More

Thank FilipoBambini
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20 July 2017|
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Response from Empacaqnosvamos | Reviewed this property |
you may ask to put no sauce on it but still it is manageable and I don't like spicy food.
27 March 2017|
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Response from Andre J | Reviewed this property |
No I don't think they accept reservations
Billy S
14 December 2016|
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Response from Karen A | Reviewed this property |
They do... at least debit
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1811 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30324-5214
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta>  > Morningside - Lenox Park
  • Neighbourhood: Morningside - Lenox Park
  • Phone Number: +1 404-607-1622
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