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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%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (613 reviews)
“beans” (93 reviews)
“chicken” (192 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.All hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1811 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30324-5214
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fall off the bone ribs! The person taking the order appeared annoyed like we were bothering her. The restaurant was hot about 85 inside. Good food.

Thank BG1212
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not only was this the best ribs I have ever had, but the BBQ sauce was amazing. Did I mention the awesome live music?? 11/10. You have to come here to enjoy the authentic ambience of Atlanta

Thank briehaynes
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went early on a Sat afternoon, because I heard the line could be out the door and parking may be non existing....so true! Service: Very good Food: Ribs are amazing and my favorite. Collards and baked beans were delicious. Hint: Try to go at...More

Thank katork
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I absolutely enjoyed this place. The service was great the food was great. It's my bestfriends birthday and we wanted some bbq and to try a new spot. The ribs fell off the bone, the chicken was moist and the baked beans were good. The...More

Thank unique24dds
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got a recommendation from a local and there was a couple inside the restaurant who routinely drives from Birmingham, Alabama to eat this bbq, so we knew we were in a good spot. Man was this some good bbq. We had ribs, chicken, greens,...More

Thank Hosie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very small, basic restaurant. You line up, about 10 mins and it was a Friday night. Give and pay for your order, sit down and they bring your meal out in about another 10-15 minutes. Limited menu but your usual BBQ meats. The ribs were...More

Thank CarterWilson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bbq and sides all lived up to your lofty reputation for great Q. I hate that it took us so long to get here but now that we have a taste of it we can't wait to pop back in! Great job to the...More

Thank MountainMan30523
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I went to Fat Matt's over MLK weekend. There were a lot of people coming and going, but we didn't have to wait long in line to order, we found a table right away near the band, and our food arrived quickly....More

Thank CCRR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did take out, because it was too cold in Atlanta. LOL. the experience was good, did not have to wait too longtoget our food. We ordered it before hand. Friendly environment.

Thank lsmith640
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Generic bbq, nothing special here. 15$ for a half slab, good, fell off the bone, nothing to write home about though. Chopped pork sandwich also average.

Thank Ncjdivadancer
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
1:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
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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