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Fat Ivor's Rib Rack

27961 Valley Center Rd, Valley Center, CA 92082-6547
+1 760-749-0600
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (22 reviews)
“beans” (4 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
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27961 Valley Center Rd, Valley Center, CA 92082-6547
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Love the baby back ribs! They are very moist and just fall off the bone. The beans are very flavorful and a good accent to the bbq ribs.

Thank tbennetts0626
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

I stopped in at the encouragement of friends familiar with the area and it was a good choice. The interior was comfortable cozy with plenty of friendly locals. I had the half rack of baby backs that we'd fall off the bone tender with a...More

Thank bim55
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The food is great here!!... Very large portions!!!...Ribs are to die for, Mushrooms are amazing, Wings are amazing, everything on the menu is delicious!!...Staff is awome, very friendly, they become your friends, when extremely busy they do their best to make sure you get everything...More

Thank Jacqueline G
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

A great rib joint. We have been eating there for many years and have never been disappointed in either the food or service, which is always first rate. Also, good beer on tap.

Thank Lawrence G
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Don't waste your time going anywhere else for BBQ, this is the only place you will ever have to visit. Friendly wait staff, customers are almost all locals. Do yourself a favor and treat yourself to Fat Ivers!

Thank Guilden_NL
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Best rib house in San Diego County! Layed back atmosphere, no rush while your eating a very home style place. I never been disappointed with the ribs.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Have driven past this place a million times, always seems jam packed, which is a good thing. Went at an off time (1:30pm on a Monday) missed the rush and had an enjoyable meal. It's a rib place, however I wasn't in the mood for...More

Reviewed 21 June 2017

This a small place on Valley Center RD. The food is great, the service great, plenty of parking and has handicap access. Has a bar as well as tables. Can bring the kids as there is a wall to hide the bar. Has specials as...More

Thank ConnieIavarone
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Good food, good service. I had a Cobb salad, which was excellent, and others at our table had ribeye steak and ribs. Very casual.

Thank M M
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Fat Ivors is famous for it's all you can eat ribs. They also have a full bar, yet this is still a kids friendly place with very friendly staff members.

Thank 66dagmarh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27961 Valley Center Rd, Valley Center, CA 92082-6547
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Valley Center
  • Phone Number: +1 760-749-0600
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