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American, Bar, Pub
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5590 Forest Dr, Columbia, SC 29206-5000
+1 803-782-1183
11:00 - 23:00
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Columbia, South Carolina
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with the work crew for lunch. Had the calabash chicken and a salad. It was good and the poppy seed bread with the butter is heavenly. Good spot for lunch.

Thank JChris1813
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten here several times in the past, but our visit yesterday was not the same. The place is just plain dirty! Smell hit you as you came in, I thought just need to get in to the air conditioning, and it was better. Our menus were so dirty your hands stuck when you tried to turn the pages. As... More 

Thank conair01
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I got the 6 oz with a salad and sweet potato the price was like 14.00 it was a Ton of food and all of it was mouth watering delicious!!! Our server was so sweet too and was most helpful everyone was really nice and pleasant. It was an excellent experience.

Thank Kim L
Reading, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Our native SC family said we must go to Fatz since we don't have authentic southern food up north in PA. Every time I'm down south I order my favorite dish, shrimp and grits, so I was excited to try the Fatz Edisto version. It did not disappoint! Lightly seasoned shrimp (a dozen!)sat atop cheese grits around a lovely puddle... More 

Thank Kristin S
State Road, North Carolina
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We were on our way home from Key West and decided we were hungry. The area really didn't give us a lot of options so we went with Fatz. We didn't go wrong, the wait staff was super friendly, the food was amazing. We will be looking for Fatz Cafe at every stop.

Thank thedrclean
White Oak, South Carolina
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153 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Well I don't know if I have ever been disappointed eating at this restaurant. It is , to me good food, good service, and a nice place to take friends or family.

Thank Troy803
Eastover, South Carolina
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

My first time at Fatz was July 27,2015 had shrimp and grits it was wonderful. The second tome was July 27, 20016 had shrimp and grits same great food, They serve these rolls with honey and butter they are GREAT. This is where I met my sweetheart and we go here every so often . LOVE THIS PLACE!

Thank lovebug29044
Lugoff, South Carolina
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122 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The food is good. The service is good. The place is clean: Cleaner than the Fatz in Camden... and the food is better. It's better prepaired. What more can I say?

Thank Christopher451
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Had a great waiter Matthew. Had a calabash salad that was like a house salad but with a few chicken tenders thrown on top. The Fatz dipping sauce was WAY too spicy for a salad dtessing. Also I do not like huge chunks of salad with core in my salad. It was a good price.

Thank Julie E
North Ridgeville, Ohio
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We stopped here mainly because it was close to our hotel. Great choice. Food and service excellent. We will definitely be stopping there again in Feb on our way to Florida

Thank spietka

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5590 Forest Dr, Columbia, SC 29206-5000
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-782-1183
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?