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American, Bar, Pub
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5 Spartan Ave, Asheville, NC 28806-1176
+1 828-665-9950
11:00 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fatz is a chain resturant. I have dined there for lunch twice. The food is surprisingly good. My favorite is the fried popcorn shrimp platter. I also enjoy the Calabash fried chicken fingers. Lots of good choices on the menu. This is a solid resturant with no surprises. Very clean. Free parking. Handicap accessible. Family friendly.

Thank rebzim51
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Looking for someplace different & close to the hotel. This was a great choice! Thurs nite is rib nite & they were great: Southern Gold & Honey BBQ!

Thank Bill A
Slidell, Louisiana
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Special menu for people 50 years old and over on Tuesday, and today was Tuesday too. Great place. Try it! If there was one in our area I would be a regular.

Thank Dan_McG_Slidell
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As much as I hate to see folks working on Thanksgiving, sometimes over the years I have found myself in a pinch & have had to find somewhere to go. $10.99 Thanksgiving dinner with pumpkin pie included! Can't complain about that, served up with a smile. Made sure to tip generously. Other full menu was also available. Heated outdoor seating... More 

Thank Lois P
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74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Close to our hotel. Had great food and lots to choose from. Staff was very friendly. Would definitely eat here again

Thank Jim C
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thought we'd try this restaurant while in the area. Found their service & food to be great with a selection for every taste.

Thank Zeke T
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time at a Fatz. Baby back special with a second meat and 1 side for$9.99 1/3 rack or $12.99 1/2 rack.Our group chose pork chop, fried fish, shrimp & citrus chicken as 2nd meats.Each person raved about how good their food was.Excellent service.

Thank Ed B
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The fried green tomatoes are divine! Perfectly cooked, the grits were yum, and the sauce... I wanted to lick the plate. The calabash chicken is a must try! And the ribs were fall-off-the-bone, melt-in-your-mouth delicious. Our waitress (Summer?) was always on top of drinks, extremely friendly and made our dining experience even better!

Thank Brittany D
Knoxville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

A great atmosphere, lots of local and imported beers, really good good (the fried green tomatoes are a must) and very friendly, helpful staff

Thank Paul T
Navarre, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for a late lunch. Good food reasonably priced. Shrimp and Grits had a different flair to them but still good. Friendly staff, quick service!

Thank scrappy1799

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Spartan Ave, Asheville, NC 28806-1176
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-665-9950
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. ‎

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