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Fat Matt's Rib Shack

) #8 of 3,311 Restaurants in Atlanta €€ - €€€ American, Barbecue
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 4 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 4 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 5 days 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 1 week 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food and atmosphere! Another Georgia classic! Ribs are awesome!! Friendly staff, great music, good time!

Thank Essej R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We tried the ribs and the chicken. Meat is so tender it falls from the bone. Although complements are available, enjoying the ribs or the chicken is good enough.

Thank Empacaqnosvamos
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rather u call ahead or walk in, the service level is awsome and inviting. chances are it's standing room only but it moves quickly. Try the deserts and Lemonade!

Thank Dre S
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21 July 2017|
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Response from HalVan | Reviewed this property |
Ok, not too spicy.
28 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, Local cuisine, 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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