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109 E Mulberry St, Chatham, IL 62629-1357
+1 217-483-6969
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Chatham, Illinois
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Was looking for a place to get good fried chicken at a reasonable price and was very happy. The chicken was really good and was not dried out like some other places. Good portions at a very reasonable price.

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Thank 74Curt
Chatham, Illinois
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Have eaten there several times with my wife as it is only 1 - 2 miles fro our home. The food there is well cooked & served nicely. The restaurant has a good variety of entrees available - all at very reasonable prices. However, it is not a large restaurant - so if it is crowded, it can get to... More 

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Thank Paul O
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Food is good, it's typical bar restaurant food, burgers, fries, fried foods, sandwiches, etc. prices good. Service is very good.

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Thank jprscrprs
Chatham, Illinois
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Outside doesn't tell the story you have to go in and try the food. Great horseshoes, fried chicken and more. They have a lunch special every day. Friendly service, small town atmosphere.

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Thank Weeksey75
Chatham, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

I have never had a bad dish here. Last week we had their "shrimp boil" and can't wait to have it again! The menu has something for everyone and the prices are good

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Chatham, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

I enjoy going for a relaxing meal after ball games. I have tried quite a few items on the menu and enjoy most of them. The nightly specials are great too.

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Thank Justin W
Springfield, Illinois
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92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015

Unless you know Fat Willy's, you are likely to drive by. Great pizza and horseshoes (open faced sandwich with meat, fries and cheese sauce- a Springfield, IL original.

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Thank Daniel O
Springfield, Illinois
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

Great place to drop in for a good meal at a good price. Portions are never skimpy and food is always good. Eat hear often for a casual meal.

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Thank Daws62704
Chatham, Illinois, United States
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2015 via mobile

Service, quality & value all riled into one. Locally owned, operated & friendly rolled into one. Older building lacking esthetics, but easy to overlook.

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Thank Kevin E
Plano
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2015

Thanks to the staff at Fat Willy's for excellent service and good food during our visit. We never would have found you without the reviews on Tripadvisor, but we're sure glad we stopped in. The walleye was done very well and the loaded potato soup was excellent.

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1 Thank Diane Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 E Mulberry St, Chatham, IL 62629-1357
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chatham
  • Phone Number: +1 217-483-6969

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