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Fat Willy's Rib Shack

) #1,770 of 7,830 Restaurants in Chicago $$ - $$$ American, Barbecue
2414 W Schubert Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
+1 773-782-1800
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“spare ribs” (4 reviews)
“pulled pork” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2414 W Schubert Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I hadn't been here in years, but the quality of the pork and the "twang" of the sauce hadn't changed either! Sat outside on a nice day, waiter, who was busy, made sure that I wasn't in need of anything. Same great BBQ, Mac n...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I took an out of town guest to Fat Willy's for the BBQ beef brisket. We arrived at 11:40 AM on May 18, 2017 and was seated in the dining room. The waiter made small talk and left. He finally came to take our order....More

Thank chicagofran2
Reviewed 13 April 2017

When you choose your sides, get the sweet potato tater tots. They come with a creamy garlic parmesan dipping sauce that is fantastic! I got baby back ribs and my friend got their spare ribs. We enjoyed our ribs - both at Fat Willy's and...More

Thank flehrer
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My wife and I do not eat meat but love this place for the formerly BBQ shrimp that now is grilled shrimp in a tasty garlic butter sauce that is delicious on its own and even better when dipped into their creamy BBQ sauce. The...More

Thank hymark
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Fat Willy's Rib Shack is the kind of old-time BBQ restaurant that you see on almost every corner in the South. And we are beginning to see more and more of them in the Chicago area. Fat Willy's offers southern cooking and a full bar...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We went to celebrate my son birthday to fat willy's, he really likes bbq ribs, I thought that with the fame that the restaurant has been getting the food will be good.... I went before and the taste wasn't that good. I assumed that the...More

Thank memochciago
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

This is the place for delicious baby back ribs and pull pork sandwiches. Prices are decent and the food is just outstanding.

Thank Torres Consulti... F
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Delicious baby back ribs along with collard greens and sweet potato.My niece had pulled pork with beans and texas toast.

Thank Marykins33
Reviewed 31 December 2015

We found this place probably about 10 years ago, and it was always a favorite. We have watched the prices climb to absurdity. Mac and cheese was a splurge, but now at 14 dollars and smaller and not nearly as good as use to be....More

Thank QBT
Reviewed 13 December 2015

We came here after watching a movie and the food is excellent but the prices was not. The ribs are tender and the brisket was delicious but the side order were a bit small even though you had many to choose from. I haven't seen...More

Thank richj65
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2414 W Schubert Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-782-1800
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