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Fatty's Pub and Grill

$$ - $$$American, ,
1312 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115-2906
+1 815-758-7737
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good45%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“potato salad” (43 reviews)
“cajun fried” (10 reviews)
“sandwiches” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1312 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115-2906
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't be fooled by the crowded parking lot, there is plenty of room inside. Located very close to NIU campus. Stopped because of other reviews. I ordered the Wendell, which is sliced turkey, bacon, mayo on foccacia roll, yummy. Served with side of Cajun fried...More

Thank Micki B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a bad place to get a burger. The sandwiches taste good but can be a bit greasy. Some people love the Cajun potato salad. The best thing about the place is the patio in summer - it's probably the best place to sit outside...More

Thank Gail C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place is very big! They have an outdoor patio area that is very large. There was a group from a sorority having some kind of gathering outside and I think I noticed heaters- since it was November. We ate lunch in the bar area....More

Thank AMY W
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Close to campus and solid burger place. Good service and clean. Parking can get crowded. Lots of TVs to watch games. Very good place to grab a bite and nice people.

Thank ChicagoFamily2010
Reviewed 6 November 2017

The staff here were unbelievable! This place rocks! The food was great! We showed up with a group of 30+ people and they never batted an eye. They were packed and still found room for ALL of use.

Thank Mdcinbad
Reviewed 29 October 2017

When I'm in a new place (or some place I haven't been in years), I'll usually go to TripAdvisor to check out the choices for food. I tried the #1 Chinese place in DeKalb and was really disappointed - in fact, I haven't had such...More

Thank FroggyHawk
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A GREAT food and bar experience - sports bar, UNIQUE food - aka "Fried Potato Salad", multiple dining rooms and bars and beautiful alfresco courtyard dining & a bar (weather permitting). You must try their "signature" dishes marked on the menu. Lighter calorie selections are...More

Thank Jerome D
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Came to this part of Illinois for a family school event. Pick this establishment based off trip advisor since we where never here before. Parking was mostly full which is always a good indication. The decor was nice, restaurant/bar was about 3/4 full, plenty of...More

Thank Pat S
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Yup, the husky burger is pretty good. They typically have all the games on too. Your normal sports bar feel

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Comfort food for sure. Taste great with follow up service and great place to visit with friends or family.

Thank John L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1312 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115-2906
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DeKalb
  • Phone Number: +1 815-758-7737
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