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Fat Ernies Family Dining

2806 S Hydraulic St, Wichita, KS 67216-2401
+1 316-554-7371
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (8 reviews)
“pie” (2 reviews)
“ribs” (2 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
2806 S Hydraulic St, Wichita, KS 67216-2401
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Their daily AYCE specials is a delight. Come hungry, Crevat: If you re-order you can't take leftovers home. Still a great bargain. Their Chocolate peanut butter Pie is so good it goes fast.. Order it with your meal to ensure you get yours.

Thank MailleGuy
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Did not look like much from outside or inside but was good service and fresh food with good portion sizes Liked their endless fried chicken Also kids meal portion sizes are hugh First time visit today but I will be back

Thank dougf74
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Fat Ernie's is an older establishment. Clean. Super friendly staff. It is typically a challenge to find a restaurant that our children all like. However, Fat Ernie's had something they all liked!!

Thank Tifanie P
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Small business Saturday we looked around after we helped out at the VA Hospital. And shopping for Santa stuff. Found a wonderful dinner. All you can eat yardbird and liver and onions for Debbie. Very reasonable and excellent food. Extremely friendly wait staff for so...More

Thank Doug E
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

I have enjoyed the fried chicken at Fat Ernie's whenever I order it. Which had been every time I'm there. Plus Wednesday & Saturday is their Yardbird, all you can eat special. Well this time I wanted to try their chicken fried steak. They run...More

Thank AAK1111
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Went in on a Saturday and enjoyed the all you can eat fried chicken special at Fat Ernie's. I ordered white meat, green beans, mashed potatoes with chicken gravy and salad. The chicken was fresh, hot, moist and crispy. The potatoes and gravy were very...More

Thank AAK1111
Reviewed 24 March 2016

A typical diner / dive rather than a chain type restaurant, with home cooking and HUGE portions. The food is always spot on delicious, daily blue plate specials on top of the various menu keep the choices coming. There are also daily “all you can...More

1  Thank Scarletthairedgal
Reviewed 19 December 2015

I stopped in for lunch and had the chicken-fried steak. I can't say there was anything spectacular about it. If you enjoy the traditional white gravy you'll enjoy Fat Ernie's. They don't hold back on the stuff. There are lots of specials offered here. If...More

Thank Roderick M
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Fat Ernie's is a basic no frills diner. It is not on the "beaten" path. But for a good hearty breakfast it is worth the extra effort to go there! He usually has a specials everyday. His Fried chicken is GREAT! The wait staff are...More

Thank Neal M
Reviewed 3 March 2015

A family diner, an older family style diner. But boy do they know how to cook ribs!! My wife and I both had a salad to start, nice sized portion and obviously fresh ingredients. I had the ribs while my wife had chicken gizzards (it...More

Thank Steven D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2806 S Hydraulic St, Wichita, KS 67216-2401
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Wichita
  • Phone Number: +1 316-554-7371
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