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5 Spartan Ave, Asheville, NC 28806-1176
+1 828-665-9950
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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19 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Service was slow, food was not as expected. Tip: If you order the Cajun Firecracker Sticks dont expect them to be stuffed with spicy shrimp, Andouille sausage, seared onions, peppers, spinach and pepper jack cheese. They were like tortiias filled with mushy soup. The The Big Fatz Pimento Mac N' Chicken Sandwich was a dissappointment as well. The Mac and... More 

Thank John H
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The server was fun, attentive and very efficient. The food, especially their famous chicken, was delicious. The reason I gave it a four star rating instead of five is because it wasn't as clean as it could be. Slightly dingy and smelly. The place could use a good cleaning.

Thank mar42na
Brevard, North Carolina
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305 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another Fatz needs cleaned up. There were 6 of us for diner and drinks. The service was terrible, the food was a mess cold wrong. Drinks were messed up twice. We could not believe it. Our server would not take any responsibility just blamed everything on someone else. WE WILL NEVER RETURN.

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

2nd time eating here while passing through area. Food and service has been great each time. Sooooooooooooooooooooo good!!

Thank lea593
Brookhaven, Mississippi, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal. Our server Amber was very attentive and knowledgeable. We had a sample of the chicken and it was wonderful as were the rolls.

Thank Laura B
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31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

We were staying at the Red Roof Inn a few blocks away and the night we arrived in town we were looking for a beer before we settled in for the night. We were glad we chose Fatz. The bartender Nathan made us feel right at home and luckily for us the place had thinned out and he had the... More 

Thank tjclem
Abbeville, Georgia
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227 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

I had the chicken fingers. They were delicious. So tender and moist. Service was fast and friendly. Great stop for a quick meal

Thank BeBeReeves
Palmyra, Tennessee
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179 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We stopped here as a group. So, my review is not really worth much. We were limited to what we could order. The atmosphere is okay and appears popular. The staff was friendly and willing to help with everything. The Calabash chicken seems to be a house specialty. I did not have it. However, those of the group who did... More 

Thank tnreb
Chicago, Illinois
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Fatz is a chain resturant. I have dined there for lunch twice. The food is surprisingly good. My favorite is the fried popcorn shrimp platter. I also enjoy the Calabash fried chicken fingers. Lots of good choices on the menu. This is a solid resturant with no surprises. Very clean. Free parking. Handicap accessible. Family friendly.

Thank rebzim51
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Looking for someplace different & close to the hotel. This was a great choice! Thurs nite is rib nite & they were great: Southern Gold & Honey BBQ!

Thank Bill A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Spartan Ave, Asheville, NC 28806-1176
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-665-9950
At FATZ, we serve your favorite American fare with a delicious twist. From steaks to seafood, treat your taste buds to the flavors of FATZ. ‎

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