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Fat Willy's

American, Bar, Pub
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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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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fun place for family and adults for a cocktail. Large salads. Hometown place. Does have a separate room for dining from bar area. Also has gaming area separate.

Thank rnonvacation123
Chatham, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The food is so good! The prices are reasonable. We come here for tasty BBQ. The servers are friendly too.

Thank 73Dobber
Springfield, Illinois
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171 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

We stopped in here while passing through Chatham on our way back to Springfield. The menu is typical pub food. Service was prompt, and our food was served in a timely fashion. The fish sandwich and BLT were both tasty. American fries were served hot and fresh. Prices are reasonable. I always like eating at locally owned businesses over franchise... More 

Thank danh007
Chatham, Illinois
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I thought Fat Willies was just a bar. But enter and go to the right, and you are in the adjacent room with 12-14 tables. When asked what the restaurant was most known for, the response was salads, horseshoes, and fried chicken. I'll be back.

Thank 18Len
Chatham, Illinois
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17 reviews
13 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.

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 25 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 

Thank Paul O
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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.

Thank jprscrprs
Chatham, Illinois
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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.

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

1 Thank Linda M
Chatham, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 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.

Thank Justin W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?