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1175 Volunteer Pkwy, Bristol, TN 37620-4619
+1 423-968-4498
11:00 - 21:00
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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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Bristol, Virginia
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Have liked Fatz in the past but was disappointed on Saturday night. My husband's food was borderline cold and my fried shrimp not crispy golden with the breading/coating soft and mushy. I enjoyed the grits but that was all. The service was okay but so dissatisfied with the food.

Thank Geebeelin
CafeEnterprises, Manager at FATZ, responded to this review

Dear Madam: We are terribly sorry to hear that you and your husband had a disappointing dining experience at FATZ in Bristol, TN and we extend our sincerest apologies for not living up to your expectations. Thank you for providing your feedback as we can’t improve without it. Sincerely, Mitch Hooper, General Manager FATZ Cafe 1175 Volunteer Pkway Bristol, TN... More 

Bristol, Tennessee
Level Contributor
97 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Fatz is different. They not only have great food and prices but the staff really go out of their way to please. I enjoy eating here and especially love the fried green tomato appetizer. Fatz's specialty is their calabash chicken and it is really amazing.

Thank Angela B
Ocala, Florida
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89 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

We went here on what turned out to be Seniors Tuesday. The chicken is buttermilk soaked for 24 hours then breaded and cooked. It is the best I have ever had. The ribs are also awesome. The drinks are very goof too. Service is outstanding. We will go back many times while we are visiting Bristol. They have many locations... More 

Thank Divepatches
Level Contributor
26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Good place to eat. Love the bread. They have good calabash chicken and good hamburgers. I usually get the chicken pot pie. Friendly staff

Thank billys71
White Oak, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Great family restaurant. Chicken tenders are crunchy tender goodness. Lots of menu choices for the whole family, kid friendly. Steaks, burgers, shrimp, sandwiches. Great cheese grits and sweet potato fries. Cajun firecracker sticks for the heat lovers. Its all good.

1 Thank michfree
Bristol, Tennessee
Level Contributor
108 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2015

The servers are well coached, the menu is complete and the recipes are unique. The decor is well appointed and inviting. We have been there for lunch and dinner and both were successful experiences. Highly recommended!

1 Thank Claude F
Bristol, Tennessee, United States
Level Contributor
21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015

My wife and I had lunch there on Tuesday June 1st, 2015. She had Salmon and I had a pimento cheese hamburger with onion rings. My wife said her meal was excellent. This is the second time I've had a hamburger at Fatz and AWESOME is the word! I was just going to order a regular cheeseburger but the waitress... More 

Thank Frank F
Pageantville, USA
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Fatz's is always open later than most places here in Bristol, so you can still be able to get a good meal and not have to go to a fast food place and use the drive thru, so glad they stay open later than most places and you can get a nice meal without a bar sceen and loud people,... More 

Thank FairyGodMother1958
Bristol, Tennessee, United States
Level Contributor
44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2015

I went to Fatz last week on (roughly 4-15-15) & I ordered a steak (Sirloin) medium rare & it was done close to what I like. The green beans weren't that great for me but overall it was a good trip. I don't have a lot of negative to say but it does seem that they are not consistent with... More 

Thank Mike C
Level Contributor
101 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

We stopped in on a Saturday evening after leaving the race track.very inviting place!clean,great service, and very good steak and seafood. We will definitely return.

Thank 78silverado

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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: 1175 Volunteer Pkwy, Bristol, TN 37620-4619
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 423-968-4498
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.FATZ is committed to the highest standards of fresh quality food preparation with the finest of ingredients.

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