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Fat Willy's Rib Shack

2414 W Schubert Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
+1 773-782-1800
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“baby back ribs” (10 reviews)
“brisket” (10 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2414 W Schubert Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Stay away! Ribs are absolutely disgusting and raw. If you don’t want to get sick do not go there. Our pick up order was awful! Ribs were gross, raw, hard, chewy, red & impossible to take off the bone - simply raw! I called the...More

Thank japoinase
Reviewed 24 December 2017

I haave always enjoyed the Brisket at Fat Willey's! It has walways been tendere ande tasty! The service has been quick when not real busy but has been goodf when we have been there.

Thank k5of6
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Great BBQ you won't go wrong with whatever you order.. Brisket is tender and juicy, sweet potato tots are great, and let's not forget if you enjoy margaritas you will LOVE there premium select margarita.

Thank evelyn p
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great ribs and excellent service, good portions and easy to park in front. Its the second time there

Thank Gustavo2908
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Came here for a quick lunch on the way to the airport. First time for a group of five so we were able to order an assortment of meals and sides. The sauce was excellent and not too thick and not too "ketchupy" as I...More

Thank Jack F
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I hadn't been here in years, but the quality of the pork and the "twang" of the sauce hadn't changed either! Sat outside on a nice day, waiter, who was busy, made sure that I wasn't in need of anything. Same great BBQ, Mac n...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I took an out of town guest to Fat Willy's for the BBQ beef brisket. We arrived at 11:40 AM on May 18, 2017 and was seated in the dining room. The waiter made small talk and left. He finally came to take our order....More

Thank chicagofran2
Reviewed 13 April 2017

When you choose your sides, get the sweet potato tater tots. They come with a creamy garlic parmesan dipping sauce that is fantastic! I got baby back ribs and my friend got their spare ribs. We enjoyed our ribs - both at Fat Willy's and...More

Thank flehrer
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My wife and I do not eat meat but love this place for the formerly BBQ shrimp that now is grilled shrimp in a tasty garlic butter sauce that is delicious on its own and even better when dipped into their creamy BBQ sauce. The...More

Thank hymark
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Fat Willy's Rib Shack is the kind of old-time BBQ restaurant that you see on almost every corner in the South. And we are beginning to see more and more of them in the Chicago area. Fat Willy's offers southern cooking and a full bar...More

Thank Taylor B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2414 W Schubert Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-782-1800
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