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Fatty's Pub and Grill

) #1 of 76 Restaurants in DeKalb $$ - $$$ American, ,
1312 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115-2906
+1 815-758-7737
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good46%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“potato salad” (39 reviews)
“cajun fried” (8 reviews)
“burger” (23 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1312 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115-2906
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my first time at Fatty's. Enjoyed the private room and the food was buffet style for our event and really good. We had BBQ sandwiches, chips, good dip, potatoes, etc ... all very good . I liked the atmosphere and the fact that...More

Thank Denise H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In town for a baseball tournament and everyone enjoyed a great lunch. Sat on the patio - the service was quick and menu has something for everyone!

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is never a shortage of seating. The food was awesome. We were there on a Sunday and I had the Shrimp. Highly recommend it. However, I have been here before I have yet to find something that was less than great. I would highly...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome food every time. Most of the time EXCELLENT service. Great catering as well. Potato salad is a must try.

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Terrific food - the pulled pork nachos are fabulous! But the service is iffy - sometimes good, sometimes not.

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We had reservations for a party of 8 and they sat us in a room by ourselves on Mother's Day lunch. It was weird. The potato salad was good, very spicy and very different. Everyone who ordered burgers was happy.The Moby Dick fish sandwich was...More

Thank CoastalivingMaggie
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped in after a family members graduation ceremony. Sat at the bar inside which looked pieces together from a couple different bars. That was ok though the bartender was friendly and prompt. He kept checking on us even with a full bar. The food...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

A regular for myself and my friends. You have to try the warm potato salad 😋 lots of seating including a nice outdoor area. Good prices great service and easy to find (right on rte. 38) with plenty of parking. Good atmosphere.

Thank John E
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Fun for all ages atmosphere.Good choice of entraies. Aiso lots of beers on tap.Grest supporter of NIU Huskies.

Thank Chuck C
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here with another couple during a break at a college volleyball tournament at NIU. Service was quick with friendly staff. Lots of of beer choices and a full menu-pretty typical options you would expect. Our table had a cob salad, fish and chips...More

Thank kskbtvkcfamily
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1312 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115-2906
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DeKalb
  • Phone Number: +1 815-758-7737
  • E-mail
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