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Fatback's Smokin' Racks

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$$ - $$$
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901 N 24th St, Quincy, IL 62301-2267
+1 217-209-0390
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 19:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Beloit, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

In a word- terrific! We bought the Southern Hospitality Family meal which included a rack of ribs, 1/2 chicken, 1/2 lb of pulled pork (or brisket, we went with the pork), 2 sides- we chose the dirty rice and the cole slaw- and 6 healthy sized chunks of corn bread. All tolled we were out the door for just under... More 

Thank Sam3645
Quincy, Illinois
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good brisket sandwhich and cornbread. Great place to grab lunch. I have also had their Memphis Mac and Cheese with pulled pork. Will definitely be going back for more.

Thank johngerst
Coatsburg, Illinois
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not impressed with the food, the staff were not helpful when ordering and the dining area was not very clean.

Thank Jena B
Fatbacks2012, Owner at Fatback's Smokin' Racks, responded to this review

Jena, we are sorry to hear you weren't happy with Fatbacks! I personally made your order as you both waited at a table near the exit, as you had ordered your order to go. It was the end of the supper session, and Hans, the up front cashier was still cleaning up from the rush. We always hear how much... More 

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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This guy started as an amateur winning a bunch of BBQ contests and then opened up a restaurant. His food and sauces are absolutely delicious. The menu is pretty self explanatory and the staff is helpful. It's definitely an awesome place to eat and not at all expensive.

Thank Chris B
Quincy, Illinois
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good food at this small restaurant. A good selection of meats and sides on their menu. Highly recommend!

Thank rah9292017
Quincy, Illinois
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our favorite BBQ restaurant and one of our favorite restaurants in general in Quincy. The BBQ nachos, ribs, and sandwiches are awesome. All of the sides are delicious too especially the baked beans and coleslaw.

Thank nathanq261
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Got the hog and hefer platter today and it was incredible! Tender smoky brisket and fall off the bone tender ribs!

Thank Behrens65
Hannibal, Missouri
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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

A family member is s big fan of ribs, etc, and I think she found this to be the best place she's been for that in Quincy. You need to check the hours of operation, because they take a break in the day to let some of the food cook up. Plenty of parking, reasonably priced, outdoor seating. And you... More 

Thank Steve R
Quincy, Illinois
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped by Fatback's for the first time since moving to Quincy. Small place with a small parking lot that was a little rough getting into, but the quality of food makes up for it! Standard barbeque fare (ribs, brisket, chicken) and normal sides. Some of the best ribs I've had in a while! Will definitely be back.

Thank yardboz
Chicago, Illinois
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107 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We aren't too sure why this is getting such high ratings. We were not impressed. First off, the young man running the cash register needs to speak up and speak clearly!! I asked for fries as a side, which they don't have, and he mumbled something so I asked for fries again. This time he said that they don't serve... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 N 24th St, Quincy, IL 62301-2267
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Quincy
  • Phone Number: +1 217-209-0390

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