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107 Sawmill Village Ln, Franklin, NC 28734-4794
+1 828-524-5265
11:00 - 22:00
Open now
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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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Smyrna, Georgia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We recently visited The Great Smokey Center for Performing Arts to see The Lettermen for mom's 73rd birthday. We ended up having a late dinner after the show at Fatz. We actually arrived 30 minutes before closing but we graciously seated and served with a smile and delicious food. This place has been consistently a good choice for us when... More 

Thank ytollison
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here as a family for a basketball tournament. The orders were messed up multiple times and the food came out cold. The waitress was nice but she needs more experience.

Thank Rodriquez S
Crawfordville, Florida, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The first night we ate there while on vacation was really good. Second time we ate there, everyone was satisfied but me. I had what was supposed to be peach salsa on grilled chicken with rice. There was about a teaspoon of salsa on the chicken and it tasted like pure onion and the chicken was dried out and tasted... More 

Thank Kathleen M
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131 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff/servers are very friendly and have a good understanding of the lengthy menu options. The restaurant offers a wide variety of salads, burgers, sandwiches, soups and larger entree items such as steak, seafood, etc. The menu allows one to swap out items for another choice. Prices are reasonable and the value is good.

Thank Teresa S
Ranger, GA
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76 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Accommodated large group; Megan was very efficient, helpful and friendly. Calabash chicken most popular choice.

Thank Belinda M J
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner with a few buddies for a birthday. I Had the calabash chicken dinner. Service was good. Kitchen was a little slow. Took around 25 min to get our food. Was a group of 3 of us. Server made it ok by bringing rolls and filling drinks. Was around 20 bucks for the meal. Quality of the food was... More 

Thank Nick L
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our choices were varied, my wife says "How about McDonalds?". I saw FATZ across the street and remembered eating at a FATZ many years ago in Greenville, SC, so I said lets go to FATZ. Well, it was like we won the food lottery, portons were big and the food was great.

1 Thank BobUSMC
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have eaten here dozens of times. Stay away from their shrimp and grits unless you really like grits with the consistency of dry, thick oatmeal. It's a shame, because they used to be good, but now the grits are so thick and hard you can stick a knife in it and it will stay standing up.... More 

Thank Fezoj S
Franklin, North Carolina
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ribs are moist seasoned well. Calabash chicken strips are moist and crispy. Fresh salads. Fish and chips ire a good choice for a quick lunch. Meals are served with fresh baked rolls and honey butter.

Thank Jeanine L
Anderson, South Carolina
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138 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We stopped by Fatz on our way home from the Polar Express in Bryson City. Typical Fatz food, hot and tasty. Service was excellent.

Thank Ken H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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: 107 Sawmill Village Ln, Franklin, NC 28734-4794
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 828-524-5265
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?