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107 Sawmill Village Ln, Franklin, NC 28734-4794
+1 828-524-5265
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“ribs” (41 reviews)
“steak” (42 reviews)
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American, Bar, Fast food
$$ - $$$
107 Sawmill Village Ln, Franklin, NC 28734-4794
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Calabash chicken was fried to hard. Service was so so. We have eaten at the Asheville Fatz a lot and they beat the one in Franklin hands down. Would never go back to Franklin Fatz. My husband ordered pop corn shrimp and it was...More

Thank galerick
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was bland, cold and completely not worth the wait. The entire place looks dirty and no one working looked like the wanted to be there.

Thank kentvegastravel5476
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have a home in Franklin, NC and not too far from FATZ. We go there at least once a week. But due to the diminishing food quality, poor service and poor health rating we have reduced that to once a month. Their sanitation rating...More

Thank Joe L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service is horrible at best. The bartender was a very bad server. They cannot even wipe off the bar between patrons. Food is inconsistent and mediocre on a good day. Too bad Franklin doesn’t have a better restaurant with a bar.

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 9 March 2018

The health inspection score is 86.5, and the state of the restaurant seemed to substantiate that score. It seems that this establishment has steadily declined since it opened. The appetizer was the best part of the dinner, but it was entirely too salty. It consisted...More

1  Thank Courtney H
Reviewed 5 March 2018

A Health inspection score of only 86!! That scares me. Had a prime rib sandwich, $12.99, that was so salty I could not eat it. Puny side salads, short pours on bar drinks, poor service and a bunch of minimum wage kids trying to run...More

1  Thank atlantadoc
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. Menu was pretty extensive with daily lunch specials. My husband had the 88 Burger. Said it was good but average. I had loaded potato soup with a dinner salad. Potatoes were kinda of MIA in the soup. The salad was just...More

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Great menu and very nice staff. We were able to enjoy a nice dinner and the Salmon was wonderful. We will stop again when we travel through Franklin again.

Thank toddgin
Reviewed 26 February 2018

A good dinner and actually a 3.5 star rating is applicable. We rounded UP due to the efforts of the staff. Just so friendly. They have booths and tables here and we had a table towards the rear which was quite drafty with too much...More

Thank Hooked_on_travel77
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Our whole experience was great! A great date night for us, but also a nice place for families and friends. We are going back this weekend for another date night. The service was very good, the food, and atmosphere were too. Reasonably priced as well.

Thank T R
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Bryan and Patty S
16 January 2017|
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Response from Flamingazalea | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they can answer that question.. Our Daughter is Celiac & they were very helpful in answering all of her food questions.. She had a meal that was Gluten Free!! And enjoyed it!!
27 November 2015|
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Response from LARRY S | Reviewed this property |
Received this too late to answer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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
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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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