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Fat Boy's BBQ

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104 N 23rd St, Canyon, TX 79015-2504
+1 806-655-7363
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came across the reviews for Fat Boys as we were running in to Canyon after hiking at Palo Duro one Saturday evening. We decided to give it a go and we were pleased with the experience. The store isn't much to look at, and it's pretty tight quarters inside, but the food was great. The polish sausage and brisket... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The food was good and the staff was friendly. Not much room inside so don't go at rush time for meals

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Like family pack and sometimes just come to get sides for whatever we ate making. Reasonable price and good selection of meats

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

So we were in Amarillo on business and ask for some restaurant recommendations. One if them was Fat Boy's. It was about 20 minutes away and we got out there a little late so they were out of ribs. Being from the east coast, it took us a little time to decide what to order but the guy taking our... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Fat Boys has been a Canyon staple for years...It's longevity is a testament to the quality of meals they put out! Try their BBQ sandwich, piled up with "just cooked" brisket. YUM! Makes me salivate to think of it again!

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Thank Ramona B
Amarillo, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Anyone who knows what real bbq is knows this place is a joke, it's amazing how it's stayed in business, I guess hungry college kids will eat anything , summer sausage soaked in water is not BBQ, it IS DISGUSTING, dry shredded brisket that you need a gallon of bbq sauce on to even be able to swallow, do yourself... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

While staying in Canyon, we looked at the Fat Boy's BBQ facebook page and saw that they were open until 9 pm. We took a little longer to get ready and arrived at 8:02 pm to find the chairs on the tables and that the restaurant closed at 8 pm instead.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a late lunch after finding the place on trip advisor! The BBQ has an excellent taste and its definitely worth the stop! Small place and super friendly owner!

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Thank Tony W
Canyon, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Fat Boy's BBQ is a long standing restaurant, even though the original owners sold the restaurant a couple of years ago. Good food and service have continued.

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Canyon, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

When you're the only skating rink in town, you ipso facto become the best skating rink in town. You also can become the worst. Fat Boy's is the only barbecue joint in town. Their product is typical for regional barbecue and is quite edible and worth a visit. However, it ain't anything to write home about. Beans and other, typical... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 N 23rd St, Canyon, TX 79015-2504
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Canyon
  • Phone Number: +1 806-655-7363

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