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5 Spartan Ave, Asheville, NC 28806-1176
+1 828-665-9950
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (51 reviews)
“salad” (41 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Spartan Ave, Asheville, NC 28806-1176
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Seating was immediate, menu was varied, service was fairly prompt. Food was "O. K." I got the Calabash Shrimp Po' Boy with cole slaw and the baked potato soup. The slaw and soup were very good; the shrimp lacked tasty seasoning. My husband got a...More

Thank drmomaa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I sat at the bar with a glass of wine (good) while the Jumbo Shrimp platter was being prepared. Once home, I discovered several missing items -no salad dressing for the salad, no hot sauce that the server had promised, and a blah Cole slaw,...More

Thank Karmen R
Reviewed 26 January 2018

There was nothing wrong with the food or service at Fatz, but nothing was particularly memorable or inspirational either. The steak was appropriately cooked, tender & juicy, but almost completely devoid of flavor. Vegetables were ok, but seemed tired. I'd eat there again based on...More

Thank JRGidaho
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Just arrived in town and looking for a place to eat. This restaurant was close to hotel so thought we would give it a try. The food was fine, service was great, and it wasn’t busy and limited menu. It just wasn’t what we thought...More

1  Thank volleyballmom34
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Took a group out for holiday dinner at the Forrest City NC location. Ordered fillets for all. Myself and my wife ordered medium. Order cake out burnt on the outside and raw inside. Server was pleasant and agreed that the order was substandard but did...More

Thank Mike3311
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We stopped for lunch. Nice, well-managed, inexpensive family-oriented place.Southern food. Easy in and out. Michael, our server, asked us right away whether it was our first time, and samples when we answered. Their pride is their calabash chicken. I can totally see why. Great biscuits....More

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

This was our first time eating at a FATZ. Our waiter, Michael, was excellent. Our drinks were kept filled and our food was delivered quickly. He gave us a complimentary sample of the calabash chicken, and it was very tasty. We also liked the rolls...More

Thank JamaicaMon2
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Need I say more? The special was All You Can Eat Ribs, which were less expensive than the regular rib plate. They were baby back ribs, meaty and delicious. Hubby had dry ribs, I had the Kentucky Bourbon BBQ sauce. Both were very good. Our...More

Thank K P
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This restaurant was very busy but seemed to be very efficient. We were seated and served quickly and the bar tender was excellent.

Thank Sun_fun98
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Had dinner here one night while driving through Asheville. Place was packed and we had a 20 minute wait but it was worth it. Nice casual atmosphere and we enjoyed the cajun style menu. Hubby ordered the calabash dinner with chicken and shrimp with salad...More

Thank KansasTravelers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Spartan Ave, Asheville, NC 28806-1176
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-665-9950
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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. ‎
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