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Fat Boys' Bar-b-q

15333 Hwy 27, Lake Wales, FL 33859-2553
863-638-2803
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Ranked #39 of 66 Restaurants in Lake Wales
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Tampa, Florida
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67 reviews 67 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is a pretty good Florida style BBQ joint. They give you a good portion for your money and the flavor is ok. I have to say that over all I find florida BBQ to be very bland. I prefer a flavor profile with some eat and a little heat. Floridas flavor profile is smoke and little else. I much... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I Eat here frequently. Open pit cooked food that always seems to be consistent. Staff is friendly, its a really old place, but a good place to grab lunch. Good prices.

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Lake Wales, Florida
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65 reviews 65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I'm a local so I eat here from time to time. This restaurant is really hit or miss, mostly on the service end. The food is just average, with one exception; I've found they make a good burger. Sometimes you get a good, attentive waitress, sometimes not so much. I stopped in for lunch a couple of days ago. I... More 

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Kingsport, Tennessee, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We stopped for breakfast and both ordered the Wrangler. While the food was good the place needs a good cleaning or a major overhaul starting with the floors to the ceiling which is just black. The cup looked like it had seen better days. The table was a bit sticky. The wait staff was quite friendly which was nice. I... More 

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Cheboygan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We went there for lunch. The food was good (BBQ ribs for me and a pork sandwich for my hubby, with fries and slaw) The service was also good. However, the building was rundown, and the women's bathroom was not clean:( I might get take out next time....

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Lake Wales, Florida
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145 reviews 145 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I pass by this place ten times in week and haven't ever felt like giving it a second chance. Because the BBQ I had was mostly fat, and the rest of the food was pretty bland, I did not like the experience I had with Fat Boys. For the price, the hype and the wait, I expected a better meal.... More 

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Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

I have visited Fat Boys many times over the years. My current favorite meal is the pig salad and wings. The pig salad is pretty good but you can order extra meat if the normal portion is not enough. The wings are my favorite in Lake Wales. I can not have bread or use most sauces so I go to... More 

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Lake Wales, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

This is a placce where the locals go due to its location 4 miles south of town. The food is never the same twice. If you like your beef pink, its a questionable wether you can get it. Only 2 times of about 10 could I get it. The cole slaw is finer grated than I have ever seen. People... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013 via mobile

I got some take out there other day for lunch. the service was good - helping me make my selections. The food was pretty good. BBQ chicken was very good, just the right amount of smoke. The ribs were just ok. Not a tasty rub , if any at all, and there was no smoky taste at all. they weren't... More 

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Lake Wales, Fl
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72 reviews 72 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013 via mobile

Many years ago, I was a frequent diner. Over the years, Fat Boys has seen it's ups and downs. The place really needs some cosmetic attention. As is common with good Southern BBQ joints, folks come for the food, not the interior decorating. Their BBQ Wings are great! The sliced pork is also really good, especially when joined by their... More 

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Additional Information about Fat Boys' Bar-b-q

Address: 15333 Hwy 27, Lake Wales, FL 33859-2553
Phone Number: 863-638-2803
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake Wales
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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