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All 106 Carbondale Restaurants

Fat Patties

611B S Illinois Ave, Carbondale, IL 62901-2816
618-529-3287
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Ranked #15 of 106 Restaurants in Carbondale
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers
Dining options: Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Delivery, Late Night
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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136 reviews 136 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

Small diner like setting. Service is slow, 15 minutes for our order when place was empty, but well worth the wait.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

The burgers were pretty good the corn nuggets were fresh we got No refills the person that bought our food was to busy running around I mean just because I wasnt a regular doesnt mean I dont deserve the same service as a college kid !!! I wont be back

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Carbondale, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

An eclectic atmosphere and some interesting burgers makes this a place that an old person like me will put up with the "student" clientele to enjoy. Love the sauce they serve with the fried green beans! I appreciate the wee burgers, a small burger with all the trimmings found on their big burgers. They deliver too!

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Lance J, Manager at Fat Patties, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are happy you felt comfortable here and hope you will return in the near future! Glad you liked the Wee Patty with fried green beans ! We do love our dipping sauce, it's great with the chips too! We are grateful for the review and strive to keep our customers happy and continue to... More

McFarland, Wisconsin
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75 reviews 75 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Was passing through town and found some good online reviews for Fat Patties. The place lived up to the reviews, burger was great and had kind of a great flame-broiled taste that would trump Burger King any day of the week. Would certainly go back if I was in town again.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Fantastic food. The french fries was beyond compare as well as the bacon cheeseburger. I would highly recommend this restaurant to everyone.

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Las Vegas, NV
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148 reviews 148 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
267 helpful votes 267 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We had been on a road trip for weeks and didn't feel like going out. The hotel clerk at the Hampton Inn recommended Fat Patties for delivery and we were very pleased. We ordered great big salads (one with a burger patty) and there was no service charge, and, it was delivered within 20 minutes! :)

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Carbondale - SIU
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Greasy burgers, but they are fresh, good meat & bread. Fries are O.K. Good beef brisket. Reasonably clean. Good prices on alcoholic beverages.

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Carbondale, Illinois
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56 reviews 56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I do not understand the fascination with this place other than people who are writing the reviews are attempting to curry favor with the owner who is a member of the Carbondale City Council. I ate there twice and will not eat there again. The burgers are dry and at best mediocre. The fries are typically cold. The staff is... More

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Schererville, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Took my son and his girl friend to Fat Patties when I went to visit them in C-dale. I was going to get them a steak, but most of the reviews about the steakhouses in town were blah! I had the Bucky Dome burger with an extra pattie because I was starving. The regular Bucky has a burger, topped with... More

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Carbondale, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This place is fantastic! It's a great place to get good fat burgers with some beer, and some fries! This is definitely my favorite burger place in town! You should certainly give it a try!

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