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611B S Illinois Ave, Carbondale, IL 62901-2816
618-529-3287
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Ranked #18 of 108 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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Paducah, Kentucky
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Definitely an eclectic place with a hipster vibe. Food was really just ok. It was fun though and the staff was friendly.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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138 reviews 138 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

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

Faith0807, My apologies for the lack of service that you received. As you noticed, we don't have any employees just standing around. We have all customers begin their visit by placing an order and paying at the front counter. While we do bring your food to the table, we do not have "table service" in our restaurant. Our standard practice... More 

Carbondale, Illinois
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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80 reviews 80 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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150 reviews 150 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
269 helpful votes 269 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Lance J, Owner at Fat Patties, responded to this review

My apologies for your lack of service. We do our best to provide great food in a fun and friendly atmosphere. While we will do what we can to provide you with any items that you may want to enjoy your meal, we do not offer "table service" in our restaurant. After placing your order and paying for it at... More 

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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Additional Information about Fat Patties

Address: 611B S Illinois Ave, Carbondale, IL 62901-2816
Phone Number: 618-529-3287
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Carbondale
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

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