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1235 E Dixon Boulevard, Shelby, NC 28152-6841
704-482-8116
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout
Description: At FATZ, we serve your favorite American fare with a delicious twist. From...
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.FATZ is committed to the highest standards of fresh quality food preparation with the finest of ingredients.
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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Better than average in Shelby

Have gone there several times for either ribs or chicken fingers. Always have been very good until the last visit a few days ago. The ribs were over done and the cook was heavy handed with the seasoning. Quite salty and we could not finish our entrees. The waitress applied a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
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kings mountian, nc
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English first
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

This was our first visit to any Fatz restaurant and they didn't disappoint. The server gave us a sample of their famous chicken, excellent by the way. My daughter thoroughly enjoyed her shrimp and grits, I enjoyed the chicken pot pie and my oldest and wife had chicken and pasta dishes. All delicious. The service was very good. I highly... More 

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Kings Mountain, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Had steak and ribs combo. Steak was perfectly cooked. Ribs had just the right amount of sauce. Mandy gave us great service as well

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Denver, Colorado
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The calabash chicken was fantastic, and the wait staff was very friendly! Our server, Alex, made our dining experience fun, and we were very satisfied with the food.

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Knightdale, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

The food is okay, it is nice that they give you free chicken if you tell them that you haven't been there before. The only thing is that it seems to take very long to get the food there, even when its not busy. Not sure why but everything else is ok. Not amazing, just good.

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kings mountian, nc
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Have gone there several times for either ribs or chicken fingers. Always have been very good until the last visit a few days ago. The ribs were over done and the cook was heavy handed with the seasoning. Quite salty and we could not finish our entrees. The waitress applied a discount and was very nice about it. As she... More 

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Very family friendly. Excellent food. Within walking distance of AS, literally across the parking lot.

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Rutherfordton
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We stopped here last night and were more than disappointed. I ordered the fried fish. When it arrived at the table and I took my first bite I found it "mushy" not flaky as fish should be. Then, I noticed a puddle on my plate. I put my finger in it and concluded it was oil. There was probably an... More 

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CafeEnterprises, General Manager at FATZ, responded to this review

Dear Joanne: We are terribly sorry to hear that you had a disappointing dining experience at FATZ in Shelby, NC and we extend our sincerest apologies for not living up to your expectations. Thank you for providing your feedback as we can’t improve without it. Sincerely, Nate Redmon, Operating Partner FATZ Cafe 1235 E. Dixon Blvd. Shelby, NC 28152 fatzshelby@fatz.com... More 

Fernandina Beach FL
Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Stopped by for lunch mid-week and were promptly seated and beverage order taken. When the server found out this was our first time at a Fatz restaurant we were rewarded with a free appetizer serving of their calabash chicken. Service was excellent and food was tasty, served hot and promptly. Will definately return on future trips.

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San Diego, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

After an all-day flight from the west coast and a drive from Charlotte, this sounded like a good place to stop for an evening meal. And it was... the food was good - good Southern fare. Nothing extra-special, but certainly nothing wrong with it - exactly what we were looking for. But the service... WOW. You hear about how friendly... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I usually get the cheese fries to start and for dinner their salads and baked potatoes are to die for. Always nice people and service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1235 E Dixon Boulevard, Shelby, NC 28152-6841
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Shelby
  • Phone Number: 704-482-8116

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 18
  • Cuisine: American

Description

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.FATZ is committed to the highest standards of fresh quality food preparation with the finest of ingredients.

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