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Fat Larry's

7537 Hwy 70, Bartlett, TN 38133
(901) 386-1900
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Ranked #32 of 72 Restaurants in Bartlett
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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English first
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I've been to Fat Larry's twice in the autumn of 2014. The BBQ is very good, ditto for the french fries and the slaw. The beer is ice cold. After that, things go downhill a bit. The ribs are just average, at best. The desserts are horrible, and we tried several. Our service was very good both visits. We will... More 

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Memphis, TN
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Very good BBQ...pork, chicken, ribs and brisket. Lunch time meat and two plates are a great value. Great desserts...coconut cake, fried pies, banana pudding, etc. Restaurant serves steaks and other foods for those who may not be in the mood for BBQ. Lots of foods here are made from scratch. Not real fancy but a very good value...I eat here... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
Top Contributor
215 reviews 215 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We used to eat lunch here when we first moved here, because it was close to home. I was never wowed by any of it, and soon discovered there is much better BBQ in Memphis. I've lived here for two years, now and I would NEVER recommend anyone come to Bartlett for BBQ. Memphis is known for their BBQ...not Bartlett.... More 

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Bartlett, Tennessee
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Fat Larry's is not a place I will return to. Food was bad and service sucked. We tried their food on 2 occasions . The first time the food was at best so~so but the service was bad. I decided that Fat Larry's was having a bad night so we tried them again. BAD MOVE. The ribs were the worst... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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95 reviews 95 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

Making a trip through Memphis from South Florida always has a BBQ stop in the itinerary. Sorry but Florida is not a BBQ haven. While in Bartlett TN, just north of Memphis, I heard about Fat Larry's. My usual is Cozy Corner or Central, so I ventured to Fat Larry's. The building itself lacked charm...code word for not so neat.... More 

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Dublin, Ohio
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144 reviews 144 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We did take out of the BBQ pork sandwiches. The smoked meat was tasty and tender, the sauce is on the sweet side so if you do not like sweet sauces do not get original. Get the cole slaw on the side if doing take out so the buns do not get soggy. Fat Larry's is reasonably priced and very... More 

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Fredericksburg TX
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

Lunchtime sandwich plate was delicious and filling. They have a good selection of sides--the reasonable price includes two choices. Dining area was clean and service was quick. We found Fat Larry's by accident in 2013 and came back on purpose in 2014. We plan to eat on their patio on our 2015 trip to Memphis!

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Bartlett, Tennessee
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Good food for the price. Atmosphere not anything special, but the food is worth it. You have to try the banana pudding.

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Food? Nasty. Service? Awful. Owner? Fat, loud & very rude. Eat BBQ elsewhere. The place smells like old grease and the servers think they are better than you

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Excellent food but service left a lot to be desired. Great choices on the menu. Wait staff seemed stressed out as she was the only one waiting tables.

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Additional Information about Fat Larry's

Address: 7537 Hwy 70, Bartlett, TN 38133
Phone Number: (901) 386-1900
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Bartlett
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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