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The Fatted Calf

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112 E. Rusk St, Rockwall, TX
972-722-3343
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 19
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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There for a late breakfast. Food was excellent and portions were generous. Staff was delightful. I'll definitely return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
ideamtn
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Gloucester, Virginia
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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Gloucester, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

There for a late breakfast. Food was excellent and portions were generous. Staff was delightful. I'll definitely return.

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Rockwall, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

From the moment you walk in you feel the friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Casual dining, reasonably priced with five star food. Extensive wine list with Sunday night wine special. The wait staff and management make you feel like family and you are being welcomed into their home. We have only been there for dinner, but I am sure other meals... More 

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Dallas, TX
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

An odd niche between upscale restaurant and breakfast diner, but with consistently good food. Go for the specials at dinner.

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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Our kids raved about this place so my wife and I tried it for lunch. Food was OK but not special. The price was unexpectedly high. Overall experience was just meh.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Nightmare for parking. I just drive on by now and go elsewhere. Pricey for regular food. Just my opinion

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Dallas, Texas
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189 reviews 189 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

First time "Brunching" here. Wasn't overly crowded (it was a Wednesday morning) but there was a large special party in arear room. We had eggs Benedict coffee and a very good Bloody Mary. Not too hot not too mild. Service was fast and courteous. Food was good and drinks mixed well. Looks like an ideal type place for larger groups.... More 

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Plano, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We have been to The Fatted Calf 4 times - all for breakfast. I can't speak for the dinner menu, but we LOVE the breakfast. The service is great, the food is fresh and the complimentary strawberry preserves are wonderful. Biscuits and gravy are great, the Eggs Benedict is great and the Breakfast sandwich is very tasty. I highly recommend... More 

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Kaufman, Texas, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We'd put off trying the Fatted Calf because reviews weren't that positive. But, our experience was one of the best at a Rockwall downtown venue. We found it to be a good place to relax, have some drinks, listen to a guitarist and have really great food. I had the salmon and loved it. Limited menu with interesting combinations, but... More 

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texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We love eating at the downtown square restaurants. This is one of our favorite breakfast areas! Service is iffy depends on the waiter or waitress. Our last waiter was great but the one before that was horrible. Apparently he knew the people sitting behind us and decided to have a get together with them instead of getting us our drinks... More 

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Rockwall, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Cozy place with good food, good drinks, and good entertainment. It's a nice place to go for some comfort food and a relaxing evening.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 112 E. Rusk St, Rockwall, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Rockwall
  • Phone Number: 972-722-3343

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Diner
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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