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The Fatted Calf

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

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  • 32
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  • 19
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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
Brunch

Atmosphere is upbeat and fun with a casual modern decor. The staff is professional and very accommodating. The service is exceptional. Our party ordered pancakes, spinach omelet and huevos rancheros. Food arrived promptly and the only real criticism is the lack of seasoning. I'm not a lover of salt... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
Vmfisher73
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Lumberton, New Jersey, United States
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Lumberton, New Jersey, United States
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Atmosphere is upbeat and fun with a casual modern decor. The staff is professional and very accommodating. The service is exceptional. Our party ordered pancakes, spinach omelet and huevos rancheros. Food arrived promptly and the only real criticism is the lack of seasoning. I'm not a lover of salt but for both egg dishes, the salt was lacking. Other than... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

This is one of the best places in Rockwall to eat period end of sentence. All your favorite comfort food updated and improved. A world class place with a home town feel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We eat here about once every three months and have been to their holiday buffets. It is very good and we have had nothing disappointing. The brunches Are dry good and their homemade strawberry preserves are worth buying more to take home (in fact they are for sale at the Satirday morning farmers market just outside, along with fresh bread... More 

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Heath, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Just had lunch at FC. Very busy lunch hour today so the service was a little slow and somewhat spotty. Nothing major, but the young lady waiting on us did things like forget to bring ketchup after asked for it, had to be asked for coffee or tea refills. The food was good as it consistently is here. I had... More 

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Rockwall, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We decided to try something new other than the organic coffee house we usually do eat out breakfast at and we are so glad we did. Although the coffee is just ol regular coffee, the food was great. We had a strawberry waffle, omelet, and biscuit sliders and all were equally delicious. Service was consistent even though they were busy.... More 

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Dallas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I have eaten here 4 times in the last 3 weeks and every visit brings a surprise. The brunch is absolutely the best in my opinion, however the service can be surprisingly good or disappointingly bad. It does seem better when the young manager is around. And, I must say that the hostesses are always a delight. On Tuesday night... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We love this place. We usually visit once a week for breakfast or lunch. The food is excellent! The service isn't always the greatest, but the quality of the meals more than makes up for it.

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Marble Falls, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Had the biscuits and gravy with poblano pepper and sausage and fried egg shared by two with hash browns and more than enough. It wasn't real busy at 8am on a saturday but have seen lines out the door. Very diverse menu, great waitstaff and food was served very warm. Nice place on the square but with all the construction... More 

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Gloucester, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

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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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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Additional Information about The Fatted Calf

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

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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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