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“Worst in town” 1 of 5 stars
Review of FATZ

FATZ
2610 W Stone Dr, Kingsport, TN 37660-2300
423- 392-9885
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Ranked #15 of 211 Restaurants in Kingsport
Price range: $6 - $18
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Takeout
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.
Kingsport, Tennessee, United States
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49 reviews 49 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Worst in town”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

when we went there we were waited on and asked what we wanted to drink. we waited about 20 minutes and still waiting ((for sweet tea))
we saw the waiter sittind at a booth talking to friends, we got up and walked out.. followed by management who begged us to come back in. to no avail. once I have a bad experence i will not give you a second chance . Good Luck if you go there.

Visited August 2012
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CafeEnterprises, Manager at FATZ, responded to this review, January 9, 2013
We are sorry to hear that the level of service you recently experienced at FATZ did not match that for which we are known. We take your feedback very seriously and will share it with the team.
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  • English first
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English first
Southeasten Virginia
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117 reviews 117 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
“Very accommodating”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Each time we visit my 98 year old mother in law, she asks to go to Fatz. The food is well above average for a chain. In fact, they had just added some new chicken dishes to their menu. Last night I tried their chicken parm sandwich which was so delicious. The marinara sauce was just perfect and the portion was substantial.

This restaurant is very accommodating to "sharing a meal". Since my 98 year old mother eats such a small amount, she always splits her meal with one of us. They are very generous with bringing her a separate salad and do everything to make the dining experience a delightful one.

We love their onion rings (which are not on the menu other than saying they are a garnish for one of their steak dishes)....but ask for them. The serving is huge and enough for 4 or 5 people. And they are delicious!

We highly recommend this for a casual night out. Service is very good. It can get busy, so get their early.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“It may be a chain restaurant, but at least they did it right.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

I ate here three times in a four day business trip, so I kind of liked it. The food is what you would expect out of a chain restaurant but with a little extra care. Everything was reasonably priced, and the service was great.

This chain has a nicer atmosphere, food, and staff than most other places like it. I wasn't blown away by the place, but pleasantly surprised.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Marysville, Ohio
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Bland corporate fare”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Just another featurless chain that doesn't really have anything to offer.
Nothing on the menu can be classified as great, it's all mediocre at best. The BBQ sauce is nasty and the chicken strip things they are so proud of are not as good as any from a chickken chain.
I only go when business associates want to go and I think they only choose it as it's the closest place where once can order alcohol with a meal in the area.
Better choices east on Stone Drive.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Tn
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89 reviews 89 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“First visit and very pleased”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

Took some out of state family to Fatz. I hadn't even tried it,
but checked out the menu on line and looked good. 3 adults
and 2 teenagers. We all got one of the lunch combo's. The
broccoli cheese was very good with a grilled cheese. and the
calabash wrap was good too, our serve Katalin was super nice
she kept our drinks filled. I will for sure go back and my family
asked to eat there again when they visit.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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