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The Fatted Calf

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112 E Rusk St, Rockwall, TX 75087-3725
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food and service is great. Had the salmon and it was delicious. Little pricey but worth it! Have been several times and always good service and food.

Thank Renee K
Garland, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the home town restaurants. The food was excellent. Tried the southern blt and pub burgers - would order either again. Also had a waffle as we came at brunch and it was amazing!!!! Ready to try dinner next time.

Thank Diana D
Rowlett, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had been there before and was happy to introduce 3 of my friends as new customers. It went very badly. All 4 of us had problems with the meal. T

Thank HappyGram5310
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had breakfast of blueberry pancakes, fried eggs, patty sausage, and coffee. Coffee was hot and brewed well. Good flavor. Breakfast took unusual amount of time to be served as retaurant was not busy. Pancakes were of a generous size and were light and fluffy. Eggs were slightly under cooked but edible. sausage was just ok. Did not have much flavor.... More 

Thank DickCar
Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I eat here frequently. I love the fried green tomatoes. They don't change the menu often, but usually have specials. Great choice for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Thank James A
Rockwall, Texas
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9 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like the food here, but last time I was here I waited over an hour to get my food and the restaurant wasn't busy at all. I even wrote to the owner and never heard back from them. They are very pricey for the portions you get.

Thank truthful77777
Sachse, Texas
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love coming to The Fatted Calf for breakfast on the weekends. It's busy, but you can stroll the farmer's market on Saturday while you wait for your table. They have quick service, so never too long of a wait. It's worth it! Fresh local ingredients make everything taste so good. Especially the homemade biscuits and freezer jam. Yum! We... More 

Thank Lori R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Fatted Calf food never disappoints. Nice atmosphere, good service, nice location. Always a good choice.

Thank Carlos C
Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Mussels were delicious in a tomato broth, bay scallops were tender and nicely seasoned.Potatoes and rolls accompanied the hearty meal. Good wine selection.

Thank patricia11182015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

My hubby and I are not big fans of the dinner menu, however the brunch menu has SO many great choices that it is almost impossible to decide. My hubby and I were seated promptly today even though there were only two open tables (no booths) available. Our waiter acknowledged us quickly and had water to us by the time... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $37
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 E Rusk St, Rockwall, TX 75087-3725
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Rockwall
  • Phone Number: 19727223343
Chef Ted Grieb has taken his talent to a new level ! The Fatted Calf, on the square in downtown Rockwall, specializes in "Down Home Chic" food at a reasonable price. Formerly Old Timers, the Fatted Calf is a comfortable, upscale restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner Tuesday through Sunday. Special dinners and evening events take place throughout the year. Daily specials are offered and feature only the freshest, seasonal ingredients. The genesis of the restaurant came from the need for a high quality, comfortable dining establishment in Rockwall. Ted was raised by his mother (a great cook) and father (a great fisherman) in southern New Jersey where he developed a love for farm fresh food, freshly caught seafood and large portions! Everyone in the family has a love for food, including his sister Beth who makes the jams, pastries and desserts for the restaurant. Chef Ted has made his home in Rockwall with his wife, two adorable daughters, four crazy dogs and three friendly cows. Manager Blake Kirk is always available to help you find a table or place an order! They have both been essential in the opening and management of The Fatted Calf. They and the staff at the Fatted Calf aim to please and will always greet you with a smile. Shoreline Restaurant Corp., The owners of Culpepper's and The Oar House as well, saw the talent of Chef Ted and the opportunity to take The Fatted Calf to a new level. The Fatted Calf moniker refers to the daily celebration to be had at the restaurant, where friends and family can meet for a quick bite or an extended stay. Come check out our beautiful new look and our fabulous bar. Happy Hour and dinner will be a must !

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