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$6 - $13
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Reviewed June 5, 2019

Me and my mom were out browsing and after she got a haircut, we were driving by and stopped in. My mom loves seafood and we ordered and when our food came she thought we were eating there. I was ready to go home so...I got it to-go. the restaurant was clean and roomy, there was only a couple people there on a Saturday before 3pm. I ordered us a family size filet box that came with fries, hush puppies and maybe coleslaw( I forgot). I had been seeing this place for years and always kept going or they were closed when I did stop. the fish was ok, just average in taste . restaurant clean, waitress helpful and pleasant. I guess with the name I was looking for more spice.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Mervat K, Owner at FAT Daddy's Fish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2019

Hello Carla, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm glad to see the customer service was a great experience for you! We strive to perfect the taste of our fish. However, as you know everyone has different taste buds. When...More

Reviewed January 24, 2018

Didn’t know what to expect from the outside, but nicer inside. Poorly designed menu (contains what, portions, etc.). Wanted it to be better, but it wasn’t. Got the 2 piece fish and fries. Fish tasteless and fries out of a bag. Wife’s shrimp was cooked...to long and was rubbery. Go if you want, hope for the best.More

Date of visit: January 2018
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Mervat K, Owner at FAT Daddy's Fish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2018

Hello Al, I'm sorry for the late response. I apologize for your experience with us and it's a shame that you had a bad first experience. As you know we take pride in our fried fish and shrimp and I can assure you if you...More

Reviewed November 8, 2017

While fried food is not my favorite, when I have to have hush puppies, fried shrimp, and shrimp po'boys, this is the best place on the planet. The shrimp are butterflied and then dipped in a light batter. The hush puppies are well seasoned and...obviously home-made. Service has been great every time we have been. Don't be put-off by the exterior appearance, this is a really good restaurant.More

Date of visit: November 2017
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Mervat K, Owner at FAT Daddy's Fish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2018

Hello Alex, We appreciate you taking the time to give us a review and glad that you enjoyed the food! Thank you for supporting our small business. Don't forget to stop by for our FRIDAY NIGHT KARAOKE and remember BYOB.

Reviewed October 19, 2017

The food is awesome for fried catfish & shrimp! Absolutely wonderful. I was a little suspect when we pulled up front and walked into the almost empty dining area. My daughter and her family come here often and couldn't believe how empty it was but...she just said you will see. The server was very good and attentive, but when he brought out the meal I was blown away. That was the best catfish fillet ever. Definitely rivals a whole catfish, but without the bones! NOT the FLAT cooked to a crisp belly meat. Truly the tenderloin strip and top half of the sides. The shrimp could have been from Dirty Al's if we were so far away from the gulf. OK, why a 4? Well the facility could use some remodeling on the inside.More

Date of visit: October 2017
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Mervat K, Owner at FAT Daddy's Fish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2018

We appreciate you taking the time to give us a review and glad that you enjoyed the food! We have taken your advice and have started remodeling the inside and the out. Thank you for supporting our small business. Don't forget to stop by for...More

Reviewed September 13, 2017

I love seafood. The catfish was not that great, not much taste. The hush puppies and the onion rings are the best thing we ate. Hand battered goodness.More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Mervat K, Owner at FAT Daddy's Fish Grill, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2018

Hello, I'm sorry for the late response. I apologize for your experience with us and it's a shame that the catfish wasn't to your tasting. As you know we take pride in our fried fish and shrimp and I can assure you if you gave...More

Reviewed March 26, 2014

We chose Fat Daddy's based on the good reviews on TripAdvisor. When we walked in on a Saturday evening and the restaurant was empty, we should have been suspicious. Once we were seated and had our drinks, we proceeded to order shrimp (by it's name,...we assumed this restaurant served seafood). We were told they were out of shrimp. Disappointed, we decided to make the best of it. I ordered a hamburger and have mushrooms added (it was listed as an add-on choice). Guess what?? No mushrooms. The waitress looked surprised to see mushrooms as a choice on the menu when I pointed it out to her. Anyway, the food was ordinary - not great. And, to top it off, there wasn't any toilet paper in the restroom. Maybe we were there on an "off" day, but I wouldn't chance it if I were you. Not going back....More

Date of visit: March 2014
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Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

Better than fish I have had in Dallas!! Seasoned, crunchy, and fresh! Shrimp that are HUGE and not overcooked.Tried the wings as well big and very tasty.Will be a repeat customer! Staff are very friendly and welcoming.Only complaint ..wish the bar was better stocked.♥♡♥♡♥

Date of visit: September 2013
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Reviewed September 24, 2013

Damon Ginnard is a one of a kind chef. Cleveland will soon be able to recognize him as an elite chef. His French Bread pizzas are out of this world. The mahi mahi sandwich is crazy good. Like crazy good. It's hard to get a...good fish sandwich that isn't fried. His food takes pride in not running to the fryer every other second. Sure, there are fries and a few other dunkable items, but, for the most part.. this is elevated bar food. I will definitely be back to try other items on the menu. But this place rules!More

Date of visit: September 2013
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Reviewed August 9, 2013

Please try this place & don't let the sparse outside (or inside!) fool you...the food is delicious! The owner & staff are very friendly & hands on. We split everything & it was plenty for two. We loved the Crabcake appetizer & then requested the...blackened salmon & shrimp....loved it also! The homemade hushpuppies and the cocktail & tartar sauces are excellent. I didn't care for the french fries (too greasy/soggy for me), so I suggest ordering the veggies instead of fries. A nice, cold beer made the dinner even better!More

Date of visit: August 2013
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Fantastic fish meals. My personal favorite is their grilled fish and grilled veggies; but, their fried fish and hush puppies are great, too. Down home cooking. It's north of I-20 on HWY 148 on the right side of the road, just before you get to...HWY 80 business which is across the railroad tracks, so if you get to the railroad tracks just before the light, you've gone too far. Also, they're closed on Monday and Tuesday.More

Date of visit: July 2013
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