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Big Fatty's BBQ

186 S Main St, White River Junction, Hartford, VT 05001-7069
+1 802-295-5513
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (33 reviews)
“pulled pork” (37 reviews)
“coleslaw” (17 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
186 S Main St, White River Junction, Hartford, VT 05001-7069
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A local place that has some real tasty dishes . A large selection of locally brewed beers and I.P.A. s. Quaint , come as you are and have some BBQ. Burgers, ribs , brisket etc

Thank BlahBlah22
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

It was wet and flavorless. No smoke rings. Ribs and pulled pork had no taste at all. Like they were cooked in water. Cole slaw was like what you get at a chain grocery store. I won’t even think about going back.

Thank mfriesel
Brandon F, Owner at Big Fatty's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2017

Thank you for stopping in and I am sorry we meet your expectations. We do smoke everything in house. The smoker is actually in the dining room. I do hope you have a good Holiday! Brandon

Reviewed October 31, 2017

A friend was playing music at Big Fatty's one night so we went for the music and the food. Was not disappointed! Terrific atmosphere. Laid back, rustic interiour with lots of tables, both sit down and stand up. Menu written on chalk boards and a...More

Thank Travelcrow
Brandon F, Owner at Big Fatty's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2017

Thanks for a great review!! See you again soon. Brandon

Reviewed October 21, 2017

Beer selection is amazing and visit Crowler Pit next door!!>..Menu and prices and staff are awesome!!! Thanks!!

Thank CoachK2525
Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

The restaurant strikes me as a locals place and yet only one couple that joined me at the large communal table was from the immediate area. There are daily specials and the day I went the regular sliders were only a dollar so I had...More

Thank Dianeinla
Reviewed September 30, 2017

Big Fatty's is a casual local favorite on the main drag. We had high hopes when we arrived; it looked like a fun place for inexpensive BBQ and beer. The beer was terrific, but the food was mediocre and the service, which started out well,...More

Thank Rebecca1921
Reviewed September 30, 2017

A little noisy but great BBQ. Salad bar very good, staff kind and capable. Would heartily recommend. Beer selection of local brews quite large. Will go anytime wanting BBQ.

Thank TravelerJCB
Reviewed September 16, 2017

First- a GREAT beer selection and the gentleman behind the counter (Mike I think?) Could not have been nicer or more knowledgeable about the beers. Food was just so-so. Wings in sriracha rub were very tasty, and a very nice chunky blue cheese dressing for...More

Thank CHARLESHOrlando
Reviewed September 11, 2017

I had read the reviews and decided I couldn't miss this restaurant while in the area. I went for an early dinner at 5:30PM on a Monday night and there already was a line of 8 people to place their orders. The restaurant probably had...More

Thank Larry B
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Went here from word of a friend while working the Vermont-New Hampshire border. The brisket was juicey, smoked through, favorable, and thick! I used the table sauce and couldn't stop eating haha! The Mac N Cheese was thick and rich, very cheesy and reminded me...More

Thank Edward R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 186 S Main St, White River Junction, Hartford, VT 05001-7069
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Hartford  >  White River Junction
  • Phone Number: +1 802-295-5513
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