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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” (32 reviews)
“pulled pork” (37 reviews)
“coleslaw” (17 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
186 S Main St, White River Junction, Hartford, VT 05001-7069
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed September 7, 2017

I am correcting my overall rating of this restaurant. The first time I accidently picked the wrong end of the rating. If you like BBQ, this is the place to go when in the White River Junction Vermont area. It is not a fancy place,...More

Thank Dennis J
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

I tried the challenge and failed. 4.5lb meal. 2.5lbs pulled pork, 1 lb bun, 1 lb fries. It was fun and I would have succeed if it wasn't for all that bread. The food there was awesome and I love the small home town vibe....More

Thank rhh720
Reviewed September 3, 2017

Went here a couple weeks ago on a Saturday night. I did a search for BBQ in White River and when I saw the name Big Fattys I just had to try it out. I'm glad we did. I got the brisket and my wife...More

Thank John K
Reviewed August 29, 2017

So - a TV show needs to visit this place! Maybe they have. WONDERFUL brisket, ribs - you name it! Huge portions and a local "joint". So glad we found it.

Thank rndtompkins
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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
Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
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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