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“Great wait staff”
Review of FATZ

Ranked #9 of 110 Restaurants in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $18
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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.
Bristol, Tennessee
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46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great wait staff”
Reviewed April 24, 2013

Good food and the wait staff has always been outstanding. The menu is different from a lot of chains with Shrimp & Grits and Fried Green Tomatoes. Great house salad!

Visited February 2013
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English first
Bristol, TN
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Good food and excellent service”
Reviewed April 6, 2013

We eat here often & have never been disappointed. It's a large menu complete with full bar. We always go a little early, around 5:30 to 6:00 & we're always seated & waited on immediately. Sometimes we call in an order for carry out. It's almost always ready when they say it will be, plus, they usually add in extra rolls & condiments. The server that puts together my take out order usually meets me at the cash register to make sure the order is correct. Mistakes can happen but it's very rare. So, I highly recommend this restaurant, good food, excellent service & the manager always comes by at least once to make sure everything is ok.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Senjen
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43 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Good Food with Good Service”
Reviewed April 4, 2013

This was our first visit to a Fatz restaurant. The location is a few miles north of Bristol Motor Speedway. I-81, exit 69 to highway 394, then left on 11E will get you there. NASCAR fans are probably familiar with the area. The restaurant entrance can easily be missed, if you don't know exactly where to turn. Volunteer Parkway is a very busy and hectic road, so you have to pay close attention as you're driving the area.

It was a Saturday mid-afternoon when we arrived, and although the restaurant was somewhat busy, there was ample parking near the front entrance. We were greeted inside, near the front entrance, and promptly seated. Our waitress was at our table as expected, and soon brought our drinks along with some hot fresh bread. The bread is served with cinnamon butter, but there are only 4 small rolls in the basket. She did come back and ask if we wanted more bread; we opted to have the extra fresh bread delivered with our meal.

Our food arrived in a timely manner. We had the "Citrus-Grilled Chicken" and the "12 oz. Ribeye", both with baked potatoes. We also had a bowl of delicious chili. On cue, our waitress brought hot fresh bread with our meal. The chicken and the steak were both scrumptious. Our drinks were refilled multiple times, and she offered to bring us "to-go" drinks at the end of our meal.

The price was pretty close to what I would pay at most other comparable restaurants like Applebee's, Logan's, etc. (about mid-range cost).

The service was good, the food was good, the portions were larger than other similar restaurants, and the price was about what I expected. I will definitely eat at Fatz again, and would certainly recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for good food with good service.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank 3gw
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Bristol, Virginia, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Best First Impression”
Reviewed February 6, 2013

Being our first time at FATZ, we were met with a welcoming smile and open arms. Our server was wonderful and the service and food was exceptional. We now have a new place to eat at and frequent. I can't say anything bad about this place at all! If you have never eaten there, you must try it at least once!

Thank you for such a wonderful time!

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Daniel L
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Pikeville, Kentucky
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great Food”
Reviewed February 3, 2013

Great food at good price. I have eaten here more than once and have not been disappointed,. The salads are fresh, the chicken tenders are exceptional, Love this place,

Visited December 2012
Thank Darlene F
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