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107 Sawmill Village Ln, Franklin, NC 28734-4794
+1 828-524-5265
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar
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107 Sawmill Village Ln, Franklin, NC 28734-4794
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly service. Wide variety menu. Their salads are my favorites. Famous for their chicken. I also enjoyed the chicken and wafles.

Thank vickih8282017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here many months ago and just recently revisited. The restaurant is still good but there has been a recent management change that has affected some of the policies. Used to be able to substitute sides with no extra charge, but that has changed. It...More

1  Thank dkpruitt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Calabash Chicken and those amazing donutish rolls!!! Wow! We ate like Kings! My sons steak was cooked perfect, we absolutely LOVED this place. Our waitress, a Southern Georgia transplant, was one of the best waitresses we've ever had in a restaurant. And the Whiskey Biscuit...More

Thank kris-fla
Reviewed 10 December 2017

This was, by far, the worst experience I've had at a restaurant. Firstly, their HEAT was one in JULY! This greatly annoyed me. Also, the food took 70 minutes to get to us. They were "backed up" but, a family that arrived after we got...More

1  Thank lilfroosh
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We hadn't been to Fatz Cafe in a long time but enjoyed our evening. We all liked our food but really find our server, Rich, to be professional, friendly, knowledgeable of the menu, and helpful. I have never returned to a restaurant and requested a...More

Thank RevRmg
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We decided to try Fatz again and were pleasantly surprised. Management checked in with us and was most helpful. Food was good.

Thank NanJan02
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Stopped by on Monday at 12 ish. Nobody here. Kinda surprising. Seated immediately. Great service, great food. Highly recommend the hamburger and fries.

Thank KristyMcCullers
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

This was my first time back since early may. My food & service was great. Throughout my meal with my children, a manager, & 2 employees, which I asked the host whose names were James, Amanda, & carol, carol being a manager. Were having a...More

1  Thank GroveAngel
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

This place is packed during the peak fall season. Traveling solo, I decided to sit at the bar rather than take up a table. The bartender was great. She hustled to pour an abundance of drinks as well as take and serve food orders for...More

1  Thank jaxjohnson
Reviewed 25 October 2017

everything was amazing except the ribeye. there was no seasonings. The ribs and the potato salad was amazing

Thank Misty M
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Bryan and Patty S
16 January 2017|
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Response from Flamingazalea | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they can answer that question.. Our Daughter is Celiac & they were very helpful in answering all of her food questions.. She had a meal that was Gluten Free!! And enjoyed it!!
27 November 2015|
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Response from LARRY S | Reviewed this property |
Received this too late to answer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 18
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 Sawmill Village Ln, Franklin, NC 28734-4794
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 828-524-5265
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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. ‎
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