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Fat Jacks Barbecue

6207 Monona Dr, Monona, Madison, WI 53716-3934
+1 608-221-4220
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“ribs” (40 reviews)
“pork” (9 reviews)
“cole slaw” (4 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
6207 Monona Dr, Monona, Madison, WI 53716-3934
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

The chicken was ok. My husband ordered pork and it was very fatty. Coleslaw, mac n cheese were both terrible. There was no salad bar as stated on menu. The best part of our meal was the garlic bread. We were told they just opened...More

Thank Cindi A
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Nothing fancy on the outside. As good as I remembered. Great barbecue chicken and ribs. Wonderful sides and you'll never leave hungry. Always stop by in Monona.

Thank arnoldp215
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Visiting Madison and decided to try this place on a Tuesday evening. Fortunate for me! Tuesday night special was ribs and chicken, all you can eat. Both were cooked just right and the rub was excellent. The smoke flavor was perfect. i've eaten a lot...More

Thank Russell C
Reviewed 7 October 2017

need to be real hungry. Lots of great barbeque. Good for lunch or dinner. One of the best local places for bbq

Thank mseeliger
Reviewed 9 August 2017

After getting picked up at the Dutch Mill Road bus stop it made perfect sense to grab dinner from this restaurant on Monona Drive. They're not usually open midday when we pass through Monona. What a treat. Got BBQ chicken and pork and onion rings...More

Thank yosconnie
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We had an awesome experience here. Loved the wait staff, loved the food. What the salad bar lacked in vegetables it made up in dressings. Try the Apple Cider Vinaigrette. I had the pork dinner and thoroughly enjoyed it.

Thank Bobbi B
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Good food and plenty of it for $13.00/person.... All three of us had the All-you-can-eat barbeque chicken and rib platter. There was more than enough to eat. I personally thought the chicken was a little dry, but thoroughly enjoyed 2 helpings of ribs... so did...More

Thank treborl2016
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We asked if we could split a dinner and were told "Sure". We're not told abt the $4 charge for sharing. It's OK but we should have been made aware.

1  Thank Zhgma
Reviewed 20 June 2017

I have been going to Fat Jack's since I was a toddler! Very friendly staff & owners who always treat guests with respect. Their food is my benchmark of BBQ. No, they do not have the overbearing sauce which many associate with BBQ, they smoke...More

1  Thank Lax1942
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Stop in on a Tuesday, excited by the all you can eat chicken and rib combo for 13.95 (like I could eat more than one plate fill but still), food came out fast, Maybe too fast....two sauces on the table and waitress said they had...More

1  Thank Sportcourtguy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 17
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6207 Monona Dr, Monona, Madison, WI 53716-3934
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison  >  Monona
  • Phone Number: +1 608-221-4220
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