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Fatty's Pub and Grill

) #1 of 77 Restaurants in DeKalb ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Bar, Pub
1312 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115-2906
+1 815-758-7737
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“potato salad” (37 reviews)
“cajun fried” (8 reviews)
“burger” (23 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
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1312 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115-2906
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Reviews (155)
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1 - 10 of 155 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had reservations for a party of 8 and they sat us in a room by ourselves on Mother's Day lunch. It was weird. The potato salad was good, very spicy and very different. Everyone who ordered burgers was happy.The Moby Dick fish sandwich was...More

Thank CoastalivingMaggie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in after a family members graduation ceremony. Sat at the bar inside which looked pieces together from a couple different bars. That was ok though the bartender was friendly and prompt. He kept checking on us even with a full bar. The food...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

A regular for myself and my friends. You have to try the warm potato salad 😋 lots of seating including a nice outdoor area. Good prices great service and easy to find (right on rte. 38) with plenty of parking. Good atmosphere.

Thank John E
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Fun for all ages atmosphere.Good choice of entraies. Aiso lots of beers on tap.Grest supporter of NIU Huskies.

Thank Chuck C
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here with another couple during a break at a college volleyball tournament at NIU. Service was quick with friendly staff. Lots of of beer choices and a full menu-pretty typical options you would expect. Our table had a cob salad, fish and chips...More

Thank kskbtvkcfamily
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

The place with a less than attractive name has an excellent menu with exceptional food, great beers on tap and in the bottle, and a good bar and dining room atmosphere. Lots is pace and attentive staff. Definitely worth a stop!

Thank MeanderingMike1
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I was surprised to see only four marks for this restaurant, especially after trying it. I had the blue cheese burger with potato salad. Excellent Burger and the potato salad is to die for. My only regret is that I can't give it six points...More

Thank John C
Jeff D, Owner at Fatty's Pub and Grill, responded to this review

John, Thank you for the great review. Hope to see u again,

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Do yourself a favor and go! I had the Huskie burger. Great food and good prices! Awesome sports atmosphere.

Thank Finqb13
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Fatty's has become one of my favorite places to visit in Dekalb. The changes that have been made are outstanding. Beer selection is best in Dekalb.

Thank craigjq
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere and excellent food. The staff is friendly and helpful. I would tell anyone this is a must stop in DeKalb!

Thank Lisa W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1312 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115-2906
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DeKalb
  • Phone Number: +1 815-758-7737
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