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₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Fast food,
5590 Forest Dr, Columbia, SC 29206-5000
+1 803-782-1183
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Fast food, Bar
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5590 Forest Dr, Columbia, SC 29206-5000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place was filthy and the person greeting and seating customers looked and acted high on drugs. We sat in a booth. Our waitress was great, but two booths in front of us the customers asked to see the manager because there were things in...More

Thank cougarick
Reviewed 2 April 2018

A family member wanted to eat here, so I agreed, knowing I could find something on the menu that would be good. My first clue that the restaurant had changed was the fact that we were not welcomed upon entering the restaurant. In fact, I...More

1  Thank Aunt23
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Brother and sister-in-law were in town for a few days. Went to Sam's Club and decided to grab a bite afterwards. Walked in to an almost empty restaurant. Taken to a dim wing that was extremely dirty (floors and tables). Service was a bit slow...More

1  Thank 689gregoryw
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We had eaten at a Fatz restaurant in Orangeburg, SC last y ear and were excited to have dinner here. Unfortunately, we were disappointed. The restaurant could of used a good scrubbing, from the restrooms to the dining room. If I had visited the restrooms...More

1  Thank RUTH C
Reviewed 13 November 2017

This was one of our go-to restaurants in Columbia but our last visit changed that. We waited almost 30 minutes between our salads and our entrees and our waitress Dreame was a no-show the entire time. So - no service. Then the food arrived. One...More

1  Thank Sheila W
Reviewed 11 October 2017

My wife asked me to go to lunch with her and our daughter during one of the busiest days for Fort Jackson, Family Day. She suggested Fatz right outside the main gate so we met their a few minutes after 12 for lunch. Parking was...More

Thank brian0910
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We stopped for an early dinner on our way back home from Charleston. At one time, Fatz, was one of my favorite places to eat. It seems like lately, they've all gone down hill. Our experience wasn't horrible, the food was just mediocre at best...More

Thank cmehend
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

My family and I went to the Fatz on Forrest Dr in Columbia to celebrate a birthday. We went on a Saturday night around 6 pm and were seated very quickly. Looking around the restaurant, we noticed it wasn't as packed as it once was...More

Thank Roy M
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

This place looked good at first. The dacor was nice but everything went down hill after we were seated. Our server didn't seem interested in doing her job. She just went through the motions, not attentive at all, forgot things almost like we were putting...More

1  Thank Joe T
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We started out with an appetizer of fried pickles. They were very good and presented well. For entrees we ordered the bone in ribeye. We we're very disappointed in the steak. There was absolutely no seasoning it was very thin and very fatty. The service...More

Thank Tami N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5590 Forest Dr, Columbia, SC 29206-5000
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-782-1183
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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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