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Big Fatty's

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5005 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
+1 865-219-8317
11:00 - 20:30
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Sun 10:00 - 20:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 20:30
Sat 09:00 - 20:30
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123 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We had brunch at Big Fatty's last weekend, and were blown away by how great it was. The menu is so creative and I loved the fun names. Big Pat Biscuit, D**n Yankee, Screw the Pooch, The Summit.... I decided on the Big Phat Biscuit, which was 2 open-faced biscuits, smothered in gravy and topped with smoked pork tenderloin and... More 

Thank ShellPR
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

OK Folks this place is fantastic! Great fresh food and everything the menu is fantastic. If you want quality gourmet food from a top notch chef at a very reasonable price then come here and you won't be disappointed. Gotta say that two of my favorite things here is the mac n cheese and the fried okra...it's honestly addictive!!!

Thank Melissa L
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Eat Local .... This is a must place to eat . What a creative menu. And the Bloody Mary was Fantastic! My husband and I really enjoyed the food and atmosphere. We want to go back for there dinner soon .

Thank Robin Y
Knoxville, Tn.
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

No matter the time of day, day of the week, occasion or lack thereof, each meal has been terrific. Variety of main courses, wonderful and large sides, and creative combinations on each visit, from solo lunches to thirty guests for a birthday party, and it only gets better. Our best overall eatery in West Knoxville.

Thank Bob S
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Always has the best shrimp and okra, but tonight o had a Kobe burger with beer cheese. It was messy but worth it.

Thank Tammy C
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Must stop! Shrimp and grits is incredible and the Summit breakfast with cornbread, pulled pork, fried okra, eggs and cheese sauce. Unreal good! Delicious bloody Mary as well!!

Thank Brandy H
Knoxville, Tennessee
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244 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

We read about Big Fatty's on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a try for lunch. The first thing we noticed was that it was hard to find. Its signage seen from the west was very small and the sign seen from the east was large, but blocked by parked cars. After finally finding it, we walked in and... More 

Thank Douglas M
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Big Fatty's opened their doors to some of my friends for a pop up art show / silent auction. The atmosphere was so welcoming and inviting. The food was absolutely amazing. They came up with many specials for the event which was unexpected.

Thank Jeannine H
Maryville, Tennessee, United States
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

OMG! So thankful that my co workers introduced me to this place. Such a funky little easy vibe here and the food is AMAZING!!!! Fresh & definitely homemade. The Crab Cake sandwich is awesome and the Shrimp Tacos. Dear Lord! Love this place!

1 Thank Becki H
Naples, Florida
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

Love this place, went on a Sunday morning for bunch, sat down the waiter brought a bowl of strawberry mini muffles hot out oven and big cup of coffee, I ordered large plate off eggs cooked perfect, bacon, and side of pancakes all made with fresh high quality ingredients...just a hole in the wall place with wonderful food, great service... More 

1 Thank mpnease62

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5005 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-219-8317

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?