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Fat Jacks Barbecue

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6207 Monona Dr, Monona, Madison, WI 53716-3934
+1 608-221-4220
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11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
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Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 16:00 - 21:00
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Howell, Michigan
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123 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for dinner with a coworker and had the all you can eat chicken and ribs. Great smoke flavor throughout! Also had the key lime pie. That was good too!

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Thank Gary P
Monona, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice cozy homey atmosphere. Family run restaurant with savory tender ribs, red beans and rice and yummy garlic bread! They offer a variety of other things on the menu like burgers, chicken and a salad bar. If you're looking for good barbecue, I would recommend it.

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Thank 11rightinthemiddle
Midwest
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in on a Friday night without reservations. We were seated immediately and the waitress took our drink order right away. She was attentive and swift throughout the meal. The barbecue is excellent. The meat was tender and moist and the sauces were great. Two thumbs up!

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Thank 75or624
Monroe, Wisconsin
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We love BBQ so we decided to give this a try. The booths are small and uncomfortable. so if you want extra room, request a table. I was surprised to find that they had a salad bar. There seemed to be an okay variety on it. I ordered the pork butt and my guest ordered the ribs. My favorite thing... More 

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Thank Tooshortgirl
Macomb, IL
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130 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Fat Jack's is a must stop for us when we are in the Madison, WI area. We have gone there probably 6-8 times over the past 14-16 years. Fat Jack's staff is always friendly and efficient. The food is plentiful and tasty. Prices for dinners range from about $10-15. You can order ala carte; they do have sandwiches. Last night... More 

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Thank maiagaia
Burnsville, Minnesota
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169 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

At the end of a difficult day, we were driving around looking for a place to eat in Madison. We picked a couple of places and one had closed and the other was fancier than we wished to dine. So driving a little further and not sure where we were, we ended up driving past Fat Jack's Barbeque in Monona.... More 

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Thank Bruce M
Monona, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

5 of us ladies met Sat. Pm at 5:30 no waiting. 2 ordered baby back ribs, 2 ordered the beef, I ordered the pork loin 1 Cajun and one BBQ. I love their supper club salad bar. Our waitress Erica was very attentive. We all tipped her extra. One lady said her ribs were dey in places. The other lady... More 

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Thank katsatplay
Madison, Wisconsin
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77 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Good food and good service. The ribs were very good. They have a salad bar. Will go again. Only downside was that we saw quite a few flies.

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Thank jdouglas1
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Wow! What a great place! Went for the Cajun cheese curds as recommended and was not disappointed! Melt in your mouth!! Codfish special delicious and so much food! Emily our waitress was wonderful😊

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Thank Brianna F
Reedsburg, Wisconsin
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner. I'm quite picky about BBQ, but their sauce is very good and the ribs were cooked to perfection. Their "zesty Cajun" cheese curds are the best curds I've ever had anywhere - and this is coming from a WI native so I know what I'm talking about. They aren't spicy at all, just super flavorful. Giving... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 17
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Saturday
16:00 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?