Operating since 1990, Fat Matt's Rib Shack is a casual dining restaurant in Atlanta. It features a barbecue and serves a variety of food items, such as sandwiches, pork selections, and chicken, side and seafood dishes. Fat Matt's Rib Shack also provides a selection of beverages and domestic beer. Additionally, the restaurant offers chicken shack that includes fried chicken and fish. It hosts Jazz festivals, as well as organizes various live music shows. Fat Matt's Rib Shack is located in Atlanta and provides catering services.
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Craig S.

07/04/2017

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Friendly atmosphere that makes you feel comfortable. Food consistently good and and well prepare. Have recommended to many people from out of town.

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Candice B.

10/13/2016

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The ribs Mac and cheese and collards are s must have! Went there on a Sunday afternoon and there was a live band and the line was out the door. It was worth the wait tho

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Kelly M.

08/31/2016

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This is an Atlanta staple. If you're BBQ fan, you MUST hit this spot up! There is always a line, but it's well worth the wait. A rack of ribs, mac and cheese with collard greens -- and you've got yourself a southern meal!

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Svengali A.

02/26/2016

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Famous Atlanta BBQ tradition...but food didn't match the expectations. I wish they had a broader menu...it really is all about ribs here. I felt like I was working to finish my meal rather than enjoying it.

Mark E.

02/24/2016

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A great place for ribs and pulled pork sandwiches. Their simple approach and good prices people coming back - oh, that and the great blues music. Every once in a while, the ribs aren't quite up to snuff but don't let that stop you from coming back.

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Stephanie G.

10/20/2015

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Best dry rub ribs in the city!! Mix that with delicious collard greens, sweet tea and live blues and you can't beat it! The place is small and there is always a line, but it is well worth the wait!

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Steve S.

08/16/2013

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Ribs were tender, tasty and nearly fall-off-the-bone. Chicken was very tender. Sweet potato pie was mouth watering. They get four stars because the only five star BBQ for me is Oklahoma Joe's (original location) in Kansas City.

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mlamar

10/05/2011

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Fat Matt's Ribs are good - but...

Fat Matt's Ribs are good - but have had better ... Like the small setting where you feel like you're with the family

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soapscarlet

04/28/2008

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Great food!

Fat Matt's is my favorite place for ribs in all of Atlanta! The menu is simple and the place is small but you won't regret going. I have been several times and a couple of them there has been live music playing. That was a bit loud if you sit inside but perfect if you are sitting outside.

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lisa11967

03/29/2008

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MATT'S RIB SHACK

AMAZING BBQ, INCREDIBLE MUSIC, ALL WHILE HANGING OUT WITH A BUNCH OF YOUR NEW FRIENDS!!!

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mwmulqueen

12/19/2007

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Gotta Go Here!

First, let me say that the word "Shack" is actually generous in describing this place. I don't think the place has been painted in decades, and the ceiling looks as if it will go at any minute. But even with all that said there still is no better place for BBQ in Atlanta. The ribs are succulent and the beans have the perfect combination of sweetness and kick. Add a pitcher of beer and you think you had died and went to heaven. Also, be prepared to meet and talk to people. The place has has about 10 tables inside (there are a few more outside)that are perfect for family-style eating. There is a blues band nightly.

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yellow1213

11/12/2007

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Best BBQ in ATL

Love Fat Matt's! Their BBQ is the best. Meat is tender, and sauce is tangy. If you are looking for a luxury place to eat, this is not for you. Their atmosphere adds to their food and music. Highly recommended!

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edpatterson

09/11/2007

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good cooked veggies

if you havent made the visit next door to the famous fat matt's rib shack, walk the few steps to fat matt's chicken shack. nothing glamourous inside, but the veggies were cooked good good for a southern boy's liking and the fried chicken did fill me up. my friend had the catfish and said was seasoned very very good -- and he's a catfish expert! so next time you visit fat matt's -- check out the chicken shack!

More Business Info

Hours
Regular Hours
Mon - Thu:
Fri - Sat:
Sun:
Extra Phones

Fax Number: 404-873-2655

Payment method
amex, cash, discover, master card, visa, debit
Price Range
$$
Neighborhoods
Piedmont Heights, Northeast Atlanta, Morningside - Lenox Park
Category
Restaurants
Other Information

Parking: Lot, Private

Wi-Fi: No

Bike Parking: Yes

Attire: Casual

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Alcohol: Beer, Wine

Takes Reservations: No

Outdoor Seating: Yes

Price Range : Average