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Fat Matt’s Rib Shack

Fat Matt’s Rib Shack specializes in juicy, flavorful Southern barbecue cuisine, served up in an unpretentious, fuss-free setting on the border of Atlanta’s Piedmont Heights and Morningside-Lenox Park neighborhoods. To learn more about what makes Fat Matt’s Rib Shack worth the visit during your Atlanta vacation, read on below!

Mouthwatering Southern Barbecue at Fatt Matt’s Rib Shack Atlanta

Nestled in northwestern Morningside-Lenox Park, Fat Matt’s Rib Shack is a casual, family friendly counter service barbecue joint known for its succulent dishes and fantastic live blues music played nightly. Kick back with your guests and enjoy a flavorful barbecue feast while dining in a cozy, classic space with retro checkerboard floors.

The menu at Fat Matt’s Rib Shack runs the gamut of barbecue classics, from sandwiches topped with chopped pork to savory quarter- and half-chickens and the restaurant’s namesake ribs, served on sandwiches, half slab, and full slab portions. You can have the best of both worlds, so to speak, with the quarter slab of ribs and quarter-chicken combo.

Pair your meal with one of Fat Matt’s Rib Shack’s famously delicious country sides, from collard greens and Brunswick Stew to rum baked beans and macaroni and cheese. You can even get pint sizes of certain sides, or homemade desserts like brownies and whole pies. Wash it all down with a bottle or a pitcher of ice cold beer, or nonalcoholic drinks like lemonade, soda, or tea.

Fat Matt’s Rib Shack Atlanta also has catering services, ideal for Atlanta visitors planning a special event or traveling with a large group of loved ones. Prices range from $9.00 – $13.50 per person.

You’ll find the restaurant at 1811 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30324. You can also find out more details about the restaurant or make reservations by calling (404) 607-1622, emailing, or asking one of our representatives at Atlanta Luxury Rentals!

A Place to Savor the Flavors and Continue the Fun

Visitors to Atlanta looking to enjoy savory meals that come with a side of well-earned southern comfort will find everything they’re looking to indulge in and then some at Fat Matt’s Rib Shack. This delightful destination is known for its welcoming atmosphere and menu selections that are always savory and pleasing to the palate. When the meal has been great but you’re looking for more, the fun doesn’t have to stop after dinner. Planning to enjoy time at Fat Matt’s Rib Shack puts guests in proximity to nearby attractions and activities that are worth enjoying in the area as well. When you’re looking to expand your itinerary, the following are just a few of many options for fun to be enjoyed nearby.

Morningside Nature Preserve

There’s something to be said about satisfying culinary moments enjoyed at Fat Matt’s Rib Shack, but when you’re looking for a place to work up an appetite before this incredible meal or can’t wait for a fresh air moment to savor afterward, nearby Morningside Nature Preserve is the place to have it all happen. Located at 2020 Lenox Road NE, Morningside Nature Preserve is a pristine and beautiful place to explore, whether you’re in the area solo or in the company of family and friends. This sprawling and forested destination is filled with pathways that are used for hiking, biking, and running in equal measure. The nature preserve is open to the public daily between 6:00 am and 11:00 pm providing a versatile timeframe to enjoy a stop by. While you’re here exercising or simply strolling and admiring the surroundings, be sure to take time to admire the creek and bridges that are defining features of this locale.

Ansley Golf Club

If you’re the type of traveler that can’t even begin to picture a getaway without time on the greens, the history and pristine fairways of nearby Ansley Golf Club will surely beckon your attention. Located at 196 Montgomery Ferry Drive NE, the Ansley Golf Club honors a 100-year tradition of golf excellence in the city and guests are welcome to try out the course with an invitation from a member. The Ansley Golf Club is open daily between 6:00 am and 10:00 pm and hosts some of the most elegant landscaping and surroundings in Atlanta. It’s important to note that a stop at Ansley Golf Club comes with a strict dress code to adhere to, ensuring that the experience at this course is always top of the line.

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