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Restaurant Notes: Fattboy Burgers & Dogs Opens

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A Fattboy burger and fries

Fattboy Burgers & Dogs has opened at 2345 Vance Jackson Road.

As you can tell by the name, burgers and hot dogs are the game here. In fact, they’re the only items on the menu outside the fries and drinks.

But you can get a Slimburger (a quarter pound of beef) or a Fattburger (1/2 pound) with cheese, with bacon or which bacon and cheese.

All burgers come with your choice of mayo, ketchup, mustard, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, grilled onions, grilled mushrooms, relish, raw onions, grilled jalapeƱos, grilled bell peppers, A1 or barbecue sauce.

The hot dogs are made by Hebrew National.

Frank Torrez is the Fattboy of the name and he started out with Tio Frankie’s Mexican Restaurant before opening the burger joint, where his slogan is “Shut up and eat.”

Hours are 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Visit or call 210-377-3288 (FATT).

In other restaurant news, The Friendly Spot at 943 S. Alamo St. is now open daily from 11 a.m. to midnight. The open-air Southtown joint, which serves up interior Mexican food, is now boasting a beer list with 150 different craft bottlings.

Movie nights are every Wednesday.

Call 210-224-2337 (BEER) or visit for information.

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2 Responses to “Restaurant Notes: Fattboy Burgers & Dogs Opens”

  1. davidandgoliath says:

    I love this place. I live in the neighborhood and the food is awesome! the best part is Frank comes out and greets everyone. His family always there and they are hilarious! check it out.

  2. Nicole says:

    Absolutly awesome burgers!