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Chances are you will have to make reservations to get a spot at Fat Ox. This fine dining experience is curated with special attention to the drinks, appetizers, and of course, entrees. A can’t-miss cocktail is the grapefruit basil martini, a combination of two very strong personalities with neither overpowering the other. It’s a great way to complement the house bread that is served with a light ricotta spread. Both the mussels and meatballs make charming appetizers. When it comes to entrees, the gnocchi, which lies on a bed of Wagyu beef and is topped with fried onion strings, and the garganelli pasta are, in a word, unbelievable. If you prefer to skip the pasta and land on something heartier, the confit Berkshire Port short rib will certainly leave you wanting to try every entree on the menu. Chef Matt Carter pays attention even the tiniest detail, and it shows.
Tirion Morris
  • Price: $$$
  • Hours: Sunday-Thursday 4:30-9:30 p.m.; Friday & Saturday 4:30-10:30 p.m.
  • Outdoor seating: Open-air patio
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Recommended
  • Parking: Lot available
  • Extra Services: Private-group dining
  • Takeout