Fatboy’s BBQ

15 TX Hwy. 24 N
Cooper, TX 75432

Phone: (903) 300-3287
Hours: Tue-€“Fri 11-€“7, Sat 11-€“2
Twitter: @badboyofbbq
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Fatboys-BBQ-416746280230/

Opened 2009
Pitmaster Shannon Bankston
Method Hickory and oak in an indirect heat pit

TMBBQ Rating: 3


November 30, 2015

In 2009, Shannon Bankston and Heather Hoff opened a barbecue shack back in the tiny Northeast Texas town of Ladonia, population 612. Before long they sought out a bigger audience and moved Fatboy’s BBQ to the next county over, specifically to a roadside stand in Cooper, Texas, population 1,969. Fatboy’s popularity in the slightly larger small town grew enough to support yet another move, this one into a larger building complete with interior seating, along Texas Highway 24, where…