Fat Larry's is no longer in business as of January 2009 and has been moved to the CLOSED category.

Fat Larry's
Name Fat Larry's Steaks and Hoagies
Type of Restaurant American
Address 1201 W. Main Street
City Richmond
State VA
Zip 23220
County Richmond City
Phone (804) 340-1818
Web Address http://www.fatlarryssteaks.com

A hoagie and burger joint near the VCU campus. Fat Larry's offers a wide variety of cheesesteaks, burgers, hoagies, french fries, pizza and ice cream.

The Larry Challenge

Any patron that eats an 18" hoagie earns a spot on the "Larry Challenge Wall of Fame" and gets a their picture posted on the wall and on the restaurant's website. The current record is 5:58 set by Mark Anderson.[1]


Named one of Richmond Magazine's "Cheap Eats" as a best bargain restaurant for lunch in the July 2008 issue.

This closed early 2009 and the space is now an Indian restaurant.


  1. http://www.fatlarryssteaks.com/challenge/