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Fat Cats

3920 Avila Beach Dr, Avila Beach, CA 93424
805-595-2204
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Ranked #10 of 23 Restaurants in Avila Beach
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Bass Lake, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Hated the Bees. They really disturbed the meal and the kids out on the patio. Thick sausage patty and big pancakes satisfied the hungry guys. The waitress was fun and informative about the area and schools. Breakfast was decent

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Southern California
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153 reviews 153 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We had lunch but kept eyeing the breakfast plates, they looked really good. When our sandwiches came everything was OK. We especially liked the tuna. All sandwiches are large and easily split. To avoid the split charge, have the other person order a chowder, even though it is nothing to write home about. You do not have to wait for... More

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Chico, CA
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71 reviews 71 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Typical diner food in a great location along the pacific coast. The view is the main attraction that makes te diner.menu memorable

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San Miguel, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Have you tried the Shrimp Poor Boy at Fat Cat's? If not you are missing something great! Also be sure to have the Onion Rings, actually the best I have ever had! You might want to add a Shrimp Cocktail, the sauce is wonderful and makes you want more....

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We love going to this place we now have our whole family going when ever they visit the coast area. The clam chowder is to die for.. They give you a huge amount of food and the fish and chips I can never finish. This place is wonder.. Good food beautiful view, lots of food what more can you ask... More

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Lima
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

Charming place with beautiful views. Ordered seafood omelet and open faced lobster sandwich...very bland and they should let you know it's all imitation crab and lobster. Should have known because of price but was too enthralled with view to give enough thought to it.

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Unfortunately, although our server was great, the food here, and the time it took to get to us, was not. At one point, the person I assume was the owner or manager came to ask us how everything was, but he left before we could give an answer. I paid $11 for a salad that was wilted and sad. The... More

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Los Angeles
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Don't bother! They had decent breakfasts but still nothing great. Service was not good at all, and the location is right near entrance of main parking lot to fisherman's market/pier. There are much better choices in the area.

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Paso Robles
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Great Color -- got seated quickly (amazing!); good food, service. Outdoor seating on a good day is quite good, but a bit crowded.

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Monterey, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

When visiting Avila Beach, my wife and I went to lunch Fat Cat's and were disappointed. The service was slow and the food was just fair. Next time we visit we will go elsewhere.

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