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Fat Cat Cafe

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Grand Lake Ave., Grand Lake, CO
970 627 0900
Tuesday
Closed
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Hours:
Mon 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Wed - Fri 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Buffet

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  • 135
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 13
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Friendly welcome, good food.

After a morning in Rocky Mountain National Park, we were ready for a late lunch, and the Fat Cat Cafe was just the ticket. We were warmly greeted, informed of the specials of the day, and heard about other interesting items on the menu. My husband and I both chose the quiche of the day (three... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
Arletta C
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Fairfield
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
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Fairfield
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294 reviews 294 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

After a morning in Rocky Mountain National Park, we were ready for a late lunch, and the Fat Cat Cafe was just the ticket. We were warmly greeted, informed of the specials of the day, and heard about other interesting items on the menu. My husband and I both chose the quiche of the day (three cheeses, herbs, and Roma... More 

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Sanford
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66 reviews 66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Stopped in for breakfast on saturday which is their buffet day. It was different with local food items along with typical items. Overall the food is very good especially the desert bar which had numerous pies, cakes and paistries all homemade and all way too good. You can't help but stuff to much. Price was a little high but I... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

On a recent stay in Grand Lake, I was so looking forward to a great Saturday brunch at the Fat Cat Cafe after having read such glowing reviews. I have to say that I am quite mystified by the reviews claiming, "best brunch ever". Most of the food was either greasy, undercooked, or just "off". I was especially excited to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We absolutely love the Fat Cat Cafe and the weekend brunch! If you want a great, small town brunch, this is the place for you! Nothing pretentious, just great food, great people and a great Grand Lake experience!

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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Food was good and the owner came around to every table and shared stories of life in Grand Lake. We had the pancake special and thought it was wonderful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I've heard great things about this place and I wanted to try it on vacation. The staff was very friendly. They had several recommendations for what to try. I got the bacon scrambler and my boyfriend tried the biscuits and gravy. The food was great! It tasted fresh. This is honestly the best breakfast food I have ever had. Life... More 

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Louisiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Cindy is a great hostess and all the food was delicious. Very fresh...highly recommend for a breakfast stop.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We stopped for some lunch on our way to snowmobiling. I had a wrap with their soup of the day, a beer cheese and bacon type soup which was wonderful! My husband had the special of the day, I believe it was meatloaf with mashed potatoes AND pie! Great deal and wonderful food. It is a cute little place, loved... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Fat Cat Cafe 916 Grand Ave Grand Lake, Colorado 80447 Grand Lake, Colorado is a rustic authentic Western Colorado town. The Fat Cat Café is located in the downtown section of the small hamlet. Most of the store fronts have a Western exterior. Guests stroll into the Fat Cat Café on a wooden walkway that serves as the sidewalk throughout... More 

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Grand Lake, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Make sure You Come HUNGRY , There So Many Different Things on the Buffet , you are spoilt For choice , Absolutely Love This Place . Sally The Owner Does A Killer Job ..

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Grand Lake Ave., Grand Lake, CO
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Grand County  >  Grand Lake
  • Phone Number: 970 627 0900

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?