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Fat Cat Cafe

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Grand Lake Ave., Grand Lake, CO
970 627 0900
Today
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
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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: Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast, Buffet

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  • 145
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  • 57
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 13
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good place for breakfast

I enjoyed sitting outside on one of the tables on the boardwalk and watching the hummingbirds. It would be good if there were more tables outside. The wait staff was friendly and they worked hard even though some were inexperienced. The coffee is okay but not great. We had scrambled eggs and an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
GenevaCreek
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Denver, Colorado
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
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Denver, Colorado
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed sitting outside on one of the tables on the boardwalk and watching the hummingbirds. It would be good if there were more tables outside. The wait staff was friendly and they worked hard even though some were inexperienced. The coffee is okay but not great. We had scrambled eggs and an omelet. Both were good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

A homemade buffet that would our rank any buffet - excellent, egg dishes, desserts were amazing - breads, muffins and pasties were excellent - Get there early -

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Denver, Colorado
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is a quaint, little hometown cafe on Grand Avenue with lots of charm. The big appeal of the breakfast buffet is the wide assortment of desserts---yes, desserts for breakfast. Cakes, loads of pies, pastries, and other sweet treats. All the food is very fresh and down to earth. It just was not my cup of tea. Too many sweets.... More 

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California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We stopped into this restaurant for lunch. Everything was very good from the food to the service. I would recommend this highly!

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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Good food, nice waitress. Nice atmosphere also for a casual place. I would return for breakfast or lunch.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We had a group of 5 for a late breakfast on a Friday. We were able to get seated quickly. There is a typical variety of breakfast plates on the menu along with some specials. The pricing was good and the portion sizes were just right. Not too much and not too little. The wait staff was very friendly and... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Loved the home fries....fried up with onions and peppers. Their French toast was really good as well, thick sliced French bread dipped in vanilla, custard and fried. We really enjoyed it. Reminder... we learned that they are closed on Tuesdays.

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Atlanta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is one of our favorite spots in Grand Lake, when we visit here we always try to go at least one time, this year we went twice for breakfast. The second visit was on a Sat so they were only doing the all you can eat brunch. Having never done that before we gave it a try. We have... More 

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Colorado Springs, CO
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is a quaint little cafe that has the most delectable food you will ever taste! It is a little pricey at $15 all you can eat buffet. In addition to the typical breakfast fare such as bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy, french toast, fresh fruit, eggs. It also has tons of baked goodies like croissants, scones, pies, cakes, and... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We ordered specialty pies from the Fat Cat for our wedding and they threw in a free apple pie just because they wanted to! Amazing cream pies (banana is to die for!) and their weekend brunch cannot be beat!

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Additional Information about Fat Cat Cafe

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

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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?