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Fat Cat Cafe

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Grand Lake Ave., Grand Lake, CO
970 627 0900
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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, Breakfast, Lunch, Buffet

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  • 155
    Excellent
  • 62
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 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 Buffet Style Food

This is a small restaurant serving buffet style breakfast. Very down home kind of food. The cherry pie and chocolate pie is amazing. This is definitely a place you would want to go to when in Grand Lake.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
reetee50
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Aurora, CO
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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Aurora, CO
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118 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is a small restaurant serving buffet style breakfast. Very down home kind of food. The cherry pie and chocolate pie is amazing. This is definitely a place you would want to go to when in Grand Lake.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Beautiful little place for breakfast and lunch. Had a full breakfast (2 adults and 4 young children) and paid $80 including tip. Very nice place.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

they serve an amazing breakfast buffet on Saturday and Sunday mornings. BUT its almost a guarantee that you will wait, since everyone in town knows it!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Fun place, great service and a great breakfast. French toast and the bacon were sooo good. Big selection of teas and they bring you a whole pot! A ceramic cat on each table. We bought a cherry pie to go which we have yet to enjoy, but based on breakfast it will be excellent!

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Branson, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Lunch was great, burgers,salads, fries and homemade banana cream pie for dessert. Our waitress was awesome and the decor is cute.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This restaurant is small and the waiting list can be long but the food is of very good quality. They only serve the buffet on the weekends from 7am to 1 pm. It is brunch style with eggs, many meat choices, salad and many pies. The lady who runs the restaurant is English and very nice. She offers some interesting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

FatCat Seems to be always crowded during it's breakfast/lunch time period. It was worth the wait. We each had the breakfast burrito smothered in green chile, and it was very good, it was very large, but that is something I consider a plus, not a detractor. Some people could probably split it. Best breakfast in town. Will visit again on... More 

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Kansas City
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

As mentioned in a previous review, Fat Cat is sometimes open, but not seating customers. We were turned away one morning, but we're able to be seated the next day. I had an omelette and it was delicious. The potatoes were also good. However, my croissant was cold and not particularly fresh.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Sally and her husband prepare all their delights from scratch. The breakfast buffet on weekends is a MUST. Start with the fresh baked goodies and work backwards. Banana orange cream pie, rhubarb, apple with or without walnuts, and many more cakes, cookies. The enchilada breakfast casserole is to die for. Great pork green chilli and sausage gravy. The scones are... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Great stop for breakfast when in the area. We enjoyed the pancakes, especially. The decor is cute...cats of all kinds. Seating area is pretty small so may have to wait a bit.

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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, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?