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Fat Cat's Grill & Oyster Bar

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2331 E Ozark Ave, Gastonia, NC 28054-3417
704-854-9926
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 4
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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This little hidden gem has a small menu but what they have is excellent! We have driven by numerous times and finally went in to try it. We were pleasantly surprised! The staff is very personable and friendly. The atmosphere is very laid back and informal. Kids are welcome. The music is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2014
Jeanne T
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Gastonia, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Great big burgers and good shrimp. The wait staff is super friendly. The ambiance is nonexistent, but decent food at a fair price. They have had Groupon deals on occasion too.

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This little hidden gem has a small menu but what they have is excellent! We have driven by numerous times and finally went in to try it. We were pleasantly surprised! The staff is very personable and friendly. The atmosphere is very laid back and informal. Kids are welcome. The music is old-school and beachy. Loved it!!!!!

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Gastonia, North Carolina, United States
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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

The people there cooking aND waiting on customEra were super great people. The music was awesome and they were just down to earth fun and friendly. But the food and the prices were not great. I will not be going back. I gave the food a second chance.

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The waitress Jennifer was the BEST server ever! She knew her customers by name, met some of them at the door with their drinks and knew what they wanted! She even trusted a young lady to bring payment back due to card service being down! I have NEVER seen such EXCEPTIONAL service! And the food was AMAZING!!

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Phuket Town, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Hey just for the record, upfront straight forwardness and Transparency... IN My OPINION: ... I LOVE FAT CAT, ( i heart F C ) I mean the People, The Food, The Familiar feeling and Warm Welcome's! I have met a couple handfulls of the Most GENUINE Down to Earth FOLKS EVER The Food is always good, reasonable and better than... More 

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North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Small restaurant located off of # 7 in Gastonia. Service is good and food is awesome. Has some of the best blackened shrimp ever ! Will certainly go back !!

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Crestview, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012 via mobile

We stopped in while traveling after reading some reviews. We were not disappointed. The server was fast, friendly and offered us the special. The burgers were juicy and cooked perfectly. I had mine "all the way" with slaw on it. All I can say is " oh my goodness!". The bathrooms left a lot to be desired but the food... More 

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

Love this place. You must get an order of fried pickles if you go! Don't forget to get yourself a Fat Cat's basket (great hamburger!). My husband and I used to eat here a lot, but we don't go out as often now, but still visit sometimes!

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Roanoke, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

I love their burgers and their service. I would recommend it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2011

Greatest food ever. The burger beer and oysters hit the spot. Give them a try you want be disappointed.

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Additional Information about Fat Cat's Grill & Oyster Bar

Address: 2331 E Ozark Ave, Gastonia, NC 28054-3417
Phone Number: 704-854-9926
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Gastonia
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2331 E Ozark Ave, Gastonia, NC 28054-3417
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Gastonia
  • Phone Number: 704-854-9926

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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