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945 Clark Street, Stevens Point, WI
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

The title of this review says it all. The owners of Christain's Bistro also own this place. Once again, they've hit a home run. For those that prefer a delicious and different experience than your typical WI food fare, this is it. It's more like a tapas menu, but you won't leave hungry.

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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Very cool atmosphere, Some how it seems to encourage conversation. The food was very good as well. We will be back.

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Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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24 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

a place like this doesn't seem like it would do well in a smaller town, but everytime i've been here(except brunch) i had to wait for a table. of course, that would be because the food is amazing. it is a louisiana-styled tapas restaurant, basically you order a few small plates per person and share with your comrades. the service... More 

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Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We have eatend abroad and in classy urban settings, but the food and presentation at Father Fats is equal to if not better than most of those meals---and right here in Portage County. Food is fresh, creatively prepared, and as local as they can get (some of the vegetables are actually grown on the property!). And then cap it off... More 

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Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

When my wife and I want a memorable date, we go to Father Fats. No other place in town couples great food and service with the feeling that we're somehow not in the middle of our small Wisconsin town.

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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59 reviews 59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I'm a huge fan of tapas but they are hard to come by in Central Wisconsin. I went there with my boyfriend and we tried to keep it to just a couple items a piece but we just couldn't stop - the menu is so diverse & creative! Of everything we ate my favorite was the buttermilk waffles & fried... More 

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West Bend, Wisconsin
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64 reviews 64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Father Fat's is a great tapas spot in downtown Stevens Point. The 6 of us ordered 7 different small plates and they were excellent. We had shrimp, lettuce wraps, tacos, flatbread, can't even remember the rest but it was all excellent. Chef Christian is a magician in the kitchen, Christian's Bistro is his signature place but Father Fats is just... More 

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Stevens Point, Wisconsin
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Very tasty, friendly waitstaff. Varied menu including crab cakes and cheese boards. Great presentation. All this with the blues playing softly in the background

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Stevens Point, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Father Fats is a fun restaurant in downtown Stevens Point. The menu is a sort of tapas menu with small dishes to share. They serve a lot of locally produced food. The bar is well stocked and they mix a wide range of delicious cocktails.

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SF Bay Area CA
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92 reviews 92 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Met some of my college roommates here for a reunion dinner. It had been a long time since I had been in the area and was surprised to find this restaurant in the building that used to be an A&W root beer stand! The decor was very interesting, the server was attentive and the menu was so plentiful that all... More 

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Additional Information about Father Fats

Address: 945 Clark Street, Stevens Point, WI
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Stevens Point
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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