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The Fat Cat

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24 Chestnut Street, Quincy, MA 02169
(617) 471-4363
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 112
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  • 73
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 8
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Big Taste, Big Portions

Great food! They do not take reservations, and you will wait; but like other people have said, they have a quick turnover for tables. Their bread, butter and bean spread is delicious. Great drinks. Servers are friendly, and the host is nice as well. Their portions are a very filling size. Get... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Sasha G
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food! They do not take reservations, and you will wait; but like other people have said, they have a quick turnover for tables. Their bread, butter and bean spread is delicious. Great drinks. Servers are friendly, and the host is nice as well. Their portions are a very filling size. Get their fried pickles, they taste great!

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Thank Sasha G
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went and had lunch with a few friends here for the first time last week. The food was great - we split the ahi appetizer and got turkey avacado and bacon wraps with different seasoned fries. It was all delicious! The prices were great for the amount of food and our waiter was hilarious. I will definitely make a... More 

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Thank Ab1110
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first time at Fat Cat, definitely will not be the last. We went on a Wednesday night and the place was packed. Even though we had to wait, the hostess made everyone feel at home. The pulled pork nachos were the best nachos I ever had. Lobster mac "n" cheese was huge, two us split it and... More 

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Thank Kelly8722
Bennington, Vermont
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided on the Fat Cat for a Saturday night out with friends. Pleasantly surprised when we walked in and saw the huge line. Well they turned tables fast and it was well worth the wait. We ordered a variety of apps - some of the best wings I have had in years, crab cakes and fried pickles. Then on to... More 

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Thank crazyplanner44
quincy ma
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have gone to the Fat Cat with friends and family groups. Folks are always satisfied with the food and portions. Chicken wings and the Lobster mac&cheese are some of the favorites. Because The restaurant is small and usually very crowded we sometimes have to wait. With the construction in Quincy center, there is little parking nearby and that can... More 

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Thank bam47
Wilton, New York
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

A family visit. We had Reuben s and burgers. The service and good was great. The atmosphere was friendly and inviting.

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Thank Donnaandken2014
Quincy, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have been going to the fat cat for about two years now I am never had any but homemade delicious excellent meal there and you cannot beat the price !!! Staff is very friendly and it's very cozy !!! Especially at nighttime for the homemade bread that's the most delicious thing I've ever tasted everything comes so fresh between... More 

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Thank Jamie M
Quincy, Massachusetts
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

This place is great! A gem in the Quincy Center area that boasts a fun menu, nice drinks, and great customer service. In the past, I've ordered the steak mac and cheese, lobster mac and cheese, fish and chips, and blackened chicken pasta. Out of all of these, I've preferred the mac and cheese dishes haha. They are HUGE, and... More 

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Thank Nandanie S
Milton, Massachusetts, United States
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

Fun place, Staff always friendly and helpful, Along with consistently great service. A wide variety of Choices, reasonably priced, portions very large.

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Thank Everett H
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

The beer sommelier was outstanding. Tell him what style of beer you want and he will bring you the perfect beer. Trust him!! The food is also outstanding, and the environment is great for conversation. Enjoy.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24 Chestnut Street, Quincy, MA 02169
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Quincy
  • Phone Number: (617) 471-4363

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, French, Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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