We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Fat Cat

24 Chestnut Street, Quincy, MA 02169
(617) 471-4363
Menu
Improve this listing
Ranked #3 of 249 Restaurants in Quincy
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American, Bar, Bistro
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Write a Review

143 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    71
    49
    14
    7
    2
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Toledo, Ohio
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Want a wonderful meal with the freshest fish? Craving comfort food, such as homemade mac n' cheese? The Fat Cat in Quincy is the place to go! Baked. Macaroni is their specialty, but with a twist.... top it with hot dogs, lobster or your choice of four other proteins, or all of the above! The bowl is big enough to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
hull
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I would have given the Fat Cat 5 stars, but for the fact that it is small and doesn't take reservations. It really is a bar with great food and seating at the at the bar, which is a plus. The menu is quite varied from trendy dishes like lobster Mac and cheese to hamburgers and salads. It is a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fall River, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This little hole in the wall is always PACKED with people who want in. They have the best mac and cheese and (insert chicken, steak, lobster, etc here)! They also have fried pickles which are very tasty. DEFINITELY worth a trip and a wait. Go now!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Good service, nice selection. The fresh catch special was delicious and a very good value. The crab cakes were very good, too. Lobster mac could have used more cheese or flavor, but there was a lot of lobster in it!

Was this review helpful? Yes
East Northport, New York
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

My son is a college student in Quincy. He brought us here after dining with his friends. We had a great lunch--macaroni and cheese in various ways was the biggest hit! We will go back next semester!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My boyfriend and I have lived in Quincy for almost a year. Every time we tell people we live in Quincy they always ask us if we've tried The Fat Cat. After almost a year, I can finally say YES we have and it did not disappoint. I think what deterred us from eating at The Fat Cat in the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Went to the FatCat today with my 2 daughters. I had been once before and liked it a lot. The girls got burgers and they were thick, large and the beef was great quality-- nice and lean. for $ 8.99 with a lot of fries you can't go wrong. The fries are extra crispy and had very little salt on... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

After driving all night from Pittsburgh to Boston, this was a fantastic place to fuel up before starting our vacation. We had fried dill pickle chips which had a good batter and were not too greasy. We also got the Buffalo chicken nachos which were awesome... They had a good variety of nachos to choose from and all sounded fantastic.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wollaston, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My friends and I came here as a celebration for the end of the school year, and no one was disappointed by the amazing selection of food! There was more to eat than I could finish, but it made for great leftovers. The service is great and the atmosphere is geared toward locals and young adults. Such a fun experience!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Quincy, Massachusetts
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We have eaten at the Fat Cat several times and I have not noticed any price increases. The food is consistently good, sometimes even great. They have the best crab cakes around. Service is always very good at the bar. Bartenders are terrific; attentive and friendly. This is a very small restaurant so seating can be tough. Not unusual to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed The Fat Cat also viewed

 

Been to The Fat Cat? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage The Fat Cat, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing