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75 Christopher Street, New York City, NY 10014 (Manhattan)
212-675-6056
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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365 reviews 365 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

An UN-assuming front entry leads you down the stairs and into the mega-plex that is Fat Cat. Pool tables, ping pong tables, scrabble, and folks sitting around playing cards all to the sound of jazz and throngs of young partying away the night. Cheap entry. Cheap drinks.

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Arlington, Virginia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We enjoyed the vibe at this place. There was a $3 cover and the drinks were reasonably priced. A jazz band was playing, but what drew us to this place was the ping pong, shuffleboard, and foosball tables. You wait your turn by getting a "deli ticket" and watching the "deli counter" for your number to show up. You're assign... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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112 reviews 112 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Nice bar, very interesting concept, pool and ping pong tables, games, cards, etc. Also live music. Pretty cheap to enter (only 3 dollars), definetly a recommended.

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NYC
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324 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great bands, cheap beer, fun games, there's really nothing else you can ask for. The only complaint is it gets crowded and it is hard to get to the bar some times. The bar is well staffed so you usually dont wait super long.

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London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

A chance remark from a local brought us down town and down the steps at Fat Cat. For $3 each and a hand stamp we had umpteen years stripped from our ages and we were down in the cellar and back in our youth. The Fat Cat is a cavern of a place where you can chose all sorts of... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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53 reviews 53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Not since college in the 80's have I seen a place that has all the classic table games such as pool, ping pong, foosball, shuffleboard, and even chess and backgammon. Live music that isn't overbearing. Great place to have a great time!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

March 29th 2014 I heard an amazing guitarist there...Stephen Blum and an organ trio -!! wow ..they should be there more often - excellent - but people were all enjoying themselves..at the pool and game tables..as as standing room only around the musicians ... not expensive

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Stockholm, Sweden
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36 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

March this year is not inviting us to any jolly weather but what's better than spending it inside, listening to live jazz and play cards over a nice beer? This place looks a bit rough from the outside and the bouncer is not exactly cheery, but inside is full of laughter. Try it!

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Orlando, Florida
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86 reviews 86 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

When visiting NYC stopped by this place to play ping pong and pool. They have good beer, friendly service and although it does not smell like roses, it is a fun place to hang out with friends play a few cheap games and have some beers. This is a great place in located in the lower west side of Manhattan.... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

By far one of the best to have excellent jazz & live music, beers are very good and cheap, quite relaxed style bar, fully recommendable

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Additional Information about Fat Cat

Address: 75 Christopher Street, New York City, NY 10014
Phone Number: 212-675-6056
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Brew Pub

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