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Fat Cats

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3920 Avila Beach Dr, Avila Beach, CA 93424
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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El Dorado Hills
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food and service were excellent!!! I will definitely go back again. I will recommend this restaurant to my friends and family.

Thank Cindy M
Avila Beach, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a nice place, but very slow service. Omelettes are good, guacamole servings are very time for $10. The wait staff are not friendly. nice view and very close to the ocean.

Thank Alana/Diana R
Conroe, Texas
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43 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a nice lunch stop restaurant at the Avila Beach Pier area. It was a relatively inexpensive place to have lunch with a great ocean view. Had the Fish N Chips--very good.

Thank Don T
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They provide a great variety in their menu. Serves breakfasts, lunch and dinner. You can sit indoors or enjoy the ocean view outdoors as well. Good food. They have photo albums of people's FAT Cats. I had submitted my cat Max to the album years before.. Fun and good service. They have mugs and shirts for sale too.

Thank Sue L
La Crescenta, California
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Felt like we were on the cost of Maine - so charming Bustling place, great food and very nice staff. Not fancy - like a diner, but great vibe.

Thank julial3054
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185 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Prices have gone up drastically here in the past few years. Case in point: $9.50 for a hot dog is ridiculous! I'm surprised anyone can afford to bring their family here for breakfast. One egg, hash browns and 1 slice of toast costs $9.95. A BLT is $12.00. I didn't find the food here special at all & it certainly... More 

Thank SylRickTraveler
Colfax,ND, United States
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70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The check-out gal at the Peach Tree Inn, where we spent the night, highly recommended this place for a fantastic breakfast. She was certainly right. My wife and I each had the Denver Omelette w/hash browns. I will say that it was probably the best Denver Omelette that I have ever had. It was huge and super good. Our waitress,... More 

Thank Lynn M
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently had breakfast here, good menu and good food. The portions are very large. Very pleasant service, we did have to eat inside as our hostess did warn us about the yellow jackets outside, it looked nice out there but we appreciated the warning and opted to be inside. We will be back next time we are in Avila... More 

Thank DianaAl2013
Long Beach, California
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten breakfast here when in the area and we love the food and highly recommend - except this week there were so many wasps on the patio that some in our party couldn't eat.

Thank lisacochrane
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food and service was just OK. My son had a burger and thought it was delicious. I think they may be known more for their breakfast than lunch? I ordered the shrimp louie and was asked what kind of dressing I wanted? I thought that was strange. Doesn't it automatically come with thousand island? Anyway, it was made different than... More 

Thank Cruiser101

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Scenic view
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3920 Avila Beach Dr, Avila Beach, CA 93424
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Avila Beach
  • Phone Number: 805-595-2204

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