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Phat Cats Bistro

65 Market St, Apt A, Amesbury, MA 01913-1718
+1 978-388-2777
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“fish chowder” (7 reviews)
“carrot cake” (6 reviews)
“hummus” (3 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
65 Market St, Apt A, Amesbury, MA 01913-1718
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Reviewed July 4, 2016

This is a great local restaurant. We've eaten there about 4 times and have raved about it each time! First, if it's the weekend make a reservation, it fills up quick! The seating arrangement is on the smaller side and the bar area is small...More

Thank B2K06
Reviewed June 16, 2016

Had dinner here with another couple last night. Food was excellent. Service great, very accommodating. Our first time here and will return. Swordfish, steak and Risotto were excellent. Owners very personable.

Thank garv48
Reviewed June 15, 2016

From the way in which we were greeted, to the casual atmosphere to the amazing food, our visit could not have been better. We have lived in the area for over 10 years and finally after recommendation after recommendation, we made a reservation and tried...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Local, neighborhood restaurant. Food is made fresh daily by Paul Eastman chef and proprietor. Many choices not at other restaurants. Proprietor Christina is the baker. Her carrot cake is a must

Thank Ancd12345678
Reviewed May 19, 2016

Phat Cats is a really cool restaurant/bistro. The food and cocktails are great. A must try is the seafood chowder, fallen caesar salad, chicken napoleon, seafood cobb, really just about anything! All locally sourced. Great staff. Oh and the deserts are out of this world...More

Thank scooter03087
Reviewed May 15, 2016

great experience in every way. Delicious food, wonderful service and reasonably prices. It is a small store front type restaurant where the owner chef is the one preparing your meal. He cares and wants it perfect. His wife is the baker and everything is so...More

Thank lash23_13
Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Phat Cats is one of the best restaurants I have been to. The food is consistently amazing. Each dish always impresses from the fresh and local ingredients to the great presentation. I have had so many great meals at this restaurant - steak, seafood, salad,...More

Thank Adlispdr
Reviewed March 17, 2016

My wife and I were looking to eat late and wanted it to be something good after a long day. We have been told about this a number of times and just did not think to go here until now. We needed something open until...More

Thank Ed V
Reviewed March 10, 2016

Chef trained at Johnson & Wales in Rhode Island.....so creative and worthy of all praise. The local specials are always worth going for. I love it there!

Thank Suzy7070
Reviewed March 9, 2016

I recently dined at Phat Cats Bistro for their Thursday $1 oyster night. I'll be brief on this review. The atmosphere is nice, somewhat tight and loud. You have to make reservations even if you sit at the bar and as soon as we walked...More

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September 17, 2016|
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Response from scooter03087 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Don't know either. Call them. Great place!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $25
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Market St, Apt A, Amesbury, MA 01913-1718
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Amesbury
  • Phone Number: +1 978-388-2777
A unique brick building w/tin ceilings set within a neighborhood. Formerly an appliance store, there is a cut out in the wood floors where the lift use to be to bring items up from or down to the basement.
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