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The Fat Finch

324 Prince Street, Tappahannock, VA 22560
+1 804-333-3188
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cornbread” (13 reviews)
“prime rib” (8 reviews)
“tuna stack” (4 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
324 Prince Street, Tappahannock, VA 22560
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Reviewed September 15, 2017

I pass through Tappahannock every evening on my way home. I finally had the opportunity to stop and give The Fat Finch a try. I'm so glad I did. The Fat Finch is a small, tastefully adorned restaurant with a simple, yet diverse menu. We...More

Thank G4017XMsue
Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

The Fat Finch never disappoints and once more it has raised the bar! They were very busy but Waverly made us feel like we were her only customers. The Tuna Appetizer was amazing, the Crab Cakes broiled were as well!!! We finished it all off...More

Thank Larry C
kay c, Owner at The Fat Finch, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2017

Thank you!! So glad you enjoyed!! Hope to see you again at the Finch!!!!

Reviewed March 31, 2017

If you ever are at Fat Finch and they have the tuna stack on the specials definitely try it, The improvement Fat Finch could make is serving condiments in a glass dish versus plastic cup, they are upscale restaurant so the serving dishes should be

Thank mtnkd
kay c, Owner at The Fat Finch, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review!! So glad you enjoyed!!

Reviewed March 22, 2017

My wife and I invited two friends to try this restaurant with numerous rave reviews. We have four different seafood entrees and all were excellent and were accompanied by unique sides such as cornbread and bread pudding. Glasses of wine and coffee were high quality....More

1  Thank fredkmccoy
Reviewed March 15, 2017

No complaints--good food, but expensive for what you get. I would certainly recommend it, but not as a favorite.

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed March 11, 2017

Very nice little cafe with a nice atmosphere. Not very crowded for a Saturday night. The food was ok but a little pricey. Did not have a very big variety on the menu. The cornbread was delicious. The service was ok but good thing they...More

Thank Beachlvrgrl
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in while we were going to Maryland. Had a wonderful meal. Enjoyed crab cakes and tuna. Would definitely recommend it to a friend.

Thank jeff625
kay c, Owner at The Fat Finch, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2017

So glad you enjoyed! We hope to see you again in the near future! Happy New Year!

Reviewed September 10, 2016

The Fat Finch is a jewel and worth a special trip from anywhere in Virginia to enjoy a meal. We were in Tappahannock for the weekend and one of the servers from Jacks Java gave us a tip to make a reservation at The Fat...More

1  Thank Elizabeth F
kay c, Owner at The Fat Finch, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2016

So happy you enjoyed!! I am coming up with some fun new specials for the Fall, so we hope to see you again at the Finch!!! Cheers!

Reviewed August 12, 2016

We had dinner here in July The food is good the owner charming and the waitress delightful Do go and try it out

Thank MOIRA s
kay c, Owner at The Fat Finch, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2016

So glad you enjoyed! Hope to see you again real soon at the Finch!!!

Reviewed June 14, 2016

Today was a special day....the 30th wedding anniversary of our son and daughter-in-law! We celebrated by having dinner at The Fat Finch Cafe in Tappahannock, VA. We enjoyed the very fresh salads (included with your meal) with homemade dressings, served on the side. We all...More

Thank Shannon H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $28
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 324 Prince Street, Tappahannock, VA 22560
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Tappahannock
  • Phone Number: +1 804-333-3188
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We offer fresh local cuisine including seafood and fresh cut steaks along with our innovative chef specialties in a fun atmosphere with attentive service. Hours:Tuesday thru Saturday 5 pm until close We also cater small and large parties, weddings and events on and off site. Hope to see you at the Finch!!
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