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The Fat Cat

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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24 Chestnut St, Quincy, MA 02169-5306
(617) 471-4363
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You must be really hungry. Good food, very reasonable price but tremendous portions! Good variety on menu from apps to entrees and sandwiched.

Thank Stevib
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I won't be back. Burnt bread on the only thing cooked in this sandwich. Cold turkey, cold bacon, and cold sauce. Burned bread. My husband had the full rack of baby back ribs and you put the parmesan fries underneath? They were soaked in bbq sauce. Ugh.

Thank Nancy-Annette C
Boston, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First date location was good. There is a bar on one side of the very small space and 10 or so tables on the other side of the 3/4 wall separation. It feels intimate with the not too dark but not bright lighting. The wine menu is not extensive, but very reasonably priced good wines.(not the rot gut you occasionally... More 

Thank TravelnotWar
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Fat Cat was a great half way point for my friends, who live north of Quincy, and my husband and I who live south. We ordered two lobster Mac n cheese, a reg Mac n cheese, and a seafood fra dioblo...everything was Awesome! Huge portions, great service, quaint atmosphere...we had only one complaint. We showed up and put our... More 

Thank Sjm102813
Brockton, Massachusetts, United States
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great portions. I stayed away from their Mac & Cheese dish due to its size but I can tell that it is a crowd's favorite. Maybe next time... However, I savored the Salmon dish with Cauliflower Mash and grilled asparagus. I was with 2 girl friends on a late Sunday afternoon and we had a blast laughing and sampling their... More 

Thank May-Lissa C
Boston, Massachusetts
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73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Apparently I didn't experience what everyone else has, because I was thoroughly let down by this place. Went on a Saturday night at about 10pm with a group of 5 or 6. We were seated immediately. We ordered drinks and the waiter made a recommendation of the "hello kitty" after I asked him what was good. The drink was good.... More 

Thank Sarah3260
Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Friendly service, huge meals, great food, good value for your money, highly recommend it! We picked the place because of its good reviews and it didn't disappoint

Thank mEMAshecerlema
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Good places to spend with friends. Nice food, big portions,good customer service. Definitely will come back!

Thank Михаил Д
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Fat Cat consistently puts forth terrific food. However, the physical condition of the restaurant is incredibly neglected. I stopped going the day my party saw a mouse climbing up the exposed brick wall, but I do miss their mac & cheese.

Thank Patti M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I love the Fat Cat. I usually pick up food to take home to eat after a very long work day but my friend from Florida was up for a visit so we went to the Fat Cat. We split the crab cakes appetizer and the scallops au gratin as our meal. The appetizer was 3 large crab cakes made... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Chestnut St, Quincy, MA 02169-5306
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Quincy
  • Phone Number: (617) 471-4363

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