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“Ample portions” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Fat Cats

Fat Cats
Ranked #4 of 24 Restaurants in Avila Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Hanford
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Ample portions”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2013

Small restaurant at the beginning of the pier. Inside and outside seating. Good and reasonably priced.

Visited April 2013
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English first
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great food and lots of it!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2013

This is just the kind of restaurant you would hope to find in an area as beautiful as Port San Luis Pier at Avila. The setting is true Harbor with a great camping area for family vacations.They make you feel welcome, serve good food with lots of smiles.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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California
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Mediocre & Overpriced”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013

The clam chowder is really good at Fat Cats and well worth getting. The tuna melt and burgers were nothing special and the $3.95 lemonade tasted like it was powder based. The location by the beach is nice and probably makes up for some of the other deficiencies but we won't go back.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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San Jose, California
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Homey atmosphere and large portions”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

Breakfast was an enjoyable experience with friendly people, large potions and good food. The homey atmosphere added to the effect.

Visited March 2013
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Fresno, California
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79 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Nice Place for Breakfast by the Port”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2013

I would recommend you take a nice morning walk from Avila Beach to Fat Cats for breakfast. It's a great walk that is about 1.5 miles. Once you are there enjoy a Bloody Mary or Mimosa which is on Happy Hour for only $2.50. Great deal and very good. Food was very good butt the waitress staff was even bettter. You can tell they have been there for a while and know alot of the people who come in for breakfast. Had a good time and a good breakfast with some great people.

Visited February 2013
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