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“Welcoming Staff / Good Food” 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: Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Welcoming Staff / Good Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2013

Our routine stop in Avila Beach. Good food, friendly staff, and a nice view of the harbor from outside seating. The loaded fish tacos were tasty, and my wife enjoyed her scallops, although they were slightly over cooked. Value for the money is there, and the margaritas were nicely prepared. Generous portions of food...smiling staff, good service.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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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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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
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Thank Icharli
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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
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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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Thank M8ternal
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