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“Live music, nice place for a drink with friends”
Review of Fat Cat

Fat Cat
Ranked #1,114 of 14,396 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Brew Pub
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Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: West Village
Reviewed July 22, 2013

The place is great if you're below 25. If you're older, you feel a bit old since its has a real student vibe.
That being said, it is a good place to have a drink with friends, play chess set, pool, pocket billiars of cards.

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Thank Sophie D
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Reviewed March 30, 2013 via mobile

This bar is awesome. Perfect service. Not much beer options but that was fine. Played pool and foosball. Had a great time. Can't wait to come back.

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Thank SanDisH
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Reviewed March 15, 2013

Nice place for drinking and playing chess set , pocket billiards or cards. If you are younger, you will go in with a stamp on the hand. If you are younger, you can not drink alcohol. One of the things i've loved is the jazz music live. The ambience is very cool and the pub is cheap. I love it.

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1  Thank Nabila M
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Reviewed March 12, 2013

I must say this place is fantastic. It seems to have a real student vibe when you make your way down the stairs and then you come into a place filled with people of all ages, backgrounds, cliques and personalities. Everyone is brought together by table tennis, pool, or sitting on couches soaking in the live music. The only thing it falls down on is the drink. Beer in a can is the best option. Ideally drink a little before so you can merge into the hum of people vibrating on different frequencies. We visited twice, totally worth it.

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Thank Fran K
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Reviewed December 11, 2012

I can't really give a fair review here. We asked the concierge to suggest some places in The Village, and this was one of them. We got there, walked down the steep set of stairs, and paid the $3 per person cover. We immediately didn't like the vibe. We got to the bar and ordered a crown & coke, and Ultra, a Miller Lite and something else. The bar maid grabs a acrylic display and says 'here's our menu' and walks off. They don't serve any of the things we order. There was a lot of chatter noise, but not any music, but the door man said it is a Jazz bar and they were maybe on break or not playing yet. We weren't feeling like Jazz, and didn't like the lack of alcohol that we wanted, and didn't like the bar maid's attitude, so we left. The doorman gave us our money back, without us even asking! We did see a pool table, so if you like Jazz, pool, and craft beer, then this may be your kinda place. Their website says Jazz Club: live music every night, pool, pong, shuffle, chess and more. Your local West Village hangout - it just wasn't our kinda place.

Thank SmileyInFrswd
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