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Fat Cats

3920 Avila Beach Dr, Avila Beach, CA 93424
+1 805-595-2204
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Mexican, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3920 Avila Beach Dr, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

The patio is great for dining, we visited between lunch and breakfast. My husband enjoyed a breakfast bacon and eggs special; I enjoyed a cheese burger. Both were very good! Go for a stroll on the pier and see the resident "pier" pelican during your...More

Thank Shirley S
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

If you ever tried this place you really need to do so seafood is excellent I make a nice breakfast very hearty. You don't walk away hungry that's for sure the staff is extremely nice. I have a good selection of food tube from's seafood...More

Thank Larry C
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food and staff. Parking lot very close so view has obstacles. Fast friendly service . The shrimp and crab crepes were really yummy.

Thank dkayec
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Very cute and quaint old fashion diner with lots of character right next to the water. I really enjoy the outdoor dining area when its warm. I highly recommend their breakfast!

Thank Makkie333
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Yummy food in a relaxed casual environment. many items to choose from on the menu. Inside and outside dinning. There is a view of the port.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

If you like clam chowder, go here! Great views also. Outside patio or inside, both places are awesome. The service is very good. It is a short drive out to Port San Luis but definitely worth it to eat here. This is a "locals" hang...More

Thank janplus4
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The food and service were excellent!!! I will definitely go back again. I will recommend this restaurant to my friends and family.

Thank Cindy M
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is a nice place, but very slow service. Omelettes are good, guacamole servings are very time for $10. The wait staff are not friendly. nice view and very close to the ocean.

Thank Alana/Diana R
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This was a nice lunch stop restaurant at the Avila Beach Pier area. It was a relatively inexpensive place to have lunch with a great ocean view. Had the Fish N Chips--very good.

Thank Don T
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

They provide a great variety in their menu. Serves breakfasts, lunch and dinner. You can sit indoors or enjoy the ocean view outdoors as well. Good food. They have photo albums of people's FAT Cats. I had submitted my cat Max to the album years...More

Thank Sue L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3920 Avila Beach Dr, Avila Beach, CA 93424
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Avila Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-595-2204
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