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Phat Cats Bistro

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65 Market St, Apt A, Amesbury, MA 01913-1718
+1 978-388-2777
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16:30 - 22:00
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Wed - Sun 16:30 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Most excellent service & food.... great variety.... a powerhouse of a place for such a small setting..... can't wait to go back...... the waitress was beyond fantastic!!!!

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Thank Carlos V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

My husband and I have been to Phat Cats several times. We have never been disappointed. The owners and staff are very personable, Great food and Service. Love their menu and their specials.

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Thank Karen S
Ipswich, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Our 2 adult sons were home for the holiday and we were scouting about for a new and interesting restaurant. Phat Cats was mentioned by a friend; the reviews looked good and the menu interesting enough to engage our foodie selves. Each of us orderred different items and all of us were well pleased. I had the Lazy Mans lobster... More 

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Thank jaf122
New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

My wife and I have eaten here quite a few times. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu. My Tenderloin was cooked to perfection. The service is also very good. The only negative I can think of is that parking is on the street and it can be very difficult to get a spot anywhere the restaurant.

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Thank DJfromNH
New Hartford, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We celebrated our 24th Anniversary with dinner at Phat Cats Bistro. It's a small place, so make a reservation. The food was outstanding. I ordered the Surf & Turf Risotto, which was hangar steak and shrimp over risotto. My husband ordered a beef tenderloin special they were offering. We switched plates half-way through, as is our custom. Everything was wonderful,... More 

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Thank Ellen2761
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had a phenomenal dining experience at Phat Cats on Saturday night. Our reservation for the bar was at 6:30 and Adam (their longtime host) greeted us and seated us promptly. It’s a busy and lively atmosphere and all of the tables we passed on our way to the bar were full. Their warm and cozy space recently underwent a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

My family and I went to Phat Cats Bistro because we heard about their Thursday night 1 dollar oyster special. One of the best deals ever. The oysters were surprisingly big for a buck and quite fresh. All three of us had a small Caesar salad with the oysters. Yummy! Lots of cheese which is always a plus. The sauce... More 

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Thank SiobhanLucey1
Rochester, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

good service, exclent meal. It was one of those meals that I remembered days later. Its a small place but very nice. We went on a family recomidation and we were not disapointed

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Thank michelledaigle2016
Amesbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Wonderful small bistro owned by a husband and wife....he's the chef, she's the baker. They do great food and lots of specials. Just renovated their bar area and I can't wait to check it out. Dollar oysters on Thursday nights and beer club. First place I ever visited that will sell you a half glass of wine....very cool. Make a... More 

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Thank Linda B
Boxford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

The restaurant is set outside the main downtown area and the outside of the restaurant is very plain. Don't let that stop you from entering into one of the most wonderful restaurants in the area. The staff is friendly and helpful and make you feel like you've come home. The wine list is extensive and if you don't see what... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
16:30 - 22:00
Saturday
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Market St, Apt A, Amesbury, MA 01913-1718
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Amesbury
  • Phone Number: +1 978-388-2777
Description
A unique brick building w/tin ceilings set within a neighborhood. Formerly an appliance store, there is a cut out in the wood floors where the lift use to be to bring items up from or down to the basement.

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