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Fat Cat Bar & Grill

599 N Lake Blvd, 96145, Tahoe City, CA 96145
+1 530-583-3355
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (17 reviews)
“burger” (28 reviews)
“lettuce wraps” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
599 N Lake Blvd, 96145, Tahoe City, CA 96145
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great fresh and local food. The California Burger was excellent as was the Mushroom Soup. If the soup is on the menu - you MUST get it! The ambiance was lacking IMO, but otherwise a great meal.

Thank vpena512
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The server/bartender/bus boy,not sure if he cooked the food too was friendly. We however waited awhile to get water and a menu because the place seemed short handed. My burger was red/rare and that's after ordering medium well.Why ask if your going to cook it...More

Thank Yosemitesteve
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Let's start with the positive. The food is good. I have little other good things to say. The acoustics are horrible, the waitress way beyond that. When getting our drinks, we asked for straws. The answer: "we don't believe in straws, please think of the...More

Thank Honky_Richard
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Recently, ate at Fat Cat's, food was amazing and everything was individually made to order, which does take a few minutes longer. Great flavors and pairing, staff was extremely friendly and knowldgable of menu items and libations. The mango habanero wings, lettice wraps and mac...More

Thank Rich P
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Great Burger/brews place. We sat outside and people watched. Service was good and friendly. Worth the money.

Thank sarahlG737WU
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Waited for a table for 15 minutes and once seated it took forever for server to acknowledge us. After a substantial time we were told kitchen was backed up at least 40 minutes. Maybe telling us before we waited for table and sat ignored would've...More

Thank PlanetR
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Long wait for service and food. Mac and cheese then served cold. Small portion of fries with burger.

Thank Dona K
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

My kids loved their cheeseburgers and I helped eat their fries! I had the Mac and cheese which was fabulous. Friendly service and nice outdoor patio for cooler evening after extremely hot day. Prices are a bit high but probably reasonable for the area. We...More

Thank 458debbia
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Start with family for a burger in Tahoe. Almost walked out since we stood at the door and then sat at the table for 10 minutes before anyone even looked at us. Glad we didn't leave. Probably the best burger I've ever had! The whole...More

Thank pfavia
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The burgers are good sized and tasty. Didn't care much for the small, crispy french fries. Service was pretty slow but friendly.

Thank Jim K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
American, Bar, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 599 N Lake Blvd, 96145, Tahoe City, CA 96145
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Tahoe City
  • Phone Number: +1 530-583-3355
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All-American, family-friendly restaurant dedicated to using the freshest ingredients from local farms and ranches, where guests can enjoy innovative dishes in a warm and lively setting with a view of Lake Tahoe. Visit our website to lean more about our happy hour specials, musical entertainment and special events schedule.
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