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Fat Cat Coffee Works

606 Railroad St, New Glarus, WI 53574-9538
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (5 reviews)
“pastry” (4 reviews)
“banana bread” (2 reviews)
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606 Railroad St, New Glarus, WI 53574-9538
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love having brunch or lunch at Fat Cat. Nice atmosphere. Great food but pricey. Expect to pay $11.00 or more. Staff are very nice and baked goods are awesome. Nice specials.

Thank Dawn H
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

This was a nice place to stop and get coffee and breakfast for the road. The coffee shop is spacious and there’s a lot of room to sit amongst fun vintage decorations. There is also a bar area/ counter to sit where you can see...More

Thank ManderleyAgain
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Cherry pie is apparently made with mint. There is no cherry flavor whatsoever, but overwhelming mint quality. Our entire group was disappointed. Wrote to them regarding our experience and never even received a response.

2  Thank Jimbo15030
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Stopped by for a coffee and a cookie. Both were great. Coffee was hot, and cookies were really good.

Thank mcal1943
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The server who helped us was great and very likable. The breakfast bacon burrito was dry and tasteless. The presentation was a dry looking burrito sitting on a plate with a small container of sour cream and a red sauce of some type. Quite pricey...More

Thank lkchese
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Came here twice for coffee....great lattes and the regular coffee is good too. Reasonable prices. We did not have any of the very yummy looking pastries or pies....wish we would have though! It's right off the sugar river trail and right in the main area...More

Thank Cubs_Fan007
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We actually stopped in because we had a coupon for a free glass of beer, but what a great choice! I had the quiche, which had the most amazing homemade crust. Boyfriend had ramen noodles with brussel sprout nest and egg on top, said was...More

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Great service. Great food. I had banana bread one day and quiche the next. Really good stuff. Wonderful coffee. Just a great way to start a bicycle day!

Thank dennis w
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Though our B&B provided breakfast, we wanted to try out this new place--at least new to us since our previous visit. From the moment I walked in and saw the ban on cell phones, I LOVED this place. Great small batch coffee, roasted right down...More

Thank normalwriter
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

A short walk from our hotel Swiss Aire, we couldn't of been happier to find this awesome cafe. Great coffee, a delicious breakfast sandwich to take out, and super friendly staff!

Thank Brrwy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 606 Railroad St, New Glarus, WI 53574-9538
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  New Glarus
I have visited the Fat Cat Coffee Works 8 or 9 times in the past couple years, including 3 times in the past week. Great place - needs to be reviewed!
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