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Fat Cat

Christopher 75, New York City, NY
+1 212-675-6056
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Jazz, beer, games, nice people - great pub!

A hidden place to drink some nice beer (drafts $4-9), meeting people from all over the world... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2015
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Most Things For Most People

Describing the Fat Cat is a little like listing attributes: An unassuming street front door leads... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2014
Jon L
New York City, New York
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  • Average8%
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15 Jun 2016
“Expensive, 7 dollars per person per hour for games”
1 Jun 2016
“Best bar in NYC”
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Christopher 75, New York City, NY
West Village
+1 212-675-6056
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Reviewed 2 January 2015

A hidden place to drink some nice beer (drafts $4-9), meeting people from all over the world, playing snooker, table tennis, shuffleboard and other games ($1-5.50 per hour/person)... or just to chill out on a sofa listening to a jazz band. Admission for only $3....More

Thank Mario_Rio_Brasil
Reviewed 15 December 2014

Describing the Fat Cat is a little like listing attributes: An unassuming street front door leads to a staircase down to a good -- but limited -- dive bar, music venue for up and coming jazz cats, game room with ping pong, pool and other...More

Thank Jon L
Reviewed 2 September 2014

We looked at reviews & all looked positive. We were a group of 6 sober adults. On entry we were friendly with the door guy asking for ID's & he was soooo unfriendly & couldn't even smile. We thought that's a great start, we had...More

Thank Susesf
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Live music, good beer, billiards, table tennis, scrabble and more. It's like $6.50 per person per hour for table tennis, which seems a bit high. There's a lot to do, more than just stand around and drink. Guaranteed good time.

Thank Greyrace777
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Great bands, cheap beer, fun games, there's really nothing else you can ask for. The only complaint is it gets crowded and it is hard to get to the bar some times. The bar is well staffed so you usually dont wait super long. $3...More

Thank Va9nessa
Reviewed 28 January 2014

Always an epic night when spent here with friends! If you haven't been here in awhile they added 2 more shuffleboard tables in the back corner in place of a pool table, which me and my friends are very thankful for. There are not many...More

Thank jeffmL2963AR
Reviewed 10 November 2013

Love this place. Cover is just $5 per person most of the time, and you get to enjoy live jazz music by a couple of ensembles or more a night, plus pay-to-pay foosball table, ping pong, chess, etc. A really fun place!

Thank TSW325
Reviewed 6 October 2013 via mobile

Saturday night near NYU and this place was jumping! Three dollar cover - three dollar beers -live Jazz that was fantastic - so much fun! This bar has ping pong tables, pool tables, every table has chess or checker boards and many people were playing...More

1  Thank Georgia L
Reviewed 3 September 2013

We heard a wonderful young quartet recently at the Fat Cat, lead by pianist Adam Birnbaum. They played mostly new original music, 7 recently composed songs, some with only working titles, and one standard, in a 90 minute set. Big old couches looked onto the...More

1  Thank Gregory C
Reviewed 6 August 2013 via mobile

Go for the fun of it! Stay for the fun of it and enjoy all of it that you can take in. Good place to visit just for the name of it truly. Who doesn't want to be a Fat Cat in New York!!

2  Thank CameoMama29
West Village
Stretching from Sixth Avenue to the Hudson River, the
West Village is one of the city’s most coveted
addresses. Full of trendy shops, historic taverns, and
cozy restaurants set amid 19th century architecture,
this neighbourhood has a unique old-world feel. You
won’t find a more picturesque location in Manhattan.
Without the traditional city grid layout, it’s easy to
get lost here, but that’s part of the fun as you
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