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Fat City Bar & Cafe

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1001 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3208
+1 916-446-6768
11:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 10:30 - 22:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Service is ok, food is pretty good. Get there a bit earlier than the lunchtime rush in the tourist trap of 'Old Sac'.

Thank Sapper909
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75 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a lovely bar with a nice crowd but the drink were tasteless in my opinion at best. I like strawberry drinks to taste of strawberries..these only slightly. People we know have been to parties and had a great time. So stick to your classic drinks cause the speciality ones weren't worth it.

Thank justcrafty
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81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in here for an evening dinner after traveling alll day. Decor looked very nice with bevelled glass and tiffany lamps, but food was surprisingly average. I had Chicken Marsala with mashed potatoes and the chicked was cooked well but did not have anything to differentiate it, i.e., tasty sauce or added condiments. My friend had Shrimp Louie salad which... More 

Thank skibum1
Folsom, California
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Lots of meat to fill your cravings for a good hearty sandwich. We ordered turkey and pastrami sandwiches, both sandwiches were delicious with plentiful fillings of meat - very good. We also ordered the appetizer of fish tacos and it came 2 small tacos for $1 -. A bit steep for two small tacos though.

Thank Suavecito55
Colfax, California
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 1 p.m. for a quick lunch before a concert. We were told it would be a 10 wait despite many empty tables in view. After a 20-minute wait we were called to the reception desk. We were then seated at a table that had been empty the entire time. It was another long wait before the bartender,... More 

Thank BettyJo1234
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Our server was willing to please...two brimming to the top martini's which spilled all over the table, it was funny! Our server split the Caesar salad with plenty of chicken which was lovely, next was the Angle Hair Pasta dish...not recommended. Conflicting seasonings in a sauce that was so thick, the pasta all stuck together. In addition the shrimp was... More 

Thank Kathleen D
Auburn, California
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105 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Great Old Town Sac location for dinner. We were going to the Polar Express with the family. There were 11 of us. We made reservations and were seated right away. Service was good and the food was great. With 5 little girls the meal came in good time.

Thank Eileen_Calif
Omaha, Nebraska
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112 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Nice atmospehere in old town. Went during brunch so as to be able to order their quiche. While it was good it wasnt warmed thru. The server was seemed preoccupied or was new to the job. Waited a long time for initial service and some time for our food. We were disappointed as we had heard good things, if visiting... More 

Thank Bev W
Mattapoisett, Massachusetts
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288 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Down in old town. Nice place and good food. Great service and a historic place. Varied menu and great selections.

Thank Colby R
Elk Grove, California
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143 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

The restaurant looked inviting and wasn't yet crowded for lunch, so we gave it a try. The service was excellent-never had to ask for a thing. The food was well prepared and the portions large. My burger and fries were delicious. We will be back.

Thank Dan C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$30
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3208
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-446-6768

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