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Fat City Bar & Cafe

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American, Bar
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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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Mattapoisett, Massachusetts
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282 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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141 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Norman, Oklahoma
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to chef JT Ritzman, we enjoyed a delicious steak chowder and the menu special -- organic salmon -- entire dish was THE BEST we have ever tasted! JT came to our table and was charming and competent. He then offered us to taste test a new chutney, which will be a great hit. Valerie, the GM and Luke, our... More 

Thank star1324
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I had my sister and brother-in-law visiting from Chicago. I wanted to show them Old Town Sacramento. We ate at Fat City, which has great decor and atmosphere. I ordered the Cubano sandwich which was very good. It was accompanied with French fries (not on my diet) but they were some of the best I have had. Crisp on the... More 

Thank Junglejim-Cal
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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781 reviews
378 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 894 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

my partner and i were on a road trip. while visiting sacramento old town on the evening for drinks we called to fat city for a bite. surroundings were spot on. clean , lovely décor. staff very attentive. service was efficient fantastic tasty food. we ordered sandwiches, fries, mushrooms and bottles of beer. big portions. loved this place and will... More 

Thank enncle
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Food, burgers we got. We're excellent. The bartender sucked big time!!! Took care of everyone but the people at the bar and the drinks were super freaking weak!!

1 Thank Scoonie74
Sacramento, California
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Service and food was friendly and efficient. It was so nice to see so many people in Old Town on a weekday. Fat City was enjoyable watching others enjoy their lunches, like us.

Thank Eileen H
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to have lunch, had the pastrami and turkey sandwich. Wait staff was prompt and our order was out in less than ten minutes. Would visit again in future.

Thank Jason P
Gilbert, Arizona
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77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Great interior in this place, with a beautiful bar! Overall, food was good, but they have a little bit of difficulty accommodating special dietary requests.The burger I had was a little too well done, and somewhat small for the price. My wife's chicken dish was good, but the chicken could have been done just a little more. Service was very... More 

Thank sarge1234
Modesto, California
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Fat City Had lunch there today as a business meeting. Took associates who have never been. Exciting right off the Sacramento River. Great atmosphere, Great Food, service is Excellent. The menu is a variety, by chose. The bar Old fashion wood old style bar. The food I order was very good. The food was unbelievable by one of my counter... More 

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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
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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?