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Fat Cat Bar & Grill

££ - £££American, ,
599 N Lake Blvd, 96145, Tahoe City, CA 96145
+1 530-583-3355
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (16 reviews)
“burger” (24 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
599 N Lake Blvd, 96145, Tahoe City, CA 96145
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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 2 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
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Took our picky grandkids here and they both really liked their chicken strips and fries! My blackened chicken sandwich was great and my wife loved here tuna stack. Friendly and fast service too, and we even had no problem finding parking - rare in Tahoe...More

Thank frankb357
Reviewed 25 June 2017

My server was really sweet and went well out of her way to help me a lot. Plus I had the spicy pineapple burger with sweet potato fries and it was divine.

Thank Dave R
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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 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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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