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Fat Cats

3920 Avila Beach Dr, Avila Beach, CA 93424
+1 805-595-2204
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“home fries” (5 reviews)
“lobster” (7 reviews)
“omelet” (13 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
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3920 Avila Beach Dr, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Have been a long time fan of Fat Cats. Our last time eating there the food was not that good. Staff is good and the wait time was not as issue this time as well. We probably will not be back. The food was not...More

Thank Marilyn M
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

The food and the staff here were amazing. One of the best breakfasts I've had in a long time. Only drawback is trying to find parking. Would love to go back and try their lunch and dinner.

Thank Dinoalita
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were hungry for fish and chips so we decided to go to Fat Cats we've gone there for breakfast and that's good but we've never eaten lunch or dinner there we ordered fish it was so greasy than even the lettuce...More

Thank maegon
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Great fresh food. Hubby and I had burgers (I think called the California and Westerner) and fries, a beer and a margarita. They know their stuff. Inside seating is limited but they do offer outdoor seating as well. We went around 8:00 p.m. on a...More

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 3 June 2016

We ate breakfast here twice. First time I had the Avila Benedict, at our waitresses recommendation. She was right, it was excellent. I think her name might have been Christie, and she was awesome. Good service is almost a lost art, and she renewed my...More

Thank jeanne_rau
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

We were camping in Pismo beach and wanted breakfast out, this place served chicken fried steak to die for. (Coming from a born and raised southerner) Finding fat cats also lead us to another great camping spot nearby We'll be coming back to this one...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Carl , and all the nice folk's @ Fat Cats ...food was great!, service excellent ! You folk's always do it well ! the parking was harsh( one of our kids parked a 1/4 mile away) was worth the walk!... Then there's Carl's fantastic pictures...More

Thank geoff20132013
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Best breakfast along the coast. My wife and I both had the shrimp, crab cheese omelette, great service great place.

Thank Ben B
Reviewed 21 May 2016

The farthest pier at Avila Beach has three restaurants. Fat Cats is not fast food. Everything is fresh and local and really good.

Thank thewebbskc
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I enjoyed sitting by the window enjoying my clam chowder bowl/bread. I love how they grill the piece of bread that they cut off of the bread bowl. The staff was friendly and informative, service was great. This was truly a great start to a...More

Thank Deb4life
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3920 Avila Beach Dr, Avila Beach, CA 93424
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Avila Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-595-2204
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