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Fat Cats

3920 Avila Beach Dr, Avila Beach, CA 93424
+1 805-595-2204
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“home fries” (4 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3920 Avila Beach Dr, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fat Cats is down the highway from Avila Beach about ½ mile in Port San Luis. The our food was good, the costs were reasonable and the service was excellent. We will likely return. My wife had a Cheese Omelet which she said was somewhere...More

Thank lobo59
Reviewed 2 days ago

Everytime we head over to the coast this place is a must stop. The onion rings are delicious as well as most everything else on the menu. You can sit in or dine on the patio.The portions are sziable as for the hungry fisherman that...More

Thank happytoseeu
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We started the birthday celebration at this restaurant. We stopped in and was quickly seated and asked our drinks? The coffee was good and kept coming. I ordered the Avila Benedict. Seriously! I have a new favorite meal. It's made with portabella mushrooms as the...More

Thank Berlinda B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yummy seafood "Po boy" sandwiches, good clam chowder, fresh fish fillet dinners whilst looking out at Avila bay seaside. A great place to meet after kayaking/SUPing around the port. A local favorite cafe and a little off the beaten path.

Thank cshurt54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We shared a breakfast and it was tasty and the service was fine. The menu looked great for all meals. Would repeat !

Thank ufdahgal
carl398, Owner at Fat Cats, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your comment. Hope to see you again real soon.

Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Our visit was during wonderful weather, and the patio was perfect. Service and food were relatively good.

Reviewed 5 February 2018

My husband and I got out most Sunday's for breakfast. We recently visited Fat Cats in Avila Beach and were disappointed but the attention to detail by our serving person. Arrived early and I ordered 2 poached eggs and toast and my husband ordered a...More

Thank mariposa67
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Stopped here on my way home after a week in Pismo Beach. I sat inside(beware the small booths if you have a sizeable booty). Coffee, bacon, eggs, toast and hashbrowns were perfect. Plus now I know why I have a sizeable booty). The views are...More

Thank HCS43
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Went to the restaurant for lunch, and enjoyed the location at the San Luis Bay Port, and also the lunch. We had the Crab and Lobster Open-face Sandwich, Seafood Philly and the Shrimp Poor Boy. They were wonderful!!! Yes, a little pricy, but the seafood...More

Thank Retiredhappily2015
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Right on the ocean and they use fake, canned seafood in their sandwiches (??) Made for a terrible meal. 4 sandwiches and a salad cost $80. Outside patio is not pet friendly. I would avoid this place.

Thank Coalingavisitor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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