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The Fat Cat Bistro - CLOSED

20010 Glen Bay Rd, Gimli, Manitoba R0C 1B1, Canada
+1 204-642-5515
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good5%
  • Average5%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible17%
4 Mar 2014
“Don't think this is open anymore”
18 Dec 2012
“Very Disappointing - and SO COLD!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
20010 Glen Bay Rd, Gimli, Manitoba R0C 1B1, Canada
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1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 4 March 2014

Was very nice until it closed, they cleaned it up, décor was nice, and menu was something different for Gimli, we were sorry to see it close. Seems like everything worthwhile does!!!!

Thank dorothyo436
Reviewed 19 December 2012

I was really looking forward to trying this place. We headed there on a Saturday evening for dinner at around 6:00 p.m. Our group consisted of eight. When we arrived, there were four other diners there. Service started out slow and got worse as the...More

2  Thank P H
Reviewed 6 December 2012

So sorry you closed! You will be greatly missed by us all. I liked that you were part of the community and catered to everyone in the area. Your food and good times will be remembered. Good luck for the future

Thank Terry T
Reviewed 26 June 2012

We found the service extremely slow & it is very crowded....the menu is also very limited.... for all the press this place gets maybe we just showed up on an off night...but of course that shouldn't be...

Thank JAB0446
Reviewed 21 January 2012

we had reservations for the afternoon tea and arrived to find the doors locked. Waited outside with the other patrons in + 30 degree weather. Food was POOR and burnt. Tea was cold ... Only good thing was the cheese tray. I don't eat meat...More

3  Thank daisybud
Reviewed 20 January 2012

had a reservation and the doors were locked!! had to wait outside. The food was below par really not very good some was visibly burnt Yuk will never go again

1  Thank daisybud
Reviewed 5 January 2012

My wife and friends threw a suprise birthday party for me for my 60th birthday at the Fat Cat. They had me totally fooled as to what thier plans were! I came into the restaurant thinking I was going to have a nice quiet birthday...More

Thank Deacon J
Reviewed 19 December 2011

The restaurant is located just off of highway 222, a few minutes north of Gimli, Manitoba. The menu items were very tastefully described, making them very appealing. It was hard to decide as they all sounded so good. The chef has an impressive history in...More

1  Thank beanmitchell
Reviewed 19 December 2011

We had our company Christmas party here and it was the best one we ever had. The stuffed chicken was cooked to perfection. It was so juicy and the sauce was amazing! I should have asked for some sauce to go. I loved it so...More

1  Thank Susan A
Reviewed 12 December 2011

It really seemed like we were a 'bother". We made a request to switch tables due to a frigid air vent under our table. This was met with a scowl and verbal complaining. We should have left then. They had 1 bottle of wine -...More

1  Thank scarlettbp
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$14 - US$26
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20010 Glen Bay Rd, Gimli, Manitoba R0C 1B1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Manitoba  >  Gimli
  • Phone Number: +1 204-642-5515
  • E-mail
Gimli's hidden treasure. The newest hot spot on Lake Winnipeg. Being dubbed the Gem of the Lake. 99 seats, lounge, and full service diningroom. Beautiful park-like setting, 1 mile from the beach. Award winning chef Karen Nielsen. Everything is made to order from the freshest local ingredients. We believe in supporting our local community of farmers and food producers. We do breakfast, lunch, dinner, catering, specialty cakes, everything is made in-house from scratch.
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