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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)
Open Now
06:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3920 Avila Beach Dr, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Great bloody Mary's mimosas but a lot of meat bees. Great view and Ocean vibe. Only problem is those dang meat bees. It's sits right at the habor you really get the fill of the Pacific Ocean

Thank Jr C
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Great local diner; very kid and tourist friendly. Right near the pier so very convenient for anyone going fishing or on the whale watching trips.

Thank Jesse N
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

When I came here I naturally had a hankering for fish and chips. My mom raved about the amount of food you get here. Four pieces of fried cod (about three bites each) and 20 fries do not constitute a hearty portion, nor the $16...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Tried to park in nearby beach but no space so kept driving to the pier and found this gem. Parked right outside (luckily) and had only to wait a few minutes for a table for the 5 of us. Delicious food and friendly service.

Thank Kate H
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Best chowder in Avila Beach and Morro Bay. Calamari tubes, tenticles, and steak were also good. I had the grilled salmon tacos which came with flavorful beans & rice. We will definitely beer back!

Thank Karin D
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Hamburgers are fresh & flavorful. Breakfast on outdoor patio is nice. Across from very interesting pier and ocean. Staff is more business-like than friendly and can be slow at times.

Thank Don k
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This place always has a crowd, but not a long wait time. Nice portion size and delicious. I didn't care for a calamari dish only bc I didn't read carefully enough to know it was a patty versus the actually squid. I just don't care...More

Thank Ateleob84
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We frequently visit Avila Beach and if breakfast is on the agenda this is our favorite stop. Seafood omelettes yummy French toast are just 2 of our favorites! If you're in the relaxing zone have one of there mimosas or a Bloody Mary, you won't...More

Thank Lori A
Reviewed 25 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
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine
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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