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Cats Restaurant

17533 Santa Cruz Hwy, Los Gatos, CA 95033-9101
+1 408-354-4020
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (4 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
“bbq” (6 reviews)
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
17533 Santa Cruz Hwy, Los Gatos, CA 95033-9101
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

She lost the credit card, no corn bread, which came with the meal, no silverware, drinks took forever to receive, order came out randomly, food was mediocre, never going back...ever...

Thank Christina F
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

On the way out west of Los Gatos on Highway 17, you see unique white statues of cats guarding a glorious estate property . But next door is a great place to grab some bbq and good vibes for the road ahead. The emphasis here...More

Thank David O
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Great food great music Sunday / Joe , only too loud! !! Ribs, chicken, burger, calamari, corn bread , garlic bread ! Please be careful getting there, on and off hi way 17, no left turns !! And please turn the volume down on the...More

Thank Michael6132
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

This place has potential, pulled pork was tasty but the potato wedges were cold and burnt. The live music was great with efficient, sweet waiters. Would need to know the sides were better before I would return!

Thank Lacy1994
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Love the vibe when you walk in the door. Having live music 5 nights a week in an era of DJ's or piped in music is a nice treat. The employees actually like working here based on their smiles. The food is outstanding as well...More

Thank Harlan2014
Reviewed 9 February 2016

A bit of Los Gatos history just steps away from the Cats of Los Gatos. I would strongly recommend going here with Live Music and drinks as a primary and food as secondary.

1  Thank Chad H
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Loved this place in the 1990's and its just as cool n 2015. David the bartender is fabulous at mixing cocktails and just a cool dude. Love the vibe, the decor and the crowd. All good. My new favorite place to hangout!

Thank KatieSFBay
Reviewed 10 December 2015

The two of us were there for a recent dinner. My ribs were dry and not particularly flavorful; that were disappointing. My friend had the salmon salad, which she said was mediocre. However, the sautéed mushrooms were excellent. The waitress was attentive, but the dinner...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 12 August 2015

The ribs here were amazing. The tenderness, the ribs were smoked for hours. Once you get out of your car you will smell the goodness. The amount of meat on the bone, better than Famous Daves (which gives very little meat). The bbq sauce, so...More

Thank Milani1987
Reviewed 12 July 2015

The Cats is one of those places you just have to see to appreciate. It has a unique atmosphere of "just plain fun." The food is not exceptional, but it is adequate, filling, and tasty. It's just the all around exuberance of the people and...More

Thank Shelley H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:30 am
4:00 pm - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17533 Santa Cruz Hwy, Los Gatos, CA 95033-9101
    (Highway 17)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Gatos
  • Phone Number: +1 408-354-4020
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