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Fat City Bar & Cafe

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1001 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3208
+1 916-446-6768
11:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Redding, California, United States
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Been eating here since 1976...When coming to Sacramento we always eat at Fats. Prices are normal and dishes are good. Have never been disappointed.

Thank papacat2
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688 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While the name sounds like this should be a very casual place, it is anything but that. The interior is very nicely furnished with plenty of space between the tables--it is almost elegant. The menu was quite varied and each of us enjoyed our selection. The service was excellent. While the cost was higher than for a typical casual lunch,... More 

Thank kupunakane
Livermore, California
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whether you want to go for Happy Hour or a regular dinner, you will get delicious food at this historic restaurant. Decorated with leaded glass lamps hung from the ceiling, it's not only lovely but the staff was attentive and friendly. Best of all the food was delicious. The steak was very tasty and we enjoyed the quiet time to... More 

Thank Pauline T
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This is a very elegant restaurant that has reasonable prices the menu had a great variety of items and the decor fits the Old Sacramento historic district like a glove,

Thank rgeniusz
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3 reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2017

WE had dinner here after we had done Old Town. We were served very qickley. It was a good dinner. The restaurant is set in a beautiful old building. the history of the family is on the menu

Thank Q5581DNelizabethb
Sacramento, California
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Fat City Bar & Café has been around for years and has lots of charm. We went there Sunday for lunch and were very disappointed as Fat’s who has been around for years used to be really good. It was a slow afternoon for the restaurant; the waiter was pleasant and was so embarrassed by what happened to us that... More 

1 Thank Debbwl
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150 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Love the decor of this establishment in old Sacramento. Very good waiter. The food was pretty good. My wife enjoyed the French onion soup. I had the angel hair pasta which was way heavy on the sun dried tomatoes. My daughter's chicken fingers and fries were good. The overall meal was not so filling, but tasted good. The bill was... More 

Thank ChicoRanMan
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216 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Having just moved back to Sacramento, this was a get reacquainted visit to the Old Sacramento location. Once you navigate the cobbled street and find a parking spot, it was a pleasant walk on old plank walkways. We were seated immediately and the waiter was very responsive to take orders for drinks and eventually our entree orders. The ambiance is... More 

Thank Spartan58
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49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I visit Old Sacramento often and have walked past this restaurant many times so I decided to finally try it while with friends on St. Patrick's day. The menu is simple and offers great options and alternatives for those who are on a diet or vegetarian. All three of us decided on the bacon cheeseburger with thousand island dressing. The... More 

Thank Jason G
Fresno, California
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218 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I had a great [early] Saturday dinner in busy Old Town. I had their dinner salad, which is generous, and had shaved veggies to accent the coastal greens. The Chicken Marsala was tender, and is prepared with mushrooms -- instead of the typical capers; over mashed potatoes -- instead of the typical pasta. They also have great beers and ales... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 30
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3208
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-446-6768

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?