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Fat City Bar & Cafe

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1001 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3208
+1 916-446-6768
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank Debbwl
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149 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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210 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 18 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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217 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 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 

Thank Norm G
Avila Beach, California
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Great food good environment. We sat at the bar high tops server was prompt I had the awesome sauce burger and it was a big burger juicy burger. Food came out fast . Definitely recommend if you are in old town for the day

1 Thank caseywood321
Grass Valley, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We were walking around Old Town Sacramento and wanted to have a light lunch so we went to Fat City Bar & Cafe.... We had the Fish Tacos and Calamari ... Tacos were very tasty and filling ,,,,The Calamari was very delicious, cooked just right,,, but was most amazing about the Calamari appetizer was the amount that you got,,, the... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We were a group of seven on Valentine's Day. The Firehouse was charging $150 per person for a prix fixe meal. Fat City was not pretentious like that. Really good food, a bright ambiance with Tiffany lamps, and all of us enjoyed it.

Thank Patty093

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$30
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, 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?