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Fat City Bar & Cafe

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1001 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3208
+1 916-446-6768
23:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 23:00 - 22:00
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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208 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Melbourne, Australia
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Service is ok, food is pretty good. Get there a bit earlier than the lunchtime rush in the tourist trap of 'Old Sac'.

1 Thank Sapper909
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75 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

It was a lovely bar with a nice crowd but the drink were tasteless in my opinion at best. I like strawberry drinks to taste of strawberries..these only slightly. People we know have been to parties and had a great time. So stick to your classic drinks cause the speciality ones weren't worth it.

Thank justcrafty
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81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Stopped in here for an evening dinner after traveling alll day. Decor looked very nice with bevelled glass and tiffany lamps, but food was surprisingly average. I had Chicken Marsala with mashed potatoes and the chicked was cooked well but did not have anything to differentiate it, i.e., tasty sauce or added condiments. My friend had Shrimp Louie salad which... More 

Thank skibum1
Folsom, California
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Lots of meat to fill your cravings for a good hearty sandwich. We ordered turkey and pastrami sandwiches, both sandwiches were delicious with plentiful fillings of meat - very good. We also ordered the appetizer of fish tacos and it came 2 small tacos for $1 -. A bit steep for two small tacos though.

Thank Suavecito55
Colfax, California
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 1 p.m. for a quick lunch before a concert. We were told it would be a 10 wait despite many empty tables in view. After a 20-minute wait we were called to the reception desk. We were then seated at a table that had been empty the entire time. It was another long wait before the bartender,... More 

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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
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
23:00 - 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?