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Fat Cat Cafe

) #5 of 22 Restaurants in Grand Lake €€ - €€€ American, Cafe
Grand Lake Ave., Grand Lake, CO
+1 970-627-0900
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (44 reviews)
“pies” (50 reviews)
“scotch egg” (28 reviews)
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American, Cafe
€€ - €€€
Grand Lake Ave., Grand Lake, CO
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Unique cafe locally owned. The weekend brunch was very very good. So much to choose from ...the pies , pastries and other desserts were outstanding. Definitely recommend!

Thank Ron F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at the Fat Cat on advice from our innkeeper in Estes Park. She did not steer us wrong at all. This small cozy dinner serves up some excellent eats. Our group of 5 was seated promptly and the service was excellent. The food...More

Thank pooch53218
Reviewed 1 week ago

Asked if it was possible to order a hamburger cooked rare because I know some restaurants won't do that. Was told no problem. Overcooked, more like medium well. Hubby's entree was not that great either. I guess most of the good reviews were for breakfast...More

Thank mshlm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come here every summer and Fat Cat has always been great. The sausage on the buffet was the best the four of us ever had. All the food was great.

Thank Kenneth727
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This casual eatery has a great local vibe and the most impressive breakfast buffett I have enjoyed in years. In addition to the expected options, they offered scones, 3 types of breakfast gravy, scotch eggs, corned beef hash, quiche and several baked goods. For around...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went in for breakfast and everything was pretty good, but not great. The food was rather bland. When. I asked for picante or salsa and was given. Hot sauce. It was a nice meal and I enjoyed it. I doubt that I will ever...More

Thank princessnannykins
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Great food, friendly staff, Quiet and cozy place to enjoy a great breakfast. Visited there 3 times during my stay and everytime it was fantastic.

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 25 October 2016

If you are planning to go to Rocky Mountain National Park, the west side, you will definitely venture into the town of Grand Lake about 2 miles before the park's entrance. On a weekend, if you like a good breakfast, stop in at the Fat...More

Thank vger2016
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We're locals who don't eat "downtown" much during tourist season, but did do breakfast here again recently. First... The breakfast buffet (weekends only) is a sight to behold: truly unbelievable array of egg dishes (including "scotch eggs"), quiche, biscuits & gravy, fruit, & an almost...More

Thank JamaisVu
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped by here on a cold morning. The coffee was good, but a bit over-priced. I guess that should be expected in a remote town. The food was decent. The service was nice. It is rather small, but seemed to be well attended even...More

Thank BaileyL99
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 11:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grand Lake Ave., Grand Lake, CO
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Grand County  >  Grand Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 970-627-0900
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