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Fat Cat Cafe

Grand Lake Ave., Grand Lake, CO
+1 970-627-0900
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (49 reviews)
“pies” (57 reviews)
“scotch egg” (33 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Grand Lake Ave., Grand Lake, CO
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

We never go to Grand Lake without scheduling a visit to the weekend brunch at Fat Cat Cafe. The variety and quality of the food is wonderful, and well worth the wait, which you can do by sitting in the sun on the Grand Ave....More

Thank ccc80241
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Had an enjoyable breakfast. The omelet was good as was the biscuits and gravy. There is plenty of seating with nice atmosphere. Would visit again when in the area.

Thank coopervbm
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Were lucky enough to be clued in to the breakfast buffet! Cute, rustic little place with a cat (ceramic) on every table. There were many, many pastries – scones, croissants, biscuits, sweet rolls, etc. They were all really good. The potatoes were amazing! My husband...More

Thank DaimlerDame
Reviewed 22 September 2017

First visit .. we got here about 8:30 am on a Thursday morning . We were seated promptly but others who came in after us were taken care of first . I had to get my own silverware and after the waitress took our order...More

Thank lovetotravel1236
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Come hungry for breakfast since this is only an all you can eat buffet. Eggs, potatoes, pastries, fruit, lots of pies, coffee, teas, juices, etc. No pancakes or waffles. Popular place. Slightly crowded. Very kind staff. Cat decor. I hope to stop again on my...More

Thank BSC12
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This was our second time at the Fat Cat... We were there for lunch last Thursday. My BLT and creamy mushroom soup were great! My husband's burger was also very good, but he wished they'd have asked him how he wanted it cooked. They cooked...More

Thank Lori S
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Sunday morning buffet, a must! We have been to Grand Lake 3 times and just discovered this place. Friendly, crowded little hole in the wall on Main Street, we had no idea it was there but saw the sandwich board out front. Interesting variety not...More

Thank CathyR232
Reviewed 17 September 2017

If you are in Grand Lake on a Saturday or Sunday morning, do yourself a favor and eat at Fat Cat Cafe. Their buffet is wonderful! It is not your normal breakfast buffet. Pastries abound, all homemade, and delicious. There is quiche, Scotch eggs, fried...More

Thank cofcor
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Great little restaurant in the middle of town, especially good for breakfast. Prices reasonable considering it's a tourist area. Service was great, friendly, fast. Definitely recommend!

Thank Cindy N
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

By far this was our best recommendation for a Sunday brunch. Service was extremely efficient and the food homemade. A family enterprise offering a very impressive brunch.

Thank B08512
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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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