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The Fat Cat

Not Rated.
The Fat CatThe Fat Cat
BA SCORE
92
outstanding

15 Ratings
Ratings: 15
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 12.83%
Taps: 8
Bottles: 25
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

24 Chestnut St
Quincy, Massachusetts, 02169-5306
United States
phone: (617) 471-4363

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(Place added by: GweedoeBRew on 05-16-2010)
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Reviews by SunDevilBeer:
Photo of SunDevilBeer
4.15/5  rDev +0.5%

I had been looking forward to try this place for a long time, but had heard that it was tiny and usually packed. So, decided to hit it for an early dinner on a weeknight (Wed @ 6) and actually got right in.

Small but cozy space. Long bar runs along one side with standing room opposite. Dining area on the opposite side, with around 12-15 tables. I imagine this could be quite stuffed when busy, but was comfortable when I was there.

About 7-8 rotating drafts, concentrating on local/regional (Berkshire, Mayflower, Blue Hills),a Belgian tap and a DFH tap. Short bottle list too. Beers served tasted clean and at good temps.

Food menu is tight but hits all the right notes: Chicken, steak, seafood, sandwiches, all served with a bit of a twist. I had the tuna steak (served seared/rare as requested) my friend had the mac-n-cheese with chirizo (their house specialty). Both of us were really satisfied with our meals.

Friendly, prompt service too.

Good pick if you're in the Quincy/S shore area.

SunDevilBeer, Oct 04, 2011
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Photo of dbexpert
4.5/5  rDev +9%

My go to in Quincy. Absolutely love this place. It is definitely more about the food here than the beer. The beer selection is always solid. Bottle selection a bit better. I do not come here for the beer however. Its more about the food. This is the first restaurant I have ever ordered a special. Its now all I order. If in Quincy and you are looking for a good restaurant with a quality tap selection, this is your place.

dbexpert, Nov 20, 2013
Photo of Larrydoherty
4.2/5  rDev +1.7%

The Fat Cat in Quincy is a truly unique dining experience. Comfort food done at its best. Mac and Cheese, burgers, nachos, all done in unique ways.

A great beer selection with monthly specials, makes Fat Cat a place worth returning to over and over again.

Be sure to try their special dipping sauces and spices for their french fries, some of the best in town.

If you do venture out to Quincy, be sure to get there early. The Fat Cat is rather small, and very popular, so seating comes at a premium.

Larrydoherty, Aug 16, 2012
Photo of Diskothek
4.5/5  rDev +9%

This is THE place to eat in Quincy as reflected in their sometimes 1+ hour waits for a table. And don't think calling ahead will secure you one, they don't take reservations.

Not very big, but a nice bar to sit at and only maybe 20 tables in total. There are about 8 beers on tap but none of them are macros aside from Guiness. But try to get away without having Guiness on tap in Quincy and you won't last long, even Mexican and Chinese eateries have it. The bottle list is more extensive and has some interesting choices while not being too pricey for the average Joe.

And this is not a place to only go for drinks, the food is amazing and be sure to ask about the specials as there is always at least one that'll get your attention. Oh and the mac and cheese is great!

Diskothek, Jul 02, 2012
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The Fat Cat in Quincy, MA
92 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.