Food and Drink

Welcome to the Fat Cat Bar and Grill!  The Place in Tahoe City for the best in fresh, quality ingredients.

Try our delicious homemade soups, salads, and sandwiches featuring Boar’s Head meats.  Choose from an amazing selection of share plates and gourmet pastas.

Relax at the bar and enjoy a glass of wine, beers on draught, or a full selection of cocktails.
Be treated like a Fat Cat in upscale décor featuring original paintings by local artists.

Lunch and Dinner Menu


Ahi Tower

Soy and sesame marinated ahi, topped with avocado and wasabi, then served with wontons and sesame cream sauce.

Sweet Potato Fries

Crispy fried sweet potoatoes tossed in curry salt and served with zesty cilantro dipping sauce or ranch.

Pot stickers

Asian pork dumplings steamed and pan-fried to a crispy golden-brown.  Served with spicy soy sauce.

Hot Wings

Served with bleu cheese dressing, carrot & celery sticks.

Thai Lettuce Wraps

Marinated chicken breast, tofu & water chestnuts sauteed in our housemade ponzu.  Served with iceberg lettuce cups, Thai peanut & sweet chili sauce.

Sliders (3)

Buffalo Chicken: breaded fried chicken breast, housemade buffalo sauce, bleu cheese, lettuce, tomato.

Corned Beef:  sliced corned beef,  cheddar, grilled onions,  sweet pickles
and horseradish mayo.

Spinach & Mushroom Quesadilla

Tatsoi spinach, garlic, shallots, our mushroom medley & a blend of 5 cheeses served with green chili dipping sauce & Pico de Gallo.

Southwestern Egg Rolls

Guajillo braised chicken, black beans, corn, cilantro, roasted peppers & our cheese blend served with Jalapeno ranch & Pico de Gallo.


Your choice of our housemade Chicken Enchilada Soup or Soup of they Day



Organic baby greens, grape tomatoes, carrots, Stella bleu cheese, dried cranberries & candied walnuts.  Tossed in Balsamic vinaigrette.

Blackened Ahi Salad

Mixed greens, cherry tomato, dried cranberry and carrot tossed in cilantro pepita dressing topped with avocado.


Iceberg, bacon, grape tomatoes, hard-boiled egg. Stella blue cheese crumbles & bleu cheese dressing.

Caesar Salad

Romaine lettuce, house made croutons & shredded Parmesan, with our creamy Caesar dressing.

Thai Chicken

Grilled chicken, cabbage, bean sprouts, mandarin oranges, and wonton strips in Thai peanut dressing.


Add grilled chicken ($3) or Ahi ($5) to any salad


Our burgers are Painted Hills all natural grass-fed beef.   Available with turkey patty or Garden Burger brand veggie patty.   With your choice of shoestring fries or side salad.  Add Sweet Potato Fries or a cup of soup for $2.

Fat Cat Burger

Our signature burger, with cherrywood-smoked bacon, Tallegio and Sweet Onion Marmalade.

Black and Bleu

Cajun-spice blackened burger with blue cheese crumbles, lettuce, tomato, and mayo.

Hickory Burger

Sweet-smoky hickory BBQ sauce on our Painted Hills beef burger, with bacon and melted cheddar.  Served with lettuce, tomato, and red onion.

Mushroom Swiss Burger

With avocado and melted Swiss.  Served with lettuce, tomato, and onion.  Add bacon for $1.50.


Your choice of shoestring fries or side salad.  Add Sweet Pototo Fries or a cup of soup for $2.  All sandwiches available as a wrap.

Turkey Cran

Boar’s Head Oven Gold turkey breast, Havarti cheese, homemade cranberry relish & mayo on toasted ciabatta.


Cherry wood smoked bacon, butter lettuce, tomatoes, avocado & mayo served on grilled sourdough.

Philly Cheese Steak

Choice of sirloin steak or grilled chicken, sauteed peppers and onions, mayo and melted jack cheese served on a soft roll.

Blackened Chicken Club

Organic chicken breast, avocado, cherrywood-smoked bacon, green onions, lettuce, tomato & mixed cheese.  Served on grilled sourdough with cilantro aioli.

Roast Beef Melt

Boar’s Head Premium London Port roast beef with carmelized onions, horseradish mayo, and melted mozzarella, fontina and jack cheeses on toasted ciabatta roll.

Pesto Chcken

Grilled chicken, roasted red peppers, spring greens, pesto mayo and melted provolone on toasted ciabatta.

Veggie Sandwhich

Grilled zucchini & red onion, mild green chile tomato, avocado, horseradish mayo and melted swiss on grilled sourdough.

Fat Cat Reuben

Lean sliced corned beef, sauerkraut, horseradish mayo and melted swiss cheese on grilled sourdough.



Pasta Primavera Marinara

Sauteed seasonal vegetables, cherry tomato, house made light marinara, parmesan. Add chicken for $3.


Our version of the classic with gruyere, fontina, and sharp cheddar, topped with Panko-Parmesan crumbs.

Fat Cat Mac

Take our Mac’n’Cheese to the next level with cherrywood-smoked bacon and mushrooms.


Your choice for $7.

Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Chicken Tenders, Mac & Cheese, Hamburger, or Pasta with Butter & Parmesan.

Breakfast Menu

Served Fri, Sat, Sun 9 a.m. ’til 2 p.m.

Buttermilk Pancakes

Served with butter and maple syrup.

Really French Toast

Thick slices of brioche dusted with brown sugar and cinnamon, topped with grilled banana and vanilla creme fraiche.  Served with butter and maple syrup.


Your choice of buttermilk pancakes or regular french toast with scrambled eggs and bacon.

Veggie Scramble

Scrambled egg whites with asparagus, tomato, zucchini, avocado and cheddar cheese.  Served with yur choice of midwest potato casserole or fresh fruit.

Fiesta Scramble

Eggs scrambled with tomatoes, green onions, ortega green chiles, cheddar cheese and sour cream.  Served with midwest potato casserole or fresh fruit.

Huevos Rancheros

Two over-medium eggs served on fried corn tortillas, topped with spicy ranchero salsa.  Served with black beans, spanish rice, avoocado, and sour cream.  $11

ABC Omelette

A 3-egg omelette with avocado, bacon and cheddar.   Served with midwest potato casserole and fresh fruit.

Sausage and Shroom Omelette

A 3-egg omelette with jack cheese, turkey sausage, mushrooms, and dill.  Served with midwest potato casserole and fresh fruit.

Fat Cat Benedict

Two ciabatta halves topped with arugula, poached eggs, choice of black forest ham or turkey sausage, and hollandaise sauce.  Served with midwest potato casserole and fresh fruit.
Half order – $8

Veggie Benedict

Two ciabatta halves topped with spinach, tomato, avocado, pached egggs and hollandaise sauce.  Served with midwest potato casserole or fresh fruit.
Half order – $8

Killer Breakfast Burrito

Seared potatoes, bacon, turkey sausage, scrambled eggs, onion, cheddar, and pico de gallo wrapped in a flour tortilla and topped with enchilada sauce.  Served with black beans and sour cream.

Veggie Breakfast Burrito

Egg whites, zucchini, tomatoes, mushrooms, asparagus, and potatoes and cheddar wrapped in a spinach tortilla.  Served with black beans and sour cream.

Brunch Burger

Painted Hills all natural grass-fed beef burger topped with bacon, lettuce, tomato, and a fried egg.  Served with midwest potato casserole or fresh fruit.



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