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2735 W Division St, Arlington, TX 76012
(817) 275-9631
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good ole' home cooking and great catfish

We're local and eat here a few times a year. NEVER had a bad meal. Of course, catfish is the mail attraction, but for those not liking fish, there is another option. Limited, but good.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Fort Worth, TX
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Fort Worth, TX
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82 reviews 82 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We're local and eat here a few times a year. NEVER had a bad meal. Of course, catfish is the mail attraction, but for those not liking fish, there is another option. Limited, but good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The food and service was very good. I don't eat seafood but they had chicken dishes for me. We were a group of 14 and all the orders were served promptly.

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

7 of us went on Friday evening, We were seated promptly. Had excellent service and food was excellent as usual.

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Midlothian, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A group of 17 went for lunch on a weekday. Service was a little slow , but we were not in a hurry so it was fine Servers were attentive. Large seating capacity. Baskets of wonderful hushpuppies , family servings of beans, cole slaw, pickeled okra, on the table and refilled as needed. With the meal came the BEST rolls,... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The food is great. The waiting staff was attentive and fast. The best catfish filet ever. My out of state Son always has to eat at Cat Fish Sams when he comes to town.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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233 reviews 233 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We stopped in here since we had a bit of time while my windshield was getting replaced! Normally we would not have stopped since we are not "catfish" type lunch people! The service was excellent! She promptly greeted us and then brought out some "fingerling" hush puppies which were pretty good. She then took our order and brought out a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

Never once, in over 35 years, have I been disappointed. That's saying a mouthful for a restaurant. This place knows what works and doesn't mess with a good thing. It may not be the most glamourous looking place, it is after all OLD. But, you will feel like part of the family & I guarantee, if you leave hungry, it's... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I visit this place several times a year with my family. The service is good and the portions are large. Because of the relish tray everyone gets (beans, onions, pickled okra, coleslaw, hush puppies), the prices are fairly above average, but everything is well-cooked, not greasy, and very tasty. Their fried catfish compares well to Babe's Chicken House.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

When I was a kid my uncle used to have fish fries that the whole family will attend, fried catfish, fries, hush puppies, cakes pies etc. Real good event to get to go. Catfish Sam's is a lot like that, they start you out with tomato relish beans hush puppies coleslaw and then bring you the catfish and potato of... More 

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Fort Worth
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38 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This is one of our favorites. The minute you are seated, your group is provided with set-ups...pinto beans, green tomato relish, cole slaw and piping hot hush puppies! The service is usually fast and friendly and the catfish is delicious. They also serve steaks, but I have never tried them--we go for the fish. The restaurant is plain decor--nothing much...but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2735 W Division St, Arlington, TX 76012
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: (817) 275-9631
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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