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3777 Harrison St, Batesville, AR 72501-4005
870-793-2022
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Description: Locally owned traditional southern catfish house with great grilled...
Locally owned traditional southern catfish house with great grilled catfish, homemade hush puppies, pickled relish, onion and brown beans... (870) 793-2022
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
Best catfish around

Fred's Fish House is on the east end of town in an old church building. Good menu, reasonable prices, decent service and seriously good catfish. They also serve burgers, seafood, steaks, etc.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
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Columbia, Mo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Fred's Fish House is on the east end of town in an old church building. Good menu, reasonable prices, decent service and seriously good catfish. They also serve burgers, seafood, steaks, etc.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Every time I go to Batesville, I eat at least once at Fred's. I would recommend it to anyone. The place is downhome friendly, the fried catfish is really good, and the price is very reasonable for the quantity and quality of the food.

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Batesville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Fred's in Batesville is still run by the Ward family, they have been doing fish a long time and although you can get good fish a lot of places in the south, you will be hard pressed to get cooked to order, too hot to eat fish each and every time you visit. This is a low key place... More 

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Jonesboro, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Yum! My in laws took us here for lunch on our way through Batesville. It was really good! We enjoyed the lunch specialized catfish. So good, lots of food for the price. Beans, pickled tomatoes, hushpuppies, fish, and a potato of your choice and everything was delicious. If you're looking for great tasting catfish this is a place you should... More 

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Bono, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We have eaten at Fred's Fish House several times and it is always excellent! Before you get your meal they bring out plenty of hush puppies and pinto beans. Along with your meal you also get pickled green tomatoes, onions and tartar sauce if you want them. The fish has always been excellent; crispy and hot. The service is excellent.... More 

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Mtn. Home, AR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Elevated view of Lake and good food, eat of Mountain Home about fifteen minutes on 44 Highway 101 Cutoff, Mountain Home, AR

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Batesville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I ate at Fred's Fish House shortly after moving to Batesville, and was a little unsure as the building needs some improvements. What a surprise! This is the best catfish I have ever eaten in a restaurant! Very fresh, crisp and plenty of sides. Service is also exceptional. Now we eat here every chance we get, and is the favorite... More 

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Batesville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My family and I eat there almost every time we eat out. They have the freshest fish and the best grilled chicken and breaded chicken tenders. The atmosphere is great.. waitress' are the best.. This family has owned Fred's for years and I wouldn't tell no lies.. you won't be disappointed. Their food is fantastic...

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Batesville, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Fish is good but the place needs a renovation. Carpeted floor which is stained and holding frying grease smell. Vents above our heads were caked with dust. Dishes and chairs have been here since the 70s and but this can be overlooked with great seafood. Not fishy. If you are looking for a great dining experience look elsewhere or get... More 

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Joplin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

try to visit Fred's everytime we're in the Batesville area; My aunt and uncle introduced us to this fine fish place. we ordered the platter and it was more than enough for the two of us, preparation and presentation were excellent. Price was very reasonable.

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Address: 3777 Harrison St, Batesville, AR 72501-4005
Phone Number: 870-793-2022
Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Batesville
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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  • Address: 3777 Harrison St, Batesville, AR 72501-4005
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Batesville
  • Phone Number: 870-793-2022

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

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Locally owned traditional southern catfish house with great grilled catfish, homemade hush puppies, pickled relish, onion and brown beans... (870) 793-2022

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