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Fred's Fish House

3777 Harrison St, Batesville, AR 72501-4005
870-793-2022
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Ranked #2 of 50 Restaurants in Batesville
Cuisines: American
Description: 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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Description: 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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English first
Little Rock, Arkansas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch and we were pleasantly surprised. The restaurant was welcoming with delicious hush puppies. The staff were friendly, helpful, and efficient. The food was delicious and very reasonably priced. The menu has a great selection, eg. Ribs, burgers, chicken, catfish, shrimp and more. Will definitely stop here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

The service was great! The food was delicious. It was very busy, but the wait staff did a great job. Hush puppies are so good. We would definitely go back.

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Dallas
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72 reviews 72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

There were six of us so we had almost everything on the menu. The catfish was golden brown and American raised. The hush puppies were a big hit and we asked for more. I really liked the pickled green tomatoes. We all had to try the local favorite peanut butter pie and it became our new favorite. The staff made... More

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London
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124 reviews 124 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We were taken here by friends we were staying with in Missouri, I was a little apprehensive, as this restaurant is over the border into Arkansas. What a fantastic surprise ! the people here are just so friendly, the food was great and the price was perfect. I chose the Catfish and vegetables, it was just great, so great I... More

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Arkansas
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4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is my favorite restaurant in Batesville. Before Fred's moved to Batesville I would make the drive to Cord Charlotte. They fry their fish right so it's crispy not mushy. Their hushpuppies are light and crisp instead of small and rock hard like other fish houses. If you don't want fish they also have hamburgers, steak, chicken, seafood, and frog... More

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Batesville, Arkansas, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Fred's is not a fancy place but their fried catfish is to die for! Just a good little place to eat. Down home service and dining.

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Melboure, AR
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

This is a great local Catfish place. Food is always good and so is the service. Definately a place you want to visit. We have eaten there many times and never leave disappointed.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Friendly staff. Fantastic attentive service. Great flavor on grilled catfish and hubby loved the fried. Thanks for letting us order from senior menu!

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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013 via mobile

There's nothing but greatness here. Personalized service, guidance on cooking menu items at home, and the best food ever. Brought back some of the sweeter memories I had of growing up in the area.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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80 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

We stopped by Fred's between Batesville and Moorefield just before supper hour and they were quite busy already. Service was prompt, and we loved that the waitress brought us beans, slaw and hush puppies before we even placed our orders. That and sweet tea settled us right in. The catfish was good, but we thought the servings pretty small compared... More

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