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Fred's Fish House

3777 Harrison St, Batesville, AR 72501-4005
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Ranked #2 of 52 Restaurants in Batesville
Cuisines: American
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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
Batesville, Arkansas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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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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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Batesville, Arkansas, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I liked it because it is close to my home and the food was good! When I eat fish in Batesville this is where I always go. Friendly people and great service.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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74 reviews 74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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127 reviews 127 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 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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4 restaurant reviews
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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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Address: 3777 Harrison St, Batesville, AR 72501-4005
Phone Number: 870-793-2022
Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Batesville
Cuisine: American

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