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The Catfish Place

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2324 13th St., Saint Cloud, FL 34769
407-892-5771
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 139
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  • 79
    Very good
  • 21
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  • 11
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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
For Fried Food Lovers Only

It's a bit out of the way from the touristy spots most visitors to Orlando come to see. There's not much to say about the atmosphere either but when it comes to fried food, this place knows what it's doing. Please try the fried okra. It's absolutely the best I've ever eaten and reason enough to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
MarkTravel616
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Rhinebeck, New York
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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261 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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198 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Stopped by this place after golf and on way to airport for a quick sandwich. It's a nice, average, clean restaurant with pleasant staff. We both tried the catfish on a bun. Haven't had catfish in a very long time. Normally think of a fish sandwich as a filet, but the catfish here comes on tiny strips, with a light... More 

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San Bernardino, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

After our Spirit of the Swamp tour, we were recommended to try the Catfish Place. The meat sampler was tasty. It had among other meats gator, turtle, and frog legs. We enjoyed it quite a bit.

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Saint Cloud, Florida
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This has the best atmosphere for just showing up and having a great meal. Casual country and great food. The Chicken Cranberry salad is a huge meal and great for the summer! Served cold with hot grilled chicken and wonderful items you expect in a salad. Great prices. Mon - Wed they offer a two for deal and its a... More 

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Rhinebeck, New York
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

It's a bit out of the way from the touristy spots most visitors to Orlando come to see. There's not much to say about the atmosphere either but when it comes to fried food, this place knows what it's doing. Please try the fried okra. It's absolutely the best I've ever eaten and reason enough to visit (and I'm from... More 

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Saint Cloud, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Sorry to give this place a bad review as my family and I have eaten here many times over the years but the place got shut down by the health department a few months back for a cockroach infestation in the kitchen. I know, all food places have to fight against bugs but a roach infestation - in the kitchen?!?... More 

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Advised to go here after our air boat trip. Felt like we were eating at a real restaurant for local people which after two weeks of Disney parks and the whole tourist thing was very very welcome. Service was fantastic, it felt like we were eating in a private home not in a restaurant. Tried the Cracker Special to get... More 

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Weatherford, Ok
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77 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We recently had lunch at the catfish place for the first time. I had the bone in catfish and my wife had catfish filets and shrimp. The servings were generous and delicious. The bone in catfish consisted of several small (4-6 oz. each) that were cooked to perfection. My wife had several small filets and about a dozen medium sized... More 

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Christiansburg, Virginia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This place was recommended by our fishing guide, Jay Turner (who by the way put us on some nice bass on Lake Toho!) We went twice for lunch and had shrimp, catfish, clams, cheese grits, black eyed peas and squash. Wow! If you want to go where the locals go for some of the best seafood in the area, go... More 

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Kissimmee, Florida
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This place has been shut down by the health dpeartment before for cockroaches climbing the kitchen walls! When I tried it, (before the shut down), I found the food to be oily (everything is fried) and battered or beraded to the point where I was unsure what I was eating. Everything on the plate tastes the same. There are always... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Have visited several time - always pleasant people and good food. Try the fried green tomatoes! Fried fish or broiled or any way - it is always good.

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Additional Information about The Catfish Place

Address: 2324 13th St., Saint Cloud, FL 34769
Phone Number: 407-892-5771
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Cloud
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 35
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2324 13th St., Saint Cloud, FL 34769
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Cloud
  • Phone Number: 407-892-5771

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?