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Willow Pond

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3425 US Hwy 62, Calvert City, KY 42029-8440
270-395-7802
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 31
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 8
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  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice restaurant

Great fish!!! Very clean. Slaw not my fav! Grilled catfish is the best. Not far from our hotel. Family atmosphere. Right off the interstate. Friendly staff

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
Angie K
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We arrived at 3:55p.m on July 4th, 2015,they opened at 4:00p.m,we're seated immediately. Waitress brought hush puppies, cole slaw and beans within 5 minutes,absolutely tasted awesome!Ordered our food,I had the Fried cod and baked potato, my husband had blackened catfish and baked potato Waitress was prompt and attentive. We're in there a total of 30 minutes, what a great experience!... More 

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Kevil, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Willow Pond, is my 2nd favorite place to eat catfish in the Land-Between-the-Lakes/ Paducah/ Benton Kentucky area. Unlike my favorite catfish dinning place. I've eaten at all 3 area restaurants - Calvert City, Eddyville & Aurora Kentucky. All three have good service and the food is pretty much the same - Excellent. Because it is good, go early and be... More 

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Wood River, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Food was great, Service was great, We got fish "3" pieces with 2 sides, and they let us have "1" of each kind of fish, white beans and hush puppies all you can eat, were excellent. The one at the above address was closed, we had to drive 20 miles to get to it. But it was definitely worth the... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The food is over greasy and served room temperature. My impression is that the oil was old and not hot enough when the fish and hush puppies were fried. I only ate a few bites before feeling sick and leaving the table. My husband ate most of his grilled fish sandwich and was sick for two days! I have complained... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Great fish!!! Very clean. Slaw not my fav! Grilled catfish is the best. Not far from our hotel. Family atmosphere. Right off the interstate. Friendly staff

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Garland, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This is a terrific restaurant with a wonderful atmosphere. The prices are more reasonable than most and the food is just awesome. The bowl of beans and bowl of hush puppies as free appetizers are especially delightful. I plan to eat here on every trip to Cincinnati.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

Let me start with the good: the hush puppies and frog legs are terrific. The batter on the legs is perfect. The staff is friendly and helpful. Now for the not so good: oddly enough, it's the catfish. The batter was great and cooked perfectly, but the fish was very very dry. I don't know what causes this, but it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

My husband stopped there on our way to Nashville, I loved the white beans that are served with the meals (it reminds me of my mama and her Louisiana roots). The hush puppies are fantastic(thank you for wrecking my diet)! We both had the fish sandwich and left the restaurant so full, I hope we make Nashville before we fall... More 

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Crab Orchard, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This restaurant is only open on weekends.From the moment it opens til the minute it closes, the restaurant is full. The reason is simple; the food is excellent. I enjoy the fried catfish, while my wife prefers the cod. The waiters bring out homemade coleslaw-either vinegar or mayonnaise, white beans, and hushpuppies, and it is all you can eat. Just... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We needed something close to our hotel, so on the recommendation of the staff we walked over to the Willow Pond. Hush puppies and vinegar slaw were very good, the Catfish, house speciality, was also very good. We went close to closing so our baked potato was over cooked. Great service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3425 US Hwy 62, Calvert City, KY 42029-8440
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Calvert City
  • Phone Number: 270-395-7802

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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