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Aunt Jenny's Catfish Restaurant

1217 Washington Ave, Ocean Springs, MS 39564-2851
228-875-9201
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Ranked #7 of 116 restaurants in Ocean Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Alabama
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The food and service was so good on our return trip through Ocean Springs the following day we stopped again and ate lunch or early dinner again. One comment was the breading was done exactly right.....not too much and not too little. This place is on my stop at when you travel I-10 through Mississippi. Exit 50 and turn south... More

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

This is by far the best fried catfish on the MS Gulf Coast. We have eaten at Aunt Jenny's quite often and would be considered "regulars". The food is always consistent, service is fast with courteous servers, and price is reasonable, The atmosphere is superb with views overlooking the water and sunsets are picturesque. This should be tried by all... More

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Gulport
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

Just visited the building has a mold smell, I should have left then . I had the combination , my wife had the shrimp, my daughter had the fried chicken! It tasted ok nothing to write home about! My daughter spent all night sick not sure if the chicken was cooked long enough or it was handle improperly before cooked.... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Heard about this place on the Biloxi shimping tour... They have all you can eat local fresh caught shrimp... My whole family went, we were seated along windows overlooking the water and got to watch the sunset from our table... Atmosphere is as good as the food...!!! We will return!! -

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Ashdown
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The food is fresh, hot and quickly served. You definitely get more than enough to eat and at a great price.

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The all you have eat fried catfish and shrimp is to die for! Friendly staff and area is beautiful!!!

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2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The shrimp was wonderful and the amount of food that you received for the price was great especially since it was all you can eat. The atmosphere was nice and service was excellent.

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Springdale, Arkansas
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Aunt Jenny's is great! They basically have fish, shrimp and chicken on the menu which is part of the reason it is so good because they don't spread them selves too thin. Kids 3 and under eat FREE which was a plus for me! Every meal is started with biscuits and cole slaw which is a plus in my book... More

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Saucier
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We are locals and a group of us met there to celebrate my mom's 60th. We hadn't been there in quite a while. The food is good, seafood only, they stick to what they do best. There is a steakhouse right next door, if you prefer. We love the old house style and always time our visit for sunset; the... More

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Yazoo City, Mississippi
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We were directed here via our shrimping tour guide. It was worth the trip to Ocean Springs to experience this great food!! We are from central Mississippi and just thought we knew what good seafood tasted like. We were there in March of this year (2014) and plan to be back in a week or so. We WILL make the... More

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