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Cock of The WALK Restaurant

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141 Madison Landing Cir, Ridgeland, MS 39157-9243
+1 601-856-5500
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Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Scenic view, Families with children
Description: World Famous U.S. Pond raised Fried Catfish!

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  • 66
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  • 19
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Catfish or Chicken - Fried

They serve two things here - Fried Catfish and Fried Chicken. No substitutions - no negotiating the menu. If you don't want one of those two things you need to go somewhere else. Now, if you want some awesome fried catfish done right - THIS is where to come. The fried catfish is yummilicious... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2015
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Orlando, Florida
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Madison, Mississippi, United States
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best fried catfish in Mississippi can be found here! The atmosphere is fun on the Barnett Reservoir, food is excellent, the tarter sauce is the best in the world! YUM!

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Thank Billy M
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you haven't been to Cock of the Walk you have to go. Being right on the resort our gives it the perfect location and the food is excellent. I love the fried pickles, greens and of course the catfish.

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Thank Zack K
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

I have been coming to this place ever since I was a little girl. The catfish, fries, greens, and cornbread are always delicious. Love the cups and plates they use. And you can't beat the view of the reservoir!!

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Thank Callie P
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

The food was top notch. I wait was extremely long for a party of 12. We ate 1 hour + after arriving. Service is good but overwhelmed with several fables to serve. But food was simply yum!

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Thank Tanjuer H
Orlando, Florida
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

They serve two things here - Fried Catfish and Fried Chicken. No substitutions - no negotiating the menu. If you don't want one of those two things you need to go somewhere else. Now, if you want some awesome fried catfish done right - THIS is where to come. The fried catfish is yummilicious! Also, get the turnip greens, fried... More 

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Thank solshines
Jackson, Mississippi
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Very limited menu- catfish or chicken. That's it but they do them well. It is problem when they run out of one. The sides are good but pass on dessert. Service is average. Nice view of the lake.

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Thank Madisonmom2015
Fairbanks, Alaska
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66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

An icon establishment full of Simmons catfish the best in the south. Plus the turnip greens and slaw are the best to be found anywhere put that with the cornbread and you got finger licking good food always. Just sit back and enjoy

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Thank lydia l
Brookline, MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

I once had a long-distance relationship, Mississippi - Massachusetts. One of the first restaurants in Miss. that he introduced me to was Cock of the Walk. I had lived in Louisiana for a few year, and felt I knew my southern cooking. Well, CoW's catfish and cornbread were out of this world delicious! Large portions (enough for a doggy bag... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Had lunch because we had been craving some catfish. Unfortunately, the fish was two small pieces only sitting on a huge pile of french fries. The fish was excellent but certainly left me wanting more. I've eaten here many times, but this time I was disappointed.

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Thank Cheryl B
Fairbanks, Alaska
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Best catfish anywhere and hush puppies to die for. Great scenery just to look out at the reservoir and the peace it gives you turnip greens are so divine with the cornbread. Wow what a meal

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 141 Madison Landing Cir, Ridgeland, MS 39157-9243
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Ridgeland
  • Phone Number: +1 601-856-5500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 16
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Families with children

Description

World Famous U.S. Pond raised Fried Catfish!

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