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1401 Armstrong Ford Rd, Belmont, NC 28012-9629
704-825-3332
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 6
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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This is a great place for a casual meal. Good food and friendly atmosphere. They have a nice salad bar. Can be crowded on Friday and Saturday nights. We have been there many times and always enjoy the food. Wait staff is always friendly and provides good service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
jeeplady0201
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Calabash, North Carolina
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Calabash, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is a great place for a casual meal. Good food and friendly atmosphere. They have a nice salad bar. Can be crowded on Friday and Saturday nights. We have been there many times and always enjoy the food. Wait staff is always friendly and provides good service.

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Charlotte, NC
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81 reviews 81 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

There is not a lot you can say about a fried fish joint- but the staff at this place goes out of their way to make sure you don't leave hungry. We've been going there for years and have never had a bad experience.

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Candler
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89 reviews 89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

After a weekend trip to Charlotte my husband I decided to check tripadvisor for non-fast food options. Being a Sunday some restaurants were closed so we decided on Catfish Cove. Upon arriving, the parking area was very congested so we knew we were in for a treat. As we approached the building we saw the cash-only sign so we asked... More 

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Marlton, New Jersey
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158 reviews 158 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The catfish fillet dinner was great. I went with the full dinner and should have gone with the smaller portion. The portion was huge and then add in the hush puppies, and all you can eat salad bar you have a big meal at a small price. The place is great for groups with numerous big tables and attentive staff.... More 

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York County
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This was my first and only trip to Catfish Cove. It was just pretty good. Twin Tops has nothing to worry about.

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I have been a waitress at catfish cove for over 20 years! With that said we are a very family oriented restraunt. We DO NOW ACCEPT debit cards! Yes we have some fried food options on the buffet on Sunday but please don't forgot we offer baked chicken, vegtables, and a full salad bar as a more healthier option for... More 

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Belmont, North Carolina
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great fried fish but even better Sunday dinner. Nobody can fry chicken and cook country style steak like Catfish Cove!!

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Mount Holly, North Carolina
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453 reviews 453 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

My wife and I ate here on a Thursday night. Picture eating in a church basement with great service. This place is really no frills but makes up for it with fish. Piles of fish. My wife had a combination platter and it was great. We ended up taking half of it home to boot. I also had a combination... More 

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Belmont, North Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Wow do the guys in the back know how to cook. This place has everything a fish camp should and then some. All of the food is so good I dont know where to start. so I'll start with mine Perch ,Fantail Shrimp, Chicken Tenders, Fries and REAL Hushpuppies, Slaw, Sweet Tea, Onion Rings and a very good Cocktail Sauce... More 

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North Carolina
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34 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

There is always a crowd at Sunday lunch and the place was recommended to us, so we gave it a try. We were not impressed at all. I found two items that I really liked, the pickled watermelon rind and the sweet potato casserole. I would rate those an excellent. The other items, I would just rate between poor and... More 

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Additional Information about Catfish Cove

Address: 1401 Armstrong Ford Rd, Belmont, NC 28012-9629
Phone Number: 704-825-3332
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Belmont
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 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
Cuisine: Seafood

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1401 Armstrong Ford Rd, Belmont, NC 28012-9629
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Belmont
  • Phone Number: 704-825-3332

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 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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