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862 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104 (Cooper Young Community Association)
901-725-0722
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Ranked #42 of 1,282 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Neighborhood: Cooper Young Community Association
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Had the blackened catfish and Cajun Cabbage. The service was great and the food was wonderful! Finished with some coconut cake!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Passing through Memphis Tennessee found this gem of a restaurant, the catfish fillets were dusted with cornmeal and fried to perfection. My wife chose tge blackened catfish, wich was delicious and savory. All catfish dinner portions was big. We also shared some sides, mac n cheese, southern style cabage, corm bread, hush puppies, and squash. All was verr good, our... More 

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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132 reviews 132 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Passing through town and visiting family told them we wanted Southern Style food. . This is where we went. Large portions and good food along with friendly service made for enjoyable dinner. it can get very busy most nights so you might want to go early or there will be a wait . Not very fancy from the outside but... More 

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Gadsden, Alabama
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93 reviews 93 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Visited this past Sunday for lunch with a group of 10. The service was outstanding. Let me also say that this was one of the best selections of veggies I've ever seen and I live in the south. On my daughters recommendation we ordered a child's plate of catfish nuggets. The only disappointment were the nuggets were atop some old... More 

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Valrico, Florida
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67 reviews 67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Sold out of oyster po'boys, a house special. Settled for the shrimp po'boy which fit the bill nicely. Mostly fried selections and a small, but good selection of local draft beers. Split hot wings as an appetizer, which were pleasantly spicy. Only non fish selection was a satisfying Chicken Caesar salad. Friendly professional service in a clean, but somewhat noisy... More 

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Dundalk, Maryland
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41 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

Recommended to my daughter by someone on the plane to Memphis, we decided to give it a go. Took us a bit to find the place but not a bad drive at all. The building it casual and quaint. We were greeted promptly and served quickly and kindly. I had the catfish dinner with slaw, black eyed peas, hush puppies.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Food was good and moderately priced. We went here based on a recommendation of a long-term local we were meeting for lunch. Location was convenient and in a good neighborhood (sort of a hipster neighborhood, but the place was sincere). We found street parking very close, though there is also a small lot. It was a bit loud, but you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I have eaten at this specific location of Memphis Soul Fish three times. Each of the last two times, I have told myself, "I'll order something new this time." However, I have not yet done that! The Blackened Catfish Tacos are may absolute favorite dish there. You must choose a side to eat with your tacos. I really enjoy the... More 

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Negril, Jamaica
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48 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Just got back from eating at this place after taking in a movie. We visited the location in the shops of Forrest Hill Irene. Our service was excellent, the catfish was lightly breaded , crunchy and delicious. The sides, mac and cheese, collard greens and hush puppies were just wonderful. I think the decor fits the spirit of the place.... More 

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Forrest City, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Great fish and small selection of other soul food items like greens, fried okra, hush puppies etc. Very eclectic beer selection. Small but cozy, and within walking distance of the cooper-young district. Friendly staff and decent prices,

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Address: 862 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104
Phone Number: 901-725-0722
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Cooper Young Community Association
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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