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soul fish cafe

862 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104 (Cooper Young Community Association)
901-725-0722
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Ranked #42 of 1,263 restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
Neighborhood: Cooper Young Community Association
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English first
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Great value, Great food,and a Free Souvenir!! I had the Memphis Sandwich, "sliced pork with BBQ sauce and Coleslaw" and fries and drink for less than 8 bucks. You get to keep the plastic cup your drink come with and it's a pretty cool cup

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Byhalia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I have been to the collierville location as well as the poplar location and loved them. So it should have been a no brainier going here. However we could not have been more wrong! Horrible service, and the food was nasty,over cooked and chewy shrimp, our sides were cold and hard. Sorry but don't waste your $... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Whenever we visit Memphis, we have to stop at Soul Fish and eat at the counter. Everything tastes so good... catfish, mac and cheese, zucchini, greenbeans, hushpuppies, the desserts... everything. The waitstaff and management are friendly and helpful, and they don't even mind entertaining my chatty child who loves to start up a conversation with anyone within earshot. It's comfortable,... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Had the catfish and hushpuppies. Mmmmmmm..... perfect! My coworkders had the same and said it was the best catfish they ever had!

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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The noise level is way too high, but there is absolutely nothing to buffer the noise so would be expected; but it is very annoying. All the food I have had there is really good especially the catfish. It is light compared to most places. Also liked the fried green tomatoes which are cut in small pieces. Usually am not... More

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Jackson, Tennessee
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Would go here for the atmosphere even if the catfish wasn't so great. Veggie plates are good also & selection changes daily. Mid-town IS Memphis & Cooper Young is the best of Midtown. Have also been to the Germantown Soul Fish, but the atmosphere just isn't the same.

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Lexington, VA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Poplar Avenue branch - fried pickles piping hot from the deep fryer, and delicious! Also fried green tomato pieces, cut a bit small in my opinion. Catfish well cooked, ample portion. Hush puppies - YUM also piping hot! Staff friendly and attentive. NOISE LEVEL TOOOO HIGH! I was visiting from out of town and wanted to talk with friends, we... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My husband suggested we eat at Soul Fish and I'm really glad he did. The fried pickles were flavorful and light. The catfish tacos were more burrito like in so far as they were rolled, but they were very good. I had the catfish dinner and thoroughly enjoyed it. We will be back.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Hard to find a good safe place in Memphis to enjoy fish like you just visited your mom's kitchen table. I visit this place each time when in Memphis. The food is pricy but the taste makes up for it. The only drawback is parking .It is a small lot. Good place to really sit down and enjoy an excellent... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

A little pricey but some of the best catfish i have ever had. Lots of side choices. Lots of food. Family atmosphere. We ate at the one closer to town

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