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125 E Main St, Ackerman, MS 39735-9708
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Open now
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Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Had to stop at Pap's Place in Ackerman on the way to French Camp, MS. I was introduced to Pap's by an uncle that lives in McCool, MS some 15 years ago. I have had to stop every time i am in the area since. The catfish was great as usual and the chicken 'n' dumplings melt in your mouth.... More 

Thank Steve M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Yesterday we visited Paps for the lunch Buffet. When we went in they were friendly saying come on in and see what we have to eat. The gentleman at the register let us get our food and pay. When we sat down they immediately starting taking everything off the buffet. While we were eating they turned out the lights and... More 

Thank Ridgeca
Saint Augustine, Florida
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Having lived in nearby town years ago, it is always a pleasure to visit Pap's with friends and family. This last visit was as pleasurable as usual. I took three friends who had never eaten at the restaurant and were they pleasantly surprised by the food and atmosphere. The Saturday buffet was exceptional and the number of all homemade dishes... More 

Thank cat3335
Orlando, Florida
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

Really some of the best catfish and veggies I have had in a restaurant. It is crowded and sometimes there is a wait to get in but it is definitely worth the wait.

Thank Calamityjean2014
Starkville, Mississippi
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

Food was excellent. They had full buffet bar. I had catfish best fish I have ever eat. Full buffet on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm want a great experience and great food stop by and see the staff at Paps downtown Ackerman the only Paps Place there is!

1 Thank Charles S
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

Pap's Place is OPEN Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 11:30–1:00 for lunch AND Thursday night, Friday night, and Saturday night from 4:30–9:00 PM. AWESOME FOOD!

4 Thank brelittle
Cecilia, Kentucky
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Went there With family when we arrived the outside was not much to talk about. The waitresses were very attentive to our needs. The food was very good and could tell it was home cooked. I would recommend this restaurant.

1 Thank Jason B
Mobile, Alabama
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

You don't have many choices in this small town, but Pap's is a good choice if you don't want a Subway sandwich or fast food from Bumpers. The day I was there they had very good lasagna as well as fried chicken and several veggies including fried okra candied carrots and mashed potatoes. Dessert & drink is included for $7.... More 

2 Thank Rick T
Oakland Park
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

When French Camp folks told us about Pap's Place we figured we'd give it a try. Wow, what a find. It's bare bones decor, but who cares. The food is amazing! The buffet is beyond fresh and scrumptious (and I really don't care for buffets at all), and everything is home cookin', finger lickin' yummy. Salad bar, fried catfish, shrimp,... More 

1 Thank Kelly M
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

If you are looking for the true southern experience without a lot of tourists and the "extras", this is the place to come. Pros: The food tastes WONDERFUL as if everything is homemade by your grandmother and aunts. The sweet tea is fabulous (a necessity in the Southern States). The owners have a great southern accent which come naturally. No... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Buffet, Parking Available, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 E Main St, Ackerman, MS 39735-9708
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Ackerman
  • Phone Number: 16622856352
We're not here to rob you honey; we're just here to fill yo' belly!

Only the BEST catfish is found at Pap's!

LUNCH (M,T,TH,F) - 11:00 to 1:30
----$6.00 for a meat, 2 veggies, dessert and tea!

DINNER (TH, F, Sat) - 4:30 to 9:00
----Ages 0-4 = FREE
----11 to 61 = $14 + tax (all food, dessert and tea incl.)
----62 + = $12.50 + tax (all food, dessert and tea incl.)



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