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Katy's Katfish

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1382 Main St W, Rainsville, AL 35986-6760
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Pell City
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84 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for a late lunch and was quickly seated with drink brought out before I got a look at the menu. Shrimp and chicken finger combo was cooked promptly and at the table piping hot. Chicken was very good (shrimp was good but out shined by the chicken). Came with complimentary slaw and hush puppies.

Thank Buddy B
Glencoe, Alabama
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

My husband an I discovered this little jewel a few years ago when we were just out riding around. You know before gas went sky high! We were coming from Gadsden so it takes about an hour but it is soooo worth the drive. I love this place! They know how to fry fish. The complimentary slaw an hushpuppies are... More 

Thank tinasdragonlair
Moss Point
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

The staff were all very friendly! Sort of seemed like a big family with frequent customers. The appetizers (complementary hush puppies and coleslaw; and the fried pickles we ordered) weren't bad, they just really lacked seasoning. We were kinda disappointed...until we got our BBQ pork sandwiches. They were AMAZING. The pork is smoked on site and it is so very... More 

Thank abking
North Port, Florida
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Went to this restaurant on a Wednesday evening in December with out-of-state guests. We are new to the area and had not been here before. We loved the building and the server. The young lady told us about the history of the building and got the answers to any questions that we asked and she didn't know. She brought cole... More 

Rainsville, Alabama
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

Me and my family has been eating here for years. It's a great family friendly place and the atmosphere is very relaxing and enjoyable. Employees are nice too! I have nothing bad to say about this place

Thank paulley2015
Linthicum Heights, Maryland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Passing through on our way home from Destin, Florida, this restaurant was recommended by hotel staff and we were delighted we took their recommendation. Historical building (150 yr old log cabin transported to current sight) provided great atmosphere. The proprietor came over to our table and talked about the history. Wait staff was very pleasant and helpful. Hush puppies and... More 

Thank PRWebster
Goodyear, Arizona
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141 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We told the hostess at the town's welcome center that we were only going to have one meal on our brief visit to Alabama...where does she suggest? She said Katy's Katfish had the best chicken fingers! She was right! The catfish, fries, unlimited slaw & unlimited hush puppy's were all great. Their special sauce for dipping the chicken fingers was... More 

Thank Turpy23
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111 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

Yes the food was so good no matter what you ate but let me tell you about the building which was a building inside of a building. Take an old log cabin....have dining rooms inside and around it and you get this restaurant. It's just amazing how this cabin is preserved and how this restaurant was built around in and... More 

Thank Kevin W
New York City, New York
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2,959 reviews
1,122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 437 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

This place it tucked away an hour outside of Chattanooga, and its just a really great restaurant. From seafood dishes to BBQ to steak, and of course their famous fried catfish, All at prices you won't believe. Service is really friendly, and plenty of parking and seating. If you're in the neighborhood, stop it, I don't think you'll be disappointed.... More 

Thank Bernardo F
northeast alabama
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

We stopped by at 5:00. Had chicken fingers, catfish with baked potato as a side. All fresh and piping hot. They make their own breading for their fried meat and its light, crispy and tasty. They make their own sauces too. They do give you their house-made slaw and hush puppies first: both excellent. The portions of everything were generous.... More 

Thank goldwing97

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1382 Main St W, Rainsville, AL 35986-6760
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Rainsville

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?