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Fred's Fish House

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3777 Harrison St, Batesville, AR 72501-4005
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Austin Texas
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104 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just took a group of girlfriends to Fred's for some catfish and frog legs. First experience for some of them. Everyone loved the fish, hush puppies, pickled green tomatoes and pinto beans. Good choice of sides as well from grilled veggies, French fries, baked potatoes or salad. Everyone was very full and happy at the end of the meal. Very... More 

Thank TJS0315
Moutain Home
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97 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Had dinner at this local restaurant. We were familiar with Fred's as we have one in our hometown. This is the original Fred's Fish House. It is located in an old church building. My husband and I split the ribs and catfish dinner. You had 4 ribs and 4 pieces of catfish. Their ribs are more of a Cajun style... More 

Thank Heidi K
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Best food and atmosphere ever! Staff is very efficient and friendly and restaurant is exceptionally clean1

Thank Leslie B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Small place. Sometimes the service is a little slow but the fish and hush puppies are delicious!! It's been a favorite of ours for years.

Thank Laura K
Batesville, Arkansas, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

They have good fish fry. The sides are good also. Price is good. We took it to go so can not comment on the restaurant itself but again the food was god.

Thank Tamara Q
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

I have eaten at Fred's every time I come to town and it was as good this time as the first - outstanding.

Thank Scott H
Benton, Arkansas
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

The fried catfish, beans & coleslaw were good. We didn't like the French fries. My husband said his shrimp was good but not great. Good service.

Thank Marvon B
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

My only complaint-we at there on a Friday night of a very hot day and it was miserably hot in the room we ate in. Our server was excellent. Food was generous portions and sides were great. Excellent catfish both fried and grilled. Pinto beans and slaw were great and HUSHPUPPIES were amazing!

Thank arkiegirl3773
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

We stopped to eat here passing through town while traveling from Memphis. This is some of the best catfish I've had in a long time! Perfectly cooked, just like us southerners like it. Comes with a side of slaw, pinto beans, and pickled tomatoes, as well as a side of your choice. Hush puppies are great too. The restaurant appears... More 

Thank Blucnary
Langston, Ok
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016

If you are a fan of catfish then you will love this restaurant. The food is great. Be hungry because the portions are large. I recommend the grilled catfish with the Cajun spice.

Thank Terry G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3777 Harrison St, Batesville, AR 72501-4005
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Batesville
  • Phone Number: 870-793-2022
Locally owned traditional southern catfish house with great grilled catfish, homemade hush puppies, pickled relish, onion and brown beans... (870) 793-2022

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