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American, Seafood
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Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed February 4, 2022 via mobile

Woods place is widely known far past the borders of Camden and for good reason! If the daily lunch special doesn’t bring you in with your mouth watering their regular menu items sure will! The Woods family have blessed Camden with this restaurant for many...years and we are all so thankful. When you walk in you will be greeted with smiling faces from the entire staff, as you sit down you will have a basket of fresh rolls and hush puppies to snack on while deciding what you will order as everything that comes from the kitchen looks, smells, and tastes amazing! You will walk out of the door full and happy guaranteed. People have driven from all over at the chance to have this amazing experience but if you don’t feel like the long drive it’s no worry. They can cater any event you have with multiple options to fit any style. The locals will tell any one visiting that you can’t leave until you have eaten at woods place and for good reason!More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed November 11, 2020

Whenever we're anywhere near Camden, AR we will stop at Woods Place. We always get the fried jumbo shrimp. I'm sure their other menu items would be just as good, they need to offer a combo plate!

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed June 14, 2020 via mobile

We had the catfish and fried shrimp. The shrimp were huge! The food was great! Service was excellent. They did a great job working with Covid-19 restrictions. So happy we chose to eat here! Love the tribute to Grapette soda.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed June 7, 2020

Lunch here June 5,2020.. definitely a home style cafe.. food was good.. had a Ruben sandwich, grilled chicken salad, and fried catfish.. food was tasty and large portions. Very casual! Rolls and hush puppies live up to the reviews

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed March 14, 2020 via mobile

This is family friendly establishment. Rolls and hush puppies and tarter sauce are brought to the table when you sit down! It’s a nice little add to the meal. We ordered the small fish and it was very good. The sides we chose were friend...green bean and onion rings which were also delicious! I would come here more often if I lived here but I am glad I stopped by on my way through!!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed November 24, 2019

I used to eat here a lot, but the last three times I’ve eaten here, I’ve gotten sick. And it’s been something different ever time. I don’t think I’ll be back anytime soon.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 15, 2019

I have been a loyal customer since 1992. The last two times I have got to Wood's the quality has been not great. This time which was Saturday, my order wasn't complete and everyone got the run's the next day. Think it is time to...find a new place to eat. The cashier was rude when I called to let him know part of my order was missing as well.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 14, 2019

My wife and I drove down from Little Rock for dinner on a Saturday night. The Grapette story is part of why we decided to go to Wood's Place - Grapette was originally bottled in Camden, but disappeared in US markets until Sam Walton/Walmart helped...revive it. Wood's Place has a lot of Grapette historical memorabilia on the walls and serves Grapette. The catfish is very good and the hush puppies and dinner rolls that are served with the meals are great. Of course we had the Grapette to drink. Also, try the fried pies for desert. The staff was friendly and they made this a very enjoyable experience. You will read some reviews here that say the food is pricey, and I would agree with the exception that the catfish fillets are large in comparison with other catfish restaurants where we have eaten. I ordered the 4 piece dinner and when the plate arrived I realized that the 2 piece dinner would have been plenty. We recommend highly.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 18, 2019 via mobile

Was in town for work and looked this place up on TA. Was the top choice in town. It was good, but a little in the high side price wise. The food was hot and fresh with quick friendly service. The catfish was good, not...oily, light and crisp. We were in, ate and out the door in 30 minutes. I enjoyed it, but my only complaint was the price+tip is as a bit rich for a single person.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

We are working in the area,staying in Camden,so the wife and i thought we would give it a try.Nice place,but first we noticed the high prices on the menu! Now for a good meal,i do not mind paying! She ordered fried oysters,i went with a...16.99 hamburger steak! 30 min later,our food comes out.Her oysters were wrapped up in thick batter,yuck! She peeled off a pile of greasy batter and tried to eat the oysters! My hamburger steak was burnt crispy on the bottom,baked potatoe was cold,and had to wait on my okra! Total for this lousy meal $41.00 and change! Upon check out i was asked if everything was ok? Told the guy i have definitely had much better,he said sorry and took my money!We will never go back,needs better management!More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed February 20, 2019 via mobile

Best catfish fillets in town! You also get hush puppies and French fries with your order. Yum, yum! They do offer non fish items such as ribs, pulled pork sandwich, chicken fried steak, but you can’t beat the fried catfish (they do offer it grilled,...but why?!)More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

Noted in The Arkansas Times for best local catfish restaurant along with many other excellent choices (top notch steaks). This is a South Arkansas favorite and people travel from miles around to enjoy the food and local company. Excellent choice.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere for singles or families. We enjoyed our Sunday lunch with lots of options to choose from.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

What a find country dinner lunch to be had here , crazy stupid busy around lunchtime both times I’ve dined at Woods Place, Catfish plate was pretty good a little dirty fish though. Grilled chicken is crazy good smoked a little bit before putting on...grill great flavor and not dried out at all.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Great food! and now serving Taco Tico taco burgers periodically! Good fish and a variety of lunch menus

Date of visit: September 2018
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Yes, Woods Place offers takeout services.

Woods Place is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4