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Fred's Fish House

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215 Main St, Mammoth Spring, AR 72554-7484
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Kansas City, United States
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a bite and wanted a local fare. Wish we would have driven a bit further. Service not friendly. Food not worth the price. French fries not good, hush puppies cold and hard. Fish OK. Really was hoping it would be a place to remember.

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Thank Raelynn G
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

I loved the food. The catfish melted in your mouth. The hush puppies were excellent. Service was quick and friendly. My tea glass never ran dry.

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Thank Justin S
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99 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

This restaurant has the same name as another one in Mtn. Home, Arkansas, about 45 minutes away. However, there is no comparison. This restaurant just doesn't measure up with the atmosphere, customer service, or quality of food. Don't get me wrong, if you haven't been to the other restaurant by the same name, it will be at least an average... More 

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Thank Momike55
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Pretty good and always US raised catfish....that is saying something today because I find that even some of the best catfish restaurants have gone to the foreign fish (which I am told is not really catfish). Sometimes they are real busy and turn out hush puppies a little under done but this is not the rule.

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Thank Ed W
Brandsville
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

The catfish and puppies are awesome every time pickled green tomatoes dang good never had a bad meal here just a hole in the wall but taste better than all others

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Thank G M
Melbourne, United States
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

The food is pretty good, as long as you enjoy deep fried foods....hush puppies need some improvement.

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Thank Paula N
Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Fred's in Mammoth is the best fish house in the area. Great fish, hushpuppies and all the trimmings. Frog legs ain't bad either.

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Thank Charlet E
Lansing, Michigan
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83 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

I'll start out with my usual gripe about dining out in a dry Arkansas county. For some reason the local powers that be have decided to deny me the option of drinking an adult beverage with my meal. I don't always drink alcohol with my meal even when I can but I enjoy the exercising my adult option to have... More 

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Thank asimov13467
Mammoth Spring, Arkansas
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

The cat fish is the best in the state, if not the country. Even if you don't love cat fish, this will get you hooked. The only reason I give this a 4 star rating is the ambience is more cafe than comfy or even cozy. There are other menu items, but cat fish, hush puppies, and pickled green tomatoes... More 

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Thank ralphillips
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

If you like good fresh fried catfish or walleye this is the place to go. We always make a stop when visiting relatives in southern Missouri. Worth the short drive down to mammoth. Fish is lightly breaded and crisply fried. Not greasy. Comes with potato, hush puppies, slaw, and pickled green tomatoes and sliced onion if desired at a very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Main St, Mammoth Spring, AR 72554-7484
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Mammoth Spring

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