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Lutfi's Fried Fish

3037 Main St, Kansas City, KS 64108-3357
+1 816-960-3474
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
Feb 16, 2018
“Great fish”
Sep 15, 2018
“Had High Expectations - Just OK”
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3037 Main St, Kansas City, KS 64108-3357
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Reviewed September 15, 2018

I love local places and was really excited to try Lutfi's since I always drive past it. I parked on the side and walked in, the place was empty around dinner time. The staff was friendly and helpful, I ordered the fried catfish with red...More

Thank BZimm08
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Counter staff are very rude. I received half the order as givenn. Called in after discovering only had half of the fish I'd ordered, was assured that on my next visit it would be made right. I visited for the reimbursement and was treated like...More

Thank Tanya L
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Mmmm ... catfish, properly fried in a cornmeal batter, wonderful with hot sauce, rice and beans and greens on the side. Service was excellent.

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed July 8, 2018

I got an order of fish and greens to go. It was hot and not too greasy. The menu is extensive so lots of choices other than fried fish.

Thank Craig D
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

Had just driven in and needed to eat before going to bed. This place was close and I was told they had good fish. They were wrong! The fish was great. Probably as good as I’ve had in a long time. The place ain’t fancy...More

Thank Kirby P
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Great catfish, mac & cheese and collard green/cabbage mix!The lemon cake is incredible! We will definitely be back!

Thank Seaside30331
Reviewed July 3, 2017

What an awesome experience, The fish is Amazing I wanted more and more and more. Whatever secret seasoning they use, I would love to purchase it. The sides was incredibly delicious. The cost is very reasonable. The staff is very warm and friendly. Whenever I...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

Good food, value. Order at counter, food delivered to table. Friendly, informal atmosphere. Not fast food: all meat freshly cooked. My wife, from the south, declared it the best catfish she ever had. We ate there three times in the last week, took friends. I...More

1  Thank john c
Reviewed April 3, 2017

I have eaten at this location at least 15 times and the food just keeps me coming back. The restaurant has the typical Kansas City "rundown" kind of look, but that's usually where the best food is at. The prices are fair and they started...More

1  Thank Sai361
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  • Address: 3037 Main St, Kansas City, KS 64108-3357
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-960-3474
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