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Willow Pond Southern Catfish

16814 US Highway 68 E, Hardin, KY 42048-9333
+1 270-474-2202
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“hush puppies” (22 reviews)
“catfish” (27 reviews)
“beans” (10 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
16814 US Highway 68 E, Hardin, KY 42048-9333
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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

We found this place close to our hotel, it said best catfish and had awards so we figured we would try it. Me and my wife got the catfish dinner which came with fries and coleslaw, the catfish was awesome, they did not lie about...More

Thank thudson84
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Place with local flair and all you can eat white beans and hush puppies (which are served before the entrees are brought out). They make their own sweet pepper relish to eat in the beans, on the hush puppies or however. Our family ate, between...More

Thank KentuckyKay
Reviewed June 14, 2018

We liked the food. Average setting, i.e., two rooms, mass cafeteria type seating. Good if you just want to chow down and go back to your room, cabin or camp. We only went the one time.

Thank Johnny D
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Our server, Amanda, was phenomenal. Always smiling, impeccable timing and obviously loved her job, which made our meal so enjoyable! Mom and I hadn't been to this place in years as I now live out of state. Branched out and tried the blackened catfish instead...More

Thank Onery13
Reviewed April 28, 2018

They are now called "The Pond". There were originally 3 Willow Pond restaurants owned by the same family. The one in Calvert City, KY was the best. This restaurant and the one in Eddyville, KY come in second. The food is not that great.

Thank William M
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

I could eat their hush puppies all day. Great service and reasonable prices. If you are in the area I highly recommend.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Good variety on menu. I’m not a big fan of their fish. They have both vinegar and mayonnaise slaw to choose from. I like the hush puppies and beans, especially with a little tomato relish on top.

Thank Julie R
Reviewed January 24, 2018

This is the place for a southern fish fry done right, from the mouth-watering hush puppies, thick white bean side to the main attraction, fried fish. Check it out. Eat it up. Bring the family. Big round tables perfect for visiting with every member of...More

Thank Kristin F. Chau... K
Reviewed October 17, 2017

Navy beans and hush puppies are served with every meal. Clam and shrimp dinner's are very good. There is a large menu, all kinds of different food.

Reviewed October 2, 2017

I was on a trip to Land between the Lakes and we stopped here for lunch. Out in the middle of no where, I was extremely skeptical. Actually I will say I was scared because literally there is nothing else there in the area. I...More

Thank Amsta
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September 18, 2015|
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Response from thudson84 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I saw it on the menu
August 30, 2015|
Response from Majestic S | Reviewed this property |
Wen - sat 4-9 Sun- 11:30-9
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16814 US Highway 68 E, Hardin, KY 42048-9333
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Hardin
  • Phone Number: +1 270-474-2202
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