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Lutfi's Fried Fish

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3360 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64109-1849
(816) 921-0152
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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kansas city
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upon entering, I waited a while to be acknoledged. I ordered a fairly expensive tuna sandwish. It was not restaurant quality. There was no ambiance, no warm feeling and I was not pleased with my choice.

Thank epirotiki
Kansas City, Missouri
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

We live not far away and phone in orders for pickup on a regular basis. It is quick, easy and tasty. Those who run the place are friendly and will try to accommodate special request. The catfish, okra and greens are a favorite. There are a couple locations around town (the 3360 Troost location relocated to 31st and Main, there... More 

Thank Mediaartsdad
Tellico Plains, Tennessee
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189 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

I wasn't sure either, but the signature fish omelette was very good, served with a side of home fries! Fish, roasted tomato, spinach, and garlic I'll bet the chicken and waffles are good too. Restaurant is on the corner of Main and 31st Streets.

Thank KyleKman
Lincoln, Nebraska
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50 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

As a periodic visitor to KC, we have seen Lutfis a few times and decided to stop there for dinner one night. This is basically a soul food restaurant but its primary specialty seems to be fried catfish. They also have items such as chicken wings, meatloaf, and sides include items like red beans and rice, green beans, coleslaw, fries,... More 

Thank TLAM99
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

The Comfort Inn recommend Lufti's, along with Trip Advisor recommendations. Being almost empty at 6:30 pm was our first tip. Then, out of shrimp and with three of the six fountain dispenser with empty signs. We chose blackened catfish (no lemon available); macaroni and cheese..the food was edible, not not even good. Avoid this place.

Thank Dennis S
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Hey is you remember old catfish fries and just like some nice fried fish. This place is great. It's not fancy. But it's good.

Thank R C
Independence, Missouri
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56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

My two boys and I really enjoyed the catfish, this is kinda a little hole in the wall nothing fancy but the food and the service make up for their shortcomings in decor. We will definitely return.

Thank scott j
Excelsior Springs, Missouri
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Food is great! Service is good, staff is friendly.....Not in the best area of town.....but will go back again, as I really, really liked their Catfish!

Thank Rita W
New Delhi, India
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Nice restaurant to try catfish/tilapia...don't expect anything else.. not much variety , but whatever they have is pretty good...

Thank Ramesh Y
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196 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013 via mobile

Friend suggested this place. I had 1/2 l b of blackened catfish, red beans/rice and greens/cabbage. Excellent! Lady at register who took my order was super friendly, very helpful. Great food for the money. I'll be back and will tell friends.

Thank Cy2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3360 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64109-1849
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: (816) 921-0152

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?