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Catfish Kitchen

3069 Highway 70 E, Burns, TN 37029-5647
+1 615-446-4480
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“quail” (10 reviews)
“hush puppies” (20 reviews)
“catfish” (35 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
3069 Highway 70 E, Burns, TN 37029-5647
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fried to death...fish and quail...so fried and breaded you can't taste what it is. The coleslaw is good and the hush puppies are the best I've ever had anywhere. Nice service.

Thank gourdess
Reviewed May 20, 2017

We stopped here on our way to Montgomery Bell state park. We had seen it our last time thru. I got the half an order of catfish which was 2 whole ones. Ny wife got the filets. Both were good. We also got a bowl...More

Thank Clarence D
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

We ordered takeout and it may have been a better experience if we dined on site. Ordered the catfish dinner (whole dinner with 4 pieces of fish) with loaded baked potato, salad and pecan pie. The catfish was OK although a bit thin so by...More

Thank NoName007
Reviewed April 10, 2017

This place used to be the best catfish house in the whole area, but something happened - new cook, maybe - and the food is now just plain too greasy.

Thank Terry T
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

We are not from the area so all we had to go on were the other reviews. Boy they were wrong! Fish was over cooked with no flavor. Fries just gross. Fell like our money was wasted by stopping in. Do not let the other...More

Thank Wkupiper
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Local (not imported from Asia) fresh catfish cooked the way you want it. Served in a friendly atmosphere with excellent service. Bottomless drinks, choice of all you can eat or a generous portion meal. Reasonably priced and have other things to eat beside catfish.

Thank StanMelton
Reviewed January 28, 2017

The Catfish Kitchen has been a local favorite for decades. Located not far from the Montgomery Bell State park in the city of Burns. It's close to Dickson and a bit farther drive from Nashville, yet a pretty drive if you come from that distance....More

Thank Glen H
Reviewed December 28, 2016

Love this place. The food is awesome! The service is the best! The atmosphere is so relaxing! I highly recommend eating there.

Thank 204rena
Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

Just good food! Excellent catfish filets!! I also enjoyed the fried quail and it was great! Very fresh!

Thank Travis L
Reviewed December 15, 2016

Excellent ALL YOU CAN EAT Quail. Best hushpuppies you will ever eat! Forever my favorite home cooked food place in Dickson!

Thank Crystal S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Does the hush puppies made with flour or flour products?
February 27, 2015|
Response from Bobby S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, you would have to call them for that information. It tastes like a good hush puppy made up of flour and corn meal combination.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:00 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: 3069 Highway 70 E, Burns, TN 37029-5647
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Burns
  • Phone Number: +1 615-446-4480
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