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Flying Fish

#15 of 1,194 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
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105 S 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38103-3009
901 522 8CAT
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Amman
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17 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I'm being nice with three stars cause, in all fairness, we didn't eat too many items. My husband had a hankering for oysters. He thought he had ordered the shell oysters, but they gave him fried. I had the hush puppies. Both were so greasy. He liked his oysters, but it left us both with stomach issues and we agreed... More 

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Thank Mavin1
Udine, Italy
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is quite nice, a little bit rude. The menu is well assorted, there are dishes for every taste. I've tried the grilled catfish and the gumbo: not bad but I've been eating better ones. By the way is a place that you should try. The price is good.

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Thank Martina C
Mississippi
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favorites. The food is always good. Nice casual atmosphere. Central to downtown Memphis attractions.

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Ohkay Owingeh (San Juan Pueblo), New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

staying at the peabody for a conference...Flying Fish right across the street. We walked over for lunch during conference break. Line was a little long (and i took that as a good sign) but we were in and out in 45 minutes. Great variety of menu items and staff really friendly..

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Thank Cindy N
Atlanta, Georgia
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190 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by the Flying Fish by accident, but it was a good mistake. I had the grilled tilapia po boy which is one of the heather options at this restaurant. A friend had the shrimp salad and another had the chicken salad; both said they were good and were very large portions. There is a lot of fried food... More 

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Thank CUTiger81
Calimesa, California
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best Sea Food for southern flavor. The fish on the walls cracked me up, The service was excellent for a place that doesn't have actual waiters!!

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Thank Daniel R
Bolckow, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the catfish & shrimp plate. It was good fish. It came with fries & was really more than an adult needed. It could have easily been shared with a kid. Kid meals were plenty (large burger or chicken strips, fries, animal crackers, drink). Everything we ordered was fried, but it was a light, cornmeal batter. The pictures &... More 

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Thank JohnRuth
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is across from the Peabody Hotel where I'm staying. I'm trying to stay low calorie so I thought I'd have a shrimp cocktail. Instead, I opted for the grilled salmon salad. I was surprised to have some of the best grilled salmon I've experienced. It is not a thick cut of salmon but rather thin. Seasoned to perfection. It... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was very fast with friendly wait staff. I had a grilled chicken salad which was huge. In my opinion you definitely got your money's worth. I also had an appetizer that was very good. You order and get a buzzer. You then get your drink and condiments. When your buzzer goes off you go back to the counter and... More 

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Thank Crich426
Louisville
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53 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I found this highly rated restaurant on trip advisor. What a disappointment. The food was just okay and the portions small. I had the oysters and my wife had catfish. We felt the food was only average.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 S 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38103-3009
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 901 522 8CAT

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