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Monroe's Catfish Restaurant

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4363 Highway 412 E, Parsons, TN 38363-3612
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Mon 3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thu 3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Bartlett, TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Monroe's has been in business longer that I can remember and I remember going there as a child over 50 years ago. Sadly they are now closed. Loved their catfish.

Thank Izzy333
Memphis, Tn
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My husband's family has been going to Monroe's since he was a child. Now in our 40s, the tradition continues. Service with a smile, fast, hot tender catfish piled with hushpuppies and fries are served just the way they are meant to be! I disagree taht the hushpuppies are bland. They have less cornmeal in them than some traditional hushpuppies,... More 

Thank katnvivi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

As I read the reviews, I disagree! We had a great experience at Monroe's. Our catfish was delicious and the service was awesome. Very friendly place .

Thank Riverowen
Lakeland, TN
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

This place should have been closed years ago. I go once a year to see if it's gotten any better. My review for this year is nope. The food is always poorly seasoned, and the grease always needs to be changed. Breaking on the fish is bland and greasy. And that's the best thing I ate. Took one bite of... More 

Thank Mrbig2006
Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

We were in town with Carpenter's For Christ to build Crossroads Baptist Church a new church building. Our waitresses was very kind and took some pictures of our group. The food was great and they give you a bunch of it! I recommend the seafood platter!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

we stopped at Moroes on our way to our place on the TN river. We walked in at 8:50pm on a friday night, and although they closed at 9:00pm, they were still happy to see us.... my husband had the catfish dinner and he said it was great. I had the BLT, which was good too. I do like catfish,... More 

Thank tigerjan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012 via mobile

My family has been coming here since 1995 and they never disappoint. It is my favorite catfish restaurant and it has become a custom for us to eat here when we come to our cabin at Lost Creek.

Thank TLL1
Renee M, Owner at Monroe's Catfish Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you. We love to hear from our great customers. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2011

This is a regular stop for us after a fun day on the TN River. It is located at hwy 412 & 100. The TN river is a half mile away. The catfish filtes are good and the mayonnaise slaw is yummy. Nice scenic ride to it no matter which direction you are coming from. Ck their hours as I... More 

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Renee M, Owner at Monroe's Catfish Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks. We appreciate you taking time to tell us how did. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $14
American, Seafood
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4363 Highway 412 E, Parsons, TN 38363-3612
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Parsons
  • Phone Number: 731-847-2477
we are 5 miles east of Parsons, TN. Our hours are Thursday 3-8:30,Friday 3-9, Saturday 1-9, Sunday 11-8:30

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