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Carter's Fish Market

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1900 S Grand Ave E, Springfield, IL 62703-2735
+1 217-525-2571
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“corn fritters” (2 reviews)
“catfish” (3 reviews)
“great fish” (3 reviews)
1900 S Grand Ave E, Springfield, IL 62703-2735
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Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

What a great place for local seafood. Walleye, catfish, Buffalo fish, corn fritters and hush puppies.

Thank Sterling F
Reviewed October 16, 2017

We took our grandchildren to Springfield for Fall Break. I saw great reviews for Carter's Fish Market. We picked up (it is only carry out or small table outside) and went to Washington Park to eat. One order of fish will serve 3 people. The...More

Thank Rita R
Reviewed August 23, 2017

Large portions of shrimp and catfish. Unassuming building attached to fish market. Only negative - they were out of cole slaw so we had to stop elsewhere to pick some up.

Thank leaver11
Reviewed June 2, 2017

They give you generous portions and it's very delectable. If you've not been there, I recommend you giving Carter's a try.

Thank Bill K
Reviewed April 28, 2017

The is the best fish I've had in Springfield! If you going to the park or some other outside venue or if you taking it home this is THE place to stop in Springfield. One order of fish and a side is about 12.00 and...More

2  Thank Jewell G
Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

This place has some of the best fish ever!! They cook it fresh and they have sides and drinks and it doesn't take long for your order even with them being busy

Thank Clarissa H
Reviewed September 22, 2016

You do have to wait outside. You get a lot of fish on their fish plates. 2 people could share the fish plate just have to order side which was a lot 😀

1  Thank tlcamc2016
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

If you're the type of person who's looking for what the locals eat and love, somewhere off the beaten path that isn't a chain, and that isn't food cooked in a microwave or something you can make at home, Carter's is the place to go....More

1  Thank Joe W
Reviewed May 25, 2016

XXL portions! If you order fish it comes with fish and bread and tarter and hot sauce. The sides are extra.2 people can eat 1 order of fish. maybe 3 or 4.Yes the to go container is full of fish!I did not get sides this...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed July 8, 2015

You would never stop here without knowing how good the fish sandwich is. This is just a little "stand" outside of a fish market. It's not far off I-55/I-72. Just take the South Grand exit and go west less than a mile. If you phone...More

4  Thank Chuckospringpatch
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1900 S Grand Ave E, Springfield, IL 62703-2735
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-525-2571
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