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The Catfish Place

311 S Forest Ave, Apopka, FL 32703-4335
+1 407-889-7980
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Cajun & Creole, American, Seafood
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311 S Forest Ave, Apopka, FL 32703-4335
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good seafood. Everyone like what they had and we all had different things. We will be back when we are in Apopka. Friendly staff.

Thank J-830
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

we had a Sat am appt in Apopka....so based upon trip advisor we tried the 'catfish place' Food was well prepared, portions were average, it may be small item, but the beverage mugs were kids size, cute, but needed constant refills after one good drink.....i...More

Thank TMGP74059
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Loads of locals eat here. Casual and unpretentious. Food cooked fresh with a variety of fish on the menu. Give it a try.

Thank JJB86
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Ordered take out. It was dinner time and the restaurant wasn't busy...only one table was occupied. Our fried shrimp was not good. It was tough and tasteless. The "sides" are very small-at least in take-out. The cheese grits were good as was the cole slaw....More

Thank BearFacts
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We had a nice lunch of fresh fish. The catfish was really good. Plus, my son thought the shrimp were really tasty. We had a good server, and the restaurant was clean.

Thank James L
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Never liked Cat Fish, but this place the fish does not taste like mud. Nice and friendly people. Love it.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

This is a favorite for Apopka locals. Friendly staff make you feel like family. We much prefer the fingerling bone in little catfish to the boneless. Much tastier closer to the bone👍‼️. If the chef is cutting the tomatoes very thin, these are the best...More

Thank dandyrick
Reviewed 15 September 2017

A co-worker told us about this restaurant. Our family of six really enjoyed the appetizers, our meals, and the service. It is a nice Southern menu of foods, accommodating for Vegetarians in addition to Meat & Potato eaters. The manager answered our questions, "About the...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We like The Catfish Place! Friendly service in a turn of the century railroad depot. Everything on the menu is good, which is the reason they have been in business at this location for almost 35 years.

Thank NativeFloridian1960
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Great place to eat! The food is fresh the staff is fast and friendly. The boneless catfish is delicious

Thank Carlos J
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Rita R
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I'm not sure how someone who dines there could answer that question. It would be inappropriate for an employee to discuss their pay with customers. So I have no idea.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 S Forest Ave, Apopka, FL 32703-4335
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Apopka
  • Phone Number: +1 407-889-7980
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