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Fred's Fish House

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215 Main St, Mammoth Spring, AR 72554-7484
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Helsingborg, Sweden
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Been there a handful of times thru the years and must say it's VERY good. HUGE variety of food, VERY serviceminded crew an' give you details of food without that you have to ask. Food is very tasteful, and can recommend without a doubt. They have 19 different fish caught in the nearby river

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Thank Albin A
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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357 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We went to Fred's for the catfish. Food was very good, as were all the sides included with the meal.

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Thank Butterflydays
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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133 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Don't expect much for ambience at Fred's--it has the basic ambiance of a small-town diner. But for my visit, the food was excellent, service was fast and friendly, and prices were outrageously low. The $12 dinner comes with five catfish filets, three piping hot hush puppies, right-from-the-frier french fries, coleslaw, and pickled green tomatoes. If you're looking for a genuine... More 

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Thank OnTheRoadAgain1954
Dexter, Missouri
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The sign on the door said, "The best fish and hush puppies in Arkansas." I was skeptical because my mom said it wasn't that great but my dad insisted it was a great place to go. I loved it. Great fish and they have a Walleye option if you don't want catfish (Which I didn't) and they know how to... More 

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1 Thank Rodjetton
Kansas City, United States
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a bite and wanted a local fare. Wish we would have driven a bit further. Service not friendly. Food not worth the price. French fries not good, hush puppies cold and hard. Fish OK. Really was hoping it would be a place to remember.

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Thank Raelynn G
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

I loved the food. The catfish melted in your mouth. The hush puppies were excellent. Service was quick and friendly. My tea glass never ran dry.

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1 Thank Justin S
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118 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

This restaurant has the same name as another one in Mtn. Home, Arkansas, about 45 minutes away. However, there is no comparison. This restaurant just doesn't measure up with the atmosphere, customer service, or quality of food. Don't get me wrong, if you haven't been to the other restaurant by the same name, it will be at least an average... More 

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Thank Momike55
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Pretty good and always US raised catfish....that is saying something today because I find that even some of the best catfish restaurants have gone to the foreign fish (which I am told is not really catfish). Sometimes they are real busy and turn out hush puppies a little under done but this is not the rule.

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Thank Ed W
Brandsville
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

The catfish and puppies are awesome every time pickled green tomatoes dang good never had a bad meal here just a hole in the wall but taste better than all others

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Thank G M
Melbourne, United States
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2016

The food is pretty good, as long as you enjoy deep fried foods....hush puppies need some improvement.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Main St, Mammoth Spring, AR 72554-7484
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Mammoth Spring

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