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Brown's Catfish

1804 E Main St, Russellville, AR 72801-5333
+1 479-968-3360
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“catfish” (122 reviews)
“ribs” (32 reviews)
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1804 E Main St, Russellville, AR 72801-5333
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For $17.00, we expected much better. If a person is willing to stack up 3-4 plates of food that is pretty bland, then it’s a good buy. Overall, we were not impressed.

Thank madacox
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Catfish-Great Boiled & Fried Shrimp-Great Hush puppies- Great BBQ ribs - Great Crab legs- Great Gumbo -Great Corn on the Cobb, okra,onion rings , French fries, Big cinnamon rolls & Ice cream bar too $27 a plate Great Food, Great Value, kids 1/2 price. Seniors...More

Thank cdale2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined here while traveling through. Buffet was filled with fried catfish, boiled shrimp, ribs, vegetables and a desert bar. You pay upfront and can help yourself to all you can eat. Restaurant was busy but we had no trouble being seated.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Price for buffet is good. Fish was excellent, offered many items to choose from. Local favorite. Dinner offers more items like shrimp.

Thank David B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brown's Catfish always has the best and freshest food. It is my favorite place to eat. Wonderful Catfish and Shrimp and ribs ever. Not to mention the best vegetables I have ever tasted. Just as good as mom use to make. The atmosphere is really...More

Thank patriciafR3479IG
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

We don't usually frequent all-you-can-eat buffets, but decided to try this one. The food offered is definitely southern style - deep-fried catfish, hushpuppies, greens, fried okra, and black-eyed peas. The price is right, there's plenty of iced tea, and the hushpuppies are some of the...More

1  Thank jmenasco
Reviewed 3 May 2018

That evening we met John and Norma at Brown’s Catfish, a buffet well-known to John, who knew the owner Steve (seems like John knows just about everybody in town!). We had Arkansas catfish! Battered and fried! Tartar sauce & hush puppies! Softee ice cream &...More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 3 May 2018

My wife and I live about 40 miles from Russellville and You can count on one hand the amount of times in the last 30 years the times we have been to Russellville for any reason that wasn't for the explicit reason of visiting Browns....More

Thank eldon175
Reviewed 25 April 2018

It's not only the best food , but All Brown and his crew will make you feel at home Every time you visit. We can't go a week without a trip to Browns Cat Fish. Don't miss it Your self.

Thank Character2016
Reviewed 23 April 2018

The cashier and Mr Brown went above and beyond to see that I got my discount reward that had been lost in the mail.

Thank Linda I
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24 June 2017|
Response from Dwayne P | Reviewed this property |
I like it because it is always fresh and hot!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
3:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
3:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
3:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
3:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
3:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1804 E Main St, Russellville, AR 72801-5333
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Russellville
  • Phone Number: +1 479-968-3360
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