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American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed 6 July 2021

The Best catfish, slaw and baked potato you will find.Lynn is the best, but all of the servers are great.The Building may be old but its clean and has a lot of History.If you want the best you must give Harpers a try.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 10 October 2020

My husband is a catfish connoisseur and his favorites have always been Golden Corral and Texas Roadhouse....Until today when we ate at Harper’s. He said on a scale of 1 - 10 it was a 10 and that he thinks it’s probably better than either...Golden Corral AND TX Roadhouse! We had cat fish, fries, potato salad and fried mushrooms. Everything was really good and the staff was real friendly. We live about an hour and a half from there and my husband said he’d definitely be making the trip again!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 6 June 2020

Probably the filthiest restaurant I've ever been to in Kentucky. Had to leave before the "famous" catfish got to our table. It was nasty, avoid this place like the plague!

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 23 May 2020

We eat there frequently. Long drive but worth it. Even from Hermitage, Tn it is really worth the trip. Down home courtry place.

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed 11 March 2020

Best service and catfish any where ! We have been going for 30 years and the fish and slaw are always excellent.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 16 February 2020

Fish is excellent price is fare service is always very bad. This is local 2 me and have been going since child hood. Always loved the food. Service used 2 be great. Drinks were always full due 2 each person receiving there own personal iced...pitcher along with the glass. Things changed. Food is still as good as ever but the service is bad.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 11 February 2020

... and boy, there was plenty of it. The owner wouldn't let me out of there until she brought me a second plate and my first plate had a heaping mound of Catfish on it. Everything else was pretty good too!!!!

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 16 January 2020

Have several relatives like this restaurant and planned to go this year..do they sell this cheap type of catfish?????

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 8 January 2020

I did not like their fish first time there so I ordered a Steak next time. Never order steak at fish place...LOL bad idea.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 13 November 2019 via mobile

Very disappointed to acknowledge that Harpers DOES NOT SERVE CATFISH! It is farm raised SWAI imported from Asia. Some of the filthiest water sources in the world. It is illegal to sell or serve SWAI in Alabama, Louisiana & Florida

Date of visit: November 2019
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Tracy R
24 January 2017|
Response from Frankie B | Reviewed this property |
Hours of operation for Harpers. You will love it. Wednesday / Thursday. 7am to 9pm Friday/ Saturday . 7am to 10pm Sunday. 7am to 8pm.
Jay N S
26 August 2016|
Response from danny3152 | Reviewed this property |
They are closed Monday, and Tuesday, and are open for breakfast till 9 pm CST if I am correct.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Harper's Catfish

Yes, Harper's Catfish offers takeaway services.

Harper's Catfish is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5