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Catfish Place

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311 S Forest Ave, Apopka, FL 32703-4335
+1 407-889-7980
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11:00 - 20:30
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Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Catfish place has a great atmosphere , lots of antique thing to see there . This is an older southern cooking style restaurant . A lot of the food is fried and they have some old style items that you will not find in the area , like "hush puppies" . One of the things of course you must try... More 

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Thank Paul D
Orlando, Florida
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I love their fried green tomatoes! Some people that I have went here with do not like them. They have great cheese grits! The sweet tea is wonderful and is not instant. They have great tasting catfish and scallops.

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Thank Tater76
Apopka, Florida
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Catfish Place is a family oriented restaurant. It is a staple of Apopka and has been for decades. As it's name implies, the catfish is top notch, the hush puppies are unique and all of the menu reflects an attitude that is laid back, eat slowly and enjoy the great food. The restaurant ambiance is soft, with wooden interior... More 

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Thank joserthebeachbum
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93 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered grouper - one bite and I had to spit it out into my napkin- if this was actually grouper then it was spoiled - as was my appetite Couldn't eat anything after that Server finally checked back as my husband was finishing his meal and after a discussion with the manager offered a replacement. No way - too... More 

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Thank Pat T
Cocoa Beach, Florida
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wide variety of food very reasonable prices, clean, quick service, friendly staff easily accessible handicap ramp .Food is excellent

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Thank pattibutters
Derry, New Hampshire
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten here several times before and it has always been good, not sure if they were having an off day or just going downhill. Went for lunch with my wife and we both ordered the lunch combo which included catfish, shrimp, scallops and clams. the meals came with hushpuppies, fries and a side of cold slaw. Unfortunately everything... More 

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Thank j0hn0229
St. Augustine, Florida
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55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

This was my 4th visit. And every time it is just as good. I always get the fingerling catfish. So delicious. Just like my Mom fried when I was young. And the hush puppies are yummy. We had the fried green tomatoes for an appetizer, also tasty. Others in our group had the fried shrimp, steamed shrimp, and boneless catfish.... More 

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Thank jomofl
Sautee, Georgia, United States
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165 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Had the Seafood Platter and it was the best I have had in years, highly recommend as prices are moderate. Thei Catfish Platter is as great, had it on my last visit.

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Thank Von K
Nashville, Tennessee
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

The food is exceptionally good The cheese grits are my favorite as well as the seafood platter. The service is just as good as the food, too. I was just surprised at the prices--a bit high for my way of thinking. I'll go back but will skip any appetizers or desserts to save money.

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Thank 958sandia
Apopka, Florida
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56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Lunch with some friends. First time there in about 5 years. Don't know what kept me away. Delicious food, good service, old Florida atmosphere. I ordered the grilled grouper, comes with hush puppies, and 1 side. I choose cheese grits but there are many options such as side salad, vegetables, fries, etc. All for just $9, a great deal! The... More 

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Thank Susan H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?