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Ron's catfish buffet

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3213 Dan Ave., Jonesboro, AR 72401-8920
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and staff are very good. The price is a little high so we don't go as often as we would like. Can't beat the food though.

Thank Roger S
glenwood iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a good catfish buffet with lots of variety. The fish is fresh. Not terribly expensive if you're a bit eater.

Thank iowamel
West Memphis, Arkansas, United States
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drive an hour to eat here. It's a great atmosphere. The food is EXCELLENT! The staff is hard working and keeps the tables clean, and the food coming. It's well worth the drive and the money to eat here. The variety is great. Just sitting here typing about it, makes me want to drive back-lol. Seriously, we highly recommend... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

This place gets packed in a hurry so if and when you go, be prepared to stand in line. We picked up some to go recently and the line to get in was looooong. Worth the wait.

Thank Billy P
Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Large dining room; clean; friendly attentive staff; food was good; buffet was what could be expected from this type of restaurant. Food was good but not impressive. I enjoyed my dining experience - the desserts were freshly made and was the most memorable portion of the experience for me.

Thank PaynewayWalker
Ashland City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We have been to Ron's many times over the years. The food is always consistently good, fresh and plentiful! I am not a catfish person, so i always eat fried or baked chicken, its always good. My husband eats catfish, the filets are huge and fried just right. The hushpuppies are awesome as well as the pickled green tomatoes! Meals... More 

Thank 70schild63
fort smith
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Traveled to a lot of catfish buffets, but during my recent stay over the Jan 7th 2017 weekend I must say I was totally impressed. My co workers and I were working in Jonesboro over the weekend and we headed to Ron's on advice of some locals. We arrived at 4 pm but they were closed, so we drove around... More 

Thank yensid1
Wynne, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

The bar holds a wide variety of salads, freshwater fish, vegetables, and desserts that are fresh and hot. The food bar is kept well supplied and always clean. There's usually a crowd but fast and courte service keeps any wait very minimal. You will want to return.

Thank mrsmwright
Jonesboro, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Very Good CatFish Buffet! Not exactly a Bargain Price but if you are CatFish Hungry it is the best place to go in Jonesboro! The Catfish are usually great (Steaks or filets) and the pickled tomatoes are really great and FOR SALE! Huge Buffet with lots of choices including Frog Legs!

Thank Badtadabone
Commerce, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Reasonably priced buffet. If you like fried catfish, shrimp, chicken, etc. You'll really enjoy (my husband did!). However, if you don't eat fried foods or grains your options are very limited. The Boiled Shrimp We're Good - Salad Not So much. They did have dome yummy pickled green tomatoes on the buffet - was told to try with hush puppies... More 

Thank JudyRDH

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3213 Dan Ave., Jonesboro, AR 72401-8920
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Jonesboro
  • Phone Number: 870-930-9639

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?