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catfish john's

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601 W Hudson Rd, Rogers, AR 72756-2454
+1 479-631-6908
11:00 - 20:00
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Garfield, Arkansas
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Fried catfish is terrific, and plenty of it. All the trimmings are also very good. Service is excellent, and everyone is very friendly. Been here several times just for their catfish, and we consider it at least as good as, if not better than, all the other places we have visited in the area.

Thank Harv and Lois H
Wentzville, Missouri
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61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

The fish is always fresh and hot. This catfish is not muddy. The beans are really good and you must try the green tomato relish.

Thank FYIgirl
Bella Vista, Arkansas
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73 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Don't travel anywhere near Rogers without a lunch or dinner stop at Catfish Johns! If you've never had Catfish or think you won't like it, just try Catfish Johns...it's a southern tradition. They also serve chicken for the die-hard yankee. The catfish is southern fried, not grilled and I suggest sides of pinto beans, hush puppies and onion rings. The... More 

Thank trschoolboy
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

On the way home and saw this place with a full parking lot, so glad we stopped. Lunch special on a Monday, catfish was great, all the sides and nice people working there. Food was fast, hot and with a smile.

Thank Michelle B
Dallas, TX
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We've been coming here since before they moved. The catfish is delicious - crispy, crunchy, perfectly breaded and fried fillets. The beans are delicious too, with a rich, well seasoned broth. And don't miss the green tomato relish.

Thank jemx1
Rogers, Arkansas
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

John serves great seafood at reasonable prices in a very friendly atmosphere. Your family will enjoy the meal. Eat here on the where are you to visit Pea Ridge battlefield

Thank ljtthelawyer
Wheaton, Mo
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Not too much of a fish eater so I got chicken also ended up eating all the fish and took the chicken home. All great food but fish is terrific. Cheap for the amount you get. Will go back.

Thank Brad N Rachel M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

When we want a consistent and predictable fried catfish this is the place to go. My husband always orders the catfish and I order the shrimp. It comes with french fries however I would like to have the option of a baked potato or a salad of mixed greens, not just an iceberg lettuce salad, something a little more on... More 

Thank Deborah D
Bella Vista, Arkansas
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65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

We have eaten here several times since we moved to Bella Vista in June 2015 and have never had a bad meal. The catfish is prepared fresh for each customer and is served hot with french fries, slaw and hush puppies. You can also get baked beans if you want. The portions are large, 5 to 8 catfish fillets, lots... More 

Thank wwinfl91
Denver, Colorado
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103 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

This is an informal clean and unpretentious restaurant for local cuisine. Meaning in this case: great catfish! The portions are large or shall I say generous! Be ready to share or take some home! The breaking is thin and the catfish is thick. Love that! You order at a counter but the meal is then brought to you! The service... More 

Thank ColoradoBen1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 W Hudson Rd, Rogers, AR 72756-2454
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Rogers
  • Phone Number: +1 479-631-6908

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