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Mad Jack Fresh Fish

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1318 State Ave, Kansas City, KS 66102-4314
+1 913-371-3384
12:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

I love this place! They never disappoint me. Fish is always 🔥 and I love that I can always call ahead and pick up. My order within moments of placing it. Always cooked in fresh grease never old stale food served from here. Very affordable as well. I would certainly recommend family dinner here often..

Thank Chrishawn B
Branson, Missouri
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

This place was awsome our family told us about it and we went and spent $100 on food. My daughter will never eat fish but she tore these up! Everything was seasoned so good i would definitely go back next time im there! And im buying their fish fry stuff the next time too!

Thank Billybobs1990
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Really good! Went on Saturday afternoon about 2:30, place was packed! That's always a good sign, especially for that time of day, you know it must be good. It is in a rougher area, and you could be intimidated, but go during the day with a group if you are hesitant. The walleye, the shrimp were soo good, but we... More 

1 Thank Tina W
Placerville, California
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209 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

I went on a business lunch and my client recommended Mad Jacks. We both like catfish so we ordered a pound and a half with hush puppies. I travel around the country and try fish everywhere I go, I promise I can't remember eating better deep fried catfish anywhere. I highly recommend Mad Jacks

Thank SRC1964
Kansas City, Missouri
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Food was great. The place is a bit of a drive, but if you like seafood it is worth it. The price of drinks is a little high, but the food prices are well placed. There is a slight smell in the shop, but the fish are everywhere. The place is small and crowded. It was a decent experience overall... More 

Thank Owen W
Hulbert, Oklahoma, United States
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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

the oysters and shrimp were so good i could feel the sand blowing in my face . spend alot of time on the beach this was as good as any five star beach front restraunt i have ate in and the local crowd and workers are a added bonus !

Thank Jeff C
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

Best fresh fish in town. Great variety and reasonable prices. I've been coming here for over 20 years.

Thank Dana P
Kansas City, Kansas
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Ordered two catfish strip dinners and after presenting my amex to pay the sale decline due to they had changed the type of credit card machine when I asked the girl when this happen since I've eaten there frequently the girl started yelling and held up the machine showing me they didn't take amex anymore I proceeded to pay with... More 

Thank Lisa W
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229 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 305 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2012

This tiny dive is half fish market, half restaurant. Order your cooked food at the counter. I like the fried catfish, frog legs and fried oysters. All of the fish is rolled in corn meal, so pick a type that goes well prepared this way. The sides are less impressive. The prices are reasonable I wish they offered metal forks... More 

1 Thank lighthouselovertoo
1 review
Reviewed 30 June 2012

It is a restaurant and fish shop, only place I know where can get tilapia without the bones and shark steaks. They have a daily specials which most plates are enough to satisfy any hunger. Service is what it is, if there for lunch yes it will be packed be so call ahead. The inside is neat see fresh fish,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1318 State Ave, Kansas City, KS 66102-4314
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 913-371-3384

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