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Jumpin Catfish

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$$ - $$$
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1861 S Ridgeview Rd, Olathe, KS 66062-2288
+1 913-829-3474
Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Talk about delicious!!! I enjoyed one of my favorites... Chicken fried steak mashed potatoes and gravy. Served home style is a bowl of Cole slaw and ham n beans along with a basket of Hush puppies. Fantastic menu offering quail and frog legs to name a couple. Friendly atmosphere, great menu selection with a wide variety. Found by accident but... More 

Thank Ken H
Overland Park, Kansas
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

This place is super unique and has great food. Lots of all you can eat options like catfish, crab legs, duck, front legs, quail and I am sure I am missing some. The owner is always there and always up for a conversation

Thank KCBeau
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff. Food was ok. I always try different places when visiting KC. It wasn't the best, but wasn't the worst experience either.

Thank doodlebug502
Topeka, Kansas
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and service. If you like the out of ordinary, this is the place. I'm definitely coming back!

Thank Vivienne S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

We want there last night for supper (1-22-17) because we heard about the Sunday all you can eat menu. When we got there, we waited to be seated and once our waitress arrived she seemed rushed and like she had better things to do. The restaurant was not busy by no means and she quickly took our orders and left,... More 

Thank Rachel G
Olathe, Kansas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Not impressed from the moment we stepped in the place. We were met by the hostess after I had to go to her. She sat us fairly quick. After we were seated it took more than enough time to be waited on. I tried several times to get someone's attention to no avail. Finally our waitress came and left us... More 

Thank Sh0tgun
Overland Park, Kansas
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109 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

My wife and I have been frequent patrons of this casual but fantastic eatery for over 27 years. As a matter of fact, owner Dave Hampton catered out wedding back in 91. Much more than fresh catfish, from exotic foods to traditional, Dave offers over 27 items to pick from. My wife's favorite is the boiled all you can eat... More 

1 Thank Woody1048
Tonganoxie, Kansas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

My Wife, my Brother-in-law, Sister-in-law and myself ate there this evening, 11/05/16. we had a wonderful experience with great food and great service. David, the owner, was a hands on owner and took pride in his business. i am in a wheelchair and got in with no problems at all. Being an outdoors person and one who works for Kansas... More 

Thank michael66086
Ottawa, Kansas, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Excellent crab, good size legs and they just keep bringing them on! Caution, don't fill up on the hushpuppies, beans and coleslaw (which are all great).

Thank Stephen W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I really enjoy the decor of this place. It has a relaxing atmosphere. This restaurant is very good and the menu has various types of wild game. Its side dishes are served as family style. Always enough to eat.

Thank Frank D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Healthy
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1861 S Ridgeview Rd, Olathe, KS 66062-2288
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Olathe
  • Phone Number: +1 913-829-3474
Our farm-raised, grain-fed catfish is far superior to his muddy river cousin. Scientifically-bred and carefully tended, he has all but acquired a pedigree now that Gourmet magazine rates him the third-best-selling fish in America.Higher in protein than most meats, our freshwater catfish is becoming exceedingly popular among health-conscious American diners-and with good reason. Not only is our catfish low in cholesterol, fat and calories, he also rates high in aesthetic appeal since he has no fishy smell.It is also nutritious, healthy and downright delicious. Now, will we see you at the Annual World Catfish Festival in Mississippi next year? Or at least back at the Jumpin' Catfish next week! We will also cater for 40-500 people just about anywhere!! We come to you and cook in our catering wagon so all the food is cooked and hot on the spot!

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