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Fred's Fish House

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44 Highway 101 Cutoff, Mountain Home, AR 72653-7864
+1 870-492-5958
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Foristell, Missouri
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our 1st trip to Fred's Fish House and we loved it! The food was hot and delicious. The wait staff was friendly and timely.

Thank dbuchheit2
Honolulu, Hawaii
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551 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had catfish for lunch at Fred's. We ordered the three piece lunch special which was served with coleslaw, hushpuppies, and potatoes. The coleslaw and fish was ok but not great. Some of the fish seemed to be more breading than fish. The jojo potatoes were overcooked and pretty much tasteless. The hushpuppies were dry and greasy. I overhead the... More 

Thank CKT808
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I live in the area and we eat here several times a year. It's an area favorite. The fish is good. Hush puppies are good. Lots of seating. Family friendly.

Thank Sandra W
Level Contributor
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Catfish for lunch with the family on Spring break. Good food and great view. I had the Cajun style catfish with coke slaw and fries.

Thank Jason E
Mtn. Home, AR.
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I have eaten her many times and have always been delighted with the meals served. They specialize in catfish dinners and you won't be sorry if you pick that but you won't go wrong with their steaks and prime rib either. This place is popular so it is usually quite busy but don't let that deter you as they are... More 

Thank GenoMtn_Home_AR_
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105 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I visited Fred's fish house on a trip through Mountain Home because my husband remembered eating there when he was younger. The service was great, and the food was delicious. I ordered fried catfish, and he ordered a mixture with cajun catfish as well. I enjoyed all of the food, and was happy with the price we paid for the... More 

Thank Anita K
Southern Illinois
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321 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Fred's Fish House seems overrated in my opinion. It's TA rating is #2 out of 80 establishments seems to be quite a stretch. It was our first time to dine there (and likely our last). We just were passing through so possibly this is the best fish in town by default. Further, the service was average at best and the... More 

1 Thank Jeramie
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We visited this restaurant for the first time today as new residents. We were excited to try it based on previous reviews. We found the service deplorable and basically non-existent. Grilled walleye was dry, small, and thin. Fried catfish was overdone and dry. We will not be going back.

1 Thank Jim H
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I had the Cajun catfish. The service was great! The fish was cooked perfectly! Friendly staff! I will be returning.

Thank Marc B
Mountain Home, Arkansas
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The first impression as you come into the building is so-so, but when you get in and look through the back windows the view is stunning. Ask to be seated in that area. The wait staff is very friendly. The food was very good. I had the coconut shrimp and my wife had the halibut which was just slightly to... More 

Thank ezchair

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Highway 101 Cutoff, Mountain Home, AR 72653-7864
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Mountain Home
  • Phone Number: +1 870-492-5958

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