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Fred's Fish House

44 Highway 101 Cutoff, Mountain Home, AR 72653-7864
+1 870-492-5958
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (48 reviews)
“catfish” (134 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
44 Highway 101 Cutoff, Mountain Home, AR 72653-7864
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1 - 10 of 276 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worse service ever! The only good attitude or “give a care” in the entire establishment was the delightful, happy, hardworking bus boy that brought us our drinks. He knew that Blue Moon comes with an orange wedge and a frosty mug. Our waitress was asked...More

2  Thank Larry D
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We eat at Freds Fish House about twice a month. Awesome! Food is excellent and service is good. Great atmosphere. If you go early, you can enjoy a view of the lake while dining.

Thank Lyn K
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Amazing catfish and hushpuppies. Recommended by all the locals and they were right. We had it two nights in a row, it was so good. Service was also terrific. The portions were huge! Personally, I'd skip the JoJos and have more hushpuppies.

Thank SherriToddStatler
Reviewed 22 January 2018

It is always crowded. Don't ask to sit somewhere specific because it isn't happening. The view, if you get to eat by the windows or on the deck, are great. Usually the service is good. Fish is always good, but sometimes the sides are off.

Thank Wendy R
Reviewed 29 December 2017

The fish was absolutely fried to perfection as always, and was not the least greasy. We had a large party, but still got impeccable service. The view is wonderful, and I WILL be back.

1  Thank DisappointedDiner2
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Beautiful view and food ! Friendly service, great prices. Wonderful place to bring friends and family !

Thank JayDee H
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We were in Mountain Home for a Car Cruise. There were 5 in our group and a group of the Car Cruisers of around 20 or more got there just before us, so the place was packed. They seated us right away. Each of us...More

Thank Henry M
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

So I️ put off going here for months because I️ am just not a fish person. I️ finally gave in and I️ am so glad I️ did! They have a wide variety of food and it was SO GOOD! You know most times when you...More

Thank Kendyl T
Reviewed 6 November 2017

The catfish was delicious--flaky, crispy, excellent. The view was lovely, and the server was very pleasant. The only thing I found a little strange was that with our $10.99 catfish meal, each of us received one hush puppy per meal (there were four of us)....More

Thank SandraBevill
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We met up with some friends at Fred's Fish House, enjoyed a catfish dinner, and had a nice view of Norfork Lake. Arkansas is a well kept secret, and those of us who have experienced its beauty hope it remains that way. The staff is...More

Thank Alan T
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Diane F
14 May 2017|
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Response from Darryl D | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know yes they do
Sharon H
22 September 2015|
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Response from BilB36 | Reviewed this property |
m.-t.-w. 11:00am To 8:00pm t.-f.-s. 11:00am To 9:00pm Sunday 11:00am To 8:oopm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
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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