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Farmer's Catfish House

4937 Beckwith Rd, Modesto, CA 95358-8914
+1 209-526-0969
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
28 Jan 2017
“Closed - Permanently as of December 2016”
22 Jul 2016
“Good catfish!”
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
4937 Beckwith Rd, Modesto, CA 95358-8914
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

I will miss this funky diner. I had many a meal here with friends from across the country even. There will never be another like it located in a former 1930's Mobil gas station.

Thank vroc5569
Reviewed 22 July 2016

So after 3 tries we finally were able to try the catfish house. Each time we went they were closed. FYI, they are open Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening regardless of what Yelp or their website says. These are the days on the front of...More

2  Thank hungryhipp0s4
Reviewed 11 June 2016

This is an interesting place to visit. Way out in the country! You will wonder if you are really going to find a restaurant "out there". Catfish is very tasty and service is always very good.

Thank 28kjones
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Who would guess this place is even there. It was wonderful! Our first time so we had the cat fish of course. The service was great and we got there early enough to get a table, but be warned, you could have a wait. The...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

As relative newcomers to the Modesto area, my husband and I only recently heard about this restaurant. It was AWESOME! The minute we walked into the small restaurant we felt so at home. The tables were covered with red-checkered tablecloths and the owners (I'm guessing)...More

Thank tberger_12
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

This is a must for our family we have been going there over 25+ years and have never been disappointed. We have had alligator to the blackened catfish everything has been wonderful. We will going back very with some new friends that have never been...More

1  Thank lic0rice
Reviewed 16 July 2015

I don't get here often as I live over 7 hours away but whenever I am in the area Farmers is always at the top of my list. I first came here about 20 years ago and it's just as good now as then. The...More

Thank jim m
Reviewed 5 July 2015

I live in the south now but I'm from the Modesto area. This seems like a bit of the south in the San Joaquin valley. I think the catfish here are good, and the fried okra is good too -- not slimy. Your dinner comes...More

2  Thank travelviapurple
Reviewed 5 July 2015

I love the accessible atmosphere of the restaurant. The catfish was great and the cobbler at the end of the meal was fantastic! Loved everything....definitely going back! The waitress was especially nice.

Thank KKV14
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

My husband and I were first timers..It was a Friday evening catfish kinda night. We are from Louisiana and miss this kind of eating..Oh We were Completely satisfied. Then as if they were watching me eye the homemade peach cobbler sign...Lol!! Here comes two small...More

1  Thank sheredd
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4937 Beckwith Rd, Modesto, CA 95358-8914
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Modesto
  • Phone Number: +1 209-526-0969
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