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Catfish Johnny

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2396 N C 470, Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538
10:30 - 20:30
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Fri - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Catfish Johnny's on the recommendation from Swamp Fever Airboat Rides and were not disappointed. Three of us enjoyed alligator bites, perch, and catfish - all very good!! Great service.

Thank Jan210662
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cool Atmosphere of an old lakeside restaurant. Decent menu with good seafood options. The place wasn't that busy but our waitress was mostly absent. Take a trip out this way and enjoy the food, just don't expect great service.

Thank Sandersonlaw
Aledo, Illinois
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there on St. Patrick's day and had green beer and all you can eat catfish. Friendly staff and food was great! Catfish was done just right. Got there just before the crowd - really busy place.

Thank Linda D
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate there after our airboat ride. The food was good and reasonably priced. They also had a band playing the day we were there but was unable to watch that. Only negative was their parking lot wasn't the best. We had a little trouble getting out because of how people parked mostly.

Thank John B
Bay City, MI
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food at great prices. A group of seven of us went and everyone's meal was delicious. Three of the people got the all you can eat perch which happened to be on special that night. It came with coleslaw and fries and the portion was so large that no one asked for seconds. The rest of us got either... More 

Thank BayCitygal66
Deep River, Canada
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting place, reasonable food and price. Average service. They have music in the back sometimes.

1 Thank Garry K
Spring Hill, Florida
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Catfish Johnny's on a Tuesday. Each Tuesday in the Winter months they have a Country Music Jamboree. You pay $12 which includes the Country Jamboree which is a 3 hour fun show. What a great bargain. There are 3 or 4 lunch choices one which includes fried fish, cole slaw, roll, baked beans, dessert and a drink. I... More 

Thank HappyDiner103
Elkins, West Virginia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped, after an airboat ride at Swamp Boat Adventures, for a quick snack and ended up with some delicious local deliquesces A must if you are in the area..

Thank Debbie T
Hernando, Mississippi
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

We are from Mississippi and love our catfish. We could not find anything close to what we were used to until we found Catfish Johnny. Have taken several guest and they have all loved it

Thank camgolflover
Cottonwood, Arizona
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We eaten here several times and have never been disappointed. Great food, good service. Gator and other local fish. Fried shrimp are awesome!

Thank lizguptill

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 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, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2396 N C 470, Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lake Panasoffkee
  • Phone Number: 13527932083

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