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Catfish Kitchen

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3069 Highway 70 E, Burns, TN 37029-5647
+1 615-446-4480
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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Nashville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Local (not imported from Asia) fresh catfish cooked the way you want it. Served in a friendly atmosphere with excellent service. Bottomless drinks, choice of all you can eat or a generous portion meal. Reasonably priced and have other things to eat beside catfish.

Thank StanMelton
Sparks, Nevada
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159 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

The Catfish Kitchen has been a local favorite for decades. Located not far from the Montgomery Bell State park in the city of Burns. It's close to Dickson and a bit farther drive from Nashville, yet a pretty drive if you come from that distance. It's not your Beverly Hills ambience. It's a quaint Southern kitchen restaurant with simple tables... More 

Thank Glen H
Dickson, Tennessee
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Love this place. The food is awesome! The service is the best! The atmosphere is so relaxing! I highly recommend eating there.

Thank 204rena
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Just good food! Excellent catfish filets!! I also enjoyed the fried quail and it was great! Very fresh!

Thank Travis L
Dickson, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Excellent ALL YOU CAN EAT Quail. Best hushpuppies you will ever eat! Forever my favorite home cooked food place in Dickson!

Thank Crystal S
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This is a country style restaurant next to Montgomery Bell State Park. Very, plain decor with oil cloth table cloths attached to the table. I ordered my fish broiled in lieu of fried. Very good service and sides. I strongly recommend!

Thank Randolph M
Franklin, Tennessee
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We decided one Friday evening to make the short drive from Franklin, TN where we live to Burns, TN to go to the Catfish Kitchen for supper. The drive was beautiful. When we got there we remember that we had eaten there years before when camping at the State Park nearby. Even though the parking lot was packed, we were... More 

1 Thank lydiafaye0206
Knoxville, Tennessee
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108 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This little place between the state park and Dickson reminds me to the country kitchens our family visited near our farm in Georgia. The service is friendly and the food is well prepared and plentiful. Their hushpuppies are just the way they are supposed to be! A bit of onion and fried to perfection. I had the half order of... More 

Thank wacntn
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Great food and friendly service. It was the best catfish I've ever had. I'm a picky person and I'd recommend it to anyone

Thank Tammy C
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This is the real deal. A hole in the wall place with great catfish and fixings. Forget the crab, oysters, and scallops-- this a catfish place. Mostly locals and state park patrons. Get the onion rings for a great change of pace from the frozen junk usually served. And the hush puppies are the best I've had since Florida. They... More 

Thank Terry S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3069 Highway 70 E, Burns, TN 37029-5647
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Burns
  • Phone Number: +1 615-446-4480

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