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PawPaw's Catfish Kitchen

2760 Wears Valley Rd, Sevierville, TN 37862-8302
+1 865-446-4978
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“jambalaya” (45 reviews)
“boudin balls” (41 reviews)
“crab cakes” (44 reviews)
Barbecue, American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
2760 Wears Valley Rd, Sevierville, TN 37862-8302
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have judge food for competition this is the real deal. I planed on one visit but came back 3 days. It is good food. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Tommy & Nan... Y
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had been told by several of our friends that we need to try this place because they cook food like we have back home in Louisiana. We wish we would’ve gone sooner because the food was amazing!! The owners are Louisiana natives and they...More

Thank msharp803
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food service was ok as we came in between a shift change. Prices $$ close to the cabin rented for the weekend.

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Catfish sounded good to us, so we decided to try PawPaw's. It is a small place, back towards Weirs Valley, and away from the crowds and chain restaurants along the main drag. Our server was great....friendly and efficient. We both ordered a cup of the...More

Thank Gatorgolfer
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been going by this place for several years and I've always wanted to try it out. I am so glad we did! We had catfish and it was wonderful. Seasoned well, crispy and not fishy at all. The salad wasn't much but we didn't...More

Thank linn120
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we are from La. so it was great to walk in and feel a little bit of home. The gumbo was great and my husband loved the boudin balls.

1  Thank ladyrider2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I arrived about 15 minutes before closing and the food was outstanding. The catfish was perfect and the service was wonderful as well. Can't wait to bring friwnds here. We will be back. Truly straight from the bayou. Thanks Pawpaw!

1  Thank Rodney W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family loved the catfish. It was a nice size and super white inside. It came with hushpuppy, fries, and choice of slaw or salad. My husband had the catfish that has sauce over it with pasta and shrimp and he enjoyed the uniqueness. My...More

Thank gardeningteacher8
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We haven’t eaten catfish this delicious in quite a while. Melt in your mouth delicious farm/pond catfish served with very good Cole slaw by friendly staff. The dining area was a bit crowded for our wheelchair so the waitress seated us in a separate area....More

Thank hellocarolina
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Catfish, shrimp, and Cajun Food: We go for the gumbo, etouffee, muffeletta's and bread pudding dessert. They are homemade and delicious. Being from Louisiana, they have brought their cuisine to Tennessee! A must visit when we are in the area and the owners are delightful!...More

Thank katork
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7 January 2018|
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Response from themamabird | Reviewed this property |
Yes. As I recall, the hushpuppies had onions in them.
13 October 2017|
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Response from PawpawsKajunKitche | Property representative |
I'm sorry but we don't thank you
Elizabeth S
26 February 2016|
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Response from Colleen R | Reviewed this property |
Crawfish are seasonal. If you are asking if the restaurant serves them only seasonally, you would have to direct this question to them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2760 Wears Valley Rd, Sevierville, TN 37862-8302 (Formerly PawPaw's Kajun Kitchen)
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Sevierville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-446-4978
  • E-mail
A Taste Of New Orleans in the Smokies, we offer Fried Catfish,Fried Shrimp,Gumbo,Jambalaya,Red Beans & Rice,Shrimp Ettuoffee,New Orleans Muffalettas,Poboys- New Orleans Roastbeef & Gravy Poboy, Shrimp Poboy, Catfish Poboy.Alligator Bites, Hamburger Steak w/grilled onions,home made gravy,bread & mashed potato.We now serve Bar-B-Q Ribs & Pulled Pork.White Chocolate Bread Pudding,Chocolate layered Cake, pecan pie, boiled crawfish when in season, catfish acadiana,crab cakes. New hours are for winter months. Until March
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