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Catfish Cabin

Highway 72, Athens, AL
+1 256-233-0803
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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“hush puppies” (32 reviews)
“white fish” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:30 PMAll hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Highway 72, Athens, AL
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

I was in the Athens restaurant today at 3pm. We was seated right away and given a menu as we was seated. At 3:15 pm we was still setting there, no one came and took our drink order or ask if we was ready to...More

Thank Darryl S
Mary W, Owner at Catfish Cabin, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Hi Darryl, thank you so much for taking the time to give us some feedback on your recent visit with us. Every one of our staff members are trained to be quick, efficient, professional and friendly, so it's disheartening to know this was not how...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Way over priced for what you get!!! Combination platter and drink were $21 with very small portions. Tasted all alike - grease and more grease. Never again.

Thank David M
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent service food was very fresh and hot. We all left satisfied. Only don't like corn in the hush puppies.

Thank LLPepper77
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We arrived at 11:00 for lunch and, from the looks on their faces, apparently surprised the staff. We were promptly seated in an area that was dark and unappealing. The place hasn't had a makeover in years. We had fried catfish fillets preceded by hush...More

1  Thank notapickyeater2017
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Used to come over from Madison often, but moved to Georgia a year ago where we couldn't find good catfish. We were passing through Athens earlier this week and decided to get our catfish fix. Were not disappointed; the food and service were as excellent...More

1  Thank Patricia T
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Eating at Catfish Cabin will make you feel you feel young. It is a favorite of the retirement age citizens. The fried catfish filets are excellent, as is the whole fish. You are served hush puppies and mayo slaw when you are seated. Both are...More

1  Thank Bighog33
Reviewed 21 February 2017

My husband and I went here for dinner after church. After being seated, the server was rude and abrupt. She asked for our orders like this, "Whatya want lady and Mister?" My husband ordered the large blackened catfish with veggies and slaw. I ordered the...More

3  Thank Janet C
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped for dinner and was overwhelmed with the amount of food. Excellent hush puppies and tasty seafood. You must try the fried pickles but be ready to take some home as the quantity is very large

1  Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Loved the catfish, the hushpuppies and the sides. Best coleslaw I've had in a while. Excellent sweet tea. Food was fast and excellent value for the price.

1  Thank ME T
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Visited this place for dinner, wasn't impressed in the least. Spent 20.00 and didn't like the food. Waitress staff was nice but fish was not good. Very small portion for the money. Loud taste to catfish. Might have been a bad night??More

Thank 965micheals
Mary W, Owner at Catfish Cabin, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

Hello, We're sorry to hear that you had been less than impressed by your experience with us. Your satisfaction is our top priority, and we apologize for providing you with a meal that was not up to our usual standards. We ask that you please...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 72, Athens, AL
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 256-233-0803
Great catfish and seafood. Good selection of non-seafood items as well
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