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Catfish Cabin

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Highway 72, Athens, AL
+1 256-233-0803
11:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Birmingham, Alabama
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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 puppies and slaw, which were excellent. The baked potatoes were perfectly done. The fillets were... More 

1 Thank notapickyeater2017
Madison, AL, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 as we remember!

1 Thank Patricia T
Athens, Alabama
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 really good. NO alcohol. That's another reason the younger crowd stays away. Extremely crowded on... More 

1 Thank Bighog33
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 small catfish with fries and slaw. The slaw was brought ahead with hushpuppies, which was... More 

1 Thank Janet C
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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
Anchorage, Alaska
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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
Meridian, Mississippi
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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??

Thank 965micheals
Mary W, Owner at Catfish Cabin, responded to this review

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 do not hesitate to speak with a staff member about anything that you are unhappy... More 

Walhalla, South Carolina
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Catfish Cabin has been my favorite place for a catfish dinner for many years. The catfish is farm raised and fried (my favorite) crispy and golden. The hushpuppies are the best. They have other menu items that my family members really like such as fried chicken livers, fried oysters (fresh) and gumbo in the winter. The ice tea glasses are... More 

1 Thank Jean T
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

My husband an I was hungry , so we stopped at this restaurant. I ordered the chicken fingers he the fish fillet and .it was very good but the hush puppies OMG !! they are awesome :) I wasn't pleased with the tea it was a little weak so diet coke next time but it's cool . Staff was nice... More 

1 Thank Tellie R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?