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Finchers Delite

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521 East St N, Talladega, AL 35160-2023
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Finchers is known for there fish and I was not disappointed. The fish was fried to perfection and the portion was a nice size. The sides were good as well. Finchers is a dine in restaurant. It's an old diner but everyone seem to enjoy the atmosphere as it is. The service is excellent and the restaurant is clean. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I have been to Finchers many times and I have never been disappointed. The food is great. Catfish, pork chops, hamburgers, and chicken fingers are some of my favorites. Don't forget to try the macaroni and cheese! Save room for dessert. Different kinds of cobblers and ice cream are sure to hit the spot. Management is very friendly and the... More 

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Shelby County, AL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

This small "hole in the wall" joint was great. We had the fried green tomatoes as appetizer. Lightly breaded and HOT from the fryer. Great taste.My wife had the catfish nuggets while I had the filets. The waitress was extremely helpful & offered that I could have one filet fried & the other grilled. As I've never had grilled catfish,... More 

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Talladega, Alabama
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

The food is delicious! Friendly family atmosphere. You can find a smile and know they will take good care of you. Whether you dine-in or carry-out. My husband & I have enjoyed dining here for years.

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Thank Paula C
Birmingham, Alabama
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Me and my mother went here and ordered two sundaes. The sundaes both had rotten bananas, the food isn't even that good... I recommend just going to Jacks next door.

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Thank costes333
Talladega, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

This is a great local spot that is a hole in the wall filled with their regular customers. My favorite is the fried catfish, but they also have a very good chicken club sandwich. Save room for dessert as the hot fudge cake is wonderful, but don't miss the lemon ice box pie, if they have not run out when... More 

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Thank wmafh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2014 via mobile

Some of the best grilled fish ever, very busy place and the food is consistent every time, "Amazing". The fried fish is great not greasy like other places I've had, don't understand other posts. A must when in town!!!

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Thank Captainsh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014 via mobile

I come here a few times a week. Didn't expect much from a hole in the wall but boy was I wrong! Taste like good ole fashion Merican cuisine! The catfish was delicious even to this Cajun pallet! And it's cheap!

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Thank Gl64
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2013

although this is a landmark for the town, we have tried it several times and tried to get into the vibe. however, i have to say i don't like it at all and can barely eat the food. the place looks dingy and feels greasy and the staff is usually snippy. the last time i was there, i ordered chicken... More 

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Thank rewt
Sylacauga, AL
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2013

If you want to taste your Southern-style catfish, go somewhere else. Salads are decent, burgers mediocre, and anything fried from their menu may as well be anything else fried from their menu. Catfish, hushpuppies, and fries all taste exactly the same.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 521 East St N, Talladega, AL 35160-2023
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Talladega
Description
Grilled catfish was selected as one of the top 100 places to eat before you die. Best food in Talladega.

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