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catfish john's

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601 W Hudson Rd, Rogers, AR 72756-2454
+1 479-631-6908
11:00 - 20:00
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Bentonville, Arkansas
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69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This is a family owned business. You order at the counter and they bring your drink and food to the table. They offer a lunch special until 2:00 that includes 4 pieces of catfish, fries (choice of baked potato on Saturday), coleslaw, hush puppies and green tomato relish for 7.95. Service is fast and friendly with waitresses offering refills and... More 

1 Thank Ozarktraveler12
Garfield, Arkansas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Fried catfish is terrific, and plenty of it. All the trimmings are also very good. Service is excellent, and everyone is very friendly. Been here several times just for their catfish, and we consider it at least as good as, if not better than, all the other places we have visited in the area.

1 Thank Harv and Lois H
Wentzville, Missouri
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64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

The fish is always fresh and hot. This catfish is not muddy. The beans are really good and you must try the green tomato relish.

1 Thank FYIgirl
Bella Vista, Arkansas
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85 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Don't travel anywhere near Rogers without a lunch or dinner stop at Catfish Johns! If you've never had Catfish or think you won't like it, just try Catfish Johns...it's a southern tradition. They also serve chicken for the die-hard yankee. The catfish is southern fried, not grilled and I suggest sides of pinto beans, hush puppies and onion rings. The... More 

1 Thank trschoolboy
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

On the way home and saw this place with a full parking lot, so glad we stopped. Lunch special on a Monday, catfish was great, all the sides and nice people working there. Food was fast, hot and with a smile.

Thank Michelle B
Dallas, TX
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We've been coming here since before they moved. The catfish is delicious - crispy, crunchy, perfectly breaded and fried fillets. The beans are delicious too, with a rich, well seasoned broth. And don't miss the green tomato relish.

Thank jemx1
Rogers, Arkansas
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

John serves great seafood at reasonable prices in a very friendly atmosphere. Your family will enjoy the meal. Eat here on the where are you to visit Pea Ridge battlefield

Thank ljtthelawyer
Wheaton, Mo
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Not too much of a fish eater so I got chicken also ended up eating all the fish and took the chicken home. All great food but fish is terrific. Cheap for the amount you get. Will go back.

Thank Brad N Rachel M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 August 2016

When we want a consistent and predictable fried catfish this is the place to go. My husband always orders the catfish and I order the shrimp. It comes with french fries however I would like to have the option of a baked potato or a salad of mixed greens, not just an iceberg lettuce salad, something a little more on... More 

Thank Deborah D
Bella Vista, Arkansas
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65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We have eaten here several times since we moved to Bella Vista in June 2015 and have never had a bad meal. The catfish is prepared fresh for each customer and is served hot with french fries, slaw and hush puppies. You can also get baked beans if you want. The portions are large, 5 to 8 catfish fillets, lots... More 

Thank wwinfl91

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 W Hudson Rd, Rogers, AR 72756-2454
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Rogers
  • Phone Number: +1 479-631-6908

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