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Brown's Catfish

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1804 E Main St, Russellville, AR 72801-5333
+1 479-968-3360
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
15:30 - 21:00
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Danville, Arkansas, USA
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Momma turned 96 on the 23rd. Since it was a Thursday we thought it would be relatively slow. WOWza. The parking lot was full at 6:10pm. We had to drive around 3 times before we could find a parking spot. . .the food was worth the drive. Salad was crisp, the add on bowls kept full, and the food was... More 

Thank Judy D
Russellville, Arkansas
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything is fresh and tastes great! The service is always great as well. We look forward to eating there for lunch or dinner.

Thank typinggirl45
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is ALWAYS fresh and delicious!! We try to make Brown's a weekly trip!! They also offer crab legs and they are so gooooddd!!

Thank Heather P
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always good food and excellent service. Consistent every time. Like eating at home with extended family but no dishes or mess to cleanup!!

Thank Burchie L
Dardanelle, Arkansas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this restaurant! The food is always good and the owner is so sweet and such a good person. I would take and do take almost all of our visitors who come to see us from other state to Browns. They are the best!

Thank bonluray
Russellville, Arkansas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

The Fish and all the trimmings are just excellent. Well worth the drive from anywhere in the state. Staff help is just GREAT. Only one way for you to know what I know....

Thank wessr1
Russellville, Arkansas
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

If you love fish, seafood and all the southern trimmings you will love Brown's Catfish. With a buffet style all you can eat you are guaranteed to go away full. In addition to wonderful fish, chicken, hushpuppies and a full salad bar the desserts are exceptional as well as they are famous for their wonderful homemade cinnamon rolls.

Thank smorris224
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We were traveling through Russellville and ate at Brown's Catfish. We chose the restaurant based on the excellent reviews. It did not disappoint, we were very pleased. We arrived on a Saturday evening and they were packed. The line moved quickly, we were promptly seated and attended to. The food was very good, not any problems with our visit. I... More 

Thank Cheryl T
Paris, Arkansas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Fish is amazing, also the sides are just as good. My family always has to have a cinnamon roll when we finish our meal.

Thank bev64099
London, Arkansas, United States
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

Decent buffet for the price, Standard fare for a seafood buffet. The boiled shrimp and the gumbo are my favorite dishes as they are usually consistent on each visit. Sometimes the fried catfish is good, other times it's dry. The crab cakes are horrible, fries are average (frozen), the onion straws are usually good. The yeast rolls and cinnamon rolls... More 

Thank Tammy W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
15:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
15:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
15:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
15:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
15:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1804 E Main St, Russellville, AR 72801-5333
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Russellville
  • Phone Number: +1 479-968-3360

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