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Catfish Cove

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1401 Armstrong Ford Rd, Belmont, NC 28012-9629
+1 704-825-3332
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The waitress was extremely impersonal and very rude. The food was even worse than the service. The food was hot and cooked fresh. HOWEVER, the grease used to fry the food was in desperate need of being changed out as it tasted as though the oils was burnt and had burned food cooked with our "fresh" order. The server refused... More 

Thank Lynn C
Arlington, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

At a reasonable price, Sunday (11am-3pm), Catfish Cove offers a tasty all you can eat southern cooking buffet that is both delicious and doesn't bust the budget. The buffet offers four delicious selections of meat (country style steak, fried chicken, stewed chicken and one other option that changes weekly), plus a wide variety of vegetables (corn, green beans, broccoli or... More 

Thank MullMeis
Clover, South Carolina
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101 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a fish camp (Southern for fish restaurant). I've never been there for anything except the Sunday lunch buffet, so this review is only about that. There is always a line on Sunday, so if you don't want to wait, get there early (before 11:30) or late (after 1:30) to miss the church crowd. It is buffet only,... More 

Thank todd m
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Greasy not a pleasant area were you pickup. Won't be back.Exspencive. always busy when you drive bye???

1 Thank Myra B
North Carolina
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

When the old Lineberger's sold, we starting going to Twin Tops because of the long wait, we tried Catfish Cove which originally had some of the old Lineberger's staff. Food was great, larger seating area so smaller wait times. Unfortunately the owner passed a few years back and the food is just ok - salad bar is not stocked, and... More 

2 Thank hillsmith789
Belmont, NC
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

Lots of delicious food to choose from, pork chops, fried chicken, even fried squash. Good salad bar. Lines are a little long, but move through quickly. Great choice for the after church crowds.

Thank Angie N
Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

I ordered bake potato with my meal. They brought me French fries. Had to ask them why I did not get my baked potato. The waitress was rude bluntly stating they ran out of potatoes. The waitress never returned after asking about the potato. I had to get up after 30 minutes and ask the people in the kitchen where... More 

1 Thank mgrdson
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

We are very pleased with this seafood restaurant. They have excellent seafood in my opinion and on Sundays they have a buffet with all kinds of home cooked food.

Thank Sweetwinmommy
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Many celebrations are shared here, as its a sure favorite! The buffet is great if you're into fried fish and good ole home cooking, Southern style! The atmosphere is basic and rustic, fish campy. The wait staff are friendly and very helpful and efficient. At dessert time they have several choices from which to pick which they wheel to your... More 

Thank Patricia D
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178 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Pros: great fried seafood, I can’t think of anywhere that can top them. They offer a salad bar, not the most extensive I’ve ever seen, but plenty of enough choices, most “fish camps” don’t offer one. For the most part service has been good, sometimes great, sometimes OK. Cons: On our last trip, my daughter got the broiled shrimp plate... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 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
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 Armstrong Ford Rd, Belmont, NC 28012-9629
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Belmont
  • Phone Number: +1 704-825-3332

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