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soul fish cafe

#34 of 1,224 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cooper Young Community Association
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862 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104
+1 901-725-0722
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Gadsden, Alabama
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193 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2014 via mobile

Visited this past Sunday for lunch with a group of 10. The service was outstanding. Let me also say that this was one of the best selections of veggies I've ever seen and I live in the south. On my daughters recommendation we ordered a child's plate of catfish nuggets. The only disappointment were the nuggets were atop some old... More 

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Valrico, Florida
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107 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2014 via mobile

Sold out of oyster po'boys, a house special. Settled for the shrimp po'boy which fit the bill nicely. Mostly fried selections and a small, but good selection of local draft beers. Split hot wings as an appetizer, which were pleasantly spicy. Only non fish selection was a satisfying Chicken Caesar salad. Friendly professional service in a clean, but somewhat noisy... More 

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Dundalk, Maryland
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85 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2014 via mobile

Recommended to my daughter by someone on the plane to Memphis, we decided to give it a go. Took us a bit to find the place but not a bad drive at all. The building it casual and quaint. We were greeted promptly and served quickly and kindly. I had the catfish dinner with slaw, black eyed peas, hush puppies.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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103 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2014

Food was good and moderately priced. We went here based on a recommendation of a long-term local we were meeting for lunch. Location was convenient and in a good neighborhood (sort of a hipster neighborhood, but the place was sincere). We found street parking very close, though there is also a small lot. It was a bit loud, but you... More 

Thank pauli B
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 October 2014

I have eaten at this specific location of Memphis Soul Fish three times. Each of the last two times, I have told myself, "I'll order something new this time." However, I have not yet done that! The Blackened Catfish Tacos are may absolute favorite dish there. You must choose a side to eat with your tacos. I really enjoy the... More 

Thank Anna M H
Negril, Jamaica
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117 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2014

Just got back from eating at this place after taking in a movie. We visited the location in the shops of Forrest Hill Irene. Our service was excellent, the catfish was lightly breaded , crunchy and delicious. The sides, mac and cheese, collard greens and hush puppies were just wonderful. I think the decor fits the spirit of the place.... More 

Thank Misty1
Forrest City, Arkansas
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2014

Great fish and small selection of other soul food items like greens, fried okra, hush puppies etc. Very eclectic beer selection. Small but cozy, and within walking distance of the cooper-young district. Friendly staff and decent prices,

Forrest City, Arkansas
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2014

The food was very good. This is a very small non formal restaurant where you go for the food not the decor. I had the salmon cesar salad and it was amazing. I paired with a draft beer, I was in heaven. Great price as well, I would return.

Thank Wigglit
Memphis, Tennessee
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2014 via mobile

Had this food for a catered event and it was pretty good, even cold!! We decided to go here for our family Sunday out... I must say... The food was GREAT! The service was good and my family really enjoyed it! We WILL be back!!!

Thank Ashley C
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77 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2014

For this to be a Southern Catfish restaurant they sure don't serve up that Southern hospitality. The fish is good. Th food is good. The tartar sauce was good. They served me what looks to be two day old fries and did not want to make the situation right. The fries were clearly cooked way too long. They were hard!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 862 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Cooper Young Community Association
  • Neighbourhood: Cooper Young Community Association
  • Phone Number: +1 901-725-0722

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