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The Catfish House

11500 SE Federal Hwy, Hobe Sound, FL 33455-5230
+1 772-545-7733
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“catfish” (47 reviews)
“hush puppies” (34 reviews)
“frog legs” (11 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
11500 SE Federal Hwy, Hobe Sound, FL 33455-5230
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best resturant in Hobe Sound for real local food. Cat fish is the attraction. They do have many other specialties like gator, frog legs and fried green tomatoes. Always busy, and you may have to wait but it's worth it.

Thank bremar00
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice local family type hang out with much more than just Fried catfish. The have good fried shrimp and flounder which is what I had. I personally don’t care for catfish so I normally would not have tried this place but a few locals told...More

Thank johnfricke
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

This is my third time to visit and it did not disappoint. Awesome service by Cindy. My husband and I both had the special sweet potato encrusted Mahi Mahi. Served with a tasty salad. Huge portions and absolutely delicious. Also had the key lime pie,...More

Thank Philomena D
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Now, THIS is the place to go for real Florida seafood dinners! It really can be overlooked from the outside and the retro decor is Florida simple, but the food is outstanding! You start off with the BEST hush puppies I have ever had..light, sweet...More

Thank Donna D
Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

Very good fried seafood, the blackened dishes were good too. Fun place for casual dinning. I would go early or late as it fills up fast

Thank hammockhollow
Reviewed March 17, 2018

This is old Florida. Thank goodness because with all of the franchise restaurants nowadays it is a pleasure to have this diversity of good old fashioned fish dinners. I try to stay away from fried foods but their friend shrimp is delicious. So as not...More

Thank PamJupiter
Reviewed February 15, 2018

I thought this would be a great place to eat. The menu is very limited and it is very expensive. The food is so-so not worth what they charge but it is always busy during season. Having lived in Hobe Sound many years, I have...More

1  Thank iheartfloridabeaches
Reviewed February 4, 2018

We go there a few times a month for the tuna (or fried shrimp). Tuna comes with wasabi and sliced ginger. Entrees are served with tossed salad or coleslaw, hush puppies and several potato or rice choices (potato skins are my favorite).

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed January 5, 2018

Always good. nice for takeout too. fried green tomatoes are great, Hush puppies too, gets busy on weekends

Thank janebpa
Reviewed December 21, 2017

has been her a long time, and though catfish is the main draw for folks aquainted with this place, they have a very varied menu. wait service is always good, i've been coming here near thirty years, or better, and you see the same wait...More

Thank gwennc728
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Kay L
October 29, 2017|
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Response from hsnfl1 | Reviewed this property |
There is no outside seating. Unless you have a registered service dog, no dogs are allowed.
March 9, 2017|
Response from Philomena D | Reviewed this property |
I do not know, you can call 772-545-7733
March 9, 2017|
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Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
They serve beer & wine, so I doubt it.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11500 SE Federal Hwy, Hobe Sound, FL 33455-5230
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Hobe Sound
  • Phone Number: +1 772-545-7733
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