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Fiddler's Fish House

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1104 W Business Highway 60, Dexter, MO 63841
+1 573-624-3710
Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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MO
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76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

This is one of the very best fish houses in Southeast MO. They have a wonderful buffet and I love their strawberry shortcake. It is country sides and they are all good.

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Thank trekluvr
iowa
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

We went here last night and it was not good. The fish was okay everything was below average. I had a piece of strawberry pie that left a foul taste in my mouth. The help was not at all thrill or even happy to have customers

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Thank dwm2757
Dexter, Missouri
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

I have eaten here twice the first time I would say it was good to fair this last time was poor I ordered fish and chips while I prefer Cod, Catfish is usually not bad, this fish tasted like mud! I highly doubt this was farm raised Cat Fish if so it is very low quality

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Thank sandraroberts556
Sikeston, Missouri
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52 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Lunch at Fiddlers is always a joy. The food is all good, and plenty to pick from. Like down home cooking but you don't have to cook. The service is great too!

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Thank 4wheaties
Branson
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015

We stopped because of the ratings on TripAdvisor and were pleasantly surprised. We had the buffet and it was was very good. There was catfish, fried chicken, chicken &dumplings, salad bar, etc. we had only the catfish from the buffet, it was fresh out of the kitchen, and it was very good. A lot of people took chicken, we might... More 

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Thank Charlie W
Marion, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Absolutely delicious! Good country food and fish was out of this world!!! Go here. The green beans were great. The buffet was exceptional. I will be back. This place saved my opinions on this this town.

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Thank Bob S
Price, Utah
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

While travelling through we asked a local where to find some good food and they recommended this place to us. Great choice! The food was very good, with the cat fash being the star of the dinner. Only complaint I would have is the lack of attentiveness from the servers.

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Thank JasonCedarCity_UT
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75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

had a large crew while another large group was having a meeting. still received decent service w/decent turnaround. only problem was the toddler received her food last.

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Thank gordon h
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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140 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

We just had lunch here the catfish was delicious and the people were friendly. We ordered off the menu the three piece with chips. It was all good even the coleslaw and I don't usually like coleslaw. The buffet looked good but we wanted it hot right out of the kitchen. We will stop again our next time through town.

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Thank Dawn G
Arkansas
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch. The fish was really good. Everything else was just ok. I wouldn't get the buffet again. The homemade clam chowder tasted like it was from a can. The wait staff was friendly and helpful.

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Thank rev_angie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1104 W Business Highway 60, Dexter, MO 63841
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Dexter
  • Phone Number: +1 573-624-3710

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?