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Riverside Catfish House

18039 Highway 41, Chattanooga, TN 37419-2626
+1 423-821-9214
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good23%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible13%
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“catfish” (47 reviews)
“fingerlings” (4 reviews)
“filet” (16 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
18039 Highway 41, Chattanooga, TN 37419-2626
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Reviewed yesterday

On our way to Chattanooga we got off the interstate because of a traffic back-up and found ourselves on Highway 41. Hadn't been on this road since moving to KY almost ten years ago. But we remembered the Catfish House and stopped for dinner. We...More

Thank RAC1241
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in after a trip to Nashville. This place is in the middle of nowhere but hubby had heard good things do we bit the bullet. We were seated up front so we could watch the car (we had our dogs with us). Everyone...More

3  Thank LSuddeth
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

*This place is a Dive with a capital D. Think 1970's high school lunchroom. One that could use a good power-washing. And is in the middle of nowhere. *No need to dress up. Whatever you're wearing right now will be absolutely fine. *The view is...More

1  Thank Stacy G
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

This fish has chemicals in it that were outlawed in our dogfood almost 50 yrs ago.Folks it is what it is!No longer serve U.S. FARM RAISED ! They havent and reason is its 3.00 lb.cheaper for them to buy it than the U.S. dont be...More

4  Thank Ibehungry
Reviewed August 26, 2017

We were with a large group from church and despite there being more than a dozen of us, our service was fast and the food was delivered fairly quickly. My catfish and popcorn shrimp was delicious. The cole slaw was okay, but I am not...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

Worth the stop...not fancy but very good, i usually like bone in fish but these were fingerlings so pretty small obviously to work with but still very tasty..husband got filets very good too.

1  Thank Jenny B
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

Food super Yummy Staff was great, attentive, and made sure we could get what we anted. On the side, half and half, and refills without asking.

Thank spirit750mom
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

Have been here several times in years past but it was such a disappointment tonight. The food was extremely greasy. The chicken and shrimp were prepackaged frozen and dropped in a deep fryer. The catfish was crunchy and a bit over cooked. The best things...More

1  Thank Marcia D
Reviewed March 22, 2017

I have visited this restaurant many times. Best catfish in the Chattanooga area. Even if it is a little distant the scenic drive is always nice regarless of the time of year. Service is quick and the atmosphere is down home, country. Nothing fancy about...More

2  Thank Hot-metal
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

Our recent visit to Riverside Catfish House once again proved to be worth the 30-45 minute drive. Unless you are a huge eater, no need to order the all-you-can-eat meal. The regular catfish meal includes 2 large catfish fillets, delicious coleslaw, hush puppies, and baked...More

Thank dohar1968
Riverside C, Owner at Riverside Catfish House, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2017

Thank u so much for such a wonderful review

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June 5, 2016|
Response from Hattie A |
the day us the 19 th of September and the time us at 8:00 in the morning at Erlanger hospital ok it will last about two hours
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18039 Highway 41, Chattanooga, TN 37419-2626
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-821-9214
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