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Flying Fish

#14 of 1,211 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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105 S 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38103-3009
901 522 8CAT
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Tomball, Texas
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61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

This is really just a walk up and order place. Mostly basket type foods, salads, etc. Very casual atmosphere. Our group ordered catfish baskets, salads and shrimp. All was very good. Served with a mound of french fries. Just a regular place, nothing to write home about but good if you are in the area and looking for a quick... More 

Thank jjcrab
Ocala, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

I love this place. When you walk in there are just lots of happy people that are glad to be there for this food. I was able to grab a window seat facing the sidewalk which was a lot of fun watching people. The food is great. I had four shrimp and one catfish fillet. It came with fries and... More 

Thank Michael M
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

Great food, fun atmosphere!! We even went on a Saturday night and had no trouble finding a table or getting our food quickly! Loved it!

Thank candlkessinger
Sacramento, California
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111 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015

Although the staff are complete idiots the food is good. The Zombie working the register seemed to be half stoned and half I don't give a crap. But I come here for the fried shrimp and the hush puppies, thats it. I told the person (who hardly spoke english) behind the counter that they were out of sweet tea and... More 

Thank Glenn S
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015

My boyfriend and I were looking for a late night dinner to eat where we hoped the Final Four basketball game would also be playing. Thankfully, after choosing the Flying Fish in downtown Memphis, we saw that the came was on more than one corner. The restaurant was closing in 20 minutes but the men working the kitchen told us... More 

Thank Anna M H
Houston, Texas
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156 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015

After not being thrilled with the food scene on Beale Street, we decided to try Flying Fish. Great choice!!! The food was delicious, well prepared, and reasonably priced. My husband loved their gumbo and grits and I devoured the red snapper, red beans and rice, and grilled zucchini/squash. Lots of great choices on the menu, cooked up right before you... More 

Thank dawnlangl
Olive Branch, Mississippi
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015

My girls and I enjoyed dinner with friends at the Flying Fish last night. It's a great place with a wide variety of seafood and side item choices. My sister said her fried oyster po-boy was to die for - even though some say not to eat oysters in June! We had the grilled tilapia tacos - simply delicious. They... More 

Thank MPS52
Sarasota, Florida
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571 reviews
367 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015

After a long day of touring, and trying to find a quick cheap place to eat we stumbled in to the Flying Fish. Let me say, that what Memphis is to good barbeque, this place is to fried fish. needless to say, i was raised on Al's in Chicago, and we have wonderful places in Sarasota FL, but this place... More 

Thank JordanS8
Santa Rosa, California
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350 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2015

Enjoyed the Fried Talapia special. It included hush puppies and two sides, I had the coleslaw, which was very good and the pickled tomatoes, which were unusual and good. Two filets were served, a bargain and quick lunch service. I really wanted to try the BBQ shrimp because I thought they were served New Orleans style, but these are Memphis... More 

Thank Pat B
Fort Smith, Arkansas
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

This was a great restaurant just across from the Peabody where we stayed. The fish had an excellent grilled flavor and the beans and rice were top notch.

Thank Lee E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
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: 105 S 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38103-3009
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 901 522 8CAT

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