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2502 21st St, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-4544
+1 205-752-7222
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Wow! What a treat! I'm from a big city where food is available all night. But very few places serve "fresh meat" everyday to their customers. The catfish was so delicious and fried just right, the hot wings was seasoned and tasty. (Cant wait to try something else from the menu) Now pair that up with southern hospitality from the... More 

Thank Jeffrey L
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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

The people on the job site we were working at told us about this place . It was simple and fast and delicious. I would recommend it if your in Tuscaloosa.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Mobile, Alabama
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This place looks like a dump from the outside but it is clean and cool inside. The fried catfish was excellent. Just french fries and light bread to go with it.

Thank utmsu2000
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

The catfish is truly heaven and the service is always right on. You cannot beat the price for how much awesome food you get. It is one of my favorite, favorite, favorite local places to eat.

Thank Stephenie D
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2015

Just old building with great food! Fried catfish with white bread-just cannot be beat! Go and try, you will not be disappointed.

Thank bbridges1108
San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Stumbled upon this restaurant after a Bama football game. Even tho there are 5 or so inside tables, this is mostly a "take-out" restaurant. Even tho they were very busy, our order was provided quickly. Very large portions of catfish and fries, but unfortunately, the fish itself was not firm, but mushy.

Thank Napunani
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Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Awesome place to eat! Best part is that they don't take long to get your food ready! Love it if you are every in town check them out. Neat and clean place as well

Thank Alexis M
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Found this place by accident and glad I did. Absolutely the best catfish in town. Great value and homemade cakes for dessert are awesome. Can't say enough about how good the catfish taste. Easy to find just off of Greensboro and close to train station.

Thank Alex S
Fort Worth, Texas
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2015

If you're looking for a local hole-in-the wall and don't mind spiking your cholesterol, then look no further. This place is home to the best catfish in Tuscaloosa, hands-down. I've been coming here for years-- as have my dad and grandad before me-- and it's always fantastic. The hush puppies are also phenomenal and they are only $1! Recommend going... More 

Thank awm15
Birmingham, Alabama
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2015

My family & I have been eating at Catfish Heaven for years and we haven't been disappointed yet!!!! The catfish is always fried to perfection and the wings are seasoned perfectly. A few years ago, they started selling individual slices of cake. They have your choice of red velvet, caramel, and key lime. The cakes taste just like my grandmothers... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: 2502 21st St, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-4544
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa
  • Phone Number: +1 205-752-7222

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?