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Lutfi's Fried Fish

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3360 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64110
+1 816-921-0152
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Farmers Branch, Texas
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really good food! A must if you're visiting the area. The lady behind the counter (sorry I didn't get her name) was very helpful in providing some guidance on what items to order. Catfish was very flavorful.

Thank Kristol V
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is the best fish in the world! Even if you normally don't like fish you should try theirs. It is very mild and perfectly battered.

Thank Verletta M
Kansas City, Missouri
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are several Lufti's locations, I go to the location at 31st & Main and drive 20 minutes to get there because it's they have the best fried catfish in town. Don't go here for the ambiance or professionalism or for any other reason than the food. The only thing I've ever ordered is a "half cat", which is a... More 

Thank bstegs
Richfield, Minnesota
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This place was referred to us by the lady at the federal deposit museum tour across the street. There about a quarter mile apart. The food here was awesome. All kinds of fish and southern side dishes.

Thank jomadav
Kansas City, Missouri
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83 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

The food was good, staff was friendly, environment was good. I grabbed a quick lunch here and was served quickly.

Thank Simone S
kansas city
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136 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Upon entering, I waited a while to be acknoledged. I ordered a fairly expensive tuna sandwish. It was not restaurant quality. There was no ambiance, no warm feeling and I was not pleased with my choice.

Thank epirotiki
Kansas City, Missouri
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

We live not far away and phone in orders for pickup on a regular basis. It is quick, easy and tasty. Those who run the place are friendly and will try to accommodate special request. The catfish, okra and greens are a favorite. There are a couple locations around town (the 3360 Troost location relocated to 31st and Main, there... More 

Thank Mediaartsdad
Tellico Plains, Tennessee
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217 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

I wasn't sure either, but the signature fish omelette was very good, served with a side of home fries! Fish, roasted tomato, spinach, and garlic I'll bet the chicken and waffles are good too. Restaurant is on the corner of Main and 31st Streets.

Thank KyleKman
Lincoln, Nebraska
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62 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

As a periodic visitor to KC, we have seen Lutfis a few times and decided to stop there for dinner one night. This is basically a soul food restaurant but its primary specialty seems to be fried catfish. They also have items such as chicken wings, meatloaf, and sides include items like red beans and rice, green beans, coleslaw, fries,... More 

Thank TLAM99
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

The Comfort Inn recommend Lufti's, along with Trip Advisor recommendations. Being almost empty at 6:30 pm was our first tip. Then, out of shrimp and with three of the six fountain dispenser with empty signs. We chose blackened catfish (no lemon available); macaroni and cheese..the food was edible, not not even good. Avoid this place.

Thank Dennis S

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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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3360 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64110
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-921-0152

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