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Flying Fish

#13 of 1,206 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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Tokyo, Japan
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food is not that great. I ordered a Lobster stew and it is kind of salty. However, it is affordable comparing to restaurants you see around. Plus, if you eat there a lot, you get a free meal. When you order, you will have a electron device, and when your food is ready, it will flash, then it is... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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428 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good selection of seafood. Casual place, lots of Billy Bass hanging on the walls. Had bassa lunch. Came out quick, tasted great. Self serve beverages. Good lunch for $12.

Thank eatbread
Thousandsticks, Kentucky, United States
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was recommended by the hotel staff at the Peabody Hotel to try this place out after a long day of traveling. I walked across the street and walked in. Looked over their menu board and saw several great options. Though I was hungry, I was also tired. I ordered the 2 Catfish Filets and 4 Jumbo Butterflied Shrimp Combo Basket,... More 

Thank Robert A
San Antonio, Texas
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Flying Fish was our first introduction to Memphis, and it was a really great one! Between the cheap beer, light & flaky fried fish, to the excellent jumbo fried shrimp, we couldn't have asked for more! Well, we did go back to the counter for a second order of fried shrimp.....(shhhh). Most of the plates are under $17, which... More 

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Germantown, Tennessee
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Casual seafood dining. My husband and I started our dinner with gumbo, our daughter ordered oysters on the half shell and all was delicious . I ordered the fried oyster and shrimp platter, husband ordered fried shrimp and it was wonderful. Our daughter had blackened fish and said, it was seasoned perfectly. This is a fun downtown Memphis restaurant. Great... More 

Thank Ruth S
Decatur, Alabama
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome food - gumbo, fish, key lime pie etc with fun fish camp atmosphere. A must to visit while in Memphis. Across from The Peabody (west side).

Thank Anita D
Troy, Kansas
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There was a line out the door, but worth the wait. The catfish was very fresh tasting. My husband had a cup of gumbo with his meal. It was delicious. Everything came out hot and fresh. And beer specials! Can't go wrong by eating here!!

Thank julieparks
Bakersfield, California
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

The Flying Fish is a must while visiting Memphis. Very laid back, casual restaurant with courteous staff and a myriad of food to choose from ! Delicious - Don't miss it

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I'm not a big fan on Fried food so I chose the grilled salmon here very nice well worth a visit good value for your £££££

Thank Jeffrey H
Atlanta, Georgia
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Don't expect fancy, but do expect good oysters, fried sides, and other assorted seafood. Buckets of beer are available for a reasonable price too. The atmosphere is very casual. You order at the front counter, sit down with a number and buzzer. When they're not busy, they'll deliver the food to you (otherwise take your number and buzzer to counter).... More 

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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
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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?