I've been eating fried catfish for as long as I can remember, so I consider myself an expert on the subject. After trying out six different restaurants in Dallas , I'm here to share my thoughts with you.

Be prepared for a lighthearted journey full of delicious fried catfish. Whether you're a visitor or a local looking for some tasty fried fish, this article is for you! Let's get started and find out which spots serve up the best fried catfish in Dallas .

Southern Classic Daiquiri Factory

Southern Classic Daiquiri Factory
🗺️ 3030 Ross Ave, Dallas, TX 75204
☎️ 469-862-3113
🌐 Website
Sunday: 12–10 PM
Monday: 12–10 PM
Tuesday: 12–10 PM
Wednesday: 12–10 PM
Thursday: 12–11 PM
Friday: 12 PM–12 AM
Saturday: 12 PM–12 AM

The catfish was crunchy, yet flaky, and the batter was the perfect balance of salty and sweet. I could tell the fish had been carefully hand-breaded, creating a truly unique flavor. Not only that, but they also have an incredibly friendly staff that always makes sure your order is correct and served with a smile.

I'm really glad I tried this place out because it's hands down the best fried catfish in Dallas!

You might also want to check out the best fried fish in Dallas.

Aunt Irene's Kitchen

Aunt Irene's Kitchen
🗺️ 3309 S Malcolm X Blvd, Dallas, TX 75215
☎️ 972-878-5669
🌐 Website
Sunday: 11 AM–6 PM
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 11 AM–6:30 AM
Wednesday: 11 AM–6:30 PM
Thursday: 11 AM–7:30 PM
Friday: 11 AM–8 PM
Saturday: 11 AM–7:30 PM

I've never had such crispy and flavorful fried catfish like the one I got at Aunt Irene's Kitchen. By far, it was the best fried catfish I have ever tasted. The sauce was tangy and gave the perfectly cooked fish an excellent kick.

The atmosphere at Aunt Irene's Kitchen is inviting too! It felt like I was sitting down to dinner with a family member everytime I visited. The service was exquisite, not to mention the hospitality of their staff.

For anyone looking for a taste of home in Dallas , this is definitely the place to go. Whether you're from Dallas or visiting from out of town, you won't be disappointed. Aunt Irene's Kitchen is certainly worth the visit!

You might also want to check out the best mexican seafood restaurant in Dallas.

Louisiana Catfish

Louisiana Catfish
🗺️ 6090 Bonnie View Rd, Dallas, TX 75241
☎️ 214-372-6321
Sunday: Closed
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 11 AM–9 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM–9 PM
Thursday: 11 AM–9 PM
Friday: 11 AM–11 PM
Saturday: 11 AM–10 PM

I've been a loyal customer of Louisiana Catfish for over 10 years, and their fried catfish has never let me down. Whenever I'm in Dallas , I make it a point to visit this restaurant for their tasty and crisp fried catfish.

I appreciate the fact that Louisiana Catfish always delivers top-notch quality and flavor. Every order is cooked to perfection, golden brown, and served hot every time. The fish inside has a wonderful light flaky texture with just enough crunch from the crust as you bite into it. The flavor is outstanding with just a hint of spice that doesn’t overpower the succulence of the fish.

Apart from fried catfish, they offer other delicious dishes such as shrimp, oyster po'boys, shrimp burger, grouper sandwich, poboy omelette, hush puppies etc., which are equally yummy!

In conclusion, if you're looking for one of the best fried catfish in Dallas , definitely give Louisiana Catfish a try – you won't be disappointed!

You might also want to check out the best ramen in Dallas.

Ronnie's Catfish & More (North Dallas)

Ronnie's Catfish & More (North Dallas)
🗺️ 10729 Audelia Rd Suite 113, Dallas, TX 75238
☎️ 469-372-0288
🌐 Website
Sunday: 2–7 PM
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 11:30 AM–8:50 PM
Wednesday: 11:30 AM–8:50 PM
Thursday: 11:30 AM–8:50 PM
Friday: 11:30 AM–9:45 PM
Saturday: 11:30 AM–8:45 PM

Ronnie's Catfish & More is an amazing local joint that uses the freshest ingredients and a family-secret recipe to make their delicious fried catfish. The fish is cooked to perfection - it's crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. The hush puppies are also outstanding - they have a distinct flavor unlike any other I've tried before.

The staff at Ronnie's Catfish are extremely friendly and helpful, they know how to make you feel welcome in their restaurant. And most importantly, the prices are unbeatable - you can get a full meal for under $10!

Overall, I would definitely recommend giving this place a try if you're ever in the area - it has some of the best fried catfish in Dallas!

You might also want to check out the best dessert in Dallas.

TJ Cajun Seafood & Wings

TJ Cajun Seafood & Wings
🗺️ 11306 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy #200, Dallas, TX 75238
☎️ 972-863-9820
Sunday: 12–7 PM
Monday: 11 AM–9 PM
Tuesday: 11 AM–9 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM–9 PM
Thursday: 11 AM–9 PM
Friday: 11 AM–9:30 PM
Saturday: 11 AM–9:30 PM

Having grown up eating fried catfish from the best restaurants in town, I can definitely say that their catfish stands out. The portion size is generous and cooked to perfection with a crunchy exterior and a flaky interior - just the way it should be!

Aside from being tasty, their friendly staff and great atmosphere is nothing to be overlooked. From the first time I stepped in, I felt welcomed and at home.

I would highly recommend TJ Cajun Seafood & Wings for anyone looking for the best fried catfish in Dallas or even just craving some comfort food. You won't be disappointed!

You might also want to check out the best fried chicken in Dallas.

Catfish Connection

Catfish Connection
🗺️ 2464 W Kiest Blvd, Dallas, TX 75233
☎️ 214-337-7101
🌐 Website
Sunday: Closed
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10 AM–8 PM
Wednesday: 10 AM–8 PM
Thursday: 10 AM–8 PM
Friday: 10 AM–8 PM
Saturday: 10 AM–8 PM

For the past year, I have been on a mission to find the best fried catfish in Dallas and after numerous visits to Catfish Connection I can safely say that their fryer produces some of the most flavorful and delicious fried catfish I've ever had.

The restaurant is clean and inviting with attentive staff who are ready to serve you. The menu offers many traditional Southern favorites like hush puppies, chips and cole slaw along with chicken fingers and crab cakes, but it's their famous fried catfish that holds all the cards.

The fish is seasoned to perfection and the batter gives a crunchy texture with every bite. Catfish Connection's version of fried catfish goes beyond what any other restaurant provides in Dallas . The quality is unmatched!

If you're looking for the best fried catfish in Dallas , this family-owned joint should be your first choice. You won't be disappointed!

You might also want to check out the best korean bbq in Dallas.

Next Posts

The Absolute Best Fried Fish in Dallas  [Updated 2024]
Dallas' Best Mexican Seafood Restaurant [Updated 2024]
Dallas' Best Ramen [Updated 2024]
Chloe Barlow

Thanks to her passion and expertise, Chloe provides insightful reviews of the best business and restaurant experiences available in Dallas. When Chloe isn’t writing for the Dallas Nav, she can be found exploring all that Dallas has to offer - attending exhibitions, trying new restaurants, and discussing current events at coffee shops.