Wichita By E.B.

Fish & More: My go-to spot for catfish in Wichita

Fish & More

With the new year, that means Fish & More has released a new menu to kick off the year. They’ve been one of my favorite restaurants around town, and one I try to visit every few months. It’s a hot spot for catfish and my go-to spot when I’m craving it. That craving came around once again, so I figured why not revisit Fish & More to give them more online love.

2021 S. Oliver, Wichita, KS 67218

Monday – Saturday: 11am – 8pm
Closed on Sunday


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The menu at Fish & More consists of whole catfish dinners, shrimp, catfish nuggets, buffalo fish ribs, chicken wings, hot links, baby back ribs, livers, gizzards, and even smoked turkey legs. Recently, they added bone-in fried pork chops which are available on Thursdays. It’s a who’s who of comfort foods all under one roof.

On my most recent visit, I decided to load up on food. I had the whole catfish meal with yams and greens, an additional buffalo rib and a side of ribs. Wichita Cheesecake Company sells their cheesecake there, and I couldn’t pass up on the strawberry margarita flavor.

The weather was nice enough that I was able to enjoy my lunch on their patio that sits right in front of their building.

This was a feast fit for a king or queen or, in my case, pauper. There’s just something about that catfish that speaks to my soul. It’s lightly breaded, well-seasoned, and simply delicious. The fish was flaky in a good way so it didn’t fall completely apart. To be honest, the sides were a bit of a letdown that afternoon. That was the first time I’ve felt that way on my many visits, so for now, I’m chalking it up to a one-off instance. The buffalo ribs were just as good as the catfish. While the ribs weren’t on par with many of the dedicated BBQ spots around town, it was still a satisfying addition to my meal.

…and the cheesecake was one of the best ways to end my meal; just the right sweet ending to a savory, heavy meal.

Fish & More encourages call in orders as everything is made fresh. Luckily, I dropped in when they weren’t too busy. My order took around 10 minutes; it can get worse though if they get slammed right after people get off work. And when it comes to down to earth friendly people, Fish & More has all that too. I love going in and saying, “what sounds good today?” Their eyes light up and are quick to throw out many suggestions. I love that as it really speaks to their passion and love of what they are serving.

Don’t forget to like them on Facebook to see their specials and more.

Here’s their menu:

Happy Dining,

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