Disappointed.I was staying at a Nashville hotel on my way from Texas to North Carolina. Hungry for fried fish, I found the information for Uncle Bud’s. I went there and placed my to-go order. I ordered the fried shrimp plate with a side order of catfish and a gallon of tea. I specified to the young lady who took my order that I wanted a little bit of cocktail sauce and lots of tartar sauce. I even offered to pay more for the extra tartar sauce if I needed to. I also told her to be sure I had utensils and ketchup, because I was staying in a hotel and would only have what they gave me.When I got back to the hotel with my food, I realized that I had no ketchup, no cocktail sauce, and no tartar sauce!So, with that bummer start, here’s my assessment of the meal:The shrimp were cook well, of a good size, and not too heavily breaded. They were a little dry [which would probably been unnoticeable with tartar/cocktail sauce. 6/10 as is, 7 or 8, maybe 9 with the sauces.The catfish was also cook well – but also a little dry. Again, tartar sauce would almost certainly have improved it. 6/10 as is, 7 or 8, maybe 9 with tartar sauce.The hushpuppies were a little larger than I prefer, but not bad. However, with no ketchup, they were pretty dry. 4/10 as is, probably 6 or 7 with ketchup.The french fries were okay. They were a little greasy, but not bad. Again 4/10 as is, probably 6, maybe 7 with ketchup.The cole slaw was pretty good. A little sweet, but not overly sweet. 7/10.The pickle/sweet onion was the hit of the order. There was only one slice of onion and I could have used 2. All in all, 9/10.The white beans were pretty good – tender, but not mushy. However I still find white beans with fish a little unusual. 9/10.The tea was great – flavorful but not too strong, sweet but not syrupy. 9/10.The service – I was spoken to as soon as I walked through the door. While they were busy, there was no waiting line and there were a few empty tables. I was able to place my order immediately. The young lady who took my order was pleasant, entered it correctly, and double-checked it with me before accepting my payment. The food came out pretty quickly and was still warm when I got back to the hotel. Problems – the kitchen didn’t fill my order correctly and the young lady who took my order and handed me my order didn’t check it to make sure it was correct. 2/10.While the sides were good, the shrimp, the fish, and the service were sub-par – so the overall score would be 4/10 at best.
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One of the only reasonably priced seafood oriented restaurants in town. All of the crab varieties I have tried are awesome and the coconut shrimp is always a favorite. The service can be on the slow side on busy nights, but there is parking nearby and that's always a plus when eating downtown.
This is a tasty restaurant inside the Opryland Hotel in the Cascades section. The atmosphere is very unique with being inside a conservatory near a waterfall. Our table was in a little cave cut out so it was a very private dinner and we weren't bothered by other people. I had a filet and it was delicious. We also shared their ultimate brownie for desert which was outstanding. Great service, great food and great atmosphere. You can make reservations.
Super Catfish sandwich! I have not tried any of the other items on the menu. The catfish sandwich is plenty.
Very good, yet casual seafood restaurant in the former home of Mitchell's Deli. Eating on the back deck is also a nice option with springtime just around the corner.
My husband loves Catfish. He was so happy I found there was an Uncle Bud's Catfish Shack near us. Uncle Bud's serves the sides family style, don't worry, they make sure the bowls never go empty. Ravan was our server. She was very polite, She was attentive, but not intrusive. The meal was excellent and reasonable price. We will be back.
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