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107 Highway 11 and 80, Meridian, MS 39301-4592
+1 601-484-7280
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Meridian, Mississippi
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90 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I ordered a catfish poorboy, it was fresh and hot. I really enjoyed the fresh fries also. Good place for a quick seafood meal.

Thank John M
Meridian, Mississippi
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is not a good place the building needs a lot of attention and the last several times my family and I have went the orders was not right and had to return the food several of times. The food is ok good be better but not a clean environment nor a good clean setting to dine in.

Thank winnetterichey
Fort Worth, Texas
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We ordered the chicken on a stick dinner and a small cheeseburger. The food was fresh cooked when ordered and was ready quickly.

Thank maryhear
Westminster, SC
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This little place was really busy on our visit. Great chicken, fries and hush puppies. The chicken bites were tender, juicy and delicious. Staff is friendly and accommodating. It took a few Minutes to get our food and the manager bought us drinks. Southern hospitality!

Thank relapz1
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Well done! For fried seafood, it was magnificent. Their sauces are not generic and everything was cooked perfectly. The seafood platter, oysters, shrimp, fish and craving cakes were all great with seasoned fries and hush puppies. Very good and worth the stop. A bit difficult to find the correct road, take the hotel entrance. Good job though!

Thank Michael W
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47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

I periodically eat at Penn's when I am in Mississippi. It never disappoints. It is one of the few places I will order fried food. The catfish, chicken shrimp are all lightly battered and expertly fried. Portions are always plentiful. My only critique is that the french fries could be more crisp.

Thank Mark B
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The people who help me were great, and the catfish tasted great. The place looks dark, the garbage bags where outside of the store.

Thank Joel A
Wichita Falls, Texas
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72 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We've gone to Penn's a couple of times now and it has been consistently good. The po-boys and the chicken are fabulous. We were amazed that about four hours from the coast the shrimp is still pretty darn good. There are a lot of dishes that we want to try, but this Penn's is a good choice to eat when... More 

Thank samgraham
Meridian, Mississippi
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

They are probably most well known for their chicken-on-a-stick, but I mostly go there for their seafood platters. If you like fried seafood, it's one of the better places in town to get some.

Thank jwb9999999x
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97 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Catfish Shrimp Dinner was delicious. Good fries and slaw. Food was good. Needs some work on the floors and décor.

Thank saibrs

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Restaurant Details

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Seafood, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 Highway 11 and 80, Meridian, MS 39301-4592
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Meridian
  • Phone Number: +1 601-484-7280

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