Catfish Sandwich at Fava in Georgetown KY

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2007/09/17 17:18:49 (permalink)

Catfish Sandwich at Fava in Georgetown KY

I was in Georgetown Kentucky this week, and I had a great catfish sub at the Fava restaurant on main street. The catfish was very sweet with no fishy flavor or dark spots. The batter was well seasoned and had a great crunch. I think the sub with fries and slaw ran about $8, although the fries and slaw aren't really worth mentioning. I think you can get the sandwich for $5 or $6.

The waitress told me the owner/chef won several awards for her catfish, and after trying it I can see why.

Oh, this place also makes homemade pies. I had the coconut, and it was almost as good as the catfish.


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    Re:Catfish Sandwich at Fava in Georgetown KY 2010/02/02 20:47:38 (permalink)
    Time to dredge up another old thread...
    I'm in Georgetown KY for the night and decided to try Fava's on the suggestion of the above post. Fava's is a Georgetown tradition dating to 1910. It's open from 6:30 am to 8:30 pm, and is a haunt for locals and Georgetown College students alike. I was teetering between the catfish platter and the hot brown, but decided on the catfish from a suggestion from the server. The strips of catfish were lightly breaded in cornmeal and had a slightly sweet taste. It was melt-in-your-mouth good. With a salad, choice of potato and soda it was $8.99, a nice value for a good sized meal. And they serve Blue Bell ice cream. I didn't realize Blue Bell (a Texas tradition) was distributed this far north. The next time I'm out this way, I'm bringing a large cooler with me to stock up
    Fava's Restaurant
    159 E. Main St.
    Georgetown KY
    (502) 863-4383
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