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Whitey's Fish Camp

2032 County Road 220, Orange Park, FL - (904) 269-4198
Do you really love catfish? Do you enjoy working for your dinner? If so, Whitey's Fish Camp is the place to try fried catfish that has not been farm raised. These beauties are caught wild, then fried up whole (but headless and skinless), and brought to you until you tell your waitress to stop. Whitey's is really a fish camp.
76% Approval Rating (17 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Whitey's Famous All-U-Can Eat Catfish
Key Lime Pie
Pineapple Slaw
Red Beans & Rice
Catfish Sandwich
Turtle
Gator Tail
Froglegs
Hushpuppies
Hamburger

Highlighted Reviews

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Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle - Photos (7)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Do you really love catfish? Do you enjoy working for your dinner? If so, Whitey's Fish Camp is the place to try fried catfish that has not been farm raised. These beauties are caught wild, then fried up whole (but headless and skinless), and brought to you until you ..."   [Read More]
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Michael Stern - Photos (6)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Whitey's was one of our first Roadfood finds when we started traveling around the country in search of regional eats. It gave us a taste of wild-caught catfish, which made the fish-loving half of the Stern team an instant fan. Subsequent encounters with farm-raised ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

2032 County Road 220, Orange Park, FL
(904) 269-4198

http://www.whiteysfishcamp.com/

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch, Dinner
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:Yes
Outdoor Seating:Yes
Reservations Accepted:Yes
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:No
For under $20, Whitey's keeps delivering catfish to your table until you've had enough. These crusty, moist-meat lovelies are accompanied by cheese-rich au gratin potatoes and hushpuppies with just a hint of onion sweetness.
"For under $20, Whitey's keeps delivering catfish to your table until you've had enough. These crusty, moist-meat lovelies are accompanied by cheese-rich au gratin potatoes and hushpuppies with just a hint of onion sweetness."
Michael Stern





This half-eaten cat' suggests just how easy it is to hoist meat off the skeleton.
"This half-eaten cat' suggests just how easy it is to hoist meat off the skeleton."
Michael Stern


Listed on the menu as a soup, this red beans and rice turns canned beans into a fresh, cajun/gazpacho hybrid with chunks of smoked sausage.  Highly recommended.
"Listed on the menu as a soup, this red beans and rice turns canned beans into a fresh, cajun/gazpacho hybrid with chunks of smoked sausage. Highly recommended."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle


Pineapple slaw is sweet and happy.
"Pineapple slaw is sweet and happy."
Michael Stern


Fish camp nappery and condiments: paper towels, ketchup, tartar sauce and cocktail sauce.
"Fish camp nappery and condiments: paper towels, ketchup, tartar sauce and cocktail sauce."
Michael Stern


The large automobile parking lot is supplemented by plenty of boat berths for customers who arrive by water.
"The large automobile parking lot is supplemented by plenty of boat berths for customers who arrive by water."
Michael Stern


Whitey's catfish are fried up whole and deliver super-fresh meat enrobed in a crunchy cornmeal crust.
"Whitey's catfish are fried up whole and deliver super-fresh meat enrobed in a crunchy cornmeal crust."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle


The key lime pie strikes a nice balance between sweet and tart.
"The key lime pie strikes a nice balance between sweet and tart. "
Cliff Strutz


Whitey's supplies just about everything an angler needs to catch his own.
"Whitey's supplies just about everything an angler needs to catch his own."
Michael Stern


Fresh caught catfish indeed!
"Fresh caught catfish indeed!"
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle


Here's where you want to sit if the weather cooperates.
"Here's where you want to sit if the weather cooperates."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle


The indoor dining rooms are adorned with fisherman bric-a-brac, including these colorful fishing lures.
"The indoor dining rooms are adorned with fisherman bric-a-brac, including these colorful fishing lures."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle


Whitey's is right on the water, of course - it's a fish camp.
"Whitey's is right on the water, of course - it's a fish camp."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle


Whitey's is located by the side of Swimming Pen Creek, off Doctors Lake, which is off of the St. John's river.
"Whitey's is located by the side of Swimming Pen Creek, off Doctors Lake, which is off of the St. John's river."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle



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