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30160 Hwy 51 S., Akers, LA 70421
+1 985-386-6666
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“hush puppies” (51 reviews)
“coleslaw” (28 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
30160 Hwy 51 S., Akers, LA 70421
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Italian Salad is delicious. We had the fried shrimp dinner and the fried flounder dinner. Both excellent choices.

Thank brendaandjimmya
ManchacChick, Owner at Middendorf's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Brenda nd Jimmy, Thank you for your review. I'll pass it along to the kitchen. They love to hear the responses. Karen

Reviewed 6 days ago

I had lunch Saturday with my family at Middendorf's in Manchac, LA. It was superb. There are a lot of seafood restaurants in South Louisiana, particularly, the New Orleans area. Many of them are good. Some are not. When you want authentic, local and great...More

Thank Tim R
ManchacChick, Owner at Middendorf's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Mr Tim, Thank you for your kind words, your review of Middendorf's and our food and of our region. We love it here and truly enjoy our surroundings. Couldn't agree with you more. Hope you'll visit again soon, Karen

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently stopped for lunch on our way back from New Orleans. Three of our family ordered the cat fish, and loved it. But two of us don't do fish. Not much on the menu for us. My son ordered a chicken sandwich, no seasoning...More

Thank Beverly L
ManchacChick, Owner at Middendorf's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Mrs. Beverly. We are definitely known for our seafood. I'm sorry your son did not like the chicken sandwich. We do have the basics for the non-seafood person trying to give everyone something to order. One of my favorite non-seafood items that I enjoyed yesterday...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been going to Middendorf's for many, many, many years. Even go out of our way to stop there. I have been with just my husband and I, several friends, groups and even bus loads and have always had delicious food. Today, not so...More

Thank Catherine M
ManchacChick, Owner at Middendorf's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Ms. Catherine M. Thank you for the feedback. I will let the management and kitchen read your review. Barely warm is unacceptable and the easiest part of serving great food is sending it out hot. Next time you are in, please let our management know...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best catfish anywhere--so much flavor and perfectly fried! The Hush puppies are so yummy! LOVE this restaurant--we ate their twice this trip. The service is excellent and the food is delicious!! A must stop on ur way to New Orleans!

Thank Jani P
ManchacChick, Owner at Middendorf's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and thank you for mentioning our service. We strive every day to give great service. Of course the catfish outshines everything but it's okay with us.

Reviewed 2 June 2018

We had lunch there this past Sunday. This place is big and equipped to serve lots of folks. We were immediately seated and had a great server! She brought us an appetizer of fried green tomatoes topped with crab which was delicious! We both had...More

Thank dwgibbs
ManchacChick, Owner at Middendorf's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow, 50 miles out of your way. That is the biggest compliment ever, thank you.. So happy you enjoyed your meal with us. Safe travels and many more great meals along the road.

Reviewed 31 May 2018

I hadn’t been to Middendorf's is many years but it was as good if not better than I remembered! I ordered the thin fried catfish and fried oyster platter and it did not disappoint. The catfish was cooked perfectly and literally melted in my mouth....More

Thank NO2VA
ManchacChick, Owner at Middendorf's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

You make us smile. We welcome you back again and again and what can we say but we love you too.

Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Food here is always great my husband and I share the large thin and crispy fish plate and have left overs. The fish is soooo good!

Thank Tomboli2016
ManchacChick, Owner at Middendorf's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you! We love love love you back.

Reviewed 21 May 2018

Drove he.re from New Orleans on Mothers Day. This place was jumping. The parking lots were full and there was parking along the highway. People were standing outside and inside, waiting for a table. We were told the delay could be an hour. I went...More

Thank Lukeanthonywflorida
ManchacChick, Owner at Middendorf's, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Hi, And thank you. Mother's Day is our busiest day of the year and it is quite crazy inside and out. I've never gotten to see how busy the parking lot looks but can only imagine. I'm glad you were able to get a cocktail...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Yes, it’s out of the way for most everyone but so worth the drive! Thin-catfish, shrimp, crab gumbo, all excellent. Why does Coke taste better in a glass bottle? Don’t know but man is it good! And complements the meal perfectly. The service is always...More

Thank john33br
ManchacChick, Owner at Middendorf's, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Wow, what a great review. Thank you. You discuss everything all as we see it. We hustle and you are right, once you are sat it is usually quick to get your food. Thank you again for your kind review. Karen

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21 June 2018|
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Response from pppPascagoula_Ms | Reviewed this property |
You can go on line to their site and see the kids menu.
21 June 2018|
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Response from fishinfool56 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know about the children's menu. Seems like I remember there being a section of the menu for kids, but I don't remember what was on it.
Mary J
22 August 2016|
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Response from Wilhear | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I see some people responded
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30160 Hwy 51 S., Akers, LA 70421
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Akers
  • Phone Number: +1 985-386-6666
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