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Scott's Catfish & Seafood

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2480 Hwy 33, Ruston, LA 71270-5093
10:30 - 20:30
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Fri - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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Pensacola, Florida, United States
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped for lunch at Scott's Catfish and Seafood on my way to TX on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. I was looking for something local, and, hopefully, good. I got it! The food was just great! I had the catfish, with beans and cheese grits. It also came with hushpuppies. Oh, the food was just outstanding! The server checked on... More 

Thank Fern H
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Food was average and the restaurant has nice pictures and calming music, but service was slow and overall a little too expensive for what you get.

Thank Wesley S
Ruston, Louisiana
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Had lunch while here on an interview. Not a fan of catfish but they helped change my mind and tastebuds.

Thank Matt N
Ruston, Louisiana
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Scotts Seafood Restsurant in Ruston, LA is where you will find one of the most savory and delicious GUMBO. One of the best I have had and if you can't decide what you want for lunch Monday through Friday they have an awesome Buffett line. Visit Scotts Seafood soon you don't want to miss down home cooking at its best.

Thank givingback3
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I had a birthday lunch there with my husband and daughter. The staff was very friendly. The service was great and fairly quick. The price was decent. But, most of all the food was delicious. I plan to eat there again when I'm in town.

Thank cyndyhe
Betty B, Owner at Scott's Catfish & Seafood, responded to this review

Thank you very much! We look forward to serving you again soon! More 

Springfield, Missouri
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68 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

All of the food was excellent. Their catfish was great. Key Lime pie was also good. Two of my favorites that I do not like to cook. Staff was very efficient, friendly. Restaurant was clean and very cool (almost cold).

Thank dmcrmoore
Brian B, General Manager at Scott's Catfish & Seafood, responded to this review

Thank you! We are so glad you visited us and we hope to serve you again soon. More 

Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 June 2016

didn't eat at the restaurant, but did eat a lunch catered by Scott's. Was good eating. 2 meats and with several sides and condiments. next time i will make the restaurant.

Thank redline47
Betty B, Owner at Scott's Catfish & Seafood, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We should have our new salad bar ready within a few days. A fresh, cool garden salad with your USA catfish, Gulf shrimp, or our yummy chicken sounds like a well balanced meal. It is also a great addition to our daily lunch buffet. Hope to see you soon! More 

Warner Robins, Georgia
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70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Very friendly staff. Buffet was small, but food was excellent! You can also order from the board (menu written on a huge board attached to the wall). Some of the best fish and stuffed crab ever!

Thank DaleTGarrett
Betty B, Owner at Scott's Catfish & Seafood, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit & review. Our buffet is small, but we serve quality USA catfish & seafood as well as a variety such as stuffed crab or fried chicken. It's not the size but the quality that we strive for. More 

Vancouver, Washington
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364 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

Ordered shrimp po- boy and fried okra. The food was hot and very appealing. The bread was slightly tougher than I expected. There were lots of shrimp. The okra needed more salt. I expected a more seasoned meal. The staff was friendly. I thought the meal wasn't as flavorful as I had anticipated. It tasted like fast food. The restaurant... More 

Thank jumpa23
Vienna, Illinois
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

I had the oyster and catfish, along with fries and slaw. I thought the oysters had no taste, and the catfish (small strips) were just barely average tasting. All of the fried food left an after-taste of old oil, and I belched all night long - nasty belches. The portions are too small (thank goodness) and the food was too... More 

Thank aldoerja
Brian B, General Manager at Scott's Catfish & Seafood, responded to this review

It is very unfortunate that you had a "poor" experience. Especially as you cited that our staff and service are friendly and helpful. If only you had alerted a manager to the poor portion or quality of your food we would have been more than happy and capable to correct any mistake we may have made. But unfortunately you choose... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2480 Hwy 33, Ruston, LA 71270-5093
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Ruston
Hwy 33 exit; Phone number (318) 232-7500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?