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Cook's Fish Barn

3669 Highway 36, Comanche, TX 76442-4267
+1 254-842-5409
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible11%
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“fried catfish” (6 reviews)
“coleslaw” (4 reviews)
“steak” (9 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
3669 Highway 36, Comanche, TX 76442-4267
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

I went to Cook's Fish Barn for a Friday night dinner. Located about 15 miles northwest of Comanche, this is a unique and very popular place. Probably 100 people there at 6:30pm, families, couples, groups. Long, low ramshackle metal building with plenty of parking. Inside...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank texasrepublichistory
Reviewed 9 June 2018

We arrived on Friday evening of Memorial Day weekend and stepped right up the order/payment counter. This is an all-you-can-eat fried catfish, chicken strips and steak fingers buffet for $11/pp. Also included in the buffet is coleslaw and a small salad bar. Drinks and dessert...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Napunani
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This is a must when visiting the area. This restaurant is family owned and run. It's been in business 30 plus years and the family is loved by all locals. The fish is deep fried in a cornmeal batter and is delicious. You can go...More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank MissHennessy
Reviewed 11 July 2017

have been there many times never had a bad meal. Their catfish is to die for.Hush puppies,cold slaw and french fries .served buffet style go back as many times as you can handle, Great stakes also

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank hopper1613
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Not so much. Folding chair/folding table sort of setup with walk-through buffet. Not the best I ever had. Salad was pretty yellow. Large, old place and locals appreciate it since there is so little around, but I am pretty sure they could really up their...More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank lefty_lucy1960
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We came here years ago & stopped back as we were passing by. It was so Not as we remembered it at all! The buffet stated catfish, chicken tenders & steak fingers. The catfish was the only thing even half decent. The chicken fingers &...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank MawMawTexas
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Be it steaks or catfish...bring a very big appitete. If your not able to do so then order a childs steak dinner and you will still be very very full.

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Lenore W
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I have been there many times and I would definitely recommend this place. I love the steaks but the fried catfish is also one of my favorites. I suggest going early it's always busy but definitely worth it.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank findrhonda
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Be prepared. This is a cash-only eatery. We were in town with my sister and brother-in-law to visit my other sister and brother-in-law. They had eaten hear many times but we had not. So they were looking forward to some good catfish again. There is...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank DaleSwansea_IL
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Cook's Fishbarn has absolutely the greatest food. Wonderful service. the atmosphere is wonderful...family oriented. The owner is usually present and is the most wonderful person and so very friendly. I love to go eat here and go as often as possible. well worth the drive.

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Sheri W
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3669 Highway 36, Comanche, TX 76442-4267
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Comanche
  • Phone Number: +1 254-842-5409
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