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Cotton Patch Cafe

3207 S 1st St, Lufkin, TX 75901-7341
+1 936-639-4949
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3207 S 1st St, Lufkin, TX 75901-7341
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is good southern food at reasonable prices. I was surprised by the quality of the food and friendly service. Chicken fried chicken with garlic mashed and green beans was fantastic comfort food. My wife had a salad that was one of the best she's...More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It has been a while since our last visit. We all ordered the Cajun Duo which is a piece of catfish covered in a buttery sauce and with either 4 or 8 shrimp. It was good and hot. No complaint here. The rolls were not...More

Thank 614dwayneh
Reviewed 13 February 2018

They have fantastic country cooking. I have tried several different plate combinations, meatloaf, chicken fried steak, etc. It's hard to say which is my favorite. Teir vegetables and cornbread are fantastic as well.

Thank 386greggb
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Plenty of parking, fast seating, excellent service. Look them up and join their club online before you go and you’ll get an email for a free appetizer ($5). We got a small bowl of queso and salsa with plenty of light crisp tortilla chips. The...More

1  Thank MsSarah
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Cotton Patch was within walking distance of the Best Western, where we stayed for the night. There were many options of eating establishments, but we chose Cotton Patch, and I'm glad we did. The server was friendly and mannerly, not always found in young people...More

1  Thank Coffeebeans8
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

We had chicken fried steak, trail Blazer,mashed potatoes, broccoli and cheese,all were wonderful, had butter cake with caramel and blackberry cobbler with ice cream. Everything was great. My wife says it is the best chicken fried steak she has had in years. Service was super...More

Thank bgrantla
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

We wanted something different than our normal haunts so we went. We both had a dish with a filet and etoufee and shrimp on it. This was very very delicious and one of our favorite dishes here. The salad was also very good and fresh....More

Thank 614dwayneh
Reviewed 19 November 2017

I have eaten here a few times and the food was always plentiful and cooked well together with good service from the staff.

Thank Geoff T
Reviewed 1 October 2017

This was a return visit by us. We had the worse meal - could not believe it was even served. The hamburger was rock hard/overcooked - overseasoned with salt & pepper. I was not able to cut through the seasoning crust with a knife. Most...More

Thank Bridgenutt
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I took an old friend here for dinner. He had fried catfish plate and house salad and I had a NY strip steak + 4(tiny) grilled shrimp and steamed vegetables with a caesar salad. He ate about 1/2 of his dinner and salad. I ordered...More

Thank Scott S
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Johnny O
27 January 2017|
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Response from billiondollardonkey | Reviewed this property |
Rib Eyes and Top Sirloin
Kay E
3 March 2015|
Response from Masvacation | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know. I think Lufkin is a dry town.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3207 S 1st St, Lufkin, TX 75901-7341
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lufkin
  • Phone Number: +1 936-639-4949
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