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Catfish Cabin

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$$ - $$$
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192 Highway 96 N, Lumberton, TX 75951
+1 409-384-2228
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Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Kountze, Texas
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34 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

had been awhile since we had been to Catfish Cabin, so we decided to go after they reopen, the food quality is not what it used to be, it is just ok now, not over the top

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Thank jnat120
East Texas
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43 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OMG!!! So super happy they re-opened Jan. 31, 2017 after fire closed them down for SEVERAL months. They have the BEST Gumbo, Fried Fish/Shrimp/Oysters, EVERYTHING!!! Really nice salad bar & desserts. GREAT service too. Great for everyone!!! WE LOVE CATFISH CABIN!!!!

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Thank Penny R
Lumberton, Texas
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good (not great) fried catfish and shrimp. Salad bar is fresh but not much variety. I've eaten here for years, but not overly impressed after the re-open (after a fire). Rooms were partitioned and our table was in a very cramped location. The gumbo is not very good. Weak roux and the rice was crunchy (under cooked). Place is always... More 

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Thank sschaefer2
Port Neches, Texas
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Food was excellent, and so was the service. They were damaged by a fire in August and completely redid the kitchen. I had the gumbo, fried shrimp and of course the fried catfish. Best in the area!!! Good salad bar too!

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Thank jarisco
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71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

After being closed for 6 months due to a fire I was there for lunch today. The fish, salad bar, hush puppies, and ice cream were delicious. Their shrimp and oysters are very good as well. They have lunch specials Tuesdays-Fridays 11-2.

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Thank Cheryl L
Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

My friends and I meet here once a month. I order the grilled shrimp and they are delicious. The salad bar always has very fresh lettuce and coleslaw along with other vegetables.

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Thank dgood6538
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Good salad bar and menu selections. Fish, seafood and seasonal specials(gumbo) at very good prices. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff.

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Thank Paula L
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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Good fried fish and such. Love the hushpuppies with the pickled green tomatoes and slaw. Just a small old restaurant. Nothing fancy at all. Comfortable and relaxed.

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Thank adam h
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

If you grew up in Southwest Louisiana or Southeast Texas, the fried seafood is just what you would expect. At this location and all of it's related restaurants (Catfish Hut in Rosepine, and Glenmora, La) the food is prepared the same way. Everything is greaseless, not over battered and a good value for your money. I like the cole slaw... More 

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Thank Fatras
Lumberton, Texas
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Went for lunch - prices comparable to pappadeaux lunch menu but food is far less superior. Food was rather bland, and a bit overpriced, but good. Had blackened catfish with baked potato. Salad bar was good - lots of variety.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 192 Highway 96 N, Lumberton, TX 75951
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lumberton
  • Phone Number: +1 409-384-2228

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