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Vaughan's Catfish on The Lake

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SW CR 2, Mount Pleasant, TX 75456
+1 903-572-3474
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drove down from Oklahoma for the weekend. Both ordered all you can eat catfish. The beans, coleslaw and hush puppies were great. The catfish and fries were seasoned perfect.

Thank Traci S
Little Elm, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We had my husband birthday dinner here. The food and service was great! The wait staff was attentive. The best catfish around!!!

Thank bstaceyb
Katy, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Wonderful all you can eat meal. It was delicious and our table had a great view of the lake. Very reasonable price for what you get. If we lived up here, this would be a regular stop for us. The staff were kind and pleasant. Great food and clean restrooms.

Thank bobobro
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

Vaughns is a wonderful restaurant on the banks of a beautiful lake. The views are really nice. That said, the ambiance is lacking given the price. The wait staff has always been friendly and we have never left hungry or disappointed.

Thank Randy W
Mount Pleasant, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Thursday night is "Old Folks" night. Senior discount. Tammy is a true gem. The food is always great but I'd go just to see her smiling face. Servers are great. Just a family place with good food. Catfish is served several different ways. Good oysters and shrimp as well.

Thank Tito225
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

My boys and I eat here at least once a month. I love the fried catfish. It tastes just like my dad used to make it. It is my favorite restaurant in Mt. Pleasant! I love the owner she's very nice and friendly. Staff has always been good to me too (well the waitresses that have waited on us).

1 Thank Beverly G
Mount Pleasant, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2014

The Catfish is very good and the trimmings are even better. I have on. occasions when I'm not especially hungry, ordered only the setup for $5 or $6. The service is typically good, but may be slow if they get busy.

2 Thank Wesley W
Missouri City
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Vaughan's catfish, hushpuppies, coleslaw, french fries and pintos were all mouth watering ~ A must go-to! And, the view? Breathtakingly beautiful.

1 Thank Robin H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2012

Location is nice. Good view of the lake. But food is nothing special. Just catfish if that's what you like. If you don't like catfish, don't expect anything grand from their landlovers menu.

1 Thank rocketsmom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2012 via mobile

Horrible experience. Catfish was bland and steak isn't worth mentioning. Trimmings were ok. Hostess and waitresses were not interested in their jobs...a toddler received all their attention. Our dinner guests kept apologizing and said that it was a good place to eat years ago, but it has sadly gone downhill.

2 Thank geauxgigi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, American
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: SW CR 2, Mount Pleasant, TX 75456
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Mount Pleasant
  • Phone Number: +1 903-572-3474

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?