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Catfish King of Waco

1201 S Valley Mills Dr, Waco, TX 76711-1603
+1 254-753-7700
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good21%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (5 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
“pinto beans” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
1201 S Valley Mills Dr, Waco, TX 76711-1603
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

They have good specials for seniors. Food was excellent, we both had catfish. My wife loved the pinto beans with tomato relish. Service was quick and friendly.

Thank Arctictravler
Reviewed 4 February 2017

I always wanted to eat here and now I have and was pleasantly surprised. Great catfish plates (or just catfish) and other menu items to choose from at reasonable prices. Nice clean environment, family friendly and quick service. Cant' wait to go back and just...More

Thank Dogpilot
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

If you're in the mood for fried seafood, this is the place for you! Had the shrimp and oysters... Amazing. Cole slaw and beans great. The place is a dive but the food is a great value. You won't be disappointed!

Thank Melisa L
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Very very good | | nice clean restaurant || I go very often || give it a try . The catfish is crisp &a golden brown. Very good pinto beans come with each plate , along with hush puppies , fries, & coleslaw. I have...More

Thank Bil M
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I am very particular about my fried fish and I have only found two places in the last 15 years where I will go back. Most places do not know how to cut up the filet, most places do not know how to season the...More

Thank Lance M
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Lots of catfish here! Service was fine but the food was terrible. I got the catfish and shrimp. Not very tasty. I cannot recommend this restaurant.

Thank cleverbeagle
Reviewed 19 May 2016

My husband and I like the senior special that they offer. I love seafood but my husband doesn't, so he can get a chicken fried steak while I get catfish or popcorn shrimp. The senior special is a good deal, because there's lots of food...More

Thank ksa149
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We eat at Catfish King whenever we are in Waco. We love the fish, hushpuppies and the fries. They have good portions of fish so you won't leave hungry.

Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

When we want catfish this is where we go! Everything is really fresh. The catfish is perfectly breaded and crispy.

Thank Sherie V
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Catfish King has the freshes tasting catfish, never a stale taste from old grease. This place is clean, fast service and good food. I highly recommend Catfish King!

Thank Mary Lou M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 S Valley Mills Dr, Waco, TX 76711-1603
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waco
  • Phone Number: +1 254-753-7700
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