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814 Water St, Waxahachie, TX 75165-3260
+1 972-937-9468
Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Wed - Fri 17:00 - 21:00
Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Ingham County, Michigan
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

So this restaurant is not on the beaten path, which already gets kudos points, but it has some downsides. Although we were one of the first people to arrive, on a wednesday night, when the restaurant opened, we still had to wait 20 minutes to get seated. Unfortauntely, that also meant a limited menu of mostly fried food. The cat... More 

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Buffalo, Texas
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We travel through Waxahachie several times a month on our way to Fort Worth and back to Buffalo, Texas. If we stop to eat, it is usually one of the dining choices along 287. This place is off the well beaten path in a residential area of town. I had read about the place and like most things these days,... More 

Thank mhitt
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have traveled the south for many years and enjoy the southern cuisine but I have never had the quality of catfish that I experienced here in Texas. I had the Cajun style and it was a bit of aquatic heaven! Other diners told us the cobbler was fantastic but we just didn't have the room left to eat another... More 

Thank Dan C
Granbury, Texas
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited around Halloween time which made the visit even more fun! The restaurant is said to be haunted. There was even some mysterious door openings on the night we visited. The 3 generations that run the restaurant were on hand to welcome guests and the staff seemed to love telling the history of the old house that the restaurant... More 

Thank WenTip
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Met Dave, co-owner who showed me around this historic building. Read a lot of ghost blogs in the visitors books that go back to 2000, and that is just the books on the table not the one in archive. The meals are typical Texas proportions, huge and tasty. Hospitality was awesome everyone is super friendly and definite a place to... More 

Thank Sean C
Tucson, Arizona
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Fairly tasty, huge portions. Missed the coleslaw they used to have from before, vinegar based not mayo, vinegar based was super bright and delicious.

Thank Carriegj
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I really wanted to try this place. The setting was beautiful and there were four other couples waiting for their tables. Went inside to put our names on the list...until we were told it would be a two hour wait! Two hours on a Sunday at 3:47 in the afternoon?? Wow! We'll put this on our 'next time we're in... More 

Thank Lisa B
Melissa, Texas, United States
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We decided to try the Ghost Hunt they offer at their premise every weekend in October. Check the dates. It started off a bit unorganized but the quickly got under way. There were interesting stories and someone there to do readings which helped to fill in the time while the other two groups investigated. The amount of investigation time seemed... More 

Thank Jim K
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We heard so much about this restaurant that we just had to try it ourselves. We were the first ones there and were greeted by a very sweet young lady. Our table was next to one of the many windows, in a comfortable and charming room. The waitress was attentive and the food was delicious! We both ate the catfish... More 

Thank Linda F
Reston, Virginia
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We stayed at a near-by Bed and Breakfast and could walk to the Catfish Plantation, which was very convenient. Service was terrific, friendly and talkative about the haunted part of the restaurant - which we did not get any goosebumps there... but enjoyed the food which is in very large portions. Tables are a little tight but still was comfortable.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 25
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 814 Water St, Waxahachie, TX 75165-3260
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waxahachie
  • Phone Number: +1 972-937-9468
The best southern comfort food and catfish around and the most haunted restaurant you will ever visit!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?