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Catfish Kitchen

3620 College St, Beaumont, TX 77701-4616
+1 409-832-3474
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good44%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“catfish” (23 reviews)
“cole slaw” (2 reviews)
“pies” (2 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
3620 College St, Beaumont, TX 77701-4616
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do not go by looks, we went by the name and being from California we were excited to have some down south cooking!!! We got the buffet special for $9.99 which included catfish, chicken fried steak, coleslaw, 2 kinds of gumbo, dirty rice, homemade desserts,...More

Thank fryelo
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The restaurant is older and worn but has friendly and attentive staff. The lunch buffet is very well priced and has a good variety. The catfish is great.

Thank Jennyjourneys
Reviewed 24 March 2017

this is a buffet with fried catfish, gumbo, fried pork chops everything on his buffet is good, The staff is super friendly

Thank jnat120
Reviewed 1 January 2017

This was my first visit, however, I have seen the sign for years! Went for lunch, the staff was friendly and personalized! Good ole hospitality! They offer a buffet as well as individual entrees. Fish was fried correctly and it WAS CATFISH! Love the server,...More

Thank B. Gail W
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We stopped in for lunch as we traveled through the area and opted for the buffet. If you like deep-fried seafood, you'll love this. We, however, would have liked to have seen something that wasn't fried; vegetables don't count. The chicken fried steak and chicken...More

Thank ScottandJanelle
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We found this place only because they have a billboard along interstate highway 12 east of Beaumont. So we decided to try it. It’s one of those serendipitous events that we love to encounter. From the outside the restaurant is very modest. We debated whether...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch with my employees. We ordered from the menu. All meals were good. Service was good and friendly. We will go back.

1  Thank Jack2148
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Driving back to Houston from Lake Charles, we were almost to Beaumont and ready for some lunch. We happened to see a billboard for Catfish Kitchen and decided to give it a try. This was a weekday and there were already several people lined up...More

Thank BettyTX
Reviewed 8 May 2016

This is good for the catfish, but the best-kept secret is their BBQ crabs. It ought to be named BBQ Crab Kitchen because they are so great. They also have a VERY reasonably-priced buffet with good gumbo, fried shrimp, catfish, etouffee, and more at an...More

Thank TexWorldTraveler
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I've been to Mike and Terry Hamilton's catfish kitchen in Beaumont several times but tonight we went to eat and listen to the band. The food was just as good as always and the Sabine River bend band was wonderful. They play from 6-8 p.m....More

Thank LionPSC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3620 College St, Beaumont, TX 77701-4616
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Beaumont
  • Phone Number: +1 409-832-3474
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