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Roy's Catfish Hut

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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14688 Highway 165, Kinder, LA 70648
+1 337-738-4243
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Houston, Texas
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Typical small town feel with home style cooking. We had the crawfish etoufee and it was very good. The salad bar lacks a little bit to be desired, as in not many choices. It was however fresh.

Thank jrtal
Troy, Michigan
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235 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

This place is nothing fancy (you throw your peanut shells on the floor) but the food is great! My husband had never had catfish and does not like to try new things, but he really liked it. My grilled shrimp and catfish were also delicious.

Thank peglegdebs
Welsh, LA
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Very casual, food is excellent. Waitresses very friendly and hospitality was very good. Not far from home, enjoy the atmosphere

Thank Wayne P
DeRidder, Louisiana
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

My family loves catfish and I humor them. Well, the next time we are in Kinder I will be suggesting they humor me and eat at Roy's. The catfish was perfect.

Thank Jerrie L
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Portions are Huge! Salad bar is a nice touch before your meal. Service is very friendly and efficient! Pistolete will melt in your mouth!!!

Thank go2gamble
Indianapolis, Indiana
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132 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Have to eat here, when we are in Kinder. Great food, love the fried catfish. We had a group of eight. The waitress, Lana, was very friendly, attentive, and accomodating. The food was served quickly and it was hot. Will be back!

Thank Dennis E
New Braunfels, Texas, United States
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Many trips to Kinder and this was our first time eating at Roy's. My kid picked it just to throw peanut shells on the floor. Good call kid! I had the grilled catfish with crawfish etouffee over it. AMAZING!!! Everyone was happy with their choices. Salad bar was good. Waitress was great. They were very busy, but she knew what... More 

Thank Vanessa F
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This restaurant was pleasing to the whole family (and we all ordered different foods). I had the fried fish and it was down-home cajun fried fish.

Thank Angie W
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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85 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

We love Roy's Catfish Hut! If we are passing thru Kinder, LA we try to stop & eat. This is very casual dining. We had the Large Fried Shrimp & the Hamburger Steak with baked potatoes. The food was delicious! The service was very good. We are repeat customers!

1 Thank hannahandtaylor
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

Food is always good and priced fairly in todays market. Salid bar is good with excelent dressing. Peanuts on the table and shells on the floor is handy. Fork was at the salid bar but no spoon or knife. Had seafood so it was fine with us. Constructive criticism : You must leave the table with your plate and go... More 

Thank Jim R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14688 Highway 165, Kinder, LA 70648
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Kinder
  • Phone Number: +1 337-738-4243
They are listed on Urban Spoon

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