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Catfish Kitchen

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3620 College St, Beaumont, TX 77701-4616
+1 409-832-3474
11:00 - 16:00
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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172 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Kountze, Texas
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank jnat120
Houston, Texas
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90 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

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, she had an excellent attitude! The sides are made in house. The prices are great!... More 

Thank B. Gail W
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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269 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 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 fried chicken were cut into strips so you had extra surface area for the fried... More 

Thank ScottandJanelle
San Antonio, Texas
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452 reviews
331 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 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 to even go it. We did. Inside is modest, too. Not fancy. But the lunch... More 

Thank Robert F
Leonard, Texas
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388 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 471 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 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
Missouri City, TX
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 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 for their buffet which looked to be a great value. We decided to order from... More 

Thank BettyTX
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130 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 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 incredibly low price.

Thank TexWorldTraveler
Orange, Texas
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75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 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. on Wednesday nights.

Thank LionPSC
General Santos, Philippines
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208 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

I wasn't expecting much. The food was great. The service is typical of many restaurants these days with semi-trained staff who like to sit in the common areas and gossip, check their phones, etc. They were good on predicting when I needed a coke refill but I never got another tarter sauce which I was craving. The front of house... More 

1 Thank jlukemorgan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
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
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?