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Catfish Parlour

4705 E Ben White Blvd, Austin, TX 78741-7213
+1 512-443-1698
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (21 reviews)
“fried catfish” (13 reviews)
“cole slaw” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
4705 E Ben White Blvd, Austin, TX 78741-7213
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1 - 10 of 96 reviews

Reviewed 7 November 2018

This has been one of my favorite places to eat Catfish. Used to stop on way to airport to eat before heading off somewhere. I will say the fish was pretty much the same but the coleslaw and beans were not. Slaw was missing something,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jim H
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

I wanted to like this place. The waitress was super sweet and the tea was always full, but I have nothing else good to say. The food had no flavor at all, fish, rice, hush puppies... The broccoli only had enough taste for me to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Lvbryant
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

We met some friends on a Friday night to check out The Catfish Parlor in South Austin. We lived North when we had children and used to eat at the one on Hwy. 183 a lot. I was very pleased that the hush puppies or...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Darlene H
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

My brother suggested this place during our last visit to Austin. Once I looked at the menu, I had no idea what I wanted since everything sounded so delicious. I was truly satisfied with my meal & the service provided by our waitress. She was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Monique F
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Love the hush puppies. Had combo platter of catfish and small shrimp. Really liked the shrimp with cocktail sauce. Catfish was a bit salty but ok.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank LParnell
Reviewed 5 June 2018

We went as a group and had a good time, great food and enjoyed it all. Good service as well - just try it.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank honduras77
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Returning to the airport with plenty of time to spare, I pulled over on the highway and went into a catfish restaurant. Oh my gosh! Like catfish? Like seafood gumbo? GO HERE! What a gem! You'll see.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Kidasher
Reviewed 2 May 2018

My husband, two friends and I went to Catfish Parlor on a Wednesday night. My husband and I ordered the senior 3 catfish platter. The platters came with brown beans, slaw, french fries and hushpuppies. Everything was tasty and delivered in a reasonable amount of...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank M J
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my aunt - it was my 1st time and I was pleased with the food and service! They specialize in catfish but the jumbo Gulf shrimp is excellent. I was surprised to find it on the menu. I live near...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Laurie l
Reviewed 30 March 2018

I hadn't eaten here probably since the 1980s. Loved it back then and it's still pretty tasty. Husband ordered medium catfish; I ordered a small popcorn shrimp but got a medium instead (for the small price...which was cool because it was my birthday). Husband loved...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank sherylsr
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MaeHem50
18 October 2018|
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Response from honduras77 | Reviewed this property |
Actually, I just went to their web site for you and it says - yes, they do have gluten free food, I hope that helps.
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Daniel N
21 August 2018|
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Response from honduras77 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do, however it is for you only, you cannot share it with others. Also, you have to eat it all there, no take outs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4705 E Ben White Blvd, Austin, TX 78741-7213
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > South Austin
  • Neighbourhood: South Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-443-1698
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