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Catfish Parlour

) #451 of 3,136 Restaurants in Austin €€ - €€€ American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
11910 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78759-2442
+1 512-258-1853
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“catfish” (35 reviews)
“hush puppies” (25 reviews)
“caesar salad” (11 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
€€ - €€€
11910 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78759-2442
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Catfish is excellent (choice of spicy or mild). Also have Chicken fried steak, chicken tenders, other items. At lunch, the sides are unlimited. they include Coleslaw, Hush Puppies (outstanding), fries, salads, macroni & cheese, cabbage, pinto beans, green beans, etc. On williams drive.

Thank kruemcke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was visiting a friend in Austin who eats at Catfish Parlour fairly frequently and he suggested it for lunch today. We arrived at 11:23am and proceeded to the sides. I have to say I was disappointed. I tried a bit of everything except the...More

Thank Doctor_Possum
Reviewed 29 May 2017

For lunch this place is a little bit different. Sides are all you can eat but meats/fish aren't. They bring hush puppies to start off with and they are tasty. The catfish is very good and so are the fries. I'm not a fan of...More

Thank crazyAustin
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Lunch on a week day. The place was close to full. We were seated immediately. Our drinks arrived and then we went to get our food. Salads first; good fresh crisp romaine lettuce. After we finished we served our own vegetables and then requested fish...More

Thank OWL78654
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We arrived within 10 minutes of opening and were fortunate to find two seats! Busy, busy, busy! However, we had great service. Catfish was overcooked :-( but the shrimp was awesome. Granted they were serving a huge crowd, so overall the trip was very nice.

Thank kennethmH6147MW
Reviewed 28 March 2017

You ready? This place comes at you hard! It is some of the best old Austin dining in town. If you make it to Austin and you are looking for some amazing eats and hospitality, stop on by. Any stories you have heard about this...More

Thank BigMan2xReview
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This restaurant is especially popular with the lunch crowd, and for that reason, they have a buffet at that time. The arrangement is that you pay for your drinks and main entree, and the sides are all-you-can-eat. Each weekday, a different selection of homestyle Southern...More

Thank 1Wisetraveller
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I'm not a catfish fan, so I can't really speak about the quality of their catfish, except to say that hubby loves it. I like their fried oysters and chicken fried steak,along with the Caesar salad bar and sides. Note that this is not your...More

1  Thank LonghornNancy
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

On Research Blvd, the original Catfish Parlour has always had the absolute best catfish and vegetables on their lunch special. It just can't be beat! Coming from a real Austin Native, it just doesn't get better than this! Stop by and enjoy the food and...More

Thank Jon P
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Catfish Parlor has great catfish. And other seafood choices, as well. I just wish they would update their menu and offer different side choices. When you order catfish plate, you are going to get a "divided" bowl with Ranch style beans and a vinegar-oil based...More

Thank LK R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11910 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78759-2442
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Northwest Austin
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-258-1853
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