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Paw Paw's Catfish House

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


US$8 - US$15
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped here today, per a recommendation. We were driving from Fredericksburg back to Houston and this spot was half way, perfect for lunch. The catfish and fried shrimp were delicious. Best I've had in a very long time. Even the fries were amazing. Service...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lora B
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is small but always full during lunch time. The food and the service is always great, the price is great for all the items on the menu.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Cliffco1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the shrimp basket lunch special The fried shrimp are huge, the service is fast and friendly, but it is usually packed.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Dorothy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Katy took good care of us with her friendly smile and wit. She checked on us regularly. The catfish and shrimp we had had excellent batter and perfectly cooked...not oily/ greasy. Maybe a bit too much batter on the splayed shrimp...but it was very enjoyable....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CRL9999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love fried Catfish and Paw Paw's has some of the best cornmeal breading on their Catfish. Located right on Main Street near all the small bars and shops. The wait staff is friendly and prompt. The hushpuppies and coleslaw are also delicious

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Extraordinary794165
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paw Paw's has great catfish , but don't miss out on there great burgers and onion rings. None better in Bastrop.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mike G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on our way to the Trail of Lights and found this place. Food was great! Service excellent! Prices very good. Best part of our night! The Trail of lights was very disappointing...

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Betty M
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Looking for a relaxing place for lunch... Paw Paws was great. Nice local restaurant with excellent service. The combo was generous with HUGE butterflied shrimp. Catfish PO boy was delicious Our daughter had a burger, and requested mayo and pickles on the side. Delivered EXACTLY...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RX2-fan
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

We were on our way to Fredricksburg on Friday, from Houston and it was lunchtime. We picked this restaurant because it was reviewed on TripAdvisor. It was fabulous! Absolutely the best catfish ever! We enjoyed it so much that we stopped there again on Sunday,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank WorldTravelerLL
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Seafood was fresh. Friendly staff although small restaurant. There were 3 tables outside so we sat out there so it wasn't inside with the crowd.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank cburkett66
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28 April 2015|
Response from Cheri R | Property representative |
Yes our Coleslaw is made fresh everyday in House with a little spice!
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