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Catfish Junction

11850 Lake Charles Hwy, Leesville, LA 71446
337-239-0985
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Ranked #20 of 58 Restaurants in Leesville
Hours:
Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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English first
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Ordered the fried catfish platter and requested it to be extra crispy. When I finally got my food the batter was sticky and the fish was no where near extra crispy. It was probably some of the worst fried fish I have ever tried to eat. I've had better fried fish at a fast food restaurant. I went on a... More 

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DeRidder, Louisiana, United States
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This our 2nd time to visit since the new ownership. The 1st time I ordered fish and did complain that the taste and smell of the fish was so strong it turned my stomach. The owner did apologize. Tonight we went in to try it again because the restraint we were wanting to go visit was closed on Monday. Once... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The owners are awesome and the cooks are magnificent, I rate everything excellent. Way to go Catfish Junction.

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Slagle, Louisiana, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This restaurant used to be the best place to eat in town. It has changed owners twice in the last year and really gone down. I loved fried oysters and seemed to get sick every time I ate them. I finally asked about the process and was told they dip the shrimp and oysters in milk before dipping in batter.... More 

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Savoy, Illinois
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61 reviews 61 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Stopped by for dinner and had the catfish plate with fries and salad bar. The salad bar could have been fresher with a bit more variety. However, the catfish filets and french fries were really good. The service was just fine and this would be a place I would go back to. Nothing exceptional, but decent food at a reasonable... More 

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DeRidder, Louisiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

New owners. Great staff and new items on menu. Service is good, hours are inconvenient, should be longer opening hours.

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Leesville
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Ok, so since I saw that this restaurant was under new ownership I decided to give it another try. I'm glad I did! I ordered the regular catfish plate which came with three large pieces of fried catfish. I got the loaded baked potato and it came with extra helpings of butter, sour cream and cheese. It also came with... More 

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Killeen, Texas
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111 reviews 111 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Gador nuggets where very good! Frog legs needed something they seemed plain. Crawfish shrimp and crab were good. I would have liked more flavor but it was good over all.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Came to eat here after it had been closed for a while. Shrimp was actually good but catfish was not. Alarmed to see that all the tables had tartar sauce in squeeze bottles on the table. Maybe i am wrong but isn't it supposed to be refrigerated???? Will not be going back!!!!

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Fort Polk, Louisiana
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56 reviews 56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I went here with my extended family and I must say the fried catfish was great! I had the crawfish etoufee and it was ok, but certainly not the best I've ever had. I'll probably stick with the catfish in the future. The small salad bar is a nice addition to tide you over while you wait for your food.... More 

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Additional Information about Catfish Junction

Address: 11850 Lake Charles Hwy, Leesville, LA 71446
Phone Number: 337-239-0985
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Vernon Parish  >  Leesville
Open Hours:
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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