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Vernon's Kuntry Katfish

5901 W. Davis St, Conroe, TX 77301
+1 936-760-3386
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Ranked #8 of 194 Restaurants in Conroe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
Description: Family owned and operated, Vernon's Kuntry Katfish provides home-style cooking in a casual and comfortable environment. Just like walking into a family member's living room and having a relaxing dinner, Kuntry Katfish has the same homey atmosphere with its panel wood walls, carpet floors and personal touches. We also feature a large room that is perfect any event. Our large menu features many Southern favorites along with a broad spectrum of seafood (shrimp, scallops, oysters). Customer favorites include chicken fried steak, and of course, our famous katfish. Everything on our menu is cooked to order and made fresh every day - we guarantee consistent flavors and quality. We believe in high-quality products, large portions, and fast, friendly service. Whether you're having a casual outing with the family or you're grabbing lunch with co-workers, Vernon's Kuntry Katfish is the perfect place to go. Also be sure to ask us about our full-service catering!
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English first
Willis, Texas
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

It has been a while since we went to Vernon's and we got the same results as many times before, slow service and no one checks to see if you need anything. The Catfish are fried in a very gritty corn meal and personally I don't like that, I like a thin batter. The food seem so Sysco, if you... More

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Buster B, Manager at Vernon's Kuntry Katfish, responded to this review

Sorry to hear the catfish isn't your style! That said, we would always want the service to be some of the best in town. Thank you for speaking up about your experiences when it wasn't -- I'm going to take this to the team so we can talk about how we can be better in the future. All the best,... More

Conroe, Texas, United States
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

FISH FISH FISH SO good and their chicken! I don't like catfish with the skin on it..and if it's not cooked right I'll gag for real...these guys know how to cook some fish and chicken! They serve these hushpuppies with pickled green tomatoes I think is what it is....so SO GOOD!

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Buster B, Manager at Vernon's Kuntry Katfish, responded to this review

We're so flattered to get these compliments, Leslie! Glad you like so many different things. Have you tried the Good Pie yet? See you next time, Buster, General Manager More

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Very good down home cooking! Same cooks and recipes since 1984. Very good and fast service! Food was great but too much to eat!

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Buster B, Manager at Vernon's Kuntry Katfish, responded to this review

We know those portions are big, Lisa! Thanks for letting everyone know what we're all about. Can't wait to have you back. See ya soon, Buster, General Manager More

Conroe, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My wife's 2 brothers and nephew & girlfriend visited a couple weeks ago and we took them out to Vernon's. The wait for table was a bit on a Saturday evening but well worth it. Fried catfish, cole slaw, fries & hush puppies out of this world. Don't miss it !! Service awesome !!

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Buster B, Manager at Vernon's Kuntry Katfish, responded to this review

Glad y'all enjoyed yourselves so much on all fronts! We'd love have to have you back again for more. All the best, Buster, General Manager More

Conroe, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

I really love this place!!Totally awesome homestyle dishes! great service!! Do not miss this one if your in Conroe Tx!

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Buster B, Manager at Vernon's Kuntry Katfish, responded to this review

This is great stuff! Looks like you're here in Conroe, so we'll see you soon! Have a great weekend, Buster, General Manager More

Conroe, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Best Catfish and hush puppies. my husband has also tried the chicken fried steak and he says its one of the best. atmosphere is casual perfect for families. friendly service.

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Buster B, Manager at Vernon's Kuntry Katfish, responded to this review

We're so happy to get this feedback. I see you live in Conroe, so we can't wait till we get to cook for you again! All the best, Buster, General Manager More

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The catfish was cooked perfect. Loved the hushpuppies. I forget the name of the pie we had, but it was out of this world.

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Buster B, Manager at Vernon's Kuntry Katfish, responded to this review

Sounds like you had the Good Pie! Not sure if you're from the area, but hopefully we'll get to see you again for more catfish and hush puppies soon! All the best, Buster, General Manager More

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Great food! Blackened seafood is amazing as is the fried fish and other seafood. Lots of other choices too. Fried green tomatoes are very yummy! Don't miss Vernon's if you are in Conroe.

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Buster B, Manager at Vernon's Kuntry Katfish, responded to this review

Thanks a ton for the recommendation. Sounds like you've tried a bunch of different things and been pleased by it all -- hopefully we don't have to wait too long for the next visit! Until then, Buster, General Manager More

Montgomery, Texas
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

As being new to the area we were told about this restaurant. As an avid reader I checked up and things looked good. We expected great catfish and looked forward to the green tomato relish. Not impressed and felt rushed by the young server who was flirting with a table in her little shorties. The relish tasted like it came... More

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Buster B, Manager at Vernon's Kuntry Katfish, responded to this review

Sorry we didn't show you a great meal when you came in recently. That's all we want to do! I wish you'd let us know about your catfish while you were here -- we'd never want you to eat something that wasn't right. Hopefully we'll get a chance to show you that this was an off day and "Katfish" is... More

Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

my wife and I have eaten there can not count the times always very good people very friendly easy to get to right off fm 105 or west davis same road

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Buster B, Manager at Vernon's Kuntry Katfish, responded to this review

Too many times to count is exactly how many times we want you to come see us! Thanks for letting us know you're a fan, Paul. Hope you're having a great summer. All the best, Buster, General Manager More

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