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211 PR 2422, Karnack, TX
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Ranked #1 of 4 Restaurants in Karnack
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

My husband and i went on sat sept 6, we were very disappointed, i got grilled shrimp with veggie, shrimp had too much seasoning very salty and spicy, green beans were very tough, told waitress and she just ask if i wanted refill on my drink!!! We went twice before and were happy, not this time and will not be... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We visited the restaurant on a Friday night at 5pm, right as they opened. There were already about 3 couples there waiting. Upon opening, we were seated promptly. We opted for indoor dining because it was quite warm outside. The outdoor, screened in dining area looked very nice. The indoor dining area was small but was extremely inviting and comfortable.... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Had a great meal. Frog legs, alligator and catfish. I do recommend them at any time. Got to meet the owner Ronald, nice people.

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Waskom, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Riverbend has the best catfish & seafood around, in my opinion. The best coleslaw & hushpuppies, and there's a boat dock if you want to come by boat. Friendly & personal service

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Nacogdoches, Texas
20 reviews 20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The first time we tried to visit the restaurant, it was closed. On weekdays it's only open in the evenings. We went back for lunch on Saturday, however, and we were glad we did. The atmosphere in the restaurant was really cute, charming and up-to-date. You couldn't tell from the outside of the restaurant how nice it was inside. Our... More

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

When driving to this place, you feel like you are lost. Then you finally arrive. When you walk in, you don't get greeted like they want your business. We went on Mothers Day. We had a party of 9. My sister in law ordered a burger. When she tried explaining to the server that her burger was undercooked and she... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The view is awesome! We sipped on bottled beer while watching all the boats pulling tubes and jet ski's playing in the water. The food was great. We had appetizers of alligator, frog legs, and alligator eggs (stuffed jalapenos). We were brought bowls of beans, coleslaw, and jalapeno hushpuppies! Everyone was stuffed before the food arrived. The catfish is large... More

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Carthage, Texas, United States
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

There was a sense of driving back in the swamp and getting lost, but there it was busy and bustling with the smell of fish cooking in the deep fryer! The blackened catfish was terrific!

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Jefferson, Texas
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The River bend starts with a warm reception, Choice of inside or screened in patio overlooking the river. The patio is the best, overlooking the natural setting of the Caddo Lake bayou area. All the boats that go by wave at you. The red-fish is my wife's favorite but their steaks are also very good. Dining starts with fresh hush-puppies,... More

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Arlington, Texas
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67 reviews 67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I had reservations for a group of 12. It can be a little expensive, but you get a lot of food with the entree (cole slaw, hush puppies, and beans). With the Gator Eggs appetizer, an iced tea, a wine margarita, and two 2-catfish fillet dinners, the total for 2 was $47.87, including a 16% gratuity. Be careful driving to... More

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