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211 PR 2422, Karnack, TX
903-679-9000
Today
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
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
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 15
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very Good Food and a Great View

We stopped here for lunch after a boat tour on the Caddo. I had blackened Catfish with rice and mixed vegetable while my friend had grilled redfish with slaw, beans, rice and mixed vegs. We had hushpuppies for the table. Our waitress was cute and friendly, the view was fabulous and the food was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Born_to_go61
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Tilghman, Maryland
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Tilghman, Maryland
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218 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We stopped here for lunch after a boat tour on the Caddo. I had blackened Catfish with rice and mixed vegetable while my friend had grilled redfish with slaw, beans, rice and mixed vegs. We had hushpuppies for the table. Our waitress was cute and friendly, the view was fabulous and the food was very good. Our only complaint is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Be sure to try the hush puppies. The catfish filets and cheeseburger are both wonderful! And so is the strawberry or peach frozen blended wine-arita drink.

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jefferson texas
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I really enjoyed going here. Great way to be on caddo lake and to have a truly wonderful dining experience. Good seafood!

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north west england
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139 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Biggish place right on the riverbend with lovely views. Three choices of places to eat. The air conditioned restaurant, a screened in patio and an external patio. All seemed good ,we chose the screened patio to get the fresh air but avoid any risk of flying bugs. Typical quick service ,we chose the chicken which was well cooked and tasty.... More 

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Tyler, Texas, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

If you are coming to Uncertain/Karnack,Texas area of East Texas . . . then, you are probably coming to see the glories of Caddo Lakes and not looking for a 1-Star Michelin Restaurant dining experience. But, yet, you have to eat lunch or dinner there. So, relax in the meantime and head out for the "Graceful Ghost Steamboat" for a... More 

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East Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

River Bend is one of two restaurants on Caddo Lake. The other is Big Pines Lodge just down the road. The food is pricey at River Bend, but the atmosphere is excellent. We typically have the all you can eat catfish and enjoy sitting out on the screened -in porch so we can watch the boat traffic. The meal comes... More 

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Longview, Texas
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Beautiful scenery right on Caddo Lake and great fish, cole slaw and hush puppies! We come here every Mother's Day and any other time we get a chance. Best restaurant on the river!

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Longview, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We have dined here several times and the food has always been on target. The frog legs are my favorite but be warned the whole catfish are very small.We enjoy the cole slaw as well as the beans.i wish the owners would take some of the proceeds and do some work on the parking lot. I don.t understand why this... More 

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Winnie, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We found a brochure for this place at our Bed & Breakfast in Marshall & drove out to give it a try! Great view of the lake, great service, good seafood!! We split the fried domestic fish & shrimp and onion rings. It was plenty of food! The coleslaw, beans & jalapeño hush puppies are a must!!! I couldn't stop... More 

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Hurst, Texas
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This was our second time to eat there and it was just as delicious as the first time! The first time we went was during our trip to Jefferson in October 2013 and we made a promise to ourselves to come back. The Caddo style (fried) catfish is wonderful! I had the blackened catfish and it was very good too.... More 

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Additional Information about Riverbend

Address: 211 PR 2422, Karnack, TX
Phone Number: 903-679-9000
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Karnack
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 211 PR 2422, Karnack, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Karnack
  • Phone Number: 903-679-9000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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