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1100 HWY 59 LOOP NORTH, Livingston, TX
936-327-3503
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Dining options: Lunch

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Seafood in the Heart of Texas

While in Livingston for work I came to Catfish King with 4 co-workers. The service was phenomenal! We all had the Lunch specials: most had the catfish, I had the shrimp. The meal came with fries, hush puppies, and salad bar...PLENTY of food. And it was all good. Everyone enjoyed their meals. Party... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
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Casselberry, Florida
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Casselberry, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

While in Livingston for work I came to Catfish King with 4 co-workers. The service was phenomenal! We all had the Lunch specials: most had the catfish, I had the shrimp. The meal came with fries, hush puppies, and salad bar...PLENTY of food. And it was all good. Everyone enjoyed their meals. Party of 5 that was seated right away,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Fried catfish (the way you want it) and a Superb salad bar packed with fresh vegetables in a wide variety; hot beans for self service, several varieties of fruits on the salad bar as well.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Our experience started with a friendly greeting from the host and we were then promptly seated. Shortly after being seated and energetic and friendly waitress came by to take our order and answer any questions we may have. Between the four of us we ordered a; Catfish Lunch, Catfish Plate, Catfish and Oyster Plate and Shrimp Plate. All of which... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Ordered the 4-catfish dinner that came with the salad bar, beans, fries & hushpuppies. Got 5 fillets, so there was that. But the waitress was obviously not interested in checking on customers...had to ask other staff for drink refill and more tartar sauce. Overall the fish is mild and prepared well, and the other items are solid. I've been to... More 

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Houston, TX
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

One of the vendors at the Trade Days recommended this, so we gave it a try. It appears the look the owner(s) are going for is old country barn. It was somewhat crowded when we went, but we didn't wait long for a seat. Looking around, almost everyone seemed to be having the catfish fillets and fries. Dawn, our waitress,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The service was very very slow and the food was not worth the money nor the wait. I was very disappointed in this restaurant, the food was not very good at all and the resturant staff didn't seem to have a clue as to what to do. I will not be eating there again. Lyndye Y.

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Houston, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

February 28 visit-My family and I have traditionally been a part of Catfish King family. For over ten years we have celebrate, weddings, graduations and personal occasion as a couple. We live over an hour away and can have a pick of any of the restaurant in Houston. We always choose Catfish King for our places to eat. We were... More 

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Livingston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

catfish king is not a bad place to eat, unless you're in a hurry. It's usually packed-it's a popular place with a senior citizens, which have nothing better to do so they don't mind the slow service, but if you're on a time frame skip it because a lot of times 9 out 10, the service is extremely slow. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

All I can say is we love this place! Great salad bar and the food is great! Service is usually good except when their busy which is explainable! Will keep going back!!

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Houston
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The three piece catfish lunch special is really like one and a half fillets. The catfish did not taste like fish and the hush puppies were dry with no flavor. We will not be back.

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Address: 1100 HWY 59 LOOP NORTH, Livingston, TX
Phone Number: 936-327-3503
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Livingston
Cuisine: Seafood

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  • Address: 1100 HWY 59 LOOP NORTH, Livingston, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Livingston
  • Phone Number: 936-327-3503

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

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