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Ralph & Kacoo's

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3107 South 1st Street, Lufkin, TX 75901
(936) 634-8000
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Good for:
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 38
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great place to eat

We usually eat here three or four times a week. We love the food, it's always consistent. The staff has always been polite and at tentative. Dan always goes the little extra mile to know their customers are always satisfied. All the servers are great.the place is clean and a good atmosphere.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
john S
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Crockett, Texas
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Crockett, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

We usually eat here three or four times a week. We love the food, it's always consistent. The staff has always been polite and at tentative. Dan always goes the little extra mile to know their customers are always satisfied. All the servers are great.the place is clean and a good atmosphere.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Had heard good things about this place, so I thought I'd give it a shot. It's a chain, but a small one, so I figured we'd be in for something a step up. The food wasn't bad, but it wasn't outstanding. I had the seafood platter which was certainly large on portions, but just about middle of the road on... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I really liked the food and atmosphere at the Ralph & Kacoo's restaurant in Lufkin TX. The combo of catfish strips and shrimp was very good - cooked just right, with perfect seasoning. I feel that the prices were a bit on the high side.

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Friendswood, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

R&C in Lufkin is one of the best Cajun and seafood restaurants in the area. Food is very good and flavorful. I got the Crawfish dinner - fired and etoufee. It was excellent. My wife got the fried shrimp and they were also excellent. Atmosphere is very nice and wait staff was on the spot and courteous.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

Have been wanting to try this restaurant and am glad we did. Got seated right away, our waitress was superb! Warm, delicious bread was brought to the table initially. Our entrees were fried crawfish tails along with crawfish étouffée, and sirloin steak with Cajun baked potatoe and green beans. The crawfish tails were fresh, plump and delicious! The etoufee was... More 

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Lufkin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This restaurant was one of the finest that I have ever eaten when it first opened many years ago. Today it has less food portions and higher prices. The atmosphere is fantastic though with many aquariums to view while dining.

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Lufkin, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Last time we ate at this place the food didn't have any flavor and the fried entrees were soggy. We were very disappointed.

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Dallas, Texas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

For Lufkin, TX this is the best option. The food is average, and the service was pretty good. The price was a little higher, but I'm sure they can get away with that inconvenience, being the best option in town. I liked the appetizers more than the meal. If you're in Lufkin, I would say eat here. From a traveler's... More 

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Marshall, Michigan
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52 reviews 52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Ralph and Kacoo's was highly recommended for a special meal. At prices of $20+ for each entree you would expect high quality. Well, that is not what we rec'd. We had to ask for the wine list, quite odd for a supposedly top-notch restaurant. The welcome from the server was fair, at best, too. Our starter, the crab cakes, were... More 

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Longview, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Stopped in while in Lufkin on business and had lunch. This restaurant really impressed us all. The food was outstanding and the service was excellent. I highly recommend this as the best place to eat when you're in Lufkin.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3107 South 1st Street, Lufkin, TX 75901
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lufkin
  • Phone Number: (936) 634-8000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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