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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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Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 37
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 24
    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
Loved it!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Gaye P
via mobile
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW 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
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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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
Top Contributor
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
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 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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Southeast Texas
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

My husband and I share the Ralph's platter and usually have enough left over for a light supper. The rolls are the best I've ever eaten and the onion rings can't be beat. Always talk about trying another restaurant when we are in town and end up here every time.

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The Crabmeat Au Gratin arrived warm and the toast points were delivered to my wife's lap, which put our server into a quandry. He stood by helplessly trying to determine whether or not he should try and pick the toast points out of my wife's lap or not. He chose wisely and stood there like a deer in the headlights,... More 

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Alto, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Why dine at a yucky fast food restaurant, when you can enjoy a wonderful seafood or steak lunch here for about the same price. The express lunches are so reasonable & delicious. Everything on the menu is fantastic. If you possibly have room for desserts they are awesome, too. Service & atmosphere is always excellent!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Best service and friendly atmosphere ... Local meeting place and try several different appetizers for a full meal . All are delicious and filling !

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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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?