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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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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Drinks and the patio

I love the happy hour here the food is great and the drinks are delicious . They have a nice patio that's relaxing to sit at and normally have a small band .

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the happy hour here the food is great and the drinks are delicious . They have a nice patio that's relaxing to sit at and normally have a small band .

Thank tonyas22
Dayton, Texas
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175 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

After being seated it took over 10 minutes for someone to ask if we had been waited on. The Lufkin grill was good. Steak cooked to order and shrimp had nice flavor. A nice meal. The waiter was very attentive once we had one.

Thank Paul R
Jacksonville, Texas
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

Pleasant atmosphere,professional wait staff and quality dining experience. Every ones meal was fresh and delicious. Even the pototoes and green beans make you want to come back....and the dessert selection is amazing.

Thank rhondatxs
Nacogdoches, Texas
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70 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Had lunch with a friend she had the fish special with a sauce, green beans and potatoes. I had a hamburger. The fish meal was tender with the generous amount tasty with a little kick to it. The hamburger was huge, to include the bun! I ended up eating the patty without the bun. The burger was dry and very... More 

Thank kitty106
Flower Mound, Texas
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We visited this restaurant for the first time with friends who had eaten there multiple times. The menu selection was very good and since we were there on a Sunday evening, we had very little wait time. All four of us were quite pleased with our selections, and the service was better than average even though our waitress was obviously... More 

Thank Kathy398
Lufkin, Texas
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140 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

We came here to hear one of our friends preform live music on the patio. They had no outdoor seating at that moment (Which makes sense, live music is a huge hit!) and were told we could sit in the bar until a spot became available. Our waitress was very friendly and it wasn't too loud inside. The atmosphere was... More 

Thank Kelly K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Atmosphere is pleasant can be noisy at time. The food is good but not my favorite choices. My wife loves it however.

Thank Michael D
Atlanta, Georgia
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331 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We stop in here at least once a year on trips to Houston and have had great meals. However, sometimes the service can be a little slow on Saturday afternoons between 2:00 and 4:00. I expect it has to do with fewer waitstaff at that time of the day. The food makes up for any service issues and we will... More 

Thank SaintVitas
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107 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Being from Louisiana I'm very familiar with R&C and while this location has all the trappings of the real thing the food was the most disappointing. Fried fried fried all in the same oil. It all tasted the same, not so good.......sorry Ralph.

Thank thkpoz
Richland Hills
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Absolutely eat here while in town. Try the shrimp embrochettes or the triple grill. Waitstaff is attentive and food is great!

Thank Thomas W

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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: Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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