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Catfish King of Paris

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2420 N. Main St, Paris, TX
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Best catfish we have found.

They have the best quality catfish by far. I love the green tomato relish and the hush puppies. Their beans are really good too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 16, 2015
Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Had a great lunch here. Senior special is only $5.49 and it comes with 3 pieces of catfish, a large helping of coleslaw, beans and choice of baked potato or fries + beverage! Lunch special for everyone else is $5.49 and comes with all above except beverage. The fries were crispy outside, soft inside. Beans & coleslaw good, catfish was... More 

Thank Stephen F
Surf Side, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

Yep Catfish filets fried in peanut oil. Clean place, friendly service, quick! If you're a. Senior there is a huge amount of food for $5.49.

Thank trymahjong
Springfield, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

They have the best quality catfish by far. I love the green tomato relish and the hush puppies. Their beans are really good too.

Thank dmcrmoore
Dexter, KS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

My wife and daughters always get the chicken fried steak with all the trimmings. But my mother and I always get catfish, all catfish, and nothing but the catfish. Although I can't decide if I like the plain or the Cajun better. The only place I've ever eaten in Paris. When you only go by once or twice a year,... More 

Thank KC C
Paris, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

It's your basic fried fish but if you want to eat in, beware as there is no non smoking section. 1 or 2 smokers will fill the place so you don't see too many inside but the drive through is busy.

1 Thank Thetravelingtoads
Oklahoma City
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

We had arrived late at our motel, hungry. We wanted something quick, and close. We found the Catfish King restaurant. We had the Senior Catch. Plenty of fish, fries, beans, hush puppys and coldslaw, plus a drink . . . $5.49 each, plus tax. And, man was it good. I wish we had one in Oklahoma City.

Thank Jerry J
Holly Lake Ranch,TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

We frequently travel to southern Oklahoma and while passing through Paris a quick stop is in order for either lunch or dinner. Simple well executed menu of catfish, shrimp, stuffed crab and chicken tenders in various sizes and economically priced. A senior plate is available all day, as well as daily specials. Catfish is served fresh from the fryer piping... More 

1 Thank Butch W
Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Very good catfish & hush puppies topped with all the trimmings. We like to get and take home. Order a side order of onions to go with the meal.

Thank goldpan
Denton, Texas, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

Visited the King, all the food was good, found that the catfish batter was a little thick compaired to other catfish kings, Maybe the just a bad day, but a lighter batter would add to the fish. the location is just off the loop 286 on the north side of town and it is easy in and out. nothing special... More 

2 Thank SGRC59
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Good food for money-. I like the fish. Other family members like shirmp

Thank Angela B

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2420 N. Main St, Paris, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Paris

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Seafood
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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