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814 Water St, Waxahachie, TX 75165-3260
+1 972-937-9468
Today
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: The best southern comfort food and catfish around and the most haunted...
The best southern comfort food and catfish around and the most haunted restaurant you will ever visit!
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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great meal!

Stopped in after reviewing other reviews- NOT DISAPPOINTED! we had the catfish shrimp platter and it was amazing! Tasted fresh and extra yummy! We are so glad we found this place. Traveling through from Michigan going to our sons graduation this week at Lackland AFB, worth the short drive!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Stopped in after reviewing other reviews- NOT DISAPPOINTED! we had the catfish shrimp platter and it was amazing! Tasted fresh and extra yummy! We are so glad we found this place. Traveling through from Michigan going to our sons graduation this week at Lackland AFB, worth the short drive!

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Forney, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This place is just awesome!! I wish I lived closer, because I would eat here weekly. The atmosphere is super cool, the staff is always great, and the food... the food is the best! I haven't been lucky enough to have a "ghostly experience", but maybe I will one day!

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Waxahachie, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The catfish is always great. Try the spicy catfish for a little more flavor. Always a chance for spotting some ghostly happening!!

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Fort Worth
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have enjoyed Catfish Plantation over the years, and we made the minor detour on our way back to Fort Worth to be sure to enjoy it once again. We were not disappointed. We shared the platter of catfish/crab cake/shrimp and added an extra side of red beans and rice to go with the cole slaw and okra sides. Each... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

The best sweet tea I ever teasted. Great food, good price (you get your money worth and then some) and the people make it like home. There may or may not be a ghost but with food and prices like this who cares.

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Littleton, CO
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174 reviews 174 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We enjoyed the catfish and the trimmings but the slow service detracted from the overall experience. The restaurant was not busy on the day we visited and the waitress told us "your food will be right out" not long after we ordered. We waited another 20 minutes after that for it to be brought, even though we ordered the house... More 

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Bella Vista, Arkansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Having lived in Waxahachie you learn about all the great local places to eat at and Catfish Plantation is one of them. We had catfish, slaw and tea all of which was great. The atmosphere is nice and with the ghost legend your experience is sure to be exciting. We enjoyed going there and have never seen the ghost or... More 

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Odessa, Ukraine
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85 reviews 85 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We liked this place a lot for delicious dishes and authentic atmosphere.We didn't meet any ghosts,but that's fine:)I don't think this place needs to attract people using this ghost trick.We ordered lemonade,fried jalapeños,corn,chicken fried steak and baked catfish and everything was amazingly delicious.A pleasant surprise was also that kids eat free on Sundays.The cheese cake was a little but fat,but... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We were able to spend some time during Halloween week in the area so there was no way we would miss Catfish Plantation. We had a group with us from all over the country - they laughed at us at first - but then admitted we had fun and the food was excellent.

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Round Rock, Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Had a great time here. It was October so all the wait staff where dressed in costumes. The place was decorated with Fall and Halloween décor. Lovely atmosphere. The pumpkin patch outside would have made a perfect photo op. The bathrooms hauuuuunted. Go in there and talk some smack and watch what happens. The food was delish and they served... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 814 Water St, Waxahachie, TX 75165-3260
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waxahachie
  • Phone Number: +1 972-937-9468

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 25
  • Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood

Description

The best southern comfort food and catfish around and the most haunted restaurant you will ever visit!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?