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30160 Hwy 51 S., Akers, LA 70421
+1 985-386-6666
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“hush puppies” (43 reviews)
“coleslaw” (25 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
30160 Hwy 51 S., Akers, LA 70421
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’ve been dining here several times a year since I was kid. Quality has gone down. Thin fried catfish is still ok but no longer the best. The fried onion rings are not good. The stuffed shrimp taste like they are made with stove top...More

Thank Erin G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the peel and eat shrimp along with a side of onion rings. Food was good, but just average in my opinion. Service was also good, but I felt it was a little overpriced. Probably wouldn't put it on the list on my next...More

Thank FamousAmos27
Reviewed January 10, 2018

We recently had a late lunch about 2:30pm. Restaurant was busy but not standing outside line busy. We hadn't been to Middendorf's since the remodel. We were seated in the upstairs/new section. Service was excellent. I ordered the Fried Oysters/Fried Shrimp with fries, hushpuppy and...More

Thank S D
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

If you enjoy super thin catfish, this is your place. Service is good, food came quickly. Both our fish and shrimp were cooked perfectly. Only improvement would have been crispier French fries. Great place to eat between New Orleans and Baton Rouge.

Thank 409gingerg
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

The thin catfish was exceptional! Crispy and flavorful! The sides (fries, hush puppies, onion rings, gumbo) were average as were the desserts we tried. We would definitely go back again if only for the catfish!

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

Haven’t been to Middendorf’s in a while I knew they had been flooded and remodeled, what a great job. The restaurant is so nice and inviting and the food is wonderful. Thin fried catfish was so fresh and tasted so good. The service so excellent...More

Thank Kris A
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

We’ve always loved this iconic restaurant but today, the wonderful service we received was above and beyond. We are traveling to the airport with our son and daughter in law and grand pup who is registered as an emotional support dog. (They surprised us by...More

Thank moosesmom28
Reviewed December 18, 2017 via mobile

First time here since I was kid. The place is still very good. It's kinda in the middle of no where. But worth the drive. I the thin crispy catfish is awesome. They have a very menu. The staff was very friendly. I will eat...More

Thank jwmerrell
Reviewed December 18, 2017 via mobile

The biggest stuffed crab I have ever seen! The thin fried catfish is unique because it is SO thin. I am in love with the idea that there is a tree inside the restaurant as well.

Thank broadwayjen
Reviewed December 14, 2017

WE have eaten here every time we drive to New Orleans. The thin fried catfish is a must have! Service was a little slow but it was packed with people this time so understandable.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30160 Hwy 51 S., Akers, LA 70421
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Akers
  • Phone Number: +1 985-386-6666
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