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Catfish Haven

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816 W Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624-3006
+1 830-997-9009
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Boerne, Texas
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126 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here today with my mom for early mother's day. The salad bar was very fresh. Beans and fried okra were good. We both had the fried catfish with baked potato and was great. We'll be back!

Thank MarkyMarkTX
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed April 13, 2017

Very good food with a salad bar. Fast service, friendly staff. Older restaurant but very clean, good location reasonably priced.

Thank Marilyn B
catfishclay, Owner at Catfish Haven, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, hope to y'all again real soon! Clay More 

Austin, Texas
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110 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2017

Went to Catfish Haven because it was close by. Salad bar was oddly not really fresh. Everything on it tasted exactly the same. The appetizer we ordered never came and since we weren't charged for it and everything else was so bad, we decided not to bother. The best thing we had were the canned green beans with onions and... More 

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abilene, United States
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

An outstanding CFS as usual tender, delicious crisp breading, super good white gravy, generous portion, super salad bar, great service and real pleasant homey atmosphere. Very very good meal

Thank Larry O
Jones Creek,TX.
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92 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed January 7, 2017

We ate at Catfish Haven a couple of times while visiting Fredericksburg between August and December, 2016. There are many good places in this town to eat but we always try to visit Catfish Haven, if possible, at least once or twice. The food is good, priced fairly and plentiful. They have a good salad bar/hot dish bar with beans,... More 

Thank Marcia H
Houston, Texas
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

Salad bar was OK, sorta fresh, nothing amazing. But the main dishes really sucked!! Steak was not eatable at all, fried mushrooms were heavy and greasy, baked potato was super old and tasted moldy or something. Cant believe this place is still in business after serving this kind of slop But the waitstaff was nice, hence 2 stars

Thank paulina_lip
Corpus Christi, Texas
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143 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

We ate here because my mother in law didn't want anything "fancy" Well she got what she wanted! The decor is nice, our waitress was okay. We saw her 3 times, ordering, food delivery, check. I would've liked a re fill. The salad bar, reminded me of the old time in selection,beets, slaw, etc and very small. As far as... More 

Thank 2lovethebeach
Fort Worth
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374 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed December 29, 2016

Think of any small town catfish restaurant you've been in and this is it. Having said that, fish was quite good, salad bar was adequate for catfish places and the service was OK and friendly. Two of the small combo plates for two with tip ran $40.

Thank Jim M
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91 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed December 28, 2016

We enjoy this restaurant. The seafood and steaks are very good. It is a favorite for birthdays and special occasions. The service is very good.

Thank Ginger B
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

We kind of stumbled on this place a couple of years ago. It's on the far side of town. Food is extremely well seasoned, especially the steak bites which is the Thursday special. A few bites were a little tough but most were tender. All vegetables are well cooked and the salad bar offers a big variety including some hot... More 

Thank Tylerrose44

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $25
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 816 W Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624-3006
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 830-997-9009
Catfish Haven is a catfish joint, but that's not all we are! We offer steaks, grilled fish, salads, burgers and our New Orlean's style Po-Boys. All our entree's come with our 21-item salad bar and our hot veggie bar, which consists of pinto beans, fried okra, and the veggie of the day.
SO, if you leave here hungry, it's your own damn fault!

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