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Catfish Haven

816 W Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624-3006
+1 830-997-9009
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“catfish” (96 reviews)
“baked potato” (20 reviews)
“beans” (18 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
816 W Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624-3006
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My catfish probably could have been left in the fryer a minute or two longer as it was still a little too pink on the inside to enjoy its taste. The breading around the fried catfish was a bit too thick for my liking. Fries...More

Thank Lilykins13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The catfish has a pretty thick cornmeal crust, too much for my liking. It could also have used a couple more minuted in the fryer. Salad bar and sides are pretty good, and the tables aren't too crowded. Pretty friendly service and cold beer.

Thank mudfoot
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Didn't really care for much about this place. Server seemed very disinterested & aloof. My food was average at best. I had shrimp (too spicy for my taste) & fries which were not much to my liking. Maybe I expected too much from this place...More

Thank Perry F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was not sure why I returned here, must have been good or OK the first time. This time was awful. Catfish was small strips with little meat. Everything else was Just OK

Thank JCWebb54
Reviewed July 6, 2018

In a town with German food everywhere the catfish haven is a pleasant change of pace and food. I had the fried catfish and oyster plate, the oysters were cooked to perfection the outside was crispy and the inside was still juicy and moist. The...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I had the 8 oz sirloin for $14.99. I got way more than 8 oz and it was perfectly prepared at medium rare. Great but simple salad bar came with the meal, so I had fried okra, baked potato with the works, and corn on...More

Thank DrJohnDB
Reviewed April 30, 2018

We ate here once before about 5 years ago when passing through Fredericksburg on a road trip. We decided to stop again this time as we were passing through. My husband got the 5 piece catfish plate and I got the 2 piece. It came...More

Thank Jennifer_in_TX
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a sit-down restaurant with moderately priced food and without an hour plus wait on a Saturday night....which is a feat for sure! But we found it!! The Catfish Haven was perfect! Our family of 6 sat right down and were served...More

Thank LA R
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for a quick lunch after visiting Nimitz Museum. Salad bar very fresh and included some fresh veggies. We had chicken fried steaks and the catfish. All was very good. Chicken fried steak was very tender and served with delicious gravy. Restaurant located on...More

Reviewed April 3, 2018

I see others posted that the catfish had taste. Not sure what they tasted but it wasn't catfish. We had the sampler platter, shrimp was bland as well. I will say that the stuffed crab tasted good. The fried okra was cold and had that...More

Thank Bill934
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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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