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4159 Williams Dr, Georgetown, TX 78628-1367
+1 512-931-2050
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

The onion rings were great but from there the food went downhill. The catfish was the best while the shrimp and Talipa was not goo. The beans were good and I asked for more. If you are only eating catfish, then this is a good place to eat.

Thank GrannyJo
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117 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

The food is a rather a different buffet. Many different stations. It is a all you can eat. The waitress was very helpful to us helping us to know what to do on first visit.

Thank hopeful29
Austin, Texas
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Went to eat with family. The service was excellent. Nicest staff you'll meet. The food was your standard fried seafood. I mean it's better than Long John Silvers, but nothing amazing. I had the fried catfish/oysters plate. I've never had oysters before and didn't really enjoy it. I think it was partially because they were fried. I'd probably come back... More 

Thank CrabbyKing93
Corsicana, Texas
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

The food was fantastic, I love the green sauce for the hush puppies. The food orders are large, and come with sides & salad. Great value with a relaxed atmosphere.

Thank lucyNricky2015
Chris K, Owner at Catfish Parlour, responded to this review

Wow! thanks for the great Review! More 

Georgetown, Texas
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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Fish were good. Sides were as a second thought without much imagination. Went with a group so would not have gone otherwise.

Thank Carol S
Georgetown, TX
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209 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Took out of town friends here, they loved it. Atmosphere - walls are full of fun signs, sayings, and pictures to amuse you. Even the kids will enjoy some of them, and the older adults can explain what Burma Shave signs were back in the day. Food - It's not just a fried catfish parlour, although they do make great... More 

Thank Tom O
Georgetown, Texas
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60 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

My wife talked me into going to the Catfish Parlour tonight for dinner and it was the first disappointing meal we've had in some time. Check my reviews, I can think of only one other Poor rating that I have given. First the good. The Caesar salad bar was OK. Nothing great or fancy, but the lettuce was cold and... More 

Thank Frank D
Brownsville, Texas
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94 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We dined here while visiting family in Georgetown. The fried catfish is served fresh and tastes good. They also serve unique hushpuppy sticks that are addicting. The waitstaff are very attentive and polite. We would definitely eat here again.

1 Thank Tobin L
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

I've visited the austin one several times for lunch and enjoyed the buffet. Went to thus location today was amazed by the money they put into the outside decor (cuz austin looks run down). Go inside to see the same run down hole in the wall junk on the wall theme. Wait staff very friendly helpful and kind. But fish... More 

Thank drp1878660
Georgetown, Texas
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139 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Ate here tonight for the first time in four years and having done that I remember why it's been four years. The food is okay, nothing special, but expensive for what it is and doesn't compare to other local places for price and quality. For fried catfish you can't beat Jack Allen's catfish appetizer both in quality and quantity. You... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4159 Williams Dr, Georgetown, TX 78628-1367
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Georgetown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-931-2050
Catfish Parlour was established in Austin in 1973 by David Kerbow. His son Chris opened the Georgetown location in 2008. Catfish Parlour serves only 100% USA Farm Raised Catfish. But we serve more than just the best fried Catfish in Texas! Come check out or Salmon, Mahi Mahi, Chicken Fried steaks and more! ALl you can eat family style sides and FREE CAESAR SALAD BAR with every dine in meal.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?