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211 Private Road 2422, Karnack, TX 75661-1432
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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78 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here one evening while staying in Caddo Lake State Park. You gotta understand you aren't in the big city and things are a bit slower, but the people are all very friendly and the food is good. We had alligator and catfish with all the trimmings on the patio; a great meal.

Thank darwinmoore
Austin, Texas
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

I was worried when I came through the door, stood around for 3 minutes with no one in sight that worked there. The people in front of us got seated. The owner I guess/manager comes up oh man we are slammed you are going to have to work with me. I said ok lets give it a try and boy... More 

Thank Nolan R
Waterford, Michigan
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Great lunch before Swamp tour. Loved the Green fried tomatoes. Small menu but great food. Right on the Bayou, great views.

Thank E6160BAmichaelm
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91 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

We had a catered meal for our business meeting and I must say it was most enjoyable. The food was really good, and received compliments from everyone.. The brisket was soft, tender, and flavorful, and the beans were right on point.

Thank Bailale d
Tyler, Texas
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Just loved this place. Everything about it... the atmosphere, food & service. Nice place to take in a beautiful view. I highly recommend this place. We had catfish and it came with a setup of beans, coleslaw and what I think was fried cornbread ( never had it...so tasty.)

Thank Cowan27
Marshall, Texas
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

The staff is always friendly, service is fast and efficient and food is always great. Atmosphere is wonderful setting beside the river. While eating you can see beautiful cypress trees draped with Spanish Moss and occasionally a Great Blue Heron or North American Egret

Thank captnron99
Bossier City
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Went for a birthday celebration. Food was tasty. Loved the catfish and the Cole slaw. Want to go back when it is cool enough to enjoy the view.

Thank Cathy C
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

My husband and I stopped here and had some appetizers on the porch. The fried green tomatoes were wonderful, as were the stuffed mushrooms. The crab cakes were good too, just need less filler. The remoulade sauce is very good.

Thank Jill H
Dallas, Texas
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

We had lunch at River Bend on Sunday, July 3rd. We got there early so there was no wait. We were seated on the screened in deck overlooking the water. The view was beautiful and peaceful! We could have stayed for hours. The food was very good as well. We tried the grilled red fish & the catfish fillets. Both... More 

Thank APark123
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

We visited both fish houses on the river and this one was the best by far. Amazing coleslaw, hot water corn bread, beans, and the fish. Great friendly service and nice atmosphere.

Thank Jennifer N Kyle N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 Private Road 2422, Karnack, TX 75661-1432
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Karnack
  • Phone Number: 903-679-9000

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