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Big Pines Lodge

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747 Pine Island Rd, Karnack, TX 75661
(903) 679 3466
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Nacogdoches, Texas
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I heard from a coworker that this place was "awesome" and awesome it was!!! I got my catfish extra crispy and it was perfect! The french fries were delish, as was the coleslaw and jalapeño hushpuppies. I can't wait to go back and sit on the deck when the weather gets cooler.

Thank beeham2
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to eat here because we arrived early for a tour of the lake. We each ordered the senior catfish plate. For starters, they bring out jalapeno cornbread and wonderful coleslaw. I really, really liked the coleslaw. Could have eaten the whole bowl, but had to save room for the rest of my meal. The catfish came out hot... More 

Thank Gayle M
Mansfield, Texas
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

This restaurant is on the grounds of Capt. Rons swamp tour. We had lunch there after the tour. Plenty of food, friendly staff, service was a little slow but we were not in any rush anyway.

Thank Sara F
Sulphur Springs, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Big Pines Lodge has the best fish we have every had. The location is great and sits right next to the river so after a long day on the river/lake you can dock your boat and grab lunch or supper.

Thank emcglamery
Mabank, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We met family here that lived close. Fish was very good. Very large pieces. Cole slaw was terrific. I had baked potato, my husband had fries. Both were really good also. Hushpuppies tasted and looked more like churros than hushpuppies.

Thank Linda T
Houston, Texas
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128 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We have waited for the 12 o ' clock tour here . The restaurant opens at 11.00 , but we have been let in before 11.00. Nice friendly service. We sat in a booth at a window and could have a good glimpse on the Caddo Lake, or one of the side arms. We enjoyed the food which was very... More 

Thank Laird43
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73 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Wife and I were camping at Lake of Pines for the 4th weekend and it was HOT on Sunday so we decided to ease over to Karnack and this great restaurant while we were only 22 miles away. It's 62 miles from our house. We had been here before but not in several months. The place is like a step... More 

1 Thank Juedoo
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

It was a pretty day so we rode out to Big Pines and arrived for lunch before a big crowd hit. The kids enjoyed pizza and popcorn shrimp for their lunch. The wife and I got blackened catfish and shrimp. The blackened catfish was really tasty! The coleslaw and hush puppies was pretty good too. The temp was just right... More 

Thank treadnmud
Richardson, Texas, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Some of the best catfish, fries, slaw and huge hushpuppies we have ever had. No wait and the staff was very nice. Good came out fast and hot.

1 Thank Lisa P
Reno, United States
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Great catfish with a view of the Bayou and excellent service at a decent price. Will definitely come back !

Thank Robbin B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 747 Pine Island Rd, Karnack, TX 75661
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Karnack
  • Phone Number: (903) 679 3466

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