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Ralph & Kacoo's

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3107 S 1st St, Lufkin, TX 75901-7111
(936) 634-8000
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I can't say enough about the food here everything is delicious!!!! The staff is friendly and the service is excellent!! Love the ambiance and they offer live music a couple days a week also!!

Thank Baccibleu
Sugar Land, Texas
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband & I met my friend & his son for lunch at Ralph & Kacoo's Restaurant. Fresh oysters on half shell was our appetizer. Yummy. I ordered (from their lunch menu) Achafalaya, which was composed of grilled fish, crawfish, green beans & potato. My friend ordered gumbo & salad combo. My husband & my friend's son ordered catfish poboys.... More 

Thank Journeyland
Orlando, Florida
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best cajun food around my area. What a selection! Gator, shrimp, steak! Oh-la-weee! Service was exellent...food was great. Steak cooked to order Beignet were awsome. Wish they had coffee with chickory, but not a deal breaker. Live music! Zydeco in the restrooms. Don't miss a chance to visit!

Thank Michael B
Lufkin, Texas
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88 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on a business dinner. On my last visit the waiter tried to tell me that a Cabernet was a white wine. Our server this time was much better and the food was very very good!

Thank Dwayne H
Orange, Texas
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

We recently had a little party for my dad at the restaurant. They were so nice to us. They made us feel so special. They held the cake in the kitchen and when it came out, it had candles on it. What a surprise for my dad. The food was excellent and our waitress was the best. Compliments to the... More 

Thank kaydbug62
Longview, Texas
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322 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

When I travel on business and am alone I like to eat in a restaurant's bar if available. The Ralph & Kacoo's bar is quiet (for a bar), clean and the service is good. Only had the wedge salad this time but it was very good. In the evening this is a hangout for local business people, mostly middle age... More 

Thank tomthbomb
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Best seafood and steak restaurant in Lufkin, particularly if you like a Cajun twist. Variety and ability to select several items for an entree are pluses.

Thank EdAdventurer
Lufkin, Texas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

I Love The Feeling When I'm There, They Have Great Staff And Great Food! When I Thank About There Rolls I No It's Time I Have To Go Eat There. The Rolls Are Melt In Your Mouth Good!!!

Thank kathleensV15MT
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

food to go was great and service exceptional. Steak cooked perfectly, key lime pie topped it off great

Thank Martha J U
Lufkin, Texas, United States
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I call this "our place." Always outstanding. Love the Firecracker Shrimp! The steaks, Fish and service is top notch. We rate all other restaurants against this one!

1 Thank Jaytruby

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $30
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3107 S 1st St, Lufkin, TX 75901-7111
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lufkin
  • Phone Number: (936) 634-8000

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