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River Bend Restaurant

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Dorough Rd, Uncertain, TX 75661
+1 903-679-9000
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“coleslaw” (14 reviews)
“hush puppies” (23 reviews)
“catfish” (26 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Dorough Rd, Uncertain, TX 75661
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant opened for our private group of 20 people. The hushpuppies are different than I have seen, and really good. Located on Caddo Lake.

Thank Karen H
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

Actually the food was very good, the service was great and the setting was outstanding. They have outside seating or seating in scan on porch. It's a drive to get to and it's not cheap. They bring the"settings" out prior to your food. This consist...More

1  Thank archytecture
Reviewed March 15, 2018

The fried catfish was excellent. I had shrimp and grits that was delicious. Their hush puppies were delicious!

Thank Living_to_travel_10
Reviewed October 15, 2017

We enjoyed a great meal at this restaurant off the beaten track. It took us awhile to reach it, but the signage directing us to it back in the woods was adequate. The main dining area was too lighted. You could have done surgery there....More

1  Thank Layne T
Reviewed September 4, 2017

had lunch here prior to taking Swamp Tour - absolutely great food and our waiter (Calvin) was so good - was a party of 6 and we all had different selections which he kept straight. Would definitely at here again and recommend the blackened fish...More

1  Thank Burma B
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Great relaxing place on the bayou. Great food while watching the boats go by. Relaxing and fun. My wife's favorite is the redfish

Thank safetydr
Reviewed July 16, 2017

So, we're staying at a B & B in Jefferson for a 3 day weekend, take a Go Devil tour on Caddo Lake and decide to stop off for a late lunch at the River Bend to get some authentic East Texas catfish at this...More

Reviewed July 10, 2017

Wasn't worth the drive. Food was okay but the service was very bad and the price was out of range for the type of restaurant being mainly fish. Sorry but I'll never make the drive again.

1  Thank Mike_Deborah1
Reviewed July 5, 2017

There was a wait, despite a number of empty tables. We found out that one of the cooks had quit that day. Definitely worth the wait. Fried Green Tomato appetizer with remoulade was delicious. We split the blackened catfish with crawfish sauce and it was...More

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here several times and the food was very good. This time not so much. I think they have a new cook. The catfish was still good but almost over cooked, the fried shrimp was over cooked as was the onion rings. The...More

1  Thank boutbroke
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March 12, 2015|
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Response from Sharon A | Reviewed this property |
It is open Wed. - Sunday, only serving lunch on weekends. Wed-Thur 5-9 pm; Fri 5-10 pm; Sat 11 am - 10 pm; Sun 12-7 pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dorough Rd, Uncertain, TX 75661
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Uncertain
  • Phone Number: +1 903-679-9000
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