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“Disappointed again!”
Review of Catfish Parlour

Catfish Parlour
Ranked #514 of 3,738 Restaurants in Austin
Price range: $0 - $20
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Good for: Large groups
Neighborhood: Northwest Austin
austin,texas
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Disappointed again!”
Reviewed February 24, 2012

It had been over twenty years since we went to this location (and it is very close to our house). We noticed this big long sign telling you to not sit down and it was quite rude. As we get in the door, the "non greeting" is "Well, go onto the front!" We didn't know what they were talking about. Apparently, you are just to go get in line and get the plate and serve yourself from the paltry vegetable pans and then order the size of fish entree (with no one showing you a menu or much less assisting you otherwise.) This is definitely a barn with troughs of food and a hurry up eat and get the hell out of here. Trust me, I couldn't get out of there fast enough. And I will never return or recommend this joint.

  • Visited February 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Austin Texas
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Lunch is a winner!”
Reviewed August 31, 2011

Fast, affordable, good food. Great catfish! Try them for lunch sometime.

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Texas
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81 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Definitely a Keep Austin Weird place”
Reviewed December 8, 2009

Great catfish and jalepeno tarter sauce. We also liked the express lunch with all the good veggies like sweet potatoes, stewed okra, and coleslaw. The price was very good also.

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round rock, texas
1 review
“NOT THE BEST FOOD but CHEAP”
Reviewed April 1, 2009

Just didn't care for any of the dishes! You can almost buy a canned vegtable out of the store and add salt and pepper serve it with a store bought bag of frozen fish and call it a meal.

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“One of the first places...”
Reviewed January 2, 2008

One of the first places I ever ate at in Austin.

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