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“You Should Stop”

Fausto's Family Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 17 Restaurants in Kinder
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Lake Charles, Louisiana
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“You Should Stop”
Reviewed August 5, 2012

While not a fancy stop, the surroundings may say fast food, but the food, but the food is a different story. he onion rings are the best I have tasted anywhere, the seafood and gumbo's are very good, the stuffed baked potatoes are out of this world.

Visited August 2012
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Texas
Level 6 Contributor
101 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“GOOD food no matter what you order.”
Reviewed July 11, 2012

Have eaten burgers, chicken and seafood here on various occasions.
We give all of them a good recommendation. Not cheap, but not bad in a small town like this.

Visited June 2012
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Houston, TX
Level 5 Contributor
53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Good fried Fish”
Reviewed February 22, 2012

It's batter for the fish allows it to be moist and yet not crispy, may be troblesome for some however I enjoyed the full flavor of fresh fish. Friendly envioronment.

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Sealy, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Faustos is Still Awesome after all these Years”
Reviewed January 1, 2012

Two things to do before heading over to gamble at the Coushatta Casino; 1st is fill up your gas tank for the trip home, and 2nd is to put aside enough cash to eat at Faustos after you lose your shirt at the tables, ha ha. As the title suggests, Faustos has been a really consistent stopover for my family for the past 20+ years... and today was no exception. Cajun Seafood is on the menu, with everything from shrimp to crawfish baked potatoes. Everything that we have tried here has been excellent (I didn't try the gator yet though, as I'm not a gator fan - Go Coogs!). Another nice thing to consider is that the dining area has a "down home in Louisiana" feel to it, with an interesting collage of stuffed wildlife and photos to view while devouring the tasty fare. The menu is located on the wall in front of the ordering counter, so you are ready to order when your turn comes up. Our only disappointment today was that they were out of oysters. Enjoy!

  • Visited January 2012
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Wiesbaden, Germany
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Too expensive for what you get.”
Reviewed December 31, 2011

The place sits on the main road to large casino about 6 miles northeast. We spent $30 for two lunch baskets. Maybe if the food had been exceptional then I could overlook this. The fried catfish was heavily breaded and the sides were typical. They didn't even have fresh lemon for our waters but only lemon concentrate packets. Even Waffle Houses have fresh lemon.

The atmosphere was awesome and that made eating $30 less than average food all the better. Lots of "trophies" on the wall. Looked like a typical man cave. Lots of posters and plaques with pithy remarks.

This is casual dining with an upscale price. We would definitely not eat here again.

  • Visited November 2011
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