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“Worth stoping for the catfish!”

River Smith's Chicken & Catfish Restaurant
Ranked #64 of 587 Restaurants in Lubbock
Price range: $0 - $10
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Good for: Kids, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: River Smith's Chicken & Catfish is a family-restaurant serving made-from-scratch Southern specialties! Serving Southern, Cajun favorites, everything is made from scratch at River Smith's. Try our famous chicken and catfish or try our delicious burgers, sandwiches, steaks, and desserts.
Centerville, Utah
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Worth stoping for the catfish!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2013

I knew we were in the right place as the first table inside the entrance was occupied by a lone and very large sheriff's deputy. He had what looked liked the 14 piece catfish deluxe basket.

The catfish was light, fresh and very good.

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2 Thank George F
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English first
Texas USA
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240 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
“Nothing fancy”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2012

We were disappointed here as there was a big line to place an order and the food didn't support waiting in line.
A lot better places to go in town.

Visited October 2012
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1 Thank Steve48Texas
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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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219 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Down home catfish”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2012

On the advice of a local who told me, they have good catfish and chicken. I found this somewhat ironic, since that is about all the entrees they have, but it was very tasty. Needing to grab a quick bite before attending an evening function, I went for the blackened catfish. Good choice, the fish was perfectly blackened. A great semi-fast place.

  • Visited June 2012
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2 Thank Just_A_Bubba_1960
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“AWESOME”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2012

We where there 2 weeks ago. Best seafood we have ever eaten

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1 Thank dhitt777
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San Antonio
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109 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Tastes Great, Large Portions, & Low Prices!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2012 via mobile

A great find! Seafood & chicken that tastes great & served quickly!! Ill be stopping here on any future road trips through Lubbock!

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1 Thank AggieLifter132
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