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Catfish Louie's

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1825 East Highway 82, Gainesville, TX 76240
+1 940-665-2779
10:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We tried this twice and got sick both times. Precious familes enjoying a meal but this restaurant needs a visit by the Health Department! The drink machine broke as we came in and water was pouring everywhere, or it may have been soda! What a messy old place!

Thank Melinda C
Level Contributor
83 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

If you are into mass quantities, this is your place. Food is buffet or sit down and order. An all you can eat type place but it good food and lots of it.

2 reviews
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent buffet...definitely worth the pit stop!! Great food at a fair price and food options to accommodate every pallet! 👍

Thank Dana M
Level Contributor
13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Went in while visiting the Casino. The food was fantastic, the staff was attentive. The Veteran in the group got a discount because it was Veterans Day. Marvelous

Thank Nettie6565
Pauls Valley, Oklahoma
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

A FULL buffet of GOOOOD home cooked COMFORT FOODS! From fried fish and all the "fixins" to delicious, fall off the bone, bar b qued ribs.....every bite was absolutely DELICIOUS!!! I WILL EVERYTIME I pass through Gainseville, Texas! (As this is on the way to my parents' home from my location in Oklahoma...I have found "THE SPOT!" This place is... More 

Thank MimiX3boys
Sarasota, Florida
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72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

When you sit down the waitress quickly brings the table an order of French fries, an order of hush puppies to go with one's pinto beans and the large plate with servings of coleslaw, dill pickles, sliced red onion and heavenly tomato pickles! Then the waitress takes your order! Fried catfish and country fried steak appear to be the most... More 

Thank hledgerwood
Wylie, Texas, United States
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199 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The catfish was great as well as all the sides. A great salad bar and dessert bar as well. They also have fried shrimp and other Seafood as well.

Thank William S
Bogart, Georgia
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217 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This place is a combination of the old Catfish Louie's and The Old Ranchhouse so the main attractions are barbequed ribs and catfish. This place can get crowded with long lines so come at the "off" hours cause it is very popular with the locals. Seniors pay only $8.95 including drink! Catfish is lightly fried and delicious while ribs have... More 

Thank texdawg89
Sanger, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 July 2016

I have been patronizing this restaurant for years now. The food is consistently good. It is clean and the staff are "fall down friendly"! I live 25 miles from it and return on a regular basis because it is SO good!

Thank Mike S
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Was good fast service a+. Will be again for sure. Catfish was cooked just right and beer was ice cold. Great for a large and family.

Thank Bo E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1825 East Highway 82, Gainesville, TX 76240
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 940-665-2779

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