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Catfish Louie's

1825 E Highway 82, Gainesville, TX 76240-2321
+1 940-665-2779
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“catfish” (23 reviews)
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1825 E Highway 82, Gainesville, TX 76240-2321
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

We can't remember the first time we stopped here, but it has been awhile back, and each stop has been a great time to eat on their mostly BBQ buffet (the south side is the buffet, the north side is off a menu). The food...More

1  Thank Dan S
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

I don’t know when the people who review this place went but it’s bad. Dirty place bad service. Food was terrible , my catfish was gooey fatty whatever on the inside not much flakey meat to be had. Beans bland and just over all disappointing...More

Thank Branchman66
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We decided to pull in to catfish Louie’s /Neu Ranchouse on our way through town because of the crowded parking lot. The building has seen better days but it was full of locals. We tried the buffet and it was delicious. The vegetables were fresh...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Its a really laid back place with a great buffet. Especially the catfish. Also has great service with an excellent staff. I give it a firm 5 stars.

Thank Tom T
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Good fried catfish. Many choices for veggies + dessert bar. Afternoon discount M-F for Sr. citizens. Will be eating again at Catfish Louie's

Thank jimmiec235
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I found out about Catfish Louie's about 4 years ago from a recommendation. Catfish Louie's is located about 3 miles East on US-82 of of I-35 and Gainesville, TX. Easy to get to if your coming from the Dallas area. Heading north on I-35 toward...More

Thank JIM S
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

The People or Real Friendly Nice and Friendly. Excellent place to eat it also goes by the Name The New Ranch House.The New Ranch House ...New after the owners name.The food is So-So Good. It must be a Texas thing..all the food this weekend has...More

Thank Vincent B
Reviewed 27 March 2017

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...More

Thank Melinda C
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.

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 L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1825 E Highway 82, Gainesville, TX 76240-2321
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 940-665-2779
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