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Catfish Parlour

4705 E Ben White Blvd, Austin, TX 78741-7213
+1 512-443-1698
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (15 reviews)
“catfish” (36 reviews)
“cole slaw” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
4705 E Ben White Blvd, Austin, TX 78741-7213
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Great for lunch had the small plate but was lots of it, you can start off with three pieces and go up. Lots of sides and the price is right so take a friend there and pay for their lunch. The service was great too,...More

Thank 106cliffordw
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Pretty funky looking from the outside and even funkier looking inside. Don't let the looks deceive you, the service was excellent and the dishes we had were very good. We were seated immediately and a server appeared quickly with hush puppies and took our drink...More

Reviewed 22 July 2017

They do a kind of buffet at lunch - don't know if it is the same at dinner. They charge you by the number of pieces of fish you order and the staff puts those on a plate for you. After that, you are free...More

Thank Storm C
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

If you wish to have fried food , this is the place. I am not a fried food fan. Prices seems to be ok if you choose the combo because there is a free bar with different sides to complete your order. I loved the...More

Thank Cris T
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Arrived in town and on way to hotel seen this place so decided to stop and grab some lunch takeout. Place was uniquely decorated. Food was reasonably priced. The catfish and fried oysters was good. French fries and hush puppies were eatable. Not sue what...More

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

We went to Lunch I got the small Chicken Fried Steak and My Brother all You can eat Catfish both Orginal and Spicy and Shrimp and it came with all You can eat Sides of Mac and Cheese, Hushpuppies, Black-eyed Peas, Coleslaw, Beans, Corn, and...More

Thank andypandaNashville
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Incredibly overpriced for the poor quality food. Four fried shrimp $13? For real? The buffet style sides are lukewarm to cold when you bring it to your table yourself. It was busy at lunchtime (incredible) because the food is pretty lackluster. The coleslaw had no...More

Thank 3Cousins
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Visited here after a track meet. Relaxing atmosphere and friendly service. I ordered Baked & fried oysters. Husband ordered shrimp. Both orders Came with family style servings of coleslaw, pinto beans fries,Hush puppies and 2 types of homemade tartar sauces (one was jalapeño.) Food was...More

Thank Sherry G
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Catfish was ok as was the crawfish. Fries were straight out of the freezer. Overall, an average meal but great atmosphere. Unfortunately the food didn't match.

Thank Texasred57
Reviewed 8 April 2017

1st time here, Waitress was helpful with good service. Food was average family dinner style. Portions was kind of small, but priced well.

Thank MHerdez
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4705 E Ben White Blvd, Austin, TX 78741-7213
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > South Austin
  • Neighbourhood: South Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-443-1698
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