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Fausto's Family Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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HWY 165 and 383, Kinder, LA 70648
+1 337-738-5676
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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Houston, Texas
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This local restaurant was a great place to stop for a quick meal. We ordered fried shrimp off the large menu on the wall. Shrimp arrived quickly and was hot and crispy. Baked potato, slaw and bread sides were also tasty. Waitstaff was friendly. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Vacationman57
Kinder, Louisiana
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fausto's restaurant serves good fried chicken but their jumbo fried shrimp is the best around. I live in Kinder and eat in Lake Charles a lot but when it comes to fried shrimp Fausto's has the best. They are large and fried to perfection. They may be a couple dollars more but they are worth it if you enjoy fried... More 

Thank Darryl F
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A local resident referred us to here. Don't know what the hype is. It was just another fried food joint. We believe WAY over priced and small portions. Moreover, they charge for water. Wouldn't eat here again.

Thank Pamela A
Kornwestheim, Germany
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

they have really good seafood platters and very good baked potatoes, staff is really friendly and service is good, can only recommend to go there

Thank Timo W
Richmond, Texas
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Fausto's is a must stop if you are going through Kinder, LA to Alexandria Or Vicksburg, MS or just driving through. Their fried chicken is to die for and is the real thing! Their red beans and rice are just as good. I can't really comment on other food because I stop expressly for the fried chicken, but I am... More 

Thank eberdoe
Bellville, Texas
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165 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We ate here with a large rally group and the food was very good. The place was very accommodating to our group and added tables together so we could sit together. The food was served promptly and seasoned well. If you're ever in Kinder and need a good meal, try it out

Thank JayC103
Houston, Texas
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This restaurant was right across for the motel. About half of the people were waiting for take-out though there were quite a few people dining in. Remember - this is not a fast food restaurant... They make the food when you order it. My shrimp po-boy was so fresh. It's not spicy, but not bland either. I've been looking for... More 

Thank FishFinderDoug
Schulenburg, Texas
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

The gumbo served here had the texture of soup. The roux, well, someone get them a recipe. The shrimp appeared as though they were found in the frozen food section of miniest shrimp ever. I don't think this "Cajun" restaurant knows or has ever heard of the holy trinity. Sauté some bell pepper, onion, and celery please!!! The red beans... More 

Thank stephaniejurek
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Traveling through to Natchez and stopped in for a quick lunch. Place was packed but service was reasonably quick. Both my wife and I had grilled chicken salads which were ordinary but tasty. Would stop their again if in the area.

Thank Larry N
South Hadley, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The food at this restaurant was awesome. The prices were very reasonable and I would go back if in the area.

Thank Nettie L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: HWY 165 and 383, Kinder, LA 70648
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Kinder
  • Phone Number: +1 337-738-5676

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