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Catfish Plantation

814 Water St, Waxahachie, TX 75165-3260
+1 972-937-9468
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
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American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
814 Water St, Waxahachie, TX 75165-3260
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One would think that a restaurant that has been in business as long as Catfish Plantation has that it would have staffing and the kitchen recipes figured out by now .... nope, not here. We arrived mid-afternoon on a Sunday to a 30 to 40...More

Thank suzonnea
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I live minutes away and finally decided to go today, WOW ! The food was absolutely fabulous, so may things on their Platter neither my wife or myself could eat it all. The staff is a small friendly and very helpful group and we were...More

Thank Carl H
Reviewed 22 April 2017

came for the ghosts and left with nothing but anger. once you sit you wait. and wait. and wait. empty restaurant but still you wait. maybe the ghosts ate the servers. food is ok once you get it. never a drink refill. no checking if...More

Thank Cooper S
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Worth the wait. Hospitable. Fresh cat fish. Frozen type French fries though. Lovely large patio set in mature trees. Cheesecake and cobbler was tasty. Free dessert birthday. In a charming old house. Located away from main traffic. Walk there from chastat house bed and breakfast...More

Thank TravelinTexans77
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is the first time I've had catfish drenched in flour. Surprisingly it was quite tasty and crispy. We all pretty much ordered the mixed plates of catfish which consisted of both the cajun flour and cornmeal battered catfish. The flour battered catfish was crispy...More

Thank Ken P
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This place is a favorite for my family, the ghost stories are fun and the food is delicious. It is a Victorian style home converted into a restaurant and it's very popular so seating large groups is a bit of a problem sometimes and they...More

Thank Natasha C
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Loyal diners for the past 15 years, we have seen a notable decline in the service in the last couple of years. The hosts (there have been a slew) do a fair job, but we noticed one young man who was quite disagreeable as the...More

1  Thank P. B
CatfishPlantation, Owner at Catfish Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

Dear P.B. I am sorry to hear that. Please know that we do care and I have been having some major medical problems and my parents have been trying to pick up the slack. They are both well in their 60s and my father often...More

Reviewed 22 January 2017

We had eaten here many years ago but not lately. We decided to go early before an event at night to eat first. Of all the restaurants in Waxahachie this has always been the best. This time I found it even more charming. The servers/hostess...More

Thank ShariH662
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The catfish was mild but absolutely delicious! I had both types, Cajun and standard breading. Cole slaw was great, too. Excellent service and a fun environment.

Thank Anne J
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Quite small place but delicious food. Neat place to have lunch or dinner and fun to read about all the ghosts stories that has occurred there.

Thank AmberRags
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Robert H
are they open today labor day?
5 September 2016|
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Response from tickhicks | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know they are. Have you looked at there web page? If you look them up it should bring you to there web page.
Are reservations required? TIA
17 September 2015|
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Response from CatfishPlantation | Property representative |
Thanks for your question. No, we do not require reservations. For more information please go to our website it is our name with the com at the end. We hope to meet you soon. Shawn
Ron P
The menu and availability of grilled catfish
31 January 2015|
Response from lelujam | Reviewed this property |
As for the food, the restaurant offer American food, seafood and Cajun food. They have blackened and baked catfish (Cajun), served with rice. Fried catfish platters are available too, with some Cajun ingredients. Since I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 814 Water St, Waxahachie, TX 75165-3260
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Waxahachie
  • Phone Number: +1 972-937-9468
  • E-mail
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