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Catahoula Bar & Restaurant

) #734 of 3,615 Restaurants in Philadelphia $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
775 S Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-3524
+1 215-271-9300
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“jambalaya” (5 reviews)
“pecan pie” (3 reviews)
“hush puppies” (5 reviews)
Opens in 9 min
All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Pub
$$ - $$$
775 S Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-3524
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1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Decided to check it out. It was just a short walk from hotel. Didn't think I could get great Cajun food this far north. Glad I did. Great food. Nice laid back atmosphere. The bartender/manager was great!

Thank Shane J
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Had a lovely lunch outside on Fat Tuesday. The weather was nearly as lovely as my companion. She had the shrimp boil app and I had the shrimp po' boy both were delicious!

Thank Rudolfo699
Reviewed 14 June 2016

If You are looking for N'awlins Cuisine in Philly plan a trip to Catahoula Bar & Restaurant on Front Street. The Abita Amber was cold!! (We were disappointed when they ran out but we did get there late.) The New Orleans BBQ Shrimp entree was...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 18 April 2016

I have a mixed feeling about this restaurant. The setting is warm and elegant, with a bar. Regarding the food, the jambalaya is decent. But the alligator meatball and etouffee are so so. The etouffee has too much tomato and not enough black pepper. This...More

Thank Cuong_Duc_Pham
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Not even sure where to start. Everything on the menu here is delicious. Chef Dave is a wizard in the kitchen, producing mouth watering dishes on a consistent basis. No matter what I have ordered, he has never disappointed. The stuffed burger with gouda, the...More

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 1 November 2015

My husband and I ended up eating here because our "go to" restaurant was booked. We read the reviews so we decided on Catahoula. We were pleasantly surprised! Dinner was fabulous! Dessert was even better with the banana foster bread pudding! It's an intimate atmosphere,...More

Thank JenRain
Reviewed 19 October 2015

while visiting a sick relative in Philly this weekend, I wanted some shrimp and grits so I Google it and came up with this restaurant. The place is small but they also have an outside which is good for warmer weather but it was cold...More

Thank Slimkim0701
Reviewed 28 August 2015

I ordered a bowl of gumbo, it was served to me luke warm and the rice in the center was hard and cold. For my main dish, I ordered the catfish, the breading on the fish was very thick and the fish was fried very...More

Thank taj9013
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I love PoBoy sandwitches, had my share in New Orleans. I was searching for a PoBoy in Philadelphia and saw Catahoula Bar & Restaurant had them. Glad I went, probably the best fried oyster poboy I ever had, bar none. The oysters were so large...More

Thank George K
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

The chef really tries and puts out consistant product. Great burgers, the best buffalo schrimp around, and excellent service.

Thank Jackherzog
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 775 S Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-3524
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-271-9300
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