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2712 Village Ln, Bossier City, LA 71112-2320
+1 318-747-1644
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Minden, Louisiana
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163 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

I've eaten here for years. I stopped in today and got a 1/2 pound a-la-cart catfish. It was good. It's definitely farm-raised fish and local. There is no "fishy" taste that can ruin your meal. The prices are reasonable.

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Thank jww002
northwest LA
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73 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

I like the fried catfish filet the best. I have only had hot, and crispy ones. All of the add on have also been good. some of the best and plentiful onion rings are to die for. LOL I have also enjoyed the country style chicken fried steak. It is a large fill the plate steak, add your choice of... More 

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1 Thank 01vettegirl
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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98 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

About the best comment about this restaurant was a decent salad bar that comes with meals. Given "Catfish" in the name and the location we expected some really great fried fish. Not the case and several in my party of five found the fish filets to be more like McD's chicken strips. We had better at a fast food road... More 

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1 Thank John A
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

With a name like "Catfish King" one would expect some darn god cat fish. Well, my wife and I decided to try ti out for lunch one afternoon. It was buffet style, very underwhelming choices. The food itself was average. Overall I was disappointed with the fish and the price. I thought it was a tad on the expensive side... More 

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1 Thank kickaxeguitars
Dallas/Ft. Worth
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99 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

Although we were told they served bland food, we found otherwise. We ordered the senior meal (chicken fried steak) and had the salad bar. Our order came to just under $14 for the two of us. A good value for what we considered tasty food. We left completely (and overly) satisfied.

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Thank traveler6245
Reno
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214 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015

I did Catfish King on Village Ln as a take-out. I was not sure what size I wanted, senior-3 fillets, regular - 5 fillets or a seafood platter with four of each, fillets, oysters, shrimp and a crab cake. I decided on the seafood platter. I was given the option of baked potato or fries, baked potato, naturally. I have... More 

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1 Thank Raymond L
Shreveport, Louisiana
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248 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2015

Never been before and probably won't return due to a very long wait for the catfish while trying to make the best of a sub-standard salad bar. When the fish arrived the pieces were very small and overcooked.

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Thank John W
Cotton Valley, LA
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2014

The catfish of the past was very good, but lately the taste and quality has declined, as has the service. It used to be a good place to go for a quick, casual, tasty meal is not that anymore. I won't return.

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1 Thank foxylady318
Harleysville, Pennsylvania
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221 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2014

They have the best catfish dinners in town. The meals are huge and very affordable for one and all. The Senior meals are very filling and you usually have enough left over for a meal to go especially with the regular menu items. They have a very fresh salad bar and an ice cream bar also. Don't forget to check... More 

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1 Thank Kathy M
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68 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2013

This restaurant was across the street from our hotel, so we gave it a try. I had the onion rings and gumbo. Both were very good at a great price. Others in our party ate off the senior menu and were also pleased with the food and the price. We would go back.

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Thank LFROMTX

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2712 Village Ln, Bossier City, LA 71112-2320
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Bossier City
  • Phone Number: +1 318-747-1644

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?