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Ralph & Kacoo's

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3107 South 1st Street, Lufkin, TX 75901
+1 936-634-8000
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Vidor, Texas
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309 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's always good. There's a wide variety of stuff to eat and it's yummy. It's not cheap and it's always crowded, so FYI. But you will enjoy it and it's a real treat!

Thank sally8363
Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has great Cajun food and a really good happy hour pricing. I have been here 5 times I travelled to Lufkin and have never been disappointed.

Thank mse3duva
Port Arthur, Texas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently had dinner there and had the Crawfish Ettouffe. The dish was very good and flavorful and the service was just as good. I really liked the hush puppies, too.

Thank Janet D
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137 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on recommendation from locals. Staff friendly and helpful. Food was average. Chicken Kjun bleu- Ok flavor. Over seasoned and way too much cream sauce. Fried okra- tasted like frozen okra out of a bag Green beans- tasted like out of a can. Braised potatoes- too greasy Fried seafood- under seasoned

Thank The-Randall-Clan
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tried this on a Sunday lunch....all had the Crawfish Special for $9.99. We were amazed at the quality and quantity for that price. Very good flavor, great atmosphere...dinner prices seemed quite a bit higher but if we lived here we'd be heavy regulars for lunch !

Thank Travis D
Suffolk, Virginia
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Two words: salt and butter The salmon dish was almost good except for the salty crust and the buttery sauce. The redfish dish would have been acceptable if not for the buttery sauce. Remember to take your Lipitor after dining here. On a good note, our server was nice and friendly.

Thank pjcrn15
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

I took my girlfriend on a date here. It was the first time for both of us to go. We really enjoyed it. Food was awesome, great environment.

Thank Jennifer A
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

First time at this restaurant. However it is a favorite of my brother in law. I can see why. Service and food were excellent. I wasn't sure what might be on menu since it is a Cajun type establishment. But, it had a great variety. Fried Gulf shrimp was very good.

Thank rbeike
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

R & K just as good here as the original in Louisiana. In Lufkin, that's a big deal as dining out selections are limited.

Thank Bob E
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Tried the gator both types and this has to be tried (especially when you're european). No french speacker un a cajun restaurant and the service could be more pleasant. The steacks are perfect the cajun potatoe is a good choice

Thank estelleetnico

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3107 South 1st Street, Lufkin, TX 75901
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lufkin
  • Phone Number: +1 936-634-8000

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