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Ralph & Kacoo's

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3107 S 1st St, Lufkin, TX 75901-7111
+1 936-634-8000
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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 1 week ago

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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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Denison, Texas
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147 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It was a clean restaurant and the rolls were DELISH! My shrimp was good but my potato was so so warm. Bless the waitress' heart, she was a dingbat but friendly. I probably would not go back here.

Thank Vickie M
Austin, TX
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is my guaranteed eating stop when in Deep East Texas. Excellent food and friendly service. A good selection of seafood above and beyond the regular offerings like fried catfish and shrimp.

Thank Woodville
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I can't say enough about the food here everything is delicious!!!! The staff is friendly and the service is excellent!! Love the ambiance and they offer live music a couple days a week also!!

Thank Baccibleu
Sugar Land, Texas
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

My husband & I met my friend & his son for lunch at Ralph & Kacoo's Restaurant. Fresh oysters on half shell was our appetizer. Yummy. I ordered (from their lunch menu) Achafalaya, which was composed of grilled fish, crawfish, green beans & potato. My friend ordered gumbo & salad combo. My husband & my friend's son ordered catfish poboys.... More 

Thank Journeyland
Orlando, Florida
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Best cajun food around my area. What a selection! Gator, shrimp, steak! Oh-la-weee! Service was exellent...food was great. Steak cooked to order Beignet were awsome. Wish they had coffee with chickory, but not a deal breaker. Live music! Zydeco in the restrooms. Don't miss a chance to visit!

Thank Michael B
Lufkin, Texas
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97 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Visited here on a business dinner. On my last visit the waiter tried to tell me that a Cabernet was a white wine. Our server this time was much better and the food was very very good!

Thank Dwayne H

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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, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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 S 1st St, Lufkin, TX 75901-7111
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lufkin
  • Phone Number: +1 936-634-8000

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