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Bayou Cat

2505 E Arkansas Ln, Arlington, TX 76010-0212
+1 817-274-4100
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible7%
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“frog legs” (2 reviews)
“catfish” (9 reviews)
“filet” (2 reviews)
2505 E Arkansas Ln, Arlington, TX 76010-0212
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

This is the closest I'll get to New Orleans until I take a trip there. The food here was delicious!!! The shrimp po boy and gumbo was so good. All I needed was a hurricane and that would have completed my meal. Lol Overall great...More

Thank Felicia T
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Been searching the area for some good hole in the wall cajun food but all I found here was a long wait and flavorless food.....the gumbo was more like a seafood soup ( a roux base is required to be considered a gumbo in my...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This place has the best real catfish I have had in Arlington. They have fillet or whole fried catfish so you know you are getting the real deal. They also have frog legs,turkey necks,deserts and a whole lot more. Too much to list. You need...More

Thank 267lucyf
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This is a sad excuse for New Orleans cuisine. I dont see how this place has a 4.5/5 rating. I assumed by the name it's owners were black, but to my surprise they weren't of Asian decent. I ordered a lb of crawfish, catfish basket,...More

1  Thank jaleesa r
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Food tasty. Restaurant quite dirty. Location ok. Somewhat expensive. Fish and fried over cooked. Choices limited

Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

If you are too lazy to make some your self, this place hands down is one of the best I've had for Crawfish! Oh and please don't forget about the turkey necks and gumbo! As far as the catfish is concerned, well...it's meh and needs...More

Thank Bruce A
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We've been going to this restaurant for several years, when it first started as Top Cat, out of Dallas. The menu is largely the same as it was then, with catfish, oysters, shrimp, red beans and rice, gumbo, crawfish, and more. The catfish filets are...More

Thank Joanne T
Reviewed 2 April 2016

We order the weekly lunch special every Wednesday to go. Food is always to order and fried just perfect!

Thank Texan34
Reviewed 26 March 2016

The food here is amazing. The crawfish and red beans and rice were full of southern flavor. Can't find too many places like this in Texas. Definitely recommend.

Thank kdoug19
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I hate to tell you how good this place is because it's already crowded. But, it's too good to keep quite about!! The BEST crawfish, red beans and rice, gumbo and shrimp po' boys anywhere around.

Thank MichelleMyBell0411
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2505 E Arkansas Ln, Arlington, TX 76010-0212
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 817-274-4100
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