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James Brown's Gumbo House and Grill

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995 N Main St, Vidor, TX 77662-4337
+1 409-769-1206
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
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“potato salad” (6 reviews)
“shrimp” (7 reviews)
“hush puppies” (4 reviews)
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995 N Main St, Vidor, TX 77662-4337
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There were six in our family who ate here on April 2, 2018, we all became ill. The food was bad and the only thing worse than the food was the service. My husband and I had fried catfish, my husband was sick for 3...More

Thank LaNell J
Reviewed 22 December 2017

If you want good food and a nice environment, go here! Lots of good food choices. Staff is very friendly.

Thank karenhT5905XJ
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Great service, normal wait times, excellent food. Very helpful wait staff. Great place to sit down and enjoy a family meal.

Thank labrynth9167
Reviewed 19 October 2017

When you eat in a small town you always look for full parking lots. We got the last parking space available. The reason why is the great food. I had the southwest burger. It was great. And the onion rings were outstanding., Go early if...More

Thank Phil B
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

I visited here while on a business trip and shortly after Harvey tore up Texas. The people are friendly, upbeat and outright fantastic. I enjoyed crawfish etouffee and it was quite good. The hush puppies were good too. I'll probably be back again, soon.

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We are on our way home to Lufkin from vacationing in Biloxi. My husband wanted McDonald's but thank goodness it'd been demolished and we pulled in to James Brown's instead! I had the sampler with shrimp gumbo, potato salad, popcorn shrimp. The shrimp were good...More

Thank MrsBHudson
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The staff here is about as friendly as anyone I have ever met. The food is really good to boot! The gumbo is very good, and was a very generous portion. I would recommend to all. Enjoy!

Thank daleg85
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

The food was excellent but so was the Manager. One of our orders had got "missed." we are not sire if it was the waitress or the cook who forgot it but either way it was forgotten. The waitress never tried denying what happen. Within...More

Thank CatalinasMommy
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This place has great food, the gumbo is of course great. But what will blow your socks off is the hamburger! It's just wonderful!!

Thank Matt T
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Not the best I have ever had but makes you want it often and happy when I leave-- that makes it my "5"!! It's clean and the waitress are polite

Thank TurinaY
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 995 N Main St, Vidor, TX 77662-4337
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Vidor
  • Phone Number: +1 409-769-1206
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