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Pickett House Restaurant

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Hwy 190 W, Woodville, TX 75979
+1 409-283-3371
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11:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 18:00
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Lumberton, Texas
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just had a wonderful lunch at the Pickett House restaurant today. My wife and I haven't been there in probably 25 years! It is still the same as it was. Great food and a very clean, pleasant eating atmosphere. The food is freshly prepared and plenty of it. Best fried chicken I have had in many years. I won't wait... More 

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Austin, Texas
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109 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

The chicken was just like momma's. Everything was served family style and it was all you can eat. I thought the greens were a tad on the salty side, but that's probably just my personal preference. The rolls, mashed potatoes, and beans were all good. I would recommend this for family gatherings; it was very affordable.

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Thank Janice V
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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

This is a buffet restaurant, but, it's always the same food, the food is brought to your table, fried chicken, chicken n dumplings, greens, potatoes. Their lemonade is great, you make your own drinks, even has buttermilk on ice. Has a museum on site, I've never been to it. Service is good, it's boarding house style. You clean up your... More 

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zachary, la.
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

When we entered, my wife went wild about all the old posters and signs, and the old displayed items. This was even before we were seated. As soon as we got to our table, the wait staff was there with the bowls of food. Then we took our first bite, shear heaven. The three of us could not believe just... More 

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Thank horseslady
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in to see the old village. The museum staff recommended the adjacent restaurant. The restaurant served family style and we sat with some retired locals. They eat their frequently. This was nice as they knew the system and service is lacking. It is all you can eat if you can get the attention of a waiter. I was able... More 

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Thank Craig S
Orange, Texas, United States
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2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Problem is my mother was a terrible cook, and one of the things she had the most trouble cooking was fried chicken. The chicken at the Pickett House is bland, bland, bland. It has a simple flour, salt and pepper breading and wasn't crispy at all - just like Mom's. But the real crime is the "service" - rather, their... More 

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Thank Chuck S
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We eat here every time we camp at Martin Dies State Park. Great family style restaurant. The chicken is always hot and crispy, the sides are good and the atmosphere is family friendly. It's fun to gather a group of camping friends around the long tables to enjoy laughs and good food.

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Thank Harry F
Woodville, Texas
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This is a historic place and the food is one reason why. It's served at the table in bowls and you get what you want to put on your plate.fried chicken and all the fixings. It's delicious.

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Thank 999debraj
Vidor, Texas
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136 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The place makes great chicken and dumplings, all you can eat. There is no menu, and you are served everyday: dumplings, fried chicken, greens, beans of some sort, biscuits and corn muffins and mashed potatoes. The dumplings are excellent, the biscuits are flat and tasteless, the mashed potatoes are eh, and there is better chicken at a hometown place 30... More 

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Poteet, Texas
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

It has been more than 10 years since we have been here but I crave the fried chicken every day. It is as close to what mom made as any ever.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 18:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
Saturday
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy 190 W, Woodville, TX 75979
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Woodville
  • Phone Number: +1 409-283-3371

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