Catfish Plantation

"Serving Soul and Spirits"

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Stained Glass


Dine In or Take Away


​CLOSED Dec. 24 - Jan. 1, Open Jan. 2 at 11AM

Friday - 5PM to 9PM

Saturday - 11AM to 9PM

Sunday - 11AM  to 8PM 

Please be advised that this is the official website for Catfish Plantation. We cannot control the vastness of the online universe so if menu's or information are posted somewhere other than here, then it may not be up to date or correct. 

We cannot seat parties over 15. We are a very small historical home. If you wish to book a room for 2 hours it is $75 + the cost of your food. An 18% gratuity will be added. 

Seating is on a first come, first served basis. No reservations. 

Food is cooked to order so during High capacity times it may take a few minutes longer.


Covid 19 Policy

1. We are at 100% capacity.

2. Our staff will be wearing masks 

3. Alcoholic beverage orders must be done at your table.

4. We ask that guests stay in their seats as much as possible and avoid commons areas such as bathrooms and the foyer.

5. We are a tiny restaurant. If the foyer becomes too crowded we will be taking your cell phone number to call you when your table is available so you can wait in your vehicle or outside.


Chef Making Flambe

The Menu

The chef-driven menu highlights seasonal ingredients in simple, handcrafted dishes served straight from our kitchen. Add even more to your experience with a selection from our curated catalog of Texas vintages, and trust us—save room for our handcrafted dessert.




Ready made and bespoke menus for 20 or more people. Corporate, weddings, birthday parties, family gatherings, showers, civic events, quinceaneras, etc...


Chef Prepared Seasonal Specials


We offer seafood and produce that is only at it's peak of freshness during specific parts of the year. We always have something new and in keeping with the season to make your dining experience the best. Try something that you know is made with care.

Fish with Herbs

Texas Vintages 


Texas is more than a State, it's a state of mind. We pride ourselves in being a "Go Texan" Restaurant.  This means we select Texas wine; many from the beautiful Hill Country. We are Texas owned and operated. Sample one of our personally selected Texas Wines Today.

Wine Toasting

Handcrafted Southern Favorites


Known for our award winning catfish, we serve a variety of grilled and traditional Southern and Cajun favorites. Don’t forget to ask your server about our made from scratch vegetable of the day! We cook to order so we can accommodate many dietary restrictions.


Carry Out Catering

need something for a small group check out our options for carry out. On days we are not open we need at least 24 hour notice. On days we are open call 972.937.9468 to order or order online.

Side Choices: Seasoned Green Beans, Black eyed peas, Cole Slaw, Fried Okra,

Veg of the Day - Friday - Homemade mac and cheese, Saturday - Homemade Red Beans and Rice, Sunday - Hand Mashed Taters with Gravy.

All Family packs come with French Fries, Hushpuppies or/and Texas Toast

Extra Sides –
$10.00 quart
$5.00 pint

Add homemade Fried Bread with Butter and Honey - 1 dozen $10.00


Catfish Family Packs

Comes with our homemade Tartar Sauce, Ketchup, Cocktail Sauce, and Utensil Packs.

# 1 Pack - $59.99
Feeds 4 - 6 Adults
14 pieces of fish
Includes 12 hush puppies, french fries, pint of one other side

# 2 Pack - $79.99
Feeds 10 -12 Adults
28 pieces of fish
Includes 24 hush puppies, french fries, pint each of 2 other sides

Chicken Family Packs

Ranch upon Request. Comes with Ketchup, White Gravy, and Utensil Packs.

# 3 Pack – $49.99
Feeds 8 - 10 Adults
10 Southern Fried Chicken Breasts or 30 Chicken Strips
Includes 12 hushpuppies  or Texas toast, french fries, pint of one other side and a pint of gravy

# 4 Pack - $89.99
Feeds 15 - 20 Adults
20 Chicken Breasts or 60 Chicken Strips
Includes 24 hushpuppies or Texas Toast, french fries, pint each of two other sides and a quart of gravy

Appetizer Party Packs

Comes with Homemade Ranch and dipping sauces.

Choose three - feeds 6 to 8  - 24.00

  • 8  Hand cut and Battered Onion Rings

  • Hand battered fried pickles

  • Hand battered jalapeno slices

  • 12 pieces fried cheese  (add 6 more pieces for 3 dollars)

  • 12 Fried Green Tomatoes

  • 12 Plantation Puppies

Choose three - feeds 6 to 8 -  $46.00

  • Calamari

  • Clam Strips

  • Popcorn Shrimp

  • Fried Popcorn Chicken 

  • Chicken Fried Steak Fingers

  • Chicken Strips

  • Add 1/2Lb Gator for 12.00

About Us

Our Story

Catfish Plantation is a premier and authentic Cajun Restaurant that has been proudly serving the Waxahachie area and beyond since 1984. Since then, our mission has been to provide high-quality food for all those that wish to combine fun and enjoyable ambiance with skillful cooking into one extraordinary dining experience.