Madisonville Travel Guide

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Madisonville Restaurants

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    by msbrandysue Written Jan 3, 2010

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    This place was recommended in 1000 Things to See Before You Die, so I had to try it. I went in the off hours so I was the only one eating there. Some teenage girls (waitresses) were doing homework and talking about boys while I was reading and enjoying my meal. When I walked in one of the girls showed me to a table. I ordered a Root Beer (which came from a can and was accompanied by a glass of ice. I ordered a seafood platter which consisted of 2 catfish filets, fried shrimp and a crab cake. It also came with a salad before the entree came. The caesar was a good choice. All of the food the was fantastic. It even came with a great number of hushpuppies which I LOVE...

    Overall, the place definitely had a personality. Everyone was very friendly and you could actually look out the window and see the water where the seafood was caught. Bathrooms were good, too, though probably was a jacket closet before becoming a restaurant. :)

    Definitely worth a stop if you're in the area. But I can imagine that it must get busy! It says you can call ahead for seating, so you may want to if desired.

    Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
    Wednesday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
    Thursday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
    Friday: 11:00am - 9:30pm
    Saturday: 11:00am - 9:30pm
    Sunday: Closed

    Favorite Dish: The catfish, shrimp, crab cake, hushpuppies, all. Just remembering it makes me hungry. :)

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Madisonville Local Customs

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    by msbrandysue Written Jan 3, 2010

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    As you come upon the city's downtown area you see more historic-older buildings and they are very well kept. Here is a picture of the public library. Beautiful, although not the best picture as I was driving.

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    by msbrandysue Written Jan 3, 2010

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    Georgeous homes and most of the people I saw in Madisonville were connected with the water. The homes are just amazing, as are the boats parked in front of them. :)

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    by msbrandysue Written Jan 3, 2010

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    As on the intro the homes in Madisonville are of another time (at least for me, resident of Houston, Texas). They are beautiful and very well kept, at least the ones I saw. Just awesome!

    Crappy picture but I was driving and in awe

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