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On Caddo Lake

Here are some ideas for you on places to eat and things to see in our area.

Food Offered in the Uncertain Area

Caddo Outpost
Caddo Outpost is the village grocery where you can find most of the items you failed to pack for your trip to Caddo, everything from balsamic vinegar to parmesan cheese.
The Outpost serves breakfast, biscuits, sausage and gravy, homemade kolaches, breakfast sandwiches and burritos. Also, delicious home-cooked lunches and a variety of sandwiches prepared fresh all day.

The Outpost sells ice, firewood, beer, wine and souvenirs.

Caddo Outpost is located at 144 North Cypress Drive

Lighthouse Bar and Grill, Excellent food and a good selection of beer and wine. Entertainment includes a juke box and pool tables. Open 7 days per week from 12 noon to 12 midnight. Friendly folks!
The Lighthouse is located at 1805 Blair's Landing Road.

Big Pines Lodge, a waterside restaurant with typical Caddo Lake fare. Originally built in the 1940's, it is a traditional stop for those who come often to Caddo Lake. Closed Monday and Tuesday. It's a great place for large groups of people.
Big Pines Lodge is located at 737 Pine Island Road

Shady Glade Cafe
Shady Glade Café, in the heart of Uncertain, specializes in fried catfish, huge chicken fried steaks and breakfast.
Open Thursday through the weekend at 7 am.
510 Cypress Drive. 903 789-2123

Circle S Country Store, is a little grocery stop that serves breakfast and lunch. Their hamburgers are delicious. Go west on FM-2198, cross over Hwy 43, and you will see Circle S on your left. They also sell gasoline.
Circle S is located a 17353 FM-134

Aseret Mexican Restaurant (Aseret is Teresa spelled backward and the name of the owner's wife.) The enchiladas (veracruz style) are delichious. Owner, Jacobo, plays amazing guitar for visitors.
Aseret's is located at 17300 FM-134 (cross hwy 43 and look on right)

Tim McCarty’s Rusty Mule Eatery, specializing in "made from scratch" pizzas, pasta and specialty foods.
Dine-in, Take out or Delivery
Open Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 5 until 10.
The Rusty Mule is located at 130 Old Farm Rd. 134
214 280-9558

Taste of Caddo, operated by Paul and Darlene Keith. Paul is a fishing guide on Caddo and knows all about fish, including how to fry them just right. 201 West Austin ST. Jefferson, Texas 903 601-4446.


Things To Do

A boat tour is a must. Caddo is great to see from the banks, but to really see, feel and absorb Caddo, get in a boat. Boat tours are available at Johnson's Ranch Marina and Shady Glade Marina.

Johnson's Ranch Marina is a must. In operation for over 100 years, it is the oldest inland marina in Texas.
5131 E. Cypress Drive - 903-789-3213

Spatterdock recommends these special tours:

Mudport: Charming and witty Capt. Danny Sullivan, escorts you on a Caddo Lake excursion like no other. A highly skilled boatsman, Danny will astound you with his ability to navigate and his knowledge of this fascinating lake. His tour is a "Make Memory" trip. See YouTube videos on Spatterdock Home Page. (Danny does dockside pickups.)
Contact : Danny at Mudport, 214 649-7265

Mossy Brake Camp Caddo Lake Swamp Tours: Immerse yourself in the magnificent "other worldliness" that is Caddo Lake. Affable Patrick Collins, in a 21 foot custom flat bottom boat, takes pleasure in giving tours from one to five passengers. Patrick's extremely stable boat, works well for photographers wanting to capture the perfect sunrise/sunset. Spending his days on the lake, Patrick knows where and when to view specific wildlife and dramatic scenery. (Dockside pickups are available.) Contact Pat Collins at 612-735-7625

Creek'n Tree Backwater Tours: With over 50 years on Caddo Lake, Capt. Steve Sullivan specializes in showing you God's amazing Creation that is the backwaters of Caddo Lake. This tour will take you to places on the lake where most boats either can't go or don't know about. (Dockside pick-ups available.) contact Capt. Steve at 832-259-1797

National Wildlife Refuge, once an army ordinance plant, has miles of woodland roads to explore on foot, horseback or in a vehicle.
15600 Hwy 134 (in Karnack) - 903-679-9143

Caddo Lake State Park, a beautiful park with hilly terrain. Built by Civilian Conservation, rock structures remain. There is a fee to drive through the park. Located off of FM-2198.
245 PR-2 - 903-679-3351

Memaw's Tee Shirt and Souvenir Shop, quality gifts, including pottery, tee-shirts, caps, book by local writers and much more.
On the right side of the road, past the trash bins and after the turn to Mound Pond Road.

Beer's Field Cemetery, on Mound Pond Road. A quirky little cemetery where local folks are laid to rest.

Taylor Island Volkswagens, enjoy the repurposed mosaic VWs on Bois d Arc and North Mossy Brake Drive. Stop in at Wildfern, home of Dottie Carter, and walk to the right of the house to enjoy the garden and the "Bigfoot Walked Here" trail.

Jefferson, TX, an historic town with nice shops and eateries and activities for both young and old. Jefferson is about 16 east on Hwy 134. Recommended --- Kitt's Kornbread Sandwich and Pie Bar and the Austin Street Bistro. These are two of many good places to eat in Jefferson. Shopping for cool clothes, Made in The Shade on Austin Street.

Marshall, TX, 16 miles south on Hwy 43, has breathed life into it's main street. Try a lunch at Central Perks, in the renovated Weisman building. Marshall has 3 fine museums: Railroad Museum, Michelson Art Museum and Old County Courthouse Museum.

T.C. Lindsey and Company, an old country mercantile that has been in operation for over 100 years (a step back in time). Great place to visit.

There is also an Alligator Farm in Waskom. It has activities for kids.




168 N. Mossy Brake Road, Uncertain, Texas 75661
Email: dottie@spatterdock.com

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