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Catfish Country

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2400 Ef Griffin Rd, Bartow, FL 33830-8735
+1 863-646-6767
11:00 - 21:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 - 20:30
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat 15:30 - 21:30
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214 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I tried the Cajun Fried Catfish. The catfish was enjoyable but pretty standard: soft with a crispy breading but no Cajun flavor. The sides of Collard Greens and Cheese Grits were bland. The Collard Greens were even a little chalky.

Thank nic_leon2005
Bartow, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had snow crab legs perfectly seasoned and cooked waitress very attentive to my needs kept our drinks full

Thank Terry S
Lake Wales, Florida
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182 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't let the name fool you, their menu is quite extensive. Food is fresh and hot. Service is fast and friendly. Restaurant is clean. The fried haddock was delicious as were the biscuits, hush puppies and home made cole slaw. This is probably the best seafood restaurant in the Lake Wales, Bartow area. We will definitely be going back.

Thank tom4cats
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was a little hesitant after reading some of the avg. & bad reviews, but this was a real enjoyable meal. The all you can eat coleslaw & biscuits were wonderful. Three of us had the cod filet, one blackened, one fried & one broiled and baked potato. All was good. The fourth member had the all you can eat catfish... More 

Thank GLC1949
Enfield, CT
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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and i have eaten here a few times and really enjoy going. It's the first place we've seen that provides free coleslaw, and coleslaw that is made well and tastes good. The fish was terrific and we tried several of the dishes there. Everything was great about our many visits to this location.

Thank Bill C
Lakeland, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best spot to get catfish! Love it! Whether we are in town or bringing a friend, we always stop by. Try the gator bites!

Thank tourfoodie
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

When our old friends were visiting, we met the rest of my family here for dinner. Food was great for everyone. They were very busy but our wait staff did a great job.

Thank Nancy S
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Food just okay my bill was 32 dollars for two for lunch they charged my card 72 dollars first time I have ever had a restaurant do this they next day it was right on my card for 32 dollars.

Thank ronald l
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here twice, once with family and once as a couple! Both times the food was great, ample servings and they bring delicious coleslaw to your table as soon as you are seated! Highly recommend! Many great menu choices, too!

Thank Carol H
Pensacola, Florida
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Born and raised in the south - you develop the art of eating whole fried catfish, and relish eating the fried crunchy tail. Catfish done right is hard to find, but this place has it perfected! Others in the party had the shrimp plate, and a grilled platter -- all was delicious. The grits were really good too. The rolls... More 

Thank Trishamo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
15:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2400 Ef Griffin Rd, Bartow, FL 33830-8735
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Bartow
  • Phone Number: +1 863-646-6767

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