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Catfish Country

2400 Ef Griffin Rd, Bartow, FL 33830-8735
+1 863-646-6767
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“catfish” (65 reviews)
“biscuits” (47 reviews)
“cole slaw” (25 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
2400 Ef Griffin Rd, Bartow, FL 33830-8735
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1 - 10 of 189 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

They closed an hour early we came up and they just stared. Guess they don't need service. We ended up getting some nice salmon at Grillsmith.

Thank Rita H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is amazing and the prices are great too. Excellent service a family atmosphere . I had the grouper stuffed with crab it was great! Don't miss this gem.

Thank Bebestepmom
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Pricy for the quality of food we thought, Nice place but food unfortunately was mediocre, unsure if it was a bad night for the chef but less than incline to give it a second shot

Thank akiras77
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We ate here today. The appetizers and meals that were fried (calamari, fried onion rings, fried catfish, and another fried white fish) were great. However, the broiled dishes (Grouper Florentine and mixed broiled platter - Grouper, shrimp and scallops) were not well executed. In this...More

Thank WishILvdFurthrSouth
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Went here for a board meeting, made a reservation for 25 people in advance, and called the day before to confirm it. We show up and tell the hostess (who was finishing a bite to eat and wiping her face and picking her teeth) and...More

Thank Chelsea I
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

From a glass jar of scallions in water on the table to knotty pine booths, this family style restaurant has a unique feel to it that I've just not experienced elsewhere. If you're in the mood for various seafood dishes and other tasty meats, this...More

Thank Ksmekate
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I know this restaurant can do better, because it has in the past. When we stopped for lunch last January, they were featuring clam chowder as an appetizer and they offered two specials: Cajun Catfish (me) and Baked Oysters (my wife) each served with a...More

Thank 35larryb
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We stopped there after a family church event. Foods portions could easily be shared. Lots of fried battered items. Ithe was good and so was the service.

Thank Carla I
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Food here was good. We had a very large group and the food came out very quickly. Our server was very attentive and we were well taken care if. The atmosphere is neat and the place wasn't too busy when we came. Lunch on a...More

Thank LindsayNjoe429
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Our Thursday night friends night out took us back to Catfish Country. As usual seating was quick and server was quick and friendly. Orders were promptly taken and the homemade cole slaw and green onions were on the table as soon as we were seated....More

Thank tom4cats
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Ashley M
9 September 2016|
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Response from Bill L | Reviewed this property |
They have AYCE catfish and AYCE eat chicken tenders, but not crab legs.
21 August 2016|
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Response from Patricia W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have several shrimp and combo dishes. I had the fried shrimp and it was very good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
3:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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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