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Punkin's Catfish Bar-B-Que & Catfish

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1911 W Grant Ave, Pauls Valley, OK 73075-9259
+1 405-238-2320
Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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133 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for dinner on our way to Ardmore. Ribs and catfish were very good. Restaurant needs to be updated. Service was ok, they were very busy.

Thank Missingbarney
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175 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We have stopped in many times over the years, and it's just not what it once was. The catfish is only fair, and the service was very poor. Only one sever on Sunday afternoon. After waiting for our check, we had to go to the register, and tell them what we had so we could pay, and leave.

Thank trans4med
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123 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We stopped here on our way to Galveston, saw their billboard. I really enjoyed my catfish and hushpuppies. So glad we stopped.

Thank casinocim
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Great small town restaurant, all the food is really good and service is always perfect. Food is a little over priced and they charge extra for everything, Except the free pickle bar. But besides that you shouldn't be disappointed. Ribs and steak fingers are always yummy.

Thank Eric G
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Fish was great! Wish they had more options to buy single ribs, but the food was good. ( they should get beer on tap) but delicious!

Thank Jamie H
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Wife and i stopped here on our way from Norman back to Dallas for our flight, really enjoyed the BBQ briskett sandwich deep fried pickles and service was polite and accurate

Thank Shawn B
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Punkins is a Pauls Valley landmark that has been around a long time. The food is pretty good, but not good enough to be justify the high prices.

Thank tylerfromoklahoma
Wynnewood, Oklahoma
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

This is probably the best restaurant in Pauls Valley. Everything is good, especially the catfish. Their barbque ribs are outstanding also.

Thank WhereNext2Go2
Pauls Valley, Oklahoma
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We had a large group with some picky and demanding people (from Dallas), the waitress handled it all without losing her cool. My ribs were very good and everyone else seemed to enjoy their food.

Thank bruce J
Guthrie, Oklahoma
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142 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Punkin's is a family style restaurant that is featured in several "can't miss it" publications. Specializing in BBQ and catfish it is easy to find off of Interstate 35. My wife had a sliced beef sandwich and I had a two piece catfish dinner. I wish I had settled for the senior's catfish dinner as the portions were HUGE. My... More 

Thank Larry M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1911 W Grant Ave, Pauls Valley, OK 73075-9259
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Pauls Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 405-238-2320

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