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Catfish Country

2400 Ef Griffin Rd, Bartow, FL 33830-8735
+1 863-646-6767
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“catfish” (66 reviews)
“biscuits” (45 reviews)
“cole slaw” (24 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
2400 Ef Griffin Rd, Bartow, FL 33830-8735
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I felt this warranted a second review. I ordered frog legs to go. There were by far the best frog legs I have ever had!!! Highly recommend! I also forgot to mention in my first review that their gator nuggets were tender and delicious! Again,...More

Thank LakelandLaura
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for Father's day lunch and the food was fantastic! Fresh fish, not greasy, and the biscuits were divine! We will definitely return!

Thank Leslie H
Reviewed 5 June 2017

I have NEVER had cat fish that tasted so good. My brother and sister-in-law came from S. C. and we took them there....every time they come to Fl they have to go to Cat Fish Country.

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Nothing would do but we visit Catfish Country and I was really looking forward to some dynamite fried catfish. Am still looking forward and wondering what happened. My fish was greasy overcooked, and poorly seasoned, the hushpuppies were small, very little onion flavoring in them...More

Thank June G
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This Chef is being on the road for years, traveling , eating enjoying, today I had an out of body experience, I love calamari now this guys gave me a something to think about to increased my love for calamari, deep fried to crispy golden...More

Thank ChefIvanpetrovich
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Was the worst foid i have ever eaten. I got 2 of the trio meals and the food was cold and the foid tasted like old grease.will never eat there again

Thank Helene D
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We had eaten here years ago & haven't returned because mostly fried food. After taking a peek at the current menu, this is no longer the case. I was craving seafood, went in with family, party of 6. The host could have been a little...More

Thank LakelandLaura
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This place is good , not really great. It reminds me of the restaurants that used to be all over Florida, lots of fried food, large portions and side dishes. The whole catfish was pretty good, the broiled platter of shrimp, scallops and stuffed grouper...More

Thank anne d
Reviewed 25 April 2017

stopped in last year returning home from Destin, loved the food, had gator bites and steak dinner, planning to drive there from jupiter just to eat!

Thank jerryalvarez2017
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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
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
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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