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Punkin's Catfish Bar-B-Que & Catfish

1911 W Grant Ave, Pauls Valley, OK 73075-9259
+1 405-238-2320
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“catfish” (37 reviews)
“ribs” (15 reviews)
“hush puppies” (4 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1911 W Grant Ave, Pauls Valley, OK 73075-9259
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traveled through the area with a coworker and decided to stop for dinner. I ordered the catfish dinner and enjoyed it very much. The filets were hot and tasty and the two sides were good too. Punkin's is a local place with a welcoming atmosphere.

Thank AnotherRoadWarrior28
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We turned off I-35 due to frustration with traffic delays from road construction. We ended up in Pauls Valley, tired and very hungry. According to tripadvisor, the #1 restaurant in Pauls Valley is Punkin's. After eating a cheeseburger and fries, I totally agree with tripadvisor....More

Thank Virginia H
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

When you drive up you aren't impressed, but find a table (seat yourself) and your taste buds will rejoice. Someone will probably call you honey and offer you sweet tea. The catfish is some of the best you'll ever eat. The chopped brisket sandwich is...More

Thank KDW415
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We love the fish at Punkins. It is consistently delicious. Lots of other choices, but we always order the fish. Give it a try

Thank LynnRDH
Reviewed 16 June 2017

The catfish here was some of the best I have had and that is huge compliment from this Southern Gal.The bread was awesome! The beans were great too! The ribs were really good. I am so glad we shared a plate as it was a...More

Thank SmurfySmurfette80
Reviewed 13 June 2017

From the friendly, "Hello, sit anywhere you want" to the "Bye, thanks for coming" and everything in between, this was a great lunch. The fried green tomatoes and zucchini strips were done just right, be careful as they were temperature hot. The onion rings, not...More

Thank javablood
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We try to stop by here when we are driving through Oklahoma. The catfish is really good, and they give you big portions.

Thank mpgrandpa
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

I always rely on Trip Advisor reviews when traveling, but I also asked a couple locals where to eat and they all recommended Punkins. The portions are huge. I ordered the ribs, 4 huge ribs which automatically came with pinto beans, coleslaw, Texas toast and...More

Thank Sharon V
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I'm pretty picky about BBQ, this place has pretty good ribs. I would stop by and eat here again the next time I'm in town.

Thank Dleep
Reviewed 9 April 2017 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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