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Shad's Catfish Hole

462700 E 1140 Rd, Sallisaw, OK 74955-5524
+1 918-775-5801
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (16 reviews)
“catfish” (25 reviews)
“coleslaw” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
462700 E 1140 Rd, Sallisaw, OK 74955-5524
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

I had a friend invite me to go to Shad's and I had never even heard of the place. We arrived a little before closing time and the dining area was clean and the server was friendly. We got our food fairly quick. The set...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

In our small town we are limited to our choices for dining out at anywhere other than a fast food restaurant. Shads is one of only a handful of actual restaurants That wouldn't be considered fast food in our area so the majority the people...More

Thank Libby S
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

It is quite a drive out there, but is really good food! Take cash, you can't use a credit/debit card. No wifi, not even good signal for cell service. The menu is on the wall. They serve s family-style setup of brown beans, hush puppies...More

Thank SLMusselman
Reviewed 17 July 2017

worst excuse for catfish and shrimp! shad is still hiring the crackhead cooks and buying the chinese catfish and shrimp. no taste and the sides were better than the entrees. almost 35.00 for 2 people totally not worth it.we wont be back.red lobster has better...More

Thank cosrad729
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Driving through on a road trip and went a little out of our way to come here. Totally worth it! This place has fantastic fresh catfish and shrimp, wonderful sides included with every meal and hush puppies to die for. And the staff couldn't be...More

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Yummy! Shad's Catfish Hole serves some of the best Catfish I've ever eaten. My dad treated us to a great meal. We were on a day trip and decided to stop in and see what the hoopla was all about. Shad's was well worth the...More

Thank applegray
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful hot crispy fish. Well worth the drive. Love the beans, hush puppies and coleslaw. Not fancy but just good old food.

Thank Littlescarytery
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Meals served family style with red beans and slaw. Some of the best catfish around and hushpuppys that melt in your mouth.

Thank mwcnicks
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Awesome food, service, and atmosphere very down home feeling. Its off the beaten path but there shrimp and catfish are so yummy. The sides they bring you are never-ending and delicious as well, will be back for second and third helpings from this restaurant!

Thank Lorna W
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I can easily fill up on the hush puppies and beans if I'm not careful!! Food is amazing! I prefer the shrimp but everything is great and you get big portions!

Thank Kelly L
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Susan T
24 June 2017|
Response from mwcnicks | Reviewed this property |
4:30 - 9:00 Wed - Sat 11:00 - 2:30 Sunday
Karen H
17 May 2015|
Response from ndn_20 |
No wine.
Karen H
17 May 2015|
Response from ndn_20 |
No wine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 462700 E 1140 Rd, Sallisaw, OK 74955-5524
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Sallisaw
  • Phone Number: +1 918-775-5801
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