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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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American, Seafood
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2400 Ef Griffin Rd, Bartow, FL 33830-8735
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped fro early supper, wife ordered the fried catfish with greens, I tried the special, baked cod creole. It sounded promising but left some room for improvement. The cod had almost no taste, maybe overwhelmed by the creole sauce, onions and peppers. The creole sauce...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I saw some negative feedback here but I don't know where those people ate because the place I went impressed me very much. I drove from Tampa to try this place with my wife and have already made up my mind to do it again...More

Thank Billy W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Parking lot quite full. A few people lined up. 20 Min wait.. But there was peanuts inside the door to snack on. Seats to wait outside were in the shade. Service was great.. very helpful Food was great on most part. 3 tries to get...More

Thank Don C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful visit. The food was great and the service was good. No one rushed. It was worth the wait time and they give you peanuts while you wait

Thank kn4we
Reviewed 12 March 2018

I have passed this restaurant many times while traveling and the parking lot is always filled, so I decided to stop. It was a great decision. the food is very good, the décor is quirky, and the service is impeccable. If you like fish and...More

Thank Joseph A
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to lots of fish places, ate fish in London. England, and on many sea shores. This place was barely ok. Catfish tasted like it was soaked in sugar. Same with the white fish, but add tasted like it had been boiled not fried.....More

1  Thank Barb P
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Yee Haw!!! Pay attention Red Lobster because THESE are the type of REAL seafood platters you used to serve! Just clean, fresh seafood and lots of it! Was it $24? Like seafood at RL? Yes but it had hearty amounts of seafood NOT geisha salad...More

Thank 360Rocket
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped for a late lunch on a Saturday afternoon. Our party was seated promptly and then greeted by our waitress who took our drink orders. By the time she returned with our drinks we had many questions about the menu. She recommended the early bird...More

Thank 6CPops
Reviewed 4 March 2018

First stop here and it was a good pick. Catfish and fried clam strips were really good. Staff was helpful and very friendly . Looked like limited seating so pick a non-busy time. Will stop back on next visit to area for strawberries.

Thank dissatisy
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We dine at Catfish Country often. In fact, on Friday and Saturday nights, either go early or later, because at primetime, there is always a wait.. Great food, consistent in quality and taste, at very reasonable prices. It's a regular for us!

Thank Diane C
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Ashley M
8 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.
20 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, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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