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Bad Brad's Bar-b-q

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1215 W Main St, Pawhuska, OK 74056-5906
+1 918-287-1212
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25 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband loves BBQ so tried it out. Service was very slow. By the time our food was delivered it was cold. The pulled pork was good and my husband enjoyed his brisket. Slaw lacked flavor. My sandwich was served on the wrapper not a plate so it was messy. The BBQ was good tho and the hot BBQ sauce... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a brisket sandwich and baked potato. Brisket was tender and had good smokehouse flavor. Potato was completely done, but wasn't too done like some places make them. Rest of the party had pulled pork with potato, and chicken and French fries. They also looked good and there were no complaints. Staff was friendly even though they were very... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We initially went to The Mercantile but the wait was to long. Therefore, we decided to go to Bad Brads BBQ. It was bad! We walked in and while waiting in the small entry waiting for a table, the bosses daughter was in the kitchen. Not only could we see her but had to hear how she didn't care about... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch as the Merchantile had a huge line. Had brisket sandwich. It was ok. Fries were greasy but atmosphere was cool.

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Thank Rhonda S
College Station, Texas
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

It is a small hole in the wall local place and it is pretty darn tasty! The service was decent and the place was pretty clean! I'd go back again!

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Thank Karen C
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I have eaten at Brad Brad's a couple of years ago (usually catered) on ribeye Saturday and the food wasn't as good as usual. Went this last time and waited forever for our food. The ribs and brisket felt and tasted like beef jerky with BBQ sauce. I know the large crowds who do not want to wait in line... More 

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Thank BigPapiLuv
Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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140 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I have always been a fan of Bad Brads until now. The meat was tough and just didn't taste good. I know a lot has changed in Pawhuska. With the Pioneer Woman Mercantile and its huge line people are clambering to find a place to eat. As a result there were lines at Bad Brads. We waited 30 minutes after... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

This is an authentic local BBQ, well patronised by locals and visitors alike. We've made a point of visiting as often as we can. No pretence - just wonderful food.

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Thank CharlesHN
Edmond, Oklahoma
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Stopped by for BBQ. Had the chopped pork dinner plate. Wonderful, full of flavor and tender. Their cheese bacon fries were outstanding. We will be back.

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Thank gabriel411
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

The wife and I live in skytook and would drive up to Pawhuska to eat at brads,always enjoyed the drive and the BQ was pretty darn good the first timewe went,but has continued to decline. This was our fifth visit and our last, the meat was so dry like it had been cooked days before. Sorry for the bad review... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1215 W Main St, Pawhuska, OK 74056-5906
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Pawhuska
  • Phone Number: +1 918-287-1212

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