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Catfish Country

2400 Ef Griffen Road, Bartow, FL
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Ranked #3 of 55 Restaurants in Bartow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations

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English first
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This restaurant has their act together. From the moment we walked in, we had a friendly welcome and were ushered quickly to our table. A super efficient waitress and trainee swiftly brought coleslaw and biscuits (for the British, American biscuits are scone size bread buns - lovely). The food was as good as the service. My wife's grilled tilapia was... More

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Lakeland, Florida
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50 reviews 50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I was surprised when I walked into Catfish Country and had a taste of what they've been offering Lakeland and Bartow. I have lived here 7 years and it's just a couple of miles away, but had never visited CC until today. I sat down at the table and was met by a waitress with a bowl of slaw, basket... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

Catfish, shrimp, scallops, gator, & chicken were all delicious. Try the sampler appetizer! Had a generous portion of corn fritters, fried pickles, clam strips, onion rings, chicken wings, and my favorite fried green tomatoes! Friendly service! When you finish eating stop by the produce next door and take home some tummies! If your ever in Bartow, stop in and enjoy... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This place has the best fried catfish I ever eaten hands down. Prices are good, great atmosphere, and amazing food. Order up a plate of Cajun fried catfish, a beer, and enjoy.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

Love the look of this place, love the food of this place....the owners may know alot about a business, but they nothing about how to treat there employees or there costumers.....sad to watch.

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Mulberry, Florida
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42 reviews 42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I have been coming to this place for years. it is my favorite place to get scallops and gator tail. The gator is never tough like most places and the scallops? Oh yum!! Big and juicy. The best I have had anywhere. The chicken tenders are very good also and are more than enough for take home too. Fried green... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Brought my family. Catfish was dripping in grease. Also the stuffed grouper with crab meat? Yea sure, artificial crab meat and wouldn't feed it to my dog. The steak was not up to par. Can't wait to see this place in my rear view mirror.

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Bartow, Florida
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63 reviews 63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

if you are in the mood for local and fried fish this is your place. Good service and the atmosphere is very floridian.

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Winter Haven, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I took a few years off from this place after the declining food quality. Tried it again with some family. Unfortunately everything was overcooked mush. Baked sweet potato cooked into oblivion, broiled catfish overcooked and soaked in butter-I usually get broiled seafood to cut down on excessive fat, alligator too soft and too much breading, the fried clams had a... More

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Tampa, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Good place to get together with the family at, and enjoy some good ole southern seafood. The dishes are always fresh, and the atmosphere is quite nice and laid back. Been here countless times, and never once have I walked away unsatisfied.

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Additional Information about Catfish Country

Address: 2400 Ef Griffen Road, Bartow, FL
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Bartow
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 3:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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