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804 E. Pearl St, Granbury, TX
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout
Good for: Families with children
Description: catfish and burgers

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  • Food
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
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    3 of 5 stars
Great little place to eat - Irby's!

Was in Granbury for the first time attending an event. We stopped at Irby's minutes before they closed. They accommodated us. The staff there was friendly. We got our food to go and took it back to where we were staying, sat outside on the patio and ate. The catfish and shrimp was sooooooooo... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 17, 2015
Phyllis U
Dallas, Texas
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Granbury, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

You can't go wrong, whether you choose a hamburger or freshly fried catfish! Both are delicious! Made when you order and cooked to your satisfaction, with a choice of excellent sides to choose from! Although shirts and shoes required, Come as You ARE... I have been eating at Irby's since 1975, arriving in our boat and docking just behind the... More 

4 Thank csejc
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96 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

I have tried to like this place because a lot of people think it is a fun place to eat. But honestly, to me, the food is greasy and tastes like the grease is never changed. Even the tea tasted greasy. Just can't recommend this place. Wish I could, but I can't.

Thank buddymusic
Granbury, Texas
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277 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

This place made our newspaper's Top 10 Places to Eat in Hood County. Being new residents, we thought we better check it out! All I can say is to get there early or you'll be in line outside! This is a little hometown diner. The atmosphere is exactly that - hometown. You order at the counter and they bring your... More 

5 Thank Lacey C
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Right on the lake, you can get your food from a your boat at their dock. The cops eat there, you know it's good.

6 Thank Kay T
Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Was in Granbury for the first time attending an event. We stopped at Irby's minutes before they closed. They accommodated us. The staff there was friendly. We got our food to go and took it back to where we were staying, sat outside on the patio and ate. The catfish and shrimp was sooooooooo good! Going back to Granbury next... More 

4 Thank Phyllis U
Fort Worth, Texas
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Ever walk into a restaurant or any business and and you get that negative vibe and it's not just you, the friends your with get the same feelings. Well that's how my fist visit to Irbys felt. The staff at this place was very unfriendly no smiles no laughs, just angry faces. The food was awful it lacked fresh taste... More 

Thank James A
Granbury, Texas
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Building is not much to look at, inside or out but the place is clean The small staff works hard and the food is good. Especially the Fried Catfish plate. That's what we go there for, although we have had the hamburgers and a couple of other things. Place your order when you walk in and they bring it to... More 

3 Thank burchmd
Granbury, Texas
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41 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

After I moved to Granbury years ago, when I asked people where to get good catfish, they would all say Irby's. And they were right. Just like any other place, sometimes it varies a little when you get some catfish that tastes a little muddy, or when it turns out greasy for that particular visit. But all in all, it's... More 

5 Thank J-grandad
Granbury, Texas
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70 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

We had grandchildren visiting and wanted something quick and easy. We were so surprised when we had the catfish and it was cooked perfectly! Our group had a variety of things, grilled chicken, hamburgers, hotdogs, and grilled cheese. Everyone was happy with their food, so I would say it was a great experience. BUT, for great catfish, this is the... More 

7 Thank Elaine P
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This small restaurant has great fried catfish and cold slaw. The fried shrimp is good too. We enjoyed looking out the window and watching the ducks on the water. When you walk in, it is not very friendly and you may not like what you see either. Someone had told us the food was good so we stayed.

4 Thank spoon35

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 804 E. Pearl St, Granbury, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Granbury
  • Phone Number: 8175737311

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


catfish and burgers
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 1:00 am
6:00 am - 1:00 am

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