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Catfish John's - CLOSED

2151 US Highway 59, Grove, OK 74344-3703
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good45%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
May 3, 2016
“Was a great place to eat”
Apr 4, 2016
“No more Catfish Johns!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood
2151 US Highway 59, Grove, OK 74344-3703
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Reviewed May 3, 2016

This place was a busy fish place however in February 2016 closed it's doors and is closed. Catfish, hush puppies pickled green tomatoes. Wish someone would reopen this relaxing place.

Thank duke590
Reviewed April 4, 2016

Sorry to report that Catfish Johns has closed.....we will miss their food and good service! They will be missed. Can't really tell you where to go for catfish now.

Thank Patti Beth A
Reviewed January 28, 2016

The only place in that I know of to get a catfish dinner but January 16, 2016 was their last day of business. They closed their doors and the business is up for sale. Sad to see them close their doors.

Thank Ninee
Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

Fried/breaded ... Breaded/fried. It is what it is. If you need a periodic fried seafood "fix", this is your place locally. Their fried shrimp & hush puppies are good. This is a local mom&pop that is a step-up (Not a big step) from Long John...More

Thank GrodTzu
Reviewed August 12, 2015

Catfish John's is a local and tourist favorite. Owner Joel is quite a fisherman himself, and the decor shows the lake theme. Although the catfish is farm raised and not from the lake, it's still a good place for fish and hushpuppies and lake-like food.

Thank Patti Beth A
Reviewed February 18, 2015

It's a crappy fast food restaurant. Need I say more? Nasty fried, fried, and fried. I actually would have preferred mcdonalds

Thank Pamela5433
Reviewed October 26, 2014

This is really a mixed review of Catfish John’s Restaurant. We stopped in here when we saw the signs advertising catfish dinners for $5.95. The place looked attractive and there were several cars parked in the lot so we figured this must be a good...More

1  Thank 81DaleB
Reviewed October 7, 2014

Very basic décor - if you're looking for a dining experience skip this place/ catfish was good but sides were just ok.

Thank Janet G
Reviewed August 11, 2014

Order at the counter, they'll bring it to your table. The catfish is quite good; service is friendly. We like the green tomato relish. HOWEVER, if you want REALLY good catfish, drive on into Grove to Your Place Restaurant for delicious hot catfish (cornmeal battered...More

Thank dlwebbok
Reviewed June 28, 2014

Good, down home place to grab a lunch or dinner. Service is very good. Staff is friendly. Ate there twice on our last visit.

Thank Joe V
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  • Address: 2151 US Highway 59, Grove, OK 74344-3703
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Grove
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