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Runts Bar-B-Q & Grill

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3003 W Okmulgee St, Muskogee, OK 74401-5161
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Norman, Oklahoma
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Friday evening and almost all tables were full with more people waiting for carry out orders. Brisket dinner was excellent with an awesome slaw. Despite the crowd the service was excellent. I have a new favorite barbeque joint.

Thank VickyNorman_Oklahoma
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66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here while on a day trip to Muskogee. The place is clean, service very prompt and the food was excellent. I had the pulled pork and my husband had the chopped beef and we both had black eyed peas. Very good!! Would definitely go back!

Thank Foxonthego
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56 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

and I've tried quite a few especially allover Texas... excellent thin, homemade onion rings, great pork ribs with fries... generous portions, very good service including hard working down syndrome young man... I wish this place would be closer I live... BTW, very original and yummy 'Bruben sandwich' with brisket instead of pastrami with great homemade sauce.

Thank mvp609 m
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

I tried the ribs, catfish, fried chicken, and onion rings. All were absolutely phenomenal!! Okra and toast was excellent too. The portions are huge, even on the lunch combo menu. The staff was behind amazing and friendly and the homey-feel was just what we out-of-towners needed. Definitely will eat here again if we come back to Muskogee. Don't miss out... More 

Thank Rachel S
Midwest City
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Excellent BBQ. Great service. Next time I'm in town, I'll will definitely visit again next time I'm in town.

Thank Jessie M
Saint Louis, Missouri
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60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We were looking for a place where a variety of food could be had as a couple of us wanted catfish and others preferred no catfish. This fit the bill. My catfish was good, the baked beans were tasty, but the French fries came out cold and soggy with grease. They did take them off the bill for me. Everyone... More 

Thank David R
Muskogee, Oklahoma
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

We love to dine at Runts! From the moment you walk in the doir you feel welcome. The young people that work there are among the friendliest in Muskogee and Russell, the owner uses fantastic recipes. Favorites are the fried pickles and onion rings appetizers..1/2 order will easily serve 4-6. Try the ribs and the burnt ends...they melt in your... More 

Thank Jolita88
Denver, Colorado
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94 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Not amazing but solid bbq. Quick and friendly service. Good lunch specials and located right off a Main Street. Low price.

Thank TravelBrianCO
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

We ate lunch there beginning with the fried pickles and onion ring appetizer. It arrived and we all said "oh, that's too much food." Then we gobbled it down, fighting over the last pickles. Between the four of us, we had the Bologna, smoked chicken, brisket and catfish. Everyone loves their choices. Even though it was lunch portions, there was... More 

Thank Tennis298
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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262 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

We had played golf at Arrowhead State Park and wanted a good dinner meal. We looked on Trip Advisor and found this restaurant. I had burnt ends and my friend ordered hot links and fried catfish combo plate. The side dishes were green beans, potato salad and fried okra. They were all excellent. 1/2 order of onion rings for an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3003 W Okmulgee St, Muskogee, OK 74401-5161
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Muskogee
  • Phone Number: 918-681-3900

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