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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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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in at Brad's a little after 5:00 on a Saturday evening. We had to wait several minutes to be acknowledged and finally when asked, we gave the number in our party. The "hostess" acted like she'd never been more disgusted. We were seated, the "hostess" said she was the only one working on the floor and we would... More 

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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126 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed April 14, 2017

Had the brisket samich and fries. Fries were soggy and cold, brisket was dry as a bone. The Budlight was just as I expected it to be, no problem there.

Thank HOGRIDER1949
Denver, Colorado
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347 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed April 9, 2017

What a great little barbecue gem! The name says it's going to be fun and it didn't disappoint. Cool atmosphere and everything we ate was delicious!

Thank Thailandtraveler64
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2017 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 

Thank Valery F
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 14, 2017 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 

Thank CJ D
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Reviewed February 18, 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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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed February 6, 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.

Thank Rhonda S
College Station, Texas
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed January 25, 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!

Thank Karen C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed December 29, 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 

Thank BigPapiLuv
Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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141 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed December 28, 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
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?