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“Best Buffet I've ever had”
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Catfish Cove
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Reviewed July 22, 2014

Trip advisor asks if it's the best meal I've ever had in a restaurant. No. But is is the best buffet I've ever had yes. The catfish is delicious and everything else is very good. It's a little more expensive than the average buffet.

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Thank chade171
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Reviewed June 30, 2014

I like fried catfish and this place has some of the best. Thick filets with just the right amount of cornmeal breading. Peel and eat shrimp are great. Broccoli salad is great. Well, it's all really good. We take the family about once a month and pig out. Not open for lunch and not open every day of the week. Go early. The line is long sometimes.

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Thank archeng
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Reviewed January 20, 2014

It is an all the Catfish you can eat place. For 16 dollars including a soda, you get an all you can eat salad bar (lettuce, coleslaw, cheeses, veggies) and fried dishes: Catfish, Hushpuppies, corn, Chicken wings, Shrimp, and some other things which I did not register the names. There's also Baked Catfish. Soup, Hot veggies, and a dessert table.

Everything was DELICIOUS! The salad bar fresh, tasty, and with a large variety of everything you can put into a salad.

The fried food, was absolutely well made. Not a drop of oil to be seen on the food nor in the trays. Deep fired, but dry of oil and crunchy. The contents (catfish, shrimp, corn, mashed potatoes, chicken tenders) were perfect (not overcooked, not oily, not dry). And if you don't fancy fried, then you have the baked catfish, equally good. A few sauces (tartar, spicy tartar, lemon, mayo, etc.) to add. I had like 3 servings, not a hint of oil taste in my mouth.

Then, the desserts. Regular Ice cream, and then Cobbler and Bread Pudding. Both great. The bread pudding specially, was soft as angel food.

It is not a fancy place, but to go with family, alone, or even for business, it is a "can't go wrong" place. And then again, food was delicious, a feast. Do not miss it if you are nearby Oklahoma City, is a must go. And the price is unbeatable.

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Thank OilfieldTraveller
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Reviewed December 2, 2013

Very simple, relaxed environment.

Paper plates, cups and plastic silverware…buffet full of catfish, frog legs, shrimp, salad, sides, clams, chicken, etc….

Very good food, reasonable price for a buffet!

Hours and days open are different than most, but if you can make the stop you should.

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Thank iowaguntrader
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Reviewed November 29, 2013

The only thing fresh about the food at this restaurant was the lettuce on the salad bar. For $14.95 per person, paid up front, you got your choice of defrosted catfish, baked or deep-fried, frozen clams, shrimps, okra, etc. etc. I admit, it was a Black Friday night at 8:15 pm and they closed at 9 pm. Off of exit 138 on I44 west of Oklahoma City, the better choice would have been McDonalds or the I-Hop across the freeway to the south.

The staff was nice enough, though no one greeted me and I had to go and ask a young lady how to get started. They were more interested in cleaning and getting ready to close. The tableware was all styrofoam or plastic, so they walked around with big plastic bags clearing the tables.

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2  Thank Michael K
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