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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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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an authentic local BBQ, well patronised by locals and visitors alike. We've made a point of visiting as often as we can. No pretence - just wonderful food.

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Thank CharlesHN
Edmond, Oklahoma
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103 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by for BBQ. Had the chopped pork dinner plate. Wonderful, full of flavor and tender. Their cheese bacon fries were outstanding. We will be back.

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Thank gabriel411
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The wife and I live in skytook and would drive up to Pawhuska to eat at brads,always enjoyed the drive and the BQ was pretty darn good the first timewe went,but has continued to decline. This was our fifth visit and our last, the meat was so dry like it had been cooked days before. Sorry for the bad review... More 

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Thank look4cheater
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered rib eye, brisket, okra, fries and fried pickles. Everything was delicious!! We will eat there again if we come this way again.

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Thank Jennifer C
Springfield, Missouri
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We've gone to Bad Brad's for many years. Moved away. Came through town and decided to stop for lunch. It was 1:30 on a Friday. 3-4 tables full with folks finishing their meal. We were told to seat our selves and "I will be right with you." That ended up being a 10 min wait. Got menu's and gave drink... More 

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Thank Janice S
Hidden Valley, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

As a result of our last meal here, in late May, 2016, I have to reluctantly cross off Bad Brad's from my list of go-to places. It's highly unlikely that I'll visit again. I've gone here since the 1980's and it used to have excellent BBQ and sides with great service. It's changed hands (I don't know how many times... More 

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Thank robert w
Tortola
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

They accommodated our group of 12 without complaint. Served us good quality food. The caveat the hot hot sauce looks like what you often see Ketchup in and several us made that mistake with our fries....my mouth still burning, but was good.

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Thank Mikethek147354
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

I have eaten at BB's at the old place and the newer one (and Stillwater as well). Had never been disappointed with anything - until now. The meats are as terrific as always - smokey and tender. I had pulled pork and polish sausage on this trip. But the side orders were just "ugh". The baked beans tasted like VanCamps... More 

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Thank Steve P
Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

I’m a Bad Brad’s veteran. Been there for the original and for the 2.0 version. I like to measure a place by the basics…what they do well and how they do it. There was a time when anything you got here was for the people who lived around here. You ordered food, and a healthy portion of well-cooked fare was... More 

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Thank Osage2112
Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

Bad Brad's never disappoints us. We always have to stop for ribs, chopped beef sandwiches, chicken, and all the sides. Many times we stop and eat but mostly we carry out very large containers of excellent food. Once you step out of your car, the smell will overtake you. It's delicious.

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Thank Kathy S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
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?