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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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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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128 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Wellington, New Zealand
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

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.

Thank CharlesHN
Edmond, Oklahoma
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104 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

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.

Thank gabriel411
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

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 

Thank look4cheater
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 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.

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 12 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 

Thank Janice S
Hidden Valley, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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 

Thank robert w
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 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.

Thank Mikethek147354
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77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?