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Dowd's Catfish and BBQ

1760 W Elm St, Lebanon, MO 65536-3918
+1 417-532-1777
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“catfish” (231 reviews)
“hush puppies” (43 reviews)
“ribs” (37 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Seafood
££ - £££
1760 W Elm St, Lebanon, MO 65536-3918
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Reviewed today

We were surprised with the quality and freshness of the food. Staff was attentive and friendly. Portions are large and fried fish was above par and hot. BBQ was good for a this type of spot. We'll go again and more for the fish than...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow. What a nice find. I ordered the smoked ham and Swiss cheese sandwich with fries and hubby ordered combo plate with catfish, shrimp, chicken, hush puppies and fries. Not for dieters! I order a single piece of catfish. Everything was GREAT! Next time (there...More

Thank moboysgirl
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I both love catfish and were not disappointed. After first stopping going to Wisconsin we returned on our way home. The catfish, sides, and service all were excellent; portions were appropriate. The restaurant is convenient off I-44 and is clean. Service was...More

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the best catfish places we have eaten at. large portions, great friendly staff. great atmosphere.

Thank rlsalsman1966
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner The quality of food has went down a little bit I don’t know if they have changed cooks. Or were they buy their food yet but the quality is definitely went down . But still not a bad place to eat just no longer...More

Thank Al R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The spicy catfish was above average. It has just a little bite that made the fish good. Smoked chicken quesadilla was wonderful. The chicken really stood out.

Thank ks-bike-rider
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The catfish was dryed out and I threw up a couple hours after. I will never be back. Service was ok.

Thank patrickgrade
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for dinner and really enjoyed it. We had the Missouri equivalent of Surf and Turf, which was Steak and Catfish. I guess the name of the place kind of pointed towards that! Food was good, as was the service. Happy!

1  Thank Chet5629
Reviewed 15 August 2018

My wife had the appetizer portion of catfish with cole slaw and was quite happy. I ordered the smoked ham and Swiss sandwich. It contained a lot of juicy smoked ham smothered in Swiss cheese with French fries and cole slaw. Very nice. Service is...More

Thank Arthur H
Reviewed 13 August 2018

The service was great. Our server took great care of us. I had a combo plate. Thought the bbq was good but not the catfish. It was not bad, just average.

Thank MoSooner
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28 October 2017|
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Response from Cheryl C | Reviewed this property |
Elm Street eatery has open face Beef.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1760 W Elm St, Lebanon, MO 65536-3918
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lebanon
  • Phone Number: +1 417-532-1777
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