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Runts Bar-B-Q & Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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3003 W Okmulgee St, Muskogee, OK 74401-5161
+1 918-681-3900
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Muskogee, Oklahoma
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Hands down my favorite BBQ in this area! The food is always warm and tastes fresh (I mention this because my wife hates getting meat that cool and it seems to happen a lot at other BBQ joints). Fried pickles and mushrooms are excellent choices for appetizers. Their spicy sauce is available by request and hits the target

Thank billylance7
Claremore, Oklahoma
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is very good! The pulled pork was good. The catfish is nicely seasoned and crisp. The fried pickles were perfect. Didn't care for the Burnt Ends (too dried out). Servers were slow. We want to try this place again and give it another chance.

Thank PastorJohn C
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have already written a rather lengthy review, but the review was submitted accidentally before I got a chance to add a photo. So, here's the photo of the pulled pork sandwich that was so generous, I could make it open-faced with so much meat on each bread slice, that I could take half home.

Thank Donna C
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Atmosphere was a little lacking. Ran by several teenagers that are visible and spent more time goofing off then helping customers, but our food was great and our server was wonderful. GREAT BBQ; thanks for the recommendation!

Thank Heath H
Sand Springs, Oklahoma
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I really like BBQ, I visited 8 of the food networks top ten BBQ joints in 2009. So my palette is tested. I try to visit someplace new in small towns whenever I can. This little place is a good mix of Texas style rubs with a Kansas City style sauce. My favorites together in one place! I've added it... More 

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Savanna, OK
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Three of us ate at Runts, choosing sliced brisket, chopped brisket and catfish. The brisket was lean and the catfish was golden and crispy. All were tasty and so was the onion ring appetizer, which was of the stringy, crispy variety. The potato salad and baked bean sides were good, but maybe could have had a little more zing for... More 

Thank Darlene R
Weirton, West Virginia
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visit Runt's at least once a week. My favorite is the fried catfish, with the sliced brisket coming a close second. The service is friendly and excellent, the food is served in a timely manner, especially considering how fresh it is. Make sure to get the baked beans and cole slaw. They are awesome!

Thank Sue D
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Good good, waitress took order. Brought food, I ordered all you can eat plate. I finished plate before she came back. When she did finally come back she asked if we were ready to go. Ordered more catfish and smoked bologna. Brought bologna, then brought catfish and ticket. Never asked if needed refill on drinks. Felt like she was just... More 

Thank Willy G
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We don't visit here often since it's on the otherside of town, but everytime we do I wonder why we don't come more often. They have the best BBQ beans I've ever tasted! The food is excellent and I especially love their catfish.

Thank April M
New York, NY
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

This place was fantastic. We had the the sloppy piglet, half rack of ribs, fried catfish and a baked potato with fried okra, pickles and onions and black eyed peas, green beans, coleslaw and baked beans. OH and hush puppies. Get the hush puppies. Sooooo tastyyyyyy and the servers were so nice.

Thank Sullivan321

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3003 W Okmulgee St, Muskogee, OK 74401-5161
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Muskogee
  • Phone Number: +1 918-681-3900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?