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804 E Pearl St, Granbury, TX 76048-2203
+1 817-573-7311
06:00 - 22:00
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Sun 08:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 06:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 01:00
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Aledo, Texas
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83 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has been at this location for what seems forever when the locals called the little creek behind it "Stinky Creek". Serves catfish and burgers and fried pies. Try the catfish. When we had it last, it was crisp and flavorful and not some of the muddy catfish that is often found. Hushpuppies are the tube type and even... More 

Thank ranchonodinero
Granbury, Texas
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65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used to be best catfish in town but its degraded over the years. Small space. Hole in the wall type lake front. Tired, old. Good hamburgers. Food is good but no longer great.

Thank Janet P
Granbury, Texas
Level Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Have gone to Irby's numerous times and had their hambergers and their catfish dinners. Wonderful! You order yourself when you enter the resturant.

3 Thank ProudTxGrandma
Fort Worth, Texas
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270 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

A friend introduced me to this little out-of-the-way place because he liked hamburgers and I like catfish. That's what we respectively ordered and I was suitably impressed. The catfish was perfect with no fishy taste, it came with fries, and I ordered the fried okra (AKA "Texas Popcorn"). I almost hate to review it because I don't want it to... More 

5 Thank Laurie M
Granbury, Texas
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Love some fresh fried catfish or a great hamburger? Irby's is the place for you. It's a small spot on the lake, but it delivers good food at reasonable prices. The platters of catfish are always freshly made and come with sides and hushpuppies. The burgers are big and juicy and freshly cooked. It's a place for a great meal... More 

6 Thank Ann K
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

First time to eat here. Great little place off the beaten path. We had the catfish basket and sweet tea. We plan to return soon.

5 Thank cctolartexas
Glen Rose, Texas
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Great catfish and shrimp baskets for a GREAT PRICE!! It's a small eating place....... on the water........great menu, with lots of variety. Lots to choose from, for sure!

7 Thank DeltaDiners
Granbury, Texas
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Irbys is a long time Granbury restaurant. Their claim to fame is catfish and burgers, and the food is good. So good that wait times become long during peak hours of lunch and dinner. My wife and i recently went thinking that drive thru might be faster and we didn't really want to get out of the car. after about... More 

Thank simon2611
Dallas, Texas, Usa
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

After our B&B hosts highly recommended this place my wife took me to try out the amazing catfish. Maybe my tastebuds have died but the fish was fried in old grease and pretty much tasteless. I know great tasting catfish and this isn't it. Beans were supposed to be awesome but average at best. Fries were horrible in bad grease.... More 

Thank RickF378
Freeport, Maine
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

The service was slow, and the fried pies look just like McDonald's pies! No refills on drinks (when you've waited as long as we did, free refills would have been nice).

Thank eaoreilly

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 804 E Pearl St, Granbury, TX 76048-2203
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Granbury
  • Phone Number: +1 817-573-7311
catfish and burgers

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