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Smokey Joe's Bar-B-Que

824 Military Rd, Benton, AR 72015-3347
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Ranked #47 of 75 Restaurants in Benton
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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English first
Little Rock, Arkansas
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140 reviews 140 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

I like most all barbecue restaurants. I realize some are different than others. But this one is not good. The sauce is terrible. The pork was less than average. Service was decent. The baked beans were okay. The potato salad was average at best. I probably will not go back. There are too many very good barbecue restaurants in the... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I was hoping that this place would be good since it's a local bbq joint but it was horrible. The brisket was disgusting. It was dry and flavorless. The sausage reminded me of cut up hotdog that you would serve a kid. Don't waste your money!

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Benton, Arkansas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I have had better BBQ but this place was pretty good, but the sauce is something one has to acquire a taste for...I asked for the hot sauce for my sandwich and it was not good at all....the sandwich was big and the meat tender but a good sauce would have really helped. Prices are so-so, but I more than... More 

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56 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

This is pretty good BBQ, but you may want to go up the road to the new Whole Hog location which in my opinion is better. No way can this place match up to them.

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65 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012 via mobile

We get the family pack at least once or twice a month. Meat, buns, sauce and 2 sides. We get beans and slaw. Best slaw anywhere, sauce too. This pack lasts 2 meals for us. Great food and value. Family owned and run. Nice folks.

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Additional Information about Smokey Joe's Bar-B-Que

Address: 824 Military Rd, Benton, AR 72015-3347
Phone Number: 501-315-8333
Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Benton
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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