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Hog Pen Barbecue & Catering

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800 Walnut St, Conway, AR 72032
(501) 327-5177
Today
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • 19
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  • 5
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
we should have been sooner

Well we had the rib plate, wet ribs, and brisket sandwich, plus they give out free pork skins sometimes, very happy with my ribs and my wife liked her brisket, sauces were really interesting smokey flavor was great, ex army owned so if your military you need to go eat there!!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
Andrew C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Well we had the rib plate, wet ribs, and brisket sandwich, plus they give out free pork skins sometimes, very happy with my ribs and my wife liked her brisket, sauces were really interesting smokey flavor was great, ex army owned so if your military you need to go eat there!!!!

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Austin, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

Must have gotten the wrong thing. Ordered the pulled pork sandwich and okra. The sandwich had so much sugary sauce on it that you could not taste the pork, the okra tasted like the pre breaded frozen type. The service was bad, I ran out of my drink before I was half way finished with my meal and it was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Ribs are better than average, service bad, sweet tea bad too. Sides were ok. Very large hog statue outside that the kids thought was cool.

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Rogers, Arkansas
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Stopped here based on previous reviews. It was really good. The chef came out and talked to us for a while. He said he started working at 4am. The food reflected his dedication and talent. We highly recommend stopping and enjoying the food here. We will be stopping again the next time we travel through Conway.

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Conway, Arkansas
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27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

I absolutely love this place! The BBQ is the best I've ever had! I'm glad to be local so I can frequently visit.

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Conway, Arkansas, United States
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Hog pen is a decent choice for BBQ in Conway. However, there are better choices in the area. One main problem with hog pen is its location right next to a tobacco store. The food is decent but nothing outstanding. Personally, my endorsement for best BBQ in Conway would be smokehouse BBQ.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Hands down the best ribs I've had. Period. If you think you've had good ribs, come try these ribs. You will be slappin yo momma after the first bite! I've asked Dennis for his rub recipe and he says he has thought about selling it but he has since decided to keep it close to his heart. I agree. A... More 

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Glensted Mo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

The last week of March '14 we were traveling and decided to find BBQ in Conway. Local person said you want Hog Pen. Were we ever surprised, The food had an outstanding smoke flavor - not smothered in sauce, although sauce was available. We told them it was a first time in town. They gave each of us a sample... More 

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Burley in Wharfedale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Ribs are their speciality. If you are traveling its worth a side trip. Generous portions. Friend service. And Fried pies !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

If you don't get anything else, try the ribs. Whew. Meaty, tender, beauties you'll love. From Georgia, I've had a lot of ribs. This is the top of the stack.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 800 Walnut St, Conway, AR 72032
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Conway
  • Phone Number: (501) 327-5177

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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