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All 12 Ozark Restaurants

Rivertowne BBQ

205 S 3rd St, Ozark, AR 72949-3205
+1 479-667-1808
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Ranked #1 of 12 Restaurants in Ozark
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $11
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner
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English first
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I've had some great BBQ... and I thought I have had really great BBQ, but RIVERTOWNE BBQ is the absolute best, amazing, not enough positive adjectives to describe it BBQ. YUMM!!!! WOW!!

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131 reviews 131 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

My spouse and I were extremely pleased with our lunch experience at Rivertown. It was clean with interesting decor and the staff were attentive to our needs. We will go back there again. We both very much enjoyed our food there today. I recommend this place in Ozark, Arkansas.

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Orleans, Massachusetts
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106 reviews 106 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Driving Route 40 to AZ....found this rib restaurant on Trip Advisor. My husband loves ribs and Rivertowne did not disappoint. We shared fried green tomatoes (my favorite) and we each had a rib dinner with sides. OMG....huge portions, excellent sides (okra, slaw, beans), couldn't finish it all. The setting is real casual as you would expect. Service was very good... More 

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131 reviews 131 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

They have a pic on wall of an obama supporting liberal. I won't go back. I don't support liberals. They tried to take our guns with gun control. Screw them, if they support them.

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Ben M, Manager at Rivertowne BBQ, responded to this review

I am sorry that picture bothered you. He had eaten here years ago and wanted to praise the food. It was put there by the previous owners. I tried not to change any of the decor when we took over, but It has been taken down now. I hope you will come back and enjoy the food. If you have... More 

Saint Charles, Iowa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We was told about this place and it was so very, very good and lots of food. Service was great and price is good. My husband does BBQ and he said this was just perfect. My first time eating sweet potatoes fries and they was so darn good afraid I might be disappointed at the next place.

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Heber Springs, AR
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We stop often at Rivertowne on our way to or from ballgames in Fayetteville. We've never had a bad meal and the service is fast and efficient. On Saturday nights, they have a prime rib special and it is a local favorite so the wait time can get a little long. Since the place has been expanded, we've never had... More 

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Springdale, Arkansas
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80 reviews 80 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Rivertowne BBQ is probably some of the best BBQ around. I have been there several times and will make more trips in the future. Good food and great service along with tasty pork make for a winning combination.

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

After reading the other reviews I had to try this place while I was in Ozark visiting my mother. Not impressed as everyone else seems to be. My brisket was tuff, the pulled pork was average and the ribs were just OK. My sweet potato fries were not fresh and my mother said the coleslaw was not that great so... More 

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Russellville, Arkansas, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Rivertowne used to be my favorite place to eat whenever passing through Ozark on the way back from Fort Smith. Friendly waitresses, fantastic food and affordable. Usually had enough to take home and enjoy for another couple of meals. Then, the place was sold to the current owners and everything has gone to pot. I did not recognize one single... More 

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Ben M, Owner at Rivertowne BBQ, responded to this review

Jeff, My name is Ben McCall. I am one of the new owners of Rivertowne. I am very disappointed that you had a bad experience and I would love the opportunity to make it right. If you send me your address I would be happy to send you a gift card so you can come back and give us another... More 

Austin, Texas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I've heard that Rivertowne in Ozark is a great place for Arkansas BBQ. It has a great atmosphere with friendly, professional service. I had ribs with beans and cole slaw and thought it was really good. I only ordered the half rack and it was still a huge portion! I like hot BBQ sauce and thought their's was excellent. Wish... More 

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Additional Information about Rivertowne BBQ

Address: 205 S 3rd St, Ozark, AR 72949-3205
Phone Number: +1 479-667-1808
Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Ozark
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 4 - 11
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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