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205 S 3rd St, Ozark, AR 72949
+1 479-667-1808
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11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food

We camped in Ozark for a week and gave this place a try one day for lunch. The service was very good, our waitress friendly and kept our glasses filled. The BBQ pork sandwich was good. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is because I have had better elsewhere, but I was not disappointed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
Keri R
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Osceola, Iowa
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

On Tuesday evening we returned to Rivertown BBQ after about a year without their great BBQ. I had heard it had a new owner and hoped it was still as great as in years past. On entering I noticed a daily special of all you can eat ribs for $16.95. The waitress seated us and was taking our order. I... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I wanted to try the opossum on the menu but my boyfriend (who was paying) wouldn't let me! I did have a sandwich through and it more than met my expectations :)

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

If you like bbq ya better not miss this place.It really does get ant better tha Rivertown,just as almost any local.It's casual dining and great food in a clean run family business.Now thats the real America and it's great bbq!!!!!!

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Osceola, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We camped in Ozark for a week and gave this place a try one day for lunch. The service was very good, our waitress friendly and kept our glasses filled. The BBQ pork sandwich was good. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is because I have had better elsewhere, but I was not disappointed nor did l... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

My husband read about this place in a magazine so we decided we would give it a try for lunch since we would be passing through there on our way to Northwest Arkansas. Oh my was it good, I had the pulled pork & my husband had the ribs with strawberry cobbler for dessert. It's nothing elegant or fancy just... More 

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Ozark, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

Rivertowne BBQ is a great place, wonderful food and the staff are so friendly. The only reason I don't give it a 5 star rating is the prices are a little high.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The food was very good, and the service was top notch. Our waitress was Nikkole and she smiled brightly and brightened our day. All the wait staff were sweet and helpful. They had ran out of the special by the time we were there for lunch but the experience there was still great. It's one of the best BBQ places... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We stopped by to check out this place while we were in town. The BBQ was okay, but it was sliced way too thick and was a bit dry. I ordered some banana pudding and it was baaaaad! I asked our server how old it was and her response was "I didn't make it!" I got her to take it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The place has some pretty good food! It's just not as good as it use to be when it was owned by the previous owner. Helpings are smaller some recipes have changed. Some familiar faces from the staff such as waitresses.Which the staff does an excellent job as well. Like I said it's just not the same.

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Ozark, Arkansas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Rivertowne BBQ has some of the best BBQ you will ever eat. Is it the best? Of course that is debatable, but it should not not disappoint you. A change of ownership in the past year has led to increased hours, 7-day a week dining, and beer availability. While I feel like the food quality has suffered a tiny bit... More 

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Additional Information about Rivertowne BBQ

Address: 205 S 3rd St, Ozark, AR 72949
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 5 - 15
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 205 S 3rd St, Ozark, AR 72949
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Ozark
  • Phone Number: +1 479-667-1808

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Doing business
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?