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McClard's Bar-B-Q

505 Albert Pike Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71901
501-623-9665
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Ranked #54 of 232 Restaurants in Hot Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
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English first
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I saw a review online and decided to stop in here. I'm glad we did. The food was really tasty and the portions were HUGE. The prices were very reasonable and the service was GREAT. I would recommend anyone stop in to try either the ribs or the concoction of fritos, chili and whatever else it had...just ask. BUT, get... More

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Little Rock, Arkansas
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If you have never experienced a tamale spread from hear you are missing out. It is a one of a kind dish that is really good. Chopped BBQ, Fritos, baked beans, onions and tons of cheese - how can you not like that? Poor some of that sauce on there and you are good to go.

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West Monroe, LA
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112 reviews 112 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We were here on a Wednesday. On Wednesday they have half chicken/whole chicken on the menu in addition to their regular menu. The chicken was fantastic. The rest of our food was good too. Next time we are in Hot Springs, we will make sure and visit McClards on Wednesday.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I love BBQ. This place didn't disappoint. The meat was perfection, the cole slaw was also fantastic. The sweet tea, a must for this southern girl. The service, friendly and efficient. My only complaint is the BBQ sauce. Although it's famous, and people were buying bottles of it to take home. It's just my preference. It is a vinegar based,... More

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Buffalo, New York
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67 reviews 67 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Bill Clinton seems like a man who knows good barbecue when he finds it. He reportedly says McClard's is his favorite such restaurant, anywhere. Who are we to disagree? Thus we joined the many tourists who no doubt have dropped by this place to see how it is. First of all, it's rather small - there are a limited number... More

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Branson, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

We could smell this place from a few blocks away! We knew we had to come back for dinner! The food was delicious. I had sliced pork with a tamale and fries and hubby had the tamale spread. Wonderful! Great service and when I looked around bacK at the smokehouse, one of the cooks gave us a tour!

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is a tourists "must"! Great food, plenty of it, and excellent service. This place has been family owned since it's beginning and they've kept the warm, comfortable appeal, regardless of how much business they do. We've never had a bad experience. Even if it's packed, ( which is commonly the case), there's not a long wait. And if you... More

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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97 reviews 97 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The Clintons made McClard's famous, and a lot of people agree. For my taste, however, the sauce is much too sweet. The restaurant is always crowded, and parking can be tricky. Portions are generous, and you will get a taste of Arkansas.

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Osceola, AR
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74 reviews 74 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I am a southern boy.. and I love a good BBQ. We grill and BBQ all the time. I know the difference between grilling and BBQ and we can make every spice, sauce and side dish you can think of. I know if the meat has been slow cooked BBQ, smoked, steamed or just grilled. I have eaten at a... More

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Russellville, Arkansas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

i went there thinking it was going to be good food,,,wow so nasty..also killed a roach at table..and my food was cold and greasy..

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Additional Information about McClard's Bar-B-Q

Address: 505 Albert Pike Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71901
Phone Number: 501-623-9665
Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
Open Hours:
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 - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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