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Cowboy's Barbeque

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4101 Harrison St, Batesville, AR 72501-9444
698-8500
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite bbq place! It's a tiny hole in the wall place with a drive thru that's a pretty tight fit--and it's a good idea to call ahead and pick up in drive thru. They have a dining room though. They have a sweet bbq sauce and a spicy. Love them both! The ribs are my favorite.

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Thank Laura K
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21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

You can depend on cowboys to serve. Fresh meal in a decent amount of time.. I have yet to be served a meal I had to force myself to eat!

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Thank ccmdabm
Batesville, Arkansas
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Not sure how Tripadvisor's mathematical formula works but Cowboys has too many good reviews to not be higher. They may not look like much, but have consistently great BBQ that's great for every occasion. It's a staple of our yearly Fantasy Football and Drafts.

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Thank Joey M
Benton, Arkansas
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

I had BBQ chicken which was tender but my corn on the cob was overcooked & watery & my cole slaw was really dry cabbage. My husband's French fry order only had about 8 fries. He said his beef brisket was tender but flavorless. I liked the BBQ sauce but he didn't. Service was average.

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Thank Marvon B
Los Altos, California
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82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Pleasant, fast service. Family run. The ribs were so good. The rub had overtones of black pepper. Wonderful!! We both enjoyed the spicy sauce.

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Thank CAmom56
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The pulled pork sandwich came with lots of pork, but was relatively dry. It needed the sauces which were on the table to liven it up. Baked potato side was OK but nothing special. It was difficult to get our drinks refilled since we were in a room that the wait staff didn't frequent very much. Over all, the food... More 

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Thank grandmadimie
Sidney, Arkansas
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

We liked the location and the big bbq potato they served was cooked perfectly. The sausage was cooked well with a good seasoning. All in all a pretty good spot.

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Thank hungryfam
Loves Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

In my job I get around to may places and I love ribs. I have had them in St. Louis, Kansas City, some of the best known places for "great ribs". Who would have known Batesville Ark has a place that has some of the best ribs I have ever had. They have their own rub and they melt in... More 

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Thank Scott H
Batesville, Arkansas
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65 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

Cowboys has the best BBQ in Batesville, Arkansas. Unfortunately, the service is terrible. I was a regular customer for several years until the service became so bad that I stopped eating there. The other day I started craving ribs and, knowing that the service would likely be lacking, I decided to bypass all that and place a carry out order.... More 

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Arkansas, US of A
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

At least that's what my wife was told, after calling to speak with someone after receiving poor takeout service twice in a row. First time, I received a BBQ beef salad with precisely zero beef. Basically, I received a handful of prepackaged lettuce, a packet of ranch and a generous amount of BBQ sauce and crackers. Anyway, we called in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4101 Harrison St, Batesville, AR 72501-9444
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Batesville
  • Phone Number: 698-8500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?