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Smokey Joe's Bar-B-Que

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824 Military Rd, Benton, AR 72015-3347
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just ok. The food is alright. The prices are fair. The bathroom is not good at all. The service is fantastic. The decorations are tacky.

Thank actroyal721
Kearney, MO.
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276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended so we gave it a try. You order at the counter when you enter. They bring the food to you. My wife and I shared the two meat plater. We has sliced beef and ham with baked beans and fries. It was very tasty and we had plenty to eat. It was $11.99 as I recall.

Thank KearneyCat
Benton, Arkansas
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95 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

This is a nice locally owned barbacue place and now serves alcohol. I prefer Texas style barbecue, for Arkansas style this is not bad. They make their own sauces. I would like them a bit sweeter but continue to go here once in a while.

Thank Reg S
Little Rock, Arkansas
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

The ribs, BBQ, and hamburgers are good. I like the vinegar based sauces! Service is quick and the beer prices are the best in Benton.

Thank chancyd
Glen Rose, AR
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

We make this a regular stop & love the BBQ. It is quick & always greeted with warm welcomes... I should have recommended this before, just neglected to... Try it, you will love it too..

Thank Rich M
Little Rock, Arkansas
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

They have great ribs and Texas toast, as well as many other dishes. I really love all their rib choices and the sauce!

Thank dianne l
Clare, Michigan
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218 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

This place has good, authentic BBQ. I asked several locals where the best BBQ in Benton was and this was the consensus. It did not disappoint! The ribs were moist and flavorful, and the sausage delicious.

Thank Joseph H
Benton, AR
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The bar-b-que is good, but the sauce is YUK!! Prices are a little high. Potato salad was YUK, will not eat at this restaurant again.

Thank mikeyshalf
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

I love the food and the service is awesome!!!! Family owned business! They provide great customer service! Can't beat Smokey Joes!!!

Thank Tammy M
Little Rock, Arkansas
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

My husband and I stopped in here right before they were closing on a Sunday afternoon (which is at 3 o'clock) so employees can have some family time at home which I thought was nice. I had a regular pork combo meal (pictured below) which is a pulled pork sandwich with a side and drink for $6.89. My husband had... More 

Thank muscadine-eyes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 824 Military Rd, Benton, AR 72015-3347
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Benton
  • Phone Number: 501-315-8333

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