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Nick's Bar-B-Q & Catfish Restaurant

1012 North Bankhead Drive, Highway 13 North, Carlisle, AR 72024
+1 870-552-3887
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“onion rings” (53 reviews)
“catfish” (167 reviews)
“ribs” (92 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, American, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1012 North Bankhead Drive, Highway 13 North, Carlisle, AR 72024
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food was very good and the service even better. Traveling from Tennessee to Missouri for business. Would highly recommend!More

Thank Dawn P
Clay W, Owner at Nick's Bar-B-Q & Catfish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Dawn P- Thank you so much for stopping in and dining with us! We really appreciate your business and your very kind words! We always want to do our best to exceed your expectations every time you stop by, and we hope that you'll...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Can find nothing wrong with this restaurant. I convinced my wife and daughter to get the the deluxe catfish dinners (7 pieces)along with me getting one. That way I could have extra fish to take home for late night snack.the hush puppies were great and...More

Thank Jerry S
Clay W, Owner at Nick's Bar-B-Q & Catfish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Jerry S- Thank you so much for stopping in and dining with us! We really appreciate your business and you very kind review! We always want to do our best to exceed your expectations every time you stop by! We are happy that you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were relocating across the country and some young Mormon missionaries recommended Nick's on our way to Memphis. Well, we thought we missed it, but like a beacon of hope and happiness on the horizon, we saw the signs for Nick's. We pulled the U-Haul...More

Thank Rich A
Clay W, Owner at Nick's Bar-B-Q & Catfish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rich A- Thank you so much for stopping in and dining with us! I remember talking to you, and it was a real pleasure having your family and you in! Demi was elated at the very nice tip she received! We hope that your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered pull pork comes 2 sides 9.99 and added a premium side salad for .99 was charged for 2 sides.More

2  Thank fatimaleviner
Clay W, Owner at Nick's Bar-B-Q & Catfish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ms. Leviner- Please accept my apologies on what happened regarding the pricing/service failure. We are committed to making things right, and I hope after our phone discussion, you can confidently say that we made things right. We hope to earn five stars if you are...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were traveling and stopped in to get something to go. We ordered the catfish and 1 BBQ meat (we chose sliced beef) plate which also came with Texas toast, pickles, onion, and two sides (we chose onion rings and the Cole slaw). The catfish...More

Thank btomatoe
Clay W, Owner at Nick's Bar-B-Q & Catfish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi btomatoe- Thank you so much for stopping by! We really appreciate your business, and we always strive to earn five stars. We do apologize for a portion your take out being cold, however, given the nature of take-out, it is difficult to control food...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nick's is known for their BBQ and catfish. My family loves the onion rings as well! The new building is absolutely beautiful and roomy.More

Thank Hopalynn B
Clay W, Owner at Nick's Bar-B-Q & Catfish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hopalynn B- Thank you so much for stopping in and dining with us so regularly! Your husband and I were classmates, and it is so important that our local guests are happy with the new building and the changes we have made. We do everything...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off for lunch on our way from Branson to Mississippi. The catfish and bbq were both DELICIOUS! Service was friendly and prices were reasonable. If you are closely definitely stop in (:More

Thank Michelle S
Clay W, Owner at Nick's Bar-B-Q & Catfish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Michelle S- Thank you so much for stopping in and dining with us! We really appreciate your business and your very kind words! We always want to do our best to deliver a great experience at reasonable prices. We are committed to taking care...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I make it a point to stop here when I travel between Memphis and Little Rock. This time, however, the restaurant was in a brand new building. That makes me worry sometime. The food hasn't changed, it is still as good as before. The staff...More

Thank Johnny B
Clay W, Owner at Nick's Bar-B-Q & Catfish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Johnny B- Thank you so much for stopping in and dining with us! We really appreciate your business and your kind review. We have been operating at our new location for over three months now, and things are beginning to smooth out. It is...More

Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on way to Tennessee. We both ordered the smoked dark meat chicken dinner. $9.95. Very large thigh and drum stick. It was done, but could have been left on just a little longer to get joints to break apart easily. Were...More

Thank cokerlj
Clay W, Owner at Nick's Bar-B-Q & Catfish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi cokerlj- Thank you so much for stopping in and dining with us! We really appreciate your business and your constructive review. As always, we want to do our best to exceed your expectations every time you stop by! As you noted our sides are...More

Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Great food in a small town quiet location. Skip the hustle and bustle of big city and relax while enjoying some amazing catfish and BBQ. Awesome food and the staff is amazing!More

Thank Allen B
Clay W, Owner at Nick's Bar-B-Q & Catfish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Allen B- Thank you so much for stopping in and dining with us! We really appreciate your business and your very kind review! We always want to do our best to exceed your expectations every time you stop by! We hope that you will...More

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Questions & Answers
Mary B
January 26, 2018|
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Response from Clay W | Property representative |
Hi Mary B- Yes we do ship sauce. It would be best to contact us at (870) 552-7845 and ask for me or leave me your number if I'm away from the phone. We do offer it on our website, however, we are changing our page up soon... More
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Tamrae2
September 6, 2016|
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Response from Clay W | Property representative |
Hi- We do not, unfortunately, as our local laws are antiquated. In Arkansas, we still have wet/dry counties. You can bring alcohol in from your vehicle as long as it is in a cup and not in any can/bottle. The laws will... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1012 North Bankhead Drive, Highway 13 North, Carlisle, AR 72024
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +1 870-552-3887
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Description
Thank you so much for visiting our Trip Advisor page! We are a third-generation family owned and operated full-service restaurant located in Carlisle, Arkansas. We have been open since 1972, and we look forward to being open for many many more years to come! We welcome everyone in, and we always want to do our best to exceed your expectations! There is always an owner present should any concerns arise, and we definitely act on any reasonable guest feedback. Stay tuned! We are moving over to a brand new building in 2018, and it will be the best barbecue experience around! Also, apologies, as the posted menu prices on here are incorrect. I'm not savvy enough to figure out how to redact the prices and the old items we no longer serve. We do promise to do our best to take care of you, so, if you're reading this, give us a try and give me a shout! Safe travels! - Clay W (Owner)
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