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Bubba's Barbecue

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166 W van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-3651
+1 479-253-7706
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been to lots of BBQ places around the country, and this is one of the better ones. The ribs were not "fall off the bone;" they were "firm" but they were not overcooked (or burnt) and were not excessively chewy. They also were not excessively fatty. Enjoyed the sauce which was not overly sweet and had a bit of... More 

Thank Sue3cats
Grantville, KS
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We have eaten at Bubba's many times over the past 30 years, whenever we visit Eureka Springs. Their ribs are wonderful, and we've never found any we like better! The meat is fall-off-the-bone tender, with a nice "crust". If you like ribs, this is the place to eat them!

Thank gooberhead
Blue Springs, Missouri
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited this great little BBQ joint on our first evening in Eureka Springs. Gotta tell you...the food awesome! We each had the large beef brisket sandwich, french fries and coleslaw, and it was more food that we could manage to eat! Our server was a delight to talk to and took really good care of us.... More 

Thank Susan_E_1994
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very..bare bones restaurant. It's very good BBQ, service was fast and friendly. The lot was empty when we were there but on another occasion when we drove by, the place was packed at lunch time (approx 10 cars). We ordered 2 pulled pork sandwiches that came w/chips and we added on a fry to share. This was... More 

Thank traveling_jennyd
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

wife had muffalota special, she didn't care for it much. i had pork shoulder sandwich, it was ok but not in my top tier compared to bbq I have eaten in okc. they provided coleslaw with sandwich which was in a tartar sauce mini portion container lol. bbq sauce was good. would try other bbq places next time.

Thank safe-bet
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at bubbas for dinner and it was awesome! The plates are huge we should have split one. The brisket is perfect, the beans were delish, my husband loved the ribs! The waitress was friendly and the service was great.

Thank Stephanie W
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had the baby back ribs and they were really good. The ribs had lots of meat on them and they weren't greasy at all. The place was clean and friendly. Definitely order the ribs!

Thank Sanders S
Paxton, Illinois
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 1, 2017

We stopped in here on a recent mini vacation. We always try to stay away from the chain restaurants and try new places. BBQ was sounding good, and this was our closest option. We started the meal with an order of the ultimate nachos. Fried chips with chili, cheese, and jalepenos. They were ok, just ok. Nothing special. The rest... More 

Thank CrazyTraveler80
Russellville, Arkansas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

Pulled pork sandwich was excellent. Good smokey flavor, moist tender meat, no toothpick needed. Their sauce complaints the meat well. Great slaw, beans and fries. Will definitely return.

Thank jaj31tech
Eureka Springs, Arkansas
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

I can hardly write this right now because it's closed until February; my mouth is watering thinking about those smoky-sweet, savory tender ribs that slide effortlessly from the bone. The pulled-pork is so good, too. I never have been a big fan of coleslaw until I had it here; now I'm obsessed with it. I miss them so much when... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 166 W van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-3651
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Eureka Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 479-253-7706

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?