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Reviewed April 21, 2017

If you have never dined at a service station, then you need to give Country Express a try. The fried catfish plate is fantastic. Two huge pieces of catfish, french fries, pinto beans and cole slaw for about $8. I substituted fried okra for the...More

Date of visit: April 2017
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Reviewed August 1, 2016

Best BBQ in town, ribs, sandwiches, brisket, etc all great, also have great catfish, burgers, etc never had anything there that wasn't great food

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank Carl S
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

In my line of business I travel all over the place. You won't find better BBQ anywhere. Also the staff are very friendly.The pulled pork sandwich and baked beans are my favorites. I'am in Mena every month and always eat there .

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank mrclark754
Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

Looks like a gas station/convenience store! But was in mood for bbq and we took my dad who lives here to eat there and were very pleased! It was home cooking in an unexpected place. I Recommend it to you!

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank jesseo582
Reviewed October 26, 2015

You wouldn't expect to find the quality of food in a place like this. It is a gas/convenient store. There is inside dining with several tables. Service is excellent. The fish platter comes with plenty of food--fries, hush puppies, cole slaw, beans. I think it's...More

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank maggie5arkansas
Reviewed September 3, 2015

Mena reviewer "Loren W" stated it perfectly... "One normally doesn't think of the local gas station as a great bar b que but Country express does bbq quite well" I still don't know why my wife thought this place would be good. I was skeptical...More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank BandL830
Reviewed April 21, 2015

One normally doesn't think of the local gas station as a great bar b que but Country express does bbq quite well. The fish dinners and breakfast are also great. There is probably more menu items made from scratch than most local sit down restaurants...More

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank LorenW216
Reviewed February 8, 2015

OK its a gas station with a cafe inside. And a smoker out back. Best fried catfish, fries, Cole slaw, pinto beans, hush puppies, onion slice, lemon slices, green tomato relish or smoked tender, juicy brisket, ribs, pulled pork, Cole slaw, baked tangy, smoky beans.........gooood...More

Date of visit: February 2015
Thank Fran P
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