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Rivertowne BBQ

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205 S 3rd St, Ozark, AR 72949
+1 479-667-1808
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Comfy food. Friendly, right size portions. Great ribs with brown sugar dipping sauce. Decent prices. Large S&H stamp sign in front. Nostalgic atmosphere. Family oriented.

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Thank Joanne V
Chester, Virginia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

yesterday looking for good BBQ. As self anointed BBQ critics, we like to try all BBQ restaurants along our path. Well, we found a gem in Ozark, AK that will be a must on every trip now! I was greeted by a friendly young woman who immediately made me feel comfortable. She was helpful with the take out menu and... More 

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Thank girltrabel
Little Rock, Arkansas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On July 3rd, we drove 1 1/2 hours specifically to go to Rivertown BBQ for lunch. We have always had a good experience...until yesterday. Our waitress, I will call her N. was very rude!!! We ordered a large to-go order when we ordered our meal so it would be ready when we finished our meal. After she brought our order,... More 

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Thank e0173469
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent! Our watress was super rude. We could not figure out why. I am always aware of my attitude and treat others the way I want to be treated. We think it may be because we shared. Not sure.

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Thank Katina H
Ben M, General Manager at Rivertowne BBQ, responded to this review

My name is Ben McCall. I am the general manager of Rivertowne. I am very sorry to hear about your experience. Do you happen to remember who your server was or about when you were here so I can make sure it doesn't happen again. Also, if you will give me your address I would love to send you a... More 

Bellingham, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Drove to town to give this place a try. Right in the middle of town and a good size building. Friendly service, ordered chopped brisket sandwich, four (huge) ribs with two sides and lemonade. Very good and very filling. We still can't get used to buying a custom smoked sandwich for under $7.

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Thank Donald J
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate there today and we had a fantastic lunch, probably the best place in this town. We really really enjoyed the local food here.

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Thank Bas v
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food, large portions, tasty bbq sauces. Very friendly staff, fast service. A good choice. We were passing through and glad we stopped, looked like a favorite of locals as well.

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Thank Debbie S
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

My wife, 6 year old daughter, and myself ate at Rivertown BBQ in Ozark, AR on June 14, 2016. We were in Arkansas for pleasure, on an off-road adventure trip for the week hitting the Mill Creek OHV trails, county roads, and forest service roads. Beautiful ride! We decided to go to Rivertown based on Trip Advisor reviews indicating it... More 

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Thank Bvit
Altus, Arkansas
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

The restaurant was previously owned by someone that cared about service. The new owners have let the place go downhill. The food is not near as good as it used to be. The portions are smaller and the prices are bigger. We used to go there at least once a week but we won't be going back any time soon.... More 

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Thank Joe T
Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

If you're ever crazy enough to drive across country on Interstate 40, do yourself a favor & stop at Rivertowne BBQ in Ozark! It's about 2 miles off the interstate & totally worth it! It's quaint & friendly & the food was delicious! The smoked turkey & bacon sandwich was great & the pulled chicken rocked! The onion rings were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 S 3rd St, Ozark, AR 72949
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Ozark
  • Phone Number: +1 479-667-1808

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