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616 N State St, Clarksdale, MS 38614-6518
+1 662-624-9947
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“ribs” (57 reviews)
“coleslaw” (19 reviews)
“pulled pork” (27 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
616 N State St, Clarksdale, MS 38614-6518
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

located on the crossroads of highway 61 and 49 enjoy the delicious Ribs at Abes at a no frills well established Diner

Thank Susan M
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in to taste the famous barbeque, and Abe's did not disappoint. Lucille and staff were so friendly as I was in need of directions to a local business. She graciously obliged, so I stopped back in for a Big Abe and Sweet Tea after...More

Thank Robin D
Reviewed April 9, 2018

I love the history of Abe's. It is certainly a tourist stop now, not that tourism is a bad thing. We had pulled pork sandwiches which were cheap and tasty, but not out of the ordinary. Wish we'd tried the ribs or tamales. Sometimes you...More

Thank timmind
Reviewed April 8, 2018

If there is such a thing as "traditional" BBQ, I think it could be Abe's. A constant to visit when in or near Clarksdale. A place I send friends who travel the region. It's timeless. Near the legendary crossroad of local lore where famed blues...More

Thank Taylor R
Reviewed April 6, 2018

A good meal . Not the best i have ever had but right next to crossraods sign so convenient for pictures

Thank csmith2017
Reviewed April 3, 2018

I had a chopped beef sandwich, which was sort of dry. The staff is very nice, so I wish I liked it better than I did.

Thank mudfoot
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Opened in 1924, Abe’s offers terrific BBQ! Casual and authentic. Lucille is a super server with a lovely sense of humor. Would return again anytime we are in Clarksdale, MS. Thanks Gillian Cassel

Thank Gillian W
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

Friendly service. Fair prices. If you're looking for somewhere casual and inexpensive I would recommend it.

Thank libertino23
Reviewed March 3, 2018

In the shadow of the iconic guitar at the intersection of Hwys 61 and 49 sits a restaurant that has been open almost 100 years. It has a casual atmosphere and has been added on over the years. The hot tamales are outstanding although most...More

Thank MsSouthernBelle
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

There is a reason this place has been open since 1924. We don’t eat pork and ate the BBQ beef sandwiches and grilled chicken and it was some of the best BBQ I have ever had. The beef was lean was cooked to perfection and...More

Thank Ryan G
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 616 N State St, Clarksdale, MS 38614-6518
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Clarksdale
  • Phone Number: +1 662-624-9947
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