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Jerry Neel's BBQ

Phoenix Street, Fort Smith, AR
+1 479-646-8085
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible22%
Jul 1, 2018
“A 36 year slide into mediocrity.”
Jun 14, 2018
“Drive through”
Opens in 19 min
$$ - $$$
Phoenix Street, Fort Smith, AR
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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

As a former employee at the Rogers Avenue location back in 1983 I loved the food that we served. I recently visited the location on Phoenix Avenue (I guess this is the lone survivor) just to see if it was any good. I have two...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Went through drive through at 8:35 pm and nobody to be found. No food. No service. No customer no coming back

Thank Gena M
Reviewed June 12, 2018

Picture the thinly sliced packaged lunch meat warmed on a flattop and then sold as "BBQ". That's this place. I have eaten at a few terrible restaurants in my life, but this is probably the worst.

Thank Scott T
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Best BBQ in town, period. The baked beans are mighty tasty. The wait staff are extremely friendly and attentive. This place is a Fort Smith staple, a little off the main drag, but worth finding.

Thank Bonnie W
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

The best thing about Jerry Neel's is that it is locally owned. I agree that years of memories of eating here make me think that it is not as good as it was years ago, but it is still a great place to eat. The...More

Thank Ronald D
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

In the past this was the place to get BBQ. Not anymore! Don't know what happen. But they are just not keeping up with their competitors. It's really bad. Would not recommend.

Thank Scott B
Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

I went here with my boyfriend today to try it. We had heard bad reviews by mouth from people who had been here in the past so we wanted to try this place and form our own opinion. First off, the lady that took our...More

1  Thank Scotty R
Reviewed February 6, 2016

I was raised in Fort Smith graduating from Northside in 1966. During the years since I would return to visit my parents and sister and I frequently made it a point to visit Jerry Neel's BBQ. It was very good. My question is WHAT HAPPENED?...More

Thank Kenneth P
Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

Super bbq!! Eat here whenever possible!! Three meat platter is awesome and the best sausage I have ever eaten.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Jerry there to greet you, fun little spot. You order at the counter and they deliver to your table. Drinks come in mason jars, free refills. Pork ribs very tasty, sauce on the side if you like them juicy. Try the baked beans, heavenly. Corn...More

Thank Curiousgal50
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Phoenix Street, Fort Smith, AR
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Fort Smith
  • Phone Number: +1 479-646-8085
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