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Stubby's BBQ

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner
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Menu

TO GO ONLY‏
Fast for two
half ld. Beef, pit potato, half pint beans, half pint slaw
Fast for Four
1 lb, beef, pint beans, pint slaw
Picnic pak for ten
Succulent slab of ribs, 1 lb, beef, whole chicken, 5 baked potatoes, 3 pints beans, 3 pints slaw, 1 loaf bread
Sauce
Single bottle case(12 bottles)
Meat by the pound
Beef, pork, ham, ribs chicken(whole)
Beans
Slaw
Potatoes salads
Half pint
Pint
POTAOES
Smoked pit potato
Smoked spud w/ butter & sour cream
Stuffed
Smoked spud w/ chopped beef or pork & sauce
Supreme potato
Smoked spud w/ the works- chopped beef or pork, beans, slaw & sauce
DESSERTS‏
Homemade peach cobbler
DINNERS FOR TWO OR MORE
Rib feast for two
Generous 1 lb, ribs, 2 orders beans & slaw, 2 sliced bread
Chicken feast for two
Whole chicken,‏ 2 orders breads & slaw, 2 slices bread
Kids 10 & under
Kiddy q(sandwich w/ 2 side orders). Kiddy sandwich
SANDWICHES‏
Regular
Jumbo
Ribs
ORDER OF MEAT
Generous portion I served one
Ribs
Beef
Pork
Ham
Half chicken
SIDE ORDERS‏
Hot/mild peppers
Chips
Pickles
Deviled egg
FREE REFILLS
Beans
Slaw
Potato salads
Lou’s sweet mater relish
Stubby’s ultimate platter for one
The combo‏ plate generous slice of beef, pork, ham & rib, beans, slaw & bread
Stubby’s super ultimate platter for one
The super combo generous slice of beef, pork, ham, rib & ½ chicken, beans, slaw & bread w/ drink
About
Cookin' Q Since '52, Stubby's BBQ in Hot Springs, Arkansas is Open 7 days a week! Enjoy your choice of Barbecue Beef, Pork, Petit Jean Ham, Ribs & Chicken. Home of the Soon-to-be-World-Famous Pot of Beans! Try one of our Hickory smoked potatoes too. We recommend the 'Spudlicious', yes we said Spudlicious Supreme Potato! Enjoy our cafeteria style ordering experience, watch our carver prepare your order as you wait! We hope you happen to save a little room for our Homemade Peach Cobbler too! Don't forget to take home some Stubby's BBQ Sauce! Catering & Gift Certificates available also.
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
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All reviews beans peach cobbler ribs smoked meat chicken southern bbq loaded potato cole slaw sandwiches bread cafeteria style bean pot bar b que smoke flavor race track order at the counter would eat here again
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

By far the best BBQ in Hot Springs!!!and as the sign says... Cookn Que since ‘52!!! That speaks for itself. I have eaten here for years even before present location across from Oaklawn. I honestly can say I have never had a bad meal here...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Rzrbks69
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

The meat was tender and we watched him cut it right in front of us loading our plate. My husband and I shared a "plate for 1" that was more than enough with 2 sides! The meal was good (not too smoky and soooo tender)...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ccayerussell
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

I was really excited to eat here again I’ve driven by it many times and this is my first visit. Really simple walk up to the counter get a tray , order your plate and pay. I ordered the brisket and a half order of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank troyt1
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped by Stubby’s our last day in Hot Springs for lunch. It was our 1st anniversary and she wanted bbq👍. This is a small restaurant on the main highway just south of Oaklawn Park race track. The food is delicious and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Broutdoors
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Consistently, the best BBQ in the Spa City. We eat at Stubby's often and recently I saw that they had beef ribs on a little note. The customer ahead of us ordered the beef ribs and there was one left over from the "rack", so...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jeff S
Reviewed October 24, 2018

If you are in Hot Springs This is the place to eat huge portions the meat was so tender, and the peach cobbler is to die for, the owner and staff were friendly and very helpful. Will eat there again on our next trip.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ronnie H
Reviewed October 14, 2018

My husband and I use to live right behind Stubby's Barbecue restaurant when we was first married. The smells of the sweet BBQ would drift back to our apartment. We looked forward to dinners when we would get 1/2 a chicken swimming in the Stubby's...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank casper59
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Everything we have eaten at Stubbys has been delicious. But I especially love there ribs, loaded potato and the cobbler is to die for.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Janice T
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Had a half chicken BBQ and it was delicious with beans and coleslaw with a cold beer of course. When my Canadian credit card wouldn't work with the machine at the till I was told they have to make some adjustments to accept that type....More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank keenadog
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

First time to visit and had heard mixed reviews. Both my husband and I ordered the pork sandwich, with my husband adding a side of potato salad. The pork was very dry and flavorless; bbq sauce was sweet and somewhat overpowering. My husband, who rarely...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank nlrstate
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