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Stubby's BBQ

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3024 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71913-6145
+1 501-624-1552
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Baltimore, Maryland
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped there for lunch. As this was our first time there, we appreciated the friendly service and the help they gave us in ordering. I think sauces obscure the smoky flavor of meat, so I ordered a half rack of ribs without sauce. Excellent choice! Meaty, moist, smoky, and falling off the bone, these ribs were awesome. The coleslaw side... More 

Thank All50States58
Germantown, Tennessee
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here during our trip to Hot Springs. The ribs were tasty and meaty and the side portions were ample. I could not finish my meal and I consider myself a big eater. The BBQ sauce was tangy and good. Try the peach cobbler, it was very tasty. Plenty of space and neat decorations on the walls of old... More 

Thank peaches_clan
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best tasting in barbecue food that I've ever had. We are traveling from Michigan, and decided that we wanted to try this place, and we are so glad we did. My husband bought the big meal with a lot of different Meats and some beans. I would have to say the beans are the best I have... More 

Thank Vickie S
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed March 21, 2017

Stopped in for our first time after the races on a Friday. The line wasn't too long, ordering at the counter was simple. As for the food, got a 4 Bone, ribs were good, had sides of onion rings, fresh cut french fries and baked beans, all of which were OK. Not my favorite BBQ but was not terrible either....... More 

Thank Brad R
2 reviews
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

Probably the worst pork I have ever eaten. Go to your local grocery store deli to find the same quality. Unfortunately the baked beans were so bad they stayed on my plate.

Thank Jami J
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

I was driving around trying to figure out what I was going to eat for lunch, while my wife was at the spa, and I decided that i would stop in here for some BBQ. When i walked in the wonderful smell of smoked meat hit my nostrils. The ribs and brisket were fantastic!! It was about noon when i... More 

Thank Will S
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 4, 2017

Looking for barbeque and a beer on a Sunday. First two restaurants on our list were closed. Ended up at Stubby's. Brisket sandwich was very good - tender and not too smokey - and the pulled pork was almost good. Buns for both sandwiches were terrible. Potato salad and slaw were very good. Beans were ordinary. The guy in front... More 

Thank _caw4short
2 reviews
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Best BBQ I've had. Definitely will be back!!! The pot of beans is a must side order and the beef is tender and delicious. One of the best BBQ sauces around. I highly recommend this place!!!!

Thank Brad F
Erie, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

This was the first time I've ever eaten barbecue and it was not that great. If I try barbecue it will surely NOT be this place.

Thank Munegirl12
The Colony, Texas
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed December 29, 2016

We found this place randomly driving by and decided to stop since we were hungry. We took the food to go, and let me just say, we had a very pleasant experience. The BBQ was delicious, we wished we had gotten more!

Thank Kristina S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3024 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71913-6145
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 501-624-1552

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?