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Stubby's BBQ

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3024 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71913-6145
+1 501-624-1552
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“beans” (69 reviews)
“peach cobbler” (16 reviews)
“ribs” (77 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3024 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71913-6145
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Reviewed April 18, 2018

This is not a white table cloth and napkins place - it's good BBQ! Sticky fingers, baked beans and ham, smoky tender ribs - perfection! Get there early for dinner as they close at 8PM. You can stay later if you are eating, so no...More

Thank 10sbabe
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

I ate here for lunch and came back for dinner. I had the ribs both times. The ribs the gave me in the evening were meatier than the lunch ribs. They only give you four ribs and I was left wanting more. The sides were...More

Thank Tyson S
Reviewed April 13, 2018

I try BBQ all over the USA and gotta say Stubby's nailed it! The ribs, baked beans and slaw are absolute perfection. Stubby's own bbq sauce was a sheer delight, not vinegary and not overly sweet, just smooth and sooo very delicious. Portions are generous...More

Thank Don D
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

We went there for lunch real barbecue place very very yummy had the sliced brisket big portions went back the next day and took some home. Was that good.

Thank Philip W
Reviewed March 28, 2018

We stopped there for lunch because it is conveniently located on Central Avenue. My pork BBQ was very good. No complaints from our party of four.

Thank NJ46_10
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Read some good reviews about this place, so we decided to try it. We were very disappointed with the food. The ribs were charred, the brisket was bland and fatty, and the pork was an odd texture, without flavor. The sauce people are going on...More

Thank adavis2282
Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

Hey Hey Hey! This certainly is one helluva BBQ Place! All this meat is smoked daily in a hickory wood fired pit! It's off the chain! Extremely tender and very juicy, the ribs, chicken, ham and pork is exceptional! You can dine in or carry...More

Thank legacyendeavors
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Ate here close to closing time on a Tuesday evening. Very unimpressed by quality and quantity vs. price of fare served to our family of four. I do agree that the beans were better than average, but the shining star well above the beef and...More

Thank Joseph W
Reviewed February 12, 2018

We have followed Stubby's from the old location 20 years ago, We bring an ice box with us so we can take it home for our kids, The Baked potatoes are cooked in the same pit as the meats and packed full of the same...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

This is quite barbecue Institution. If you ever go to Hot Springs Arkansas if you go to this place once you may eat there everyday for lunch. Good barbecue sauce you can drink it it's so delicious and their little pot of beans they put...More

Thank tommy w
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
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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