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Review of Big R's Bar-B-Q

Big R's Bar-B-Q
Ranked #8 of 237 Restaurants in Joplin
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Smoked barbecue, brisket, pulled pork and ribs being most popular. They also have a large variety of homemade pies that are served as huge slices. very rustic decor and friendly service.
Reviewed March 4, 2014

We eat here for lunch after the lunch crowd leaves, it's quiet and good service! Love the Cobb salad and chicken fried chicken!

Thank Brooke R
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Reviewed February 18, 2014

This place is a little hard to find, but when you do, you will enjoy the food. The BBQ is good, but the pies are outstanding.

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Thank danap765
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Reviewed February 15, 2014

The food was pretty good, but the service wasn't very good at all. Ate there on a busy Saturday evening. Had a bit of a wait, but understood since they were a little busy. When we were seated, our waitress was obviously a little stressed and seemed to take it out on the customers a little bit. Took almost 55 minutes to get our food after ordering. She kind of slammed our plates down and rushed off. We never had our drinks refilled or were even asked. Our waitress never asked if we wanted more rolls or if we needed anything while dining. She's wasn't extremely rude, but not very pleasant nor helpful. (I will say that I overheard a couple of other waitresses doing a better a lot job with their tables.) However, that made our overall experience worse than it could have been. Had the dinner pulled pork plate. Food was very good & has been every time I have eaten there. Probably one of the better BBQ places in Joplin. The place isn't very big and makes for an interesting dining experience. (Pretty close quarters) Overall the food is pretty decent, but the staff that helped us needed to improve.

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Thank 425TimothyG
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Reviewed December 31, 2013

Upon our long cross country drive, we always want to stop at local places. This sure fit the bill. It was a fun redneck place with great service. We had the lunch special of pulled pork sandwiches on MrsR's roll. They were outstanding. We shared the sandwiches (comes with 2 slider like sizes) and this was more than enough. We chose a salad for our side and it was fresh and crisp. After so many reviews talked about Mrs R's Butterscotch pie we had to try it. Wow

Thank Rochestergirl
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Reviewed November 29, 2013 via mobile

Never disappointed with the food. Good strong drinks. A favourite place to chill and enjoy a good meal. The atmosphere is unique and pleasant... I've always wanted to try the tempting pies...but sadly there is never room. Great place to eat...one of Joplin's very best!

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Thank segzi
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