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Smokin Buns BBQ

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$$ - $$$
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25401 Highway 107, Jacksonville, AR 72076-2138
+1 501-988-2867
10:45 - 20:30
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great food great atmosphere and great waitstaff. Whole group not in the mood for BBQ? No problem! They offer catfish, chicken, salads, and the most amazing fried green tomatoes! If there is a line outside, don't let that discourage you. They are really good about getting tables cleaned and families in a timely manner. No matter the size of our... More 

Thank Leslie H
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158 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a cool little BBQ joint that serves good food. The staff is friendly and efficient. During peak hours parking can be difficult. We ordered an appetizer of fried green tomatoes and they were very tasty. For my entree I ordered a combination plate with BBQ brisket and fried catfish. The catfish was fried to perfection and was very... More 

Thank HotDogChamp
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This place is a must if you like old school BBQ ! I had ribs & fish my wife had fish . Tender juices meaty ribs the best ever. Fish was done and delicious! The staff made you feel at home great service

Thank Gary W
Jacksonville, Arkansas
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Very good family restaurant. Smokin Buns has the best catfish I've ever eaten . I order the salsa every time I go . I've never had anything there I didn't enjoy .

Thank Shawn W
Memphis, Tennessee
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509 reviews
305 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Smokin Buns is said to have "The Best Ribs in Arkansas." After my experience, I'm not gonna argue that point 😋 So I ordered 1/2 rack Ribs (very meaty!) served with Coleslaw, BBQ Beans, & Texas Toast ~ $13.99. Sauces are Sweet, Mild, Hot. I tried the first 2, & they were among the best I've tasted. & I've tasted... More 

Thank ChanEvan
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Visit every time we come to LRAFB. Very limited hours and very popular but feel it is worth the wait. Friendly staff and large portions sure to please.

Thank racegirlly
Des Moines, Iowa
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

went several times over the last month when I stayed with family. I friend told us that we had the best BBQ in AK a couple of miles from the house and he was right. Food is great. also catfish is great. they put cold slaw on the sandwich which I don't like so ask for it on the side.... More 

Thank constanttravelerrph
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and always enjoy the pulled pork sandwiches. You will receive a more than fair amount of food for the price. Depending on the time of day it is packed and usually stays pretty busy during business hours. This is some of the best barbeque around especially for the price.

Thank Ryan H
Jacksonville, Arkansas
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Any thing we have tried here has been excellent. From the barbecue to the catfish to the piggy pie. You won't be disappointed.

Thank dawaddle55
Little Rock, Arkansas
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63 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Nice folk. Good sized portions but just average food. Fries just fair. Catfish better than my brisket, which was tasty but dried out. Certainly not bad but considering it's out of the way location I'll likely not return.

Thank Kevin M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:45 - 20:30
10:45 - 20:30
10:45 - 20:30
10:45 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25401 Highway 107, Jacksonville, AR 72076-2138
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 501-988-2867

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