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616 N State St, Clarksdale, MS 38614
+1 662-624-9947
11:00 - 14:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 20:30
Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
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204 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm originally from Cleveland, MS but I've been gone for 44 years. We recently went to the Delta as tourists, including a trip to Abe's BBQ. I've driven past Abe's since I was a young boy. Never stopped to eat there until my tourist trip. Bolstered by articles in The Delta Magazine and a Facebook site devoted to the Delta,... More 

Thank DonK777
Algard, Norway
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really nice restaurant, the food and service is really good. This place is really worth visiting.

Thank Rita S
Perth, Australia
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Heard great stories about the famous Abes and decided to check it out. The food was good and typical BBQ food fare, however, I must admit some of the BBQ food we experienced in Memphis and Nashville tasted better and was more flavoursome. Maybe because Abes was talked up so much we left a little disappointed. Abes prices were good... More 

Thank Gary T
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

right at "The Crossroads"...gotta go for the tamales with chili and cheese...scrumptious. very friendly staff...

Thank Tim M
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Nice clean restaurant. Near the crossroads. Great Bar-B-Q. We had to go back a 2nd time!! Definitely good eats!

Thank Brian K
Manhattan, New York, United States
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Heard this was the place to eat. Heard the BBQ food was awesome. However we had the fried chicken sandwich and fries, really lovely and reasonable too. Very authentic.

Thank Shaun S
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299 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

....trading a little me feels on past glories and reputation going by the date of the faded newspaper and magazine reviews and awards go. Ribs and sides were average at best. Chilli OK nothing special. Table service was good. Place a little rustic and grimey.....would try somewhere else.

Thank RocheMaree
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Lots,of memorabilia so no doubt was good once. Ribs were tough and dry, even tho virtually empty, not happy service. Don't recommend.

Thank Mike B
Warrenville, Illinois
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Good BBQ is one of my few self indulgences. Saw this on the way in to my hotel, and could not resist. From the outside, it has all the hallmarks of a great barbecue restaurant - unpretentious exterior, a bit worn. Inside, the same, plus a great history. I ordered the pork plate, which came with the two sides I... More 

Thank Brian J
Ringwood, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We've eaten at Abe's a couple of times, and it never disappoints. The smell of the BBQ'd meat when you enter is mouth watering. The meat is always well cooked and seasoned, the beans fine, but not so sure about the slaw, which seemed to be just raw cabbage soaked in vinegar, with no mayo. The service was good, and... More 

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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
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 616 N State St, Clarksdale, MS 38614
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Clarksdale
  • Phone Number: +1 662-624-9947

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