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E & L Barbeque

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1111 Bailey Ave, Jackson, MS 39203-1909
+1 601-355-5035
Today
10:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Richland, Mississippi
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82 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food here was very good. The sauce was a little bit runny, but the taste was superior. I got the pulled pork sandwich with fries. Not a bad price, either. You can get a drink, meat, and fries or potato salad for like $9-$11 bucks.

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Thank usm2003
Houston, Texas
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83 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I are both BBQ snobs and we were not disappointed in the least. We both had the rib plate with hot links but should have shared. The portions were huge! The ribs were fall off the bone and had a great flavor. The hot links are good but they definitely had a kick to them. The beans... More 

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Thank AAM246
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

You want to get sauce on the fries. There is an indoor tempered glass door smoker. You can watch the meat. Very casual atmosphere and you may smell of smoke. THE RIB TIPS WITH SAUCE ON THE FRIES!!!!! The line will sometimes go out the door! Meat is tender with great texture.

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Thank Princess1250
Jackson, Mississippi
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 July 2016

About every 2 months I get a craving for E&L BBQ. The ribs are huge and the meat is falling off the bone. I always have take-out with beans and potato salad and I honestly have enough for 2 meals. The sauce and flavor of the ribs is above and beyond any other I have tasted. I would recommend E... More 

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Thank boxofficebarbie
Lafayette, Louisiana
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

After reading "Best Ribs in Mississippi" on another review I probably set the bar too high. Mine were tender, but not quite falling off the bone. I'd go back. Good sides of potato salad and beans. Rib plate was $12.95. It's in a pretty sparse area of the city, daytime visits advised for most.

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Thank John D
Jackson, Mississippi
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

There are no problems in this restaurant. The sauce is tasty, the meat drips off the bone, the flavor unique. Definitely the best place to get BBQ in town!

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Thank waxandgold
Richland, Mississippi
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

I usually avoid places like this that are in bad neighborhoods. E &L is the exception. Everything here is good, but the rib tips are a tender, smoky masterpiece. The fries are good, but get sauce on them. Get sauce on everything!

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Thank kingdbooo
Pensacola, Florida
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

If you love great BBQ,this place has great food. The price is fair. The BBQ Ribs are to die for. BBQ at its best.

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Thank Randy W
Jackson, Mississippi
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65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Don't be fooled by these fancy restaurants falsely advertising BBQ, THIS IS THE REAL DEAL! Although I never go inside due to a little old run down building in a not so peaceful neighborhood, I don't let that block my BBQ blessing. I just send the Men folks to do my dirty work and bring me some rib tips with... More 

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Foresthill, Ca
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2015

I dig 'hole in the wall' Southern BBQ places as - growing up - that is where the best BBQ was....checked out reviews and with a recommendation from Concierge decided to check it out...ordered a full rack of ribs and 6 wings.........Ribs were fatty, too boiled and wings were deep fried and wet with sauce. Almost inedible......not good at all.....maybe... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 Bailey Ave, Jackson, MS 39203-1909
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 601-355-5035

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?