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The Little Dooey

100 Fellowship St, Starkville, MS 39759-3275
+1 662-323-6094
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pulled pork” (31 reviews)
“catfish” (51 reviews)
“ribs” (22 reviews)
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Cajun & Creole, American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
100 Fellowship St, Starkville, MS 39759-3275
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed eating here. All of the bbq was excellent. I had a side of brisket and two sides: baked beans and greens. The brisket was delicious! The sides were ok. My daughter loved her pulled pork and her okra was cooked to perfection!...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always crowded on MSU weekends, but they get you in and out fast. Awesome bbg sandwich. Delicious fried green tomatoes. Cold beer. Lots of TVs so you can catch a game. Did not disappoint!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We and a friend tried The Little Dooey for lunch and were happily surprised with the meal. My husband and I tried a cup of their gumbo, it had lots of seafood, sausage, etc. VERY good. Also added an order of tamales which were excellent....More

Thank Alabamatripcreator
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Had lunch here for the first time this weekend. There were 11 of us in town for a soccer tournament. We ordered the fried green tomatoes for an appetizer. They were amazing! Had a great flavor! We all dug in with our hands and gobbled...More

Thank tracyMdallas
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We went for lunch and it was great! I had the fried catfish poboy and my husband had the pulled pork! The people who work there were beyond nice. Major kudos to them!

Thank Ellen P
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

This was recommended to me by a former local. We came here before the LSU v. Mississippi State game to grab lunch. The wait was out the door, and it took us about 40 minutes to order. Once we ordered, though, it only took a...More

Thank aross3093
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Yes, we enjoyed it. You'll find a lot of alumni here from the university so you know they have good memories of the place. It's good barbecue with no pretentiousness. Definitely worth a stop.

Thank Frank A
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Our daughter had us stop here for the best barbecue and ribs (plus we were paying so she could get the platter!). Great place for homemade barbecue, quick service, and fun atmosphere. Prices were inexpensive, there are seafood, chicken, pork and beef options, and lots...More

Thank Kathy F
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

football game- great family restaurant. cool building. friendly service. wonderful experience one of best local restaurants to go to

Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 15 November 2017

You order at the counter, grab your drink, and then find your own seating. No problems with this while we were there. Everyone enjoyed their food on our outing. Nice selection of BBQ and fish. The crawfish tails appetizer was really good. Prices were very...More

Thank Dan K
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Fellowship St, Starkville, MS 39759-3275
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Starkville
  • Phone Number: +1 662-323-6094
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Fun is a family recipe. Originating in Starkville, Mississippi, The Little Dooey™ has become the most popular barbeque destination in the region, attracting regular, local diners and guests from all over the country. The menu was created around the time-honored recipes and sauces of the founders, Margaret Ann , Barry & Bart Wood. The name for the restaurant is also a Wood Family tradition where “a little dooey” means a fun gathering of friends and family. The Wood’s began The Little Dooey™ in 1985, by serving their homemade barbeque and sauce at a local service station. The response from customers was overwhelming, and soon the growing local demand for their delicious food prompted them to open the first restaurant in Starkville which became an instant success. The Wood’s credit their accomplishments to their family, friends and dedicated staff who set The Little Dooey™ apart, making it a comfortable and fun place to eat. Don’t forget to pick up some sauce! Or, call us to order your favorite.
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