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Stubby's BBQ

3024 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71913-6145
+1 501-624-1552
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“peach cobbler” (16 reviews)
“beans” (66 reviews)
“ribs” (72 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3024 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71913-6145
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband thanked me for "making" him stop here for lunch on our way to North Carolina. We'd had a hard morning digging at Ron Coleman Crystal Mine and I directed him back to Stubby's. It had been really good last year. He had the...More

Thank marfita
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Hello BBQ Lovers, this year I've had the meats overcooked, dry and burnt a few times. I hope they get this under control, usually it's very good to excellent. We order the Super Combo and the portions are always good.

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Stopped by to eat a little smoked meat. I have been to Stubby's years ago but not recently. It appears that the cook has improved. The meat was cooked well and completely. Sauce lacks the kick that could make this bbq even better. I like...More

Thank sxr22
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Very friendly and informative staff. Food was great. Loved their bbq sauce. Would eat here again. Close to Oakland horse racing.

Thank Pam S
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome food they have signature spuds like the supreme which is a smoked potato loaded with beef or pork, beans, slaw and sauce -really enjoyed it.

Thank everworkingmom
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We got to Stubby's BBQ around 1:30 pm. and Chris the owner was serving the food. Always with a smile that makes you feel right at home. I ordered a Potato covered in pulled pork,beans, butter, and cole slaw. Wow what huge serving and so...More

Thank Harleyman1957
Reviewed 1 May 2017

When you walk into Stubby's, you're automatically greeted by the nicest people ever! I had the pork sandwich, baked beans and potato salad. It was probably the best BBQ I've ever eaten anywhere! The beans were also delicious, and while the potato salad was good,...More

Thank 548ginnys
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Stopped there for lunch. As this was our first time there, we appreciated the friendly service and the help they gave us in ordering. I think sauces obscure the smoky flavor of meat, so I ordered a half rack of ribs without sauce. Excellent choice!...More

Thank All50States58
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here during our trip to Hot Springs. The ribs were tasty and meaty and the side portions were ample. I could not finish my meal and I consider myself a big eater. The BBQ sauce was tangy and good. Try the peach cobbler,...More

Thank peaches_clan
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This was the best tasting in barbecue food that I've ever had. We are traveling from Michigan, and decided that we wanted to try this place, and we are so glad we did. My husband bought the big meal with a lot of different Meats...More

Thank Vickie S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3024 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71913-6145
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 501-624-1552
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