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Smokey Joe's Bar-B-Que

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824 Military Rd, Benton, AR 72015-3347
+1 501-315-8333
10:00 - 20:00
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Benton, Arkansas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Great bbq & service. We eat here about once a week. The meat is very tender. They have the best fried okra around. It's fixed to order so it's fresh & hot. Love the mild sauce.

Thank Marvon B
Carrollton, Texas
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Just happened to drive by thus place, and decided to stop. From the moment you walk in the smell is wonderful. We had a jumbo beef sandwich with slaw on it and 4 rib plate. The staff is friendly and attentive. This should be a must stop when you are in Benton.

Thank Richard R
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

great BBQ & genuinely good service. I didn't travel. I live in Benton so get to frequent their business often. :)

Thank pamfree
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Just ok. The food is alright. The prices are fair. The bathroom is not good at all. The service is fantastic. The decorations are tacky.

Thank actroyal721
Kearney, MO.
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407 reviews
367 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended so we gave it a try. You order at the counter when you enter. They bring the food to you. My wife and I shared the two meat plater. We has sliced beef and ham with baked beans and fries. It was very tasty and we had plenty to eat. It was $11.99 as I recall.

Thank KearneyCat
Benton, Arkansas
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110 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

This is a nice locally owned barbacue place and now serves alcohol. I prefer Texas style barbecue, for Arkansas style this is not bad. They make their own sauces. I would like them a bit sweeter but continue to go here once in a while.

Thank Reg S
Little Rock, Arkansas
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

The ribs, BBQ, and hamburgers are good. I like the vinegar based sauces! Service is quick and the beer prices are the best in Benton.

Thank chancyd
Glen Rose, AR
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

We make this a regular stop & love the BBQ. It is quick & always greeted with warm welcomes... I should have recommended this before, just neglected to... Try it, you will love it too..

Thank Rich M
Little Rock, Arkansas
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

They have great ribs and Texas toast, as well as many other dishes. I really love all their rib choices and the sauce!

Thank dianne l
Clare, Michigan
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236 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

This place has good, authentic BBQ. I asked several locals where the best BBQ in Benton was and this was the consensus. It did not disappoint! The ribs were moist and flavorful, and the sausage delicious.

Thank Joseph H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 824 Military Rd, Benton, AR 72015-3347
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Benton
  • Phone Number: +1 501-315-8333

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