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Whistle Stop BBQ

2030 Benton St, Searcy, AR 72143-6904
+1 501-305-4227
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“brisket” (17 reviews)
“potato salad” (8 reviews)
“catfish” (21 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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2030 Benton St, Searcy, AR 72143-6904
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Recently visited their new location. The ribs are even better than I remembered. Great service with a smile.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank judgerch
Reviewed 6 December 2018

A great little restaurant....highly recommend! Their BBQ is very good. Good people, too! Large spacious parking lot. Easy in and out.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Travis M
Reviewed 29 August 2018

It's a great place to take the family. Great barbque and catfish. Wish the hush puppies were fresh homemade not frozen.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Leane R
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Use to love eating here. Last few times food wasn't as good. Last BBQ I got was mostly bun and very dry. Looked like it was what was let in the bottom of the pan and said good enough. Never eat there again...

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank briandavis34ty
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I am relieved and excited to say that even though Whistle Stop has moved locations, the food is STILL fabulous ! And they've added some really yummy hamburgers. Its still the best barbecue in town ! Be sure and try the ribs, they're the best...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank R8486LTwendys
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Nice family-style diner. Large portions of good food; friendly servers. Especially enjoyed purple hulled peas, which we had never heard of before.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank dogwoodnc2018
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Whistle Stop is one of the go-to restaurants in the area. Family friendly, quality food, and good service. If you like fried pies, get ‘em while they’re hot. Delicious!!!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Michael W
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Four of us all had the bbq pulled pork sandwiches. It was delicious! No chunks of fatty meat like most restaurants. Save room for a fried chocolate pie! The servers were fast and friendly! Our first visit but we will definitely go back!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Dream98217
Reviewed 28 June 2018

This was by far the worst restaurant Ive ever ate at in my life. There was no air conditioning in this place and even their fans were broke and when its 98 degrees, ac matters. food was terrible and everyones food was cold. the amount...More

Date of visit: June 2018
3  Thank honeybadge991
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Everything on the menu is fresh and good. Try the potato casserole! The Barbecue is excellent as well.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Nenahog
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2030 Benton St, Searcy, AR 72143-6904
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Searcy
  • Phone Number: +1 501-305-4227
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