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616 N State St, Clarksdale, MS 38614-6518
+1 662-624-9947
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“ribs” (51 reviews)
“pulled pork” (28 reviews)
“beans” (21 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
616 N State St, Clarksdale, MS 38614-6518
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

From the road the place doesn't look big enough to be a BBQ, oooooh, but it is! In the side door, greeted by a lively lady behibd the counter, and a grill master at the flat top! Menu board is old school, but very adequate,...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Abe's is the real thing and that makes it good and the service was warm and welcoming. I ordered a hot dog but it was a sliced frankfurter in a hamburger bun, which was disappointing. It was a popular place with local people and I...More

Thank Sally T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tamales weren't all that exciting but my BBQ beef sandwich was very good. Service was weird. Brought one dinner and then 10 minutes later the other. Did not refill drinks when the 2nd meal was brought either. Did not get to try any sides...More

Thank rayboy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Back in 2006, I gave Abe's 4 stars because it deserved it for their amazing tamales. What happened, Abe's?! These tamales were mushy, mushy. The pork sandwiches had no smoke on them. Plus the place smelled, looked and was dirty. I understand ambience, but this...More

Thank CathyMV
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

After all the hype and hoopla, Abe was a slight disappointment. Although it was very good bbq, it wasn't that so good make u wanna slap yo mama bbq. Service was good also

Thank master_m357
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We had to stop here, since we were in the area and they've been around forever. I had the pulled pork sandwich, which was fine. Not great. I guess I'm spoiled because my wife makes outstanding pulled pork. My wife had a Tamale which was...More

Thank Alex T
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

A must stop in Clarksdale. Right at the Crossroads and fabulous BBQ. My favorite is a hamburger with "slaw & sauce". Nothing like it anywhere. Beans & fries round out a wonderful meal!

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We went here expecting outstanding and got average. The food wasn't bad just not anything exceptional. The decor was great-old pictures and blues related items on the walls- exactly what you'd expect at a bbq joint at the crossroads. Stop in if you happen to...More

Thank brad p
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Rode over to Clarksdale today to eat at Abe's. Best tamales hands down anywhere. Had ribs and BBQ sandwich. Ribs were really good. BBQ sandwich was good. Way to much vinegar in coleslaw. Next time will just do tamales with chili and cheese.

Thank marybsellers
Reviewed 24 June 2017

The chilli is amazing. Typical diner fare with great BBQ & tamales. The sweet iced tea tastedlike my mama's tea. We'd eat there again.

Thank Michelle L
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 616 N State St, Clarksdale, MS 38614-6518
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Clarksdale
  • Phone Number: +1 662-624-9947
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