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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 good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“beans” (68 reviews)
“peach cobbler” (16 reviews)
“ribs” (74 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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3024 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71913-6145
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I stopped here on our vacation. It was the best BBQ we have had in a long time. So happy to know that the BBQ sauce can be ordered online and shipped to me in TX.

Thank Mollie B
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We love this place! Great brisket and ham; the bean pot is incredible. The lunch special is a favorite, and we typically have to take a go box home with us. Very friendly staff; clean and fun environment.

Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

The ribs were soft and flavorful, and the sides were really great. I don't much like coleslaw, but there's was subtle and tasty. Great beans with a special seared bacon topping, and a sweet pickled tomato dish. We'll be back someday!

Thank James N
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

As a Texas native and a Memphis fan, I do not recognize this food as barbecue. The meat is tasteless. The ONE offered sauce is a mouthful of sugar. The potato salad is horrific. Finally, the cole slaw is a watery mess. The food is...More

1  Thank jabberwok97
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We stop here at least twice a month. The staff is friendly and always welcoming. The food is outstanding and if you get there early get the "bean pot". Smoked beans with brisket added and don't forget to ask for their BBQ sauce on top....More

Thank Ric B
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I grew up eating Stubby's when it was on Park Ave. after church on Sunday. After a lifetime hiatus from Hot Springs, I'm back and was pleasantly surprised to find Stubby's again on Central Ave. I've changed, Stubby's has changed, but we are both still...More

Thank laurabluewaters
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Ambience: plenty of seating in a place where you order at one end and pay at the other. The Supreme Potato was a large and interesting dish-- rather like a plate of nachos, but centered on a large potato rather than chips. It was tasty,...More

Thank jetsly
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. Had the jumbo sliced Brisket sandwich, a couple ribs and their great potato salad. Service was quick and bbq was the best.

Thank euyma
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Baked potatoes stuffed with BBQ was very good, all else was alright. Honestly, who comes to Hot Springs for BBQ - we were looking for a place one step above fast food for a quick bite in the late afternoon and stopped in. Price was...More

Thank KWayneB
Reviewed 18 September 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
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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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