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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” (52 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 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for BBQ based on the recommendation of a friend. I had ribs that were meaty, moist, and perfectly cooked. The slaw was unusual and, although it looked pretty plain, the vinegar dressing was a perfect complement to the BBQ sauce on the ribs....More

Thank LittlePaint
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Iconic Mississippi open pit BBQ right on perhaps the most famous corner in Blues Country. Inside is filled with nostalgic pics and more. Nothing fancy here, but damn good food. I had the pulled pork sandwich with coleslaw topping and a side of baked beans....More

Thank Food_Junkie911
Reviewed 14 December 2017

The Big Abe Pork BBQ is the best! You must eat here for lunch or dinner if you visit this cute town!

Thank B5460FFthomasc
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Since 1924? One bite and you'll know why. Now I have to say I don't even like barbecue, so I'm the reason they have other stuff on the menu. My dining companion had the rib plate served with potato salad, beans, and bread. It was...More

Thank lyrix428
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Abe's has been around for years & years so it was on the must do list. Had the BBQ beef sandwich. Lots of meat for sure. A very laid back place. Truly the old south. Would definitely go back again!

Thank loomjam
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Abe's is a local institution with lots of history, and being located at the 61-49 crossroads only adds to its lore. But we found the barbecue itself to be just OK -- certainly passable but far from the best. A fun place to visit but...More

Thank jakester88
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We pulled up to find the place completely surrounded by Chinese tourists with cameras. We walked and sat ordered and got one of the best meals in a bit. The tamaco was three tamales covered with chili and cheese with lettuce and tomatoes on top....More

Thank rogersober
Reviewed 4 October 2017

great food, cheap food and historic place. We were quickly in and out again. But when trying to find the devils crossroad, this is just by it.

Thank Rebekka_Faber
Reviewed 17 September 2017 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 13 September 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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