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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” (55 reviews)
“beans” (22 reviews)
“pork sandwich” (18 reviews)
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10:00 - 20:30 Hours
American, Barbecue
616 N State St, Clarksdale, MS 38614-6518
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Reviewed yesterday

located on the crossroads of highway 61 and 49 enjoy the delicious Ribs at Abes at a no frills well established Diner

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in to taste the famous barbeque, and Abe's did not disappoint. Lucille and staff were so friendly as I was in need of directions to a local business. She graciously obliged, so I stopped back in for a Big Abe and Sweet Tea after...More

Thank Robin D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the history of Abe's. It is certainly a tourist stop now, not that tourism is a bad thing. We had pulled pork sandwiches which were cheap and tasty, but not out of the ordinary. Wish we'd tried the ribs or tamales. Sometimes you...More

Thank timmind
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If there is such a thing as "traditional" BBQ, I think it could be Abe's. A constant to visit when in or near Clarksdale. A place I send friends who travel the region. It's timeless. Near the legendary crossroad of local lore where famed blues...More

Thank Taylor R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good meal . Not the best i have ever had but right next to crossraods sign so convenient for pictures

Thank csmith2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a chopped beef sandwich, which was sort of dry. The staff is very nice, so I wish I liked it better than I did.

Thank mudfoot
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Opened in 1924, Abe’s offers terrific BBQ! Casual and authentic. Lucille is a super server with a lovely sense of humor. Would return again anytime we are in Clarksdale, MS. Thanks Gillian Cassel

Thank Gillian W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly service. Fair prices. If you're looking for somewhere casual and inexpensive I would recommend it.

Thank libertino23
Reviewed 4 March 2018

In the shadow of the iconic guitar at the intersection of Hwys 61 and 49 sits a restaurant that has been open almost 100 years. It has a casual atmosphere and has been added on over the years. The hot tamales are outstanding although most...More

Thank MsSouthernBelle
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

There is a reason this place has been open since 1924. We don’t eat pork and ate the BBQ beef sandwiches and grilled chicken and it was some of the best BBQ I have ever had. The beef was lean was cooked to perfection and...More

Thank Ryan G
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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 - 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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