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“Clarksdale BBQ”
Review of Abe's

Abe's
Ranked #4 of 46 Restaurants in Clarksdale
Price range: US$0 - US$12
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Reviewed 4 weeks 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, the place has been in business since the 1920's!
Slab pork ribs, smoked beef round, chopped pork butt, mac-n-heese, bbq beans, white bread, pickles, black eyed peas, and last but certainly not least, "no bean chili", needless to say it was a great evening to be in Clarksdale!

Thank Larry W
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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 am sure if I had chosen something else it would have been better.

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Thank Sally T
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

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 except fries but I imagine they would be good as the slaw on the sandwich was very good. Would eat there again.

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Thank rayboy
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

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 was just dirty. Worst tamales ever. Sad to see since Abe's is a Clarksdale institution. So either clean it up and get a better cook, or shut it down.

Thank CathyMV
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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
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