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Smokin Buns BBQ

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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25401 Highway 107, Jacksonville, AR 72076-2138
+1 501-988-2867
10:45 - 20:30
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Wed - Sat 10:45 - 20:30
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a must if you like old school BBQ ! I had ribs & fish my wife had fish . Tender juices meaty ribs the best ever. Fish was done and delicious! The staff made you feel at home great service

Thank Gary W
Jacksonville, Arkansas
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good family restaurant. Smokin Buns has the best catfish I've ever eaten . I order the salsa every time I go . I've never had anything there I didn't enjoy .

Thank Shawn W
Memphis, Tennessee
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453 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Smokin Buns is said to have "The Best Ribs in Arkansas." After my experience, I'm not gonna argue that point 😋 So I ordered 1/2 rack Ribs (very meaty!) served with Coleslaw, BBQ Beans, & Texas Toast ~ $13.99. Sauces are Sweet, Mild, Hot. I tried the first 2, & they were among the best I've tasted. & I've tasted... More 

Thank ChanEvan
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Visit every time we come to LRAFB. Very limited hours and very popular but feel it is worth the wait. Friendly staff and large portions sure to please.

Thank racegirlly
Des Moines, Iowa
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

went several times over the last month when I stayed with family. I friend told us that we had the best BBQ in AK a couple of miles from the house and he was right. Food is great. also catfish is great. they put cold slaw on the sandwich which I don't like so ask for it on the side.... More 

Thank constanttravelerrph
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and always enjoy the pulled pork sandwiches. You will receive a more than fair amount of food for the price. Depending on the time of day it is packed and usually stays pretty busy during business hours. This is some of the best barbeque around especially for the price.

Thank Ryan H
Jacksonville, Arkansas
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Any thing we have tried here has been excellent. From the barbecue to the catfish to the piggy pie. You won't be disappointed.

Thank dawaddle55
Little Rock, Arkansas
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63 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Nice folk. Good sized portions but just average food. Fries just fair. Catfish better than my brisket, which was tasty but dried out. Certainly not bad but considering it's out of the way location I'll likely not return.

Thank Kevin M
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This place rocks. The people were friendly and everything we ordered was AMAZING!!! The catfish was great and I don't even like catfish!!!!

Thank Rarapuckett
Jacksonville, Arkansas
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This place is just down the road from my house. I eat here quite often very good food great service. This place is only open 4 days a week Wed.- Sat.

Thank Slydogz7313

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:45 - 20:30
10:45 - 20:30
10:45 - 20:30
10:45 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25401 Highway 107, Jacksonville, AR 72076-2138
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 501-988-2867

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?