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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” (53 reviews)
“pulled pork” (28 reviews)
“beans” (21 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 8:30 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue
616 N State St, Clarksdale, MS 38614-6518
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only okay. Nice service. Average BBQ. I had the Big Abe's and beans. Honestly, the tamales with chili was quite good. Good lunch crowd of locals. Right at The Crossroads.

Thank Eli M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recently driving through MS and decided to stop at Abe's. What a nice surprise. Very casual atmosphere and very good food. Since we were actually headed further south for dinner, we wanted a light lunch, so we each ordered something different and 'shared'....More

Thank 155patriciab
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think the service was super friendly. We had never been before, and they were super nice about it, telling us all about the restaurant. The place is next to the Blues crossroad sign, and the inside was decorated with tons of local history. However,...More

Thank Melinda M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My mom & I went based on the rave reviews this place gets & it's a Clarksdale icon so I had really high expectations. I'm sad to say that it was grossly underwhelming. We're from Texas & I know BBQ is different in every region...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 January 2018 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 22 December 2017 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 15 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 23 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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