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Jones Bar-B-Q Diner

219 W. Louisiana St., Marianna, AR - (870) 295-3802
There is a sign in the parking lot that says open since 1964, but owner James Jones told us the restaurant's roots go back 150 years!
100% Approval Rating (3 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Pork Barbecue Sandwich

Highlighted Reviews

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Cliff Strutz - Photos (8)
Roadfood.com Editor
"If you like your Roadfood restaurants humble, with a monomaniacal menu, have we got a place for you! Jones Bar-Q-Diner is located in a quiet residential neighborhood in tiny Marianna, AR, an hour west of Memphis. There is a sign in the parking lot that says open since ..."   [Read More]
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William Mounger
December 23, 2013
"Not really an eat-in place. Most folks get their bbq to go or simply eat in the parking lot in their vehicles...(Trucks). Bbq meat is the best I've ever had, hands down! The sandwich is served on white bread, with or without slaw(Old school). I usually buy the meat ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

219 W. Louisiana St., Marianna, AR
(870) 295-3802

https://www.facebook.com/JonesBarBQDiner

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
You can get your pork barbecue sandwich with or without cole slaw.  'With' does add texture to the sandwich.
"You can get your pork barbecue sandwich with or without cole slaw. 'With' does add texture to the sandwich."
Cliff Strutz





What could be better for breakfast at 7:00AM than a world-class pork barbecue sandwich?
"What could be better for breakfast at 7:00AM than a world-class pork barbecue sandwich?"
Cliff Strutz


The sandwiches come wrapped in foil on paper plates.
"The sandwiches come wrapped in foil on paper plates."
Cliff Strutz


Owner James Jones, although he is known to locals as Mr. Harold.
"Owner James Jones, although he is known to locals as Mr. Harold."
Cliff Strutz


The inside is only two tables, but is attractive and well kept.
"The inside is only two tables, but is attractive and well kept."
Cliff Strutz


The entire menu is pork barbecue, either by pound or by sandwich.
"The entire menu is pork barbecue, either by pound or by sandwich."
Cliff Strutz


Don't forget to sign the guest book.  They've had customers stop in from as far away as Yemen.
"Don't forget to sign the guest book. They've had customers stop in from as far away as Yemen."
Cliff Strutz


Jones Bar-B-Q Diner is thought to be one of the oldest African-American owned businesses in the US.  Mr. Harold lives above the landmark restaurant.
"Jones Bar-B-Q Diner is thought to be one of the oldest African-American owned businesses in the US. Mr. Harold lives above the landmark restaurant."
Cliff Strutz



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