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Jones Bar-B-Q Diner – Temporarily closed due to fire


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Temporarily closed due to a fire. Donations to rebuild accepted via Go Fund Me.

Believed to be by the Southern Foodways Alliance to be the oldest black-owned restaurant in continuous operation in the South; a cool neighborhood barbecue joint that has been in business for over 100 years; meats are smoked on-site; served on plain white bread with thin, vinegar-based sauce and cole slaw. The restaurant has received rave reviews and was featured in Saveur Magazine and on CBS This Morning. Named by the James Beard Foundation as an American Classic in 2012.
Make plans to visit this legendary BBQ restaurant for a taste of some real southern food inspired by Arkansas.
219 West Louisiana Street
Marianna, AR 72360