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Gene's BBQ & Family Restaurant

1107 N Highway 17, Brinkley, AR 72021
+1 870-734-9965
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“catfish” (13 reviews)
“ribs” (10 reviews)
“coleslaw” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1107 N Highway 17, Brinkley, AR 72021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughters burger was pretty good.. she said. But my husbands BBQ was so fatty he wouldn’t even eat it. I would try somewhere else if possible

Thank Amanda72082
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Good catfish and hamburgers, worth the stop right off interstate 40 in Brinkley to check it out. Local food

Thank Gregory Y
Reviewed 13 November 2017

I would love to tell you all about the food but unfortunately I can't. I arrived for dinner at about 6:10pm on a Monday night. There was a table of 4 guys, another table of a family of four and two people waiting for to...More

Thank T_em_hi
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Service is always okay..prices little high..fish plate with 3 pieces of fish over 10.00 and a handful of fries; fish were good size but lacked any flavor....I know it's a small town joint but it should have a unique flavor/seasoning...

Thank Vickie C
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Tried rib special but they were so over cooked I barely ate 1 of 3. Left the rest. Husband got catfish was lacking in flavor and greasy.

Thank JenniferRBroussard
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Local people hangout with good food and friendly service. We had a BBQ plat that wont win a world class tournament but it was good.

Thank jwh916
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I will start with the positive...the waitress was competent and the fried green tomatoes were not bad. The BBQ pork was LOADED with fat and a sickeningly sweet BBQ sauce. The beans were practically straight out of the can pork-n-beans, the slaw was very over...More

Thank Dive_and_ATV_gal
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Dropped in for dinner while staying nearby. They appear to be popular for BBQ but I tried the catfish plate. Very good meal. Servers were friendly, atmosphere very much down home, and the menu offered an interesting variety from fish to BBQ and even Quail....More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I decided to try this restaurant since it was close to the motel we were staying at. I ordered the bbq pork sandwich with coleslaw and the bbq beef sandwich with coleslaw. I also ordered fries and onion rings and the waitress supplied the ketchup,...More

Thank FishfinderOntario6
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Consistently great food a great stop on the way to memphis. Good for all ages. Great wait staff. Enjoy

Thank Marsha M
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1107 N Highway 17, Brinkley, AR 72021
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Brinkley
  • Phone Number: +1 870-734-9965
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