We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Rivertowne BBQ

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
205 S 3rd St, Ozark, AR 72949-3205
+1 479-667-1808
Website
Today
11:00 - 20:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 20:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

169 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 169: English reviews
Muldrow, Oklahoma
Level Contributor
96 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had heard how good this was and my husband ate there before it changed owners and said it was much better then. The restaurant was decorated very nicely but was dusty. The staff was very friendly though. The fried pickles were good but our meals were not. My husband got the hot link dinner plate and it was overly... More 

Helpful?
Thank ashleydawnO4
Russellville ar
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We usually get take-out twice a month. The BBQ is great, and the portions are generous. The potato salad is awesome, as well as the French Fries

Helpful?
Thank Amy A
Springdale, Arkansas
Level Contributor
87 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place never disappoints. Never. Whether you get chicken, pork or beef its always so incredibly moist and a really good value. Their bbq sauce though is what takes the cake. If you are traveling through its maybe 7 minutes from the interstate and well worth travelling past the taco bell and mcdonalds at the exit to get some real... More 

Helpful?
Thank David G
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Great food friendly service we live nearby so we eat here often . They also do groups and catering here in Ozark Ar

Helpful?
Thank Tamyara
Colyell, Louisiana, United States
Level Contributor
20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Another stop on our Fall motorcycle trip. Some of the folks in our group have eaten here before and said that we cant miss it! I got the rib sandwich, and one of our riders got a platter that was too big for him, so i shared it with him! The ribs were out of this world, the brisket was... More 

Helpful?
Thank Erik W
Ozark, Arkansas
Level Contributor
113 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

If you're in the area of Ozark, AR this is the best BBQ I know of within 100 miles. We've been spoiled in the past by the former owners so it's been adjustment recently with the new ownership. The service is above average. The BBQ is very good considering the location. It isn't Texas, Memphis, or Kansas City BBQ but... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ken P
Ozark, Arkansas
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Live in Ozark, eat there often. Still best bar-b-que around. Jumbo Brisket sandwich and Rivertowne beans. Have to have some Texas Toast to "sop up" the bean juice. If they would only add some desserts. Still a great value.

Helpful?
Thank Byron D
Benoit
Level Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

They have the best BBQ, love to eat here when we visit AR. The service was great and food was so good!

Helpful?
Thank MsDeltatraveler
Rogers, Arkansas
Level Contributor
172 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We were in town with friends visiting local wineries. There was 25 of us. Called ahead and they were able to seat us in about 10 minutes on a Saturday at noon. We could not all sit together but that was OK. I ordered pulled pork BBQ and wife ordered smoked salmon salad. Both were great. Service was pretty good... More 

Helpful?
Thank 1969RS
Flint, Texas
Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Nice looking place, easy to get to. Food cold, ribs tough and fatty. Staff friendly, but no service. Will not be back.

Helpful?
Thank dkbdsb

Been to Rivertowne BBQ? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:30
Saturday
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 S 3rd St, Ozark, AR 72949-3205
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Ozark
  • Phone Number: +1 479-667-1808

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Rivertowne BBQ and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
Clarksville, Arkansas
2 months ago
over a year ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Rivertowne BBQ staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?