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McClard's Bar-B-Q

505 Albert Pike Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71913-3815
+1 501-623-9665
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good21%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“tamales” (134 reviews)
“ribs” (164 reviews)
“beans” (87 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
505 Albert Pike Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71913-3815
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Points to consider: -Great food - check -Family business/ not a chain- check -Off the tourist’s beaten path - check -Friendly staff - check -Interesting atmosphere - check We enjoyed this gem and feel it is worth seeking out at least once on your visit...More

Thank Coeyyy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were hopeful when we saw the vintage building. We sat at the counter area. I ordered the chopped beef plate and my husband the pulled pork sandwich. It came out and we were pleased by the portion size. After my first bite I looked...More

Thank Cindy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always visit when in Hot Springs, but seems like food has gone downhill. Ribs were better than the pork sandwich, which was dry and flavorless. Fries were good, service excellent.

Thank betty3ne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been a customer for many years. This place is consistently the best for the price. Great spicy flavor and superior service.

Thank Bernice L
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I grew up 1/4 mile from McClard's and have eaten there for over 60 years. I try to come back a couple of times a year for nostalgia. Apparently, the old folks are gone and the new food preparation techniques don't pass the muster for...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 10 December 2017

We visited Hot Springs over Thanksgiving, and McLard's was among those the front desk employee at Comfort Suites recommended when I asked for good local eateries. This is a LONG-time family-run place that isn't in the tourist district. It's very casual, with a friendly staff...More

Thank Micki M
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped in around 1:30 on a Tuesday afternoon. We were immediately greeted and told to have a seat wherever we wanted. Our waitress was very prompt in getting our orders. I ordered the half order of the tamale spread. It was pretty large for...More

Thank moviegrrl3
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

This very casual diner has terrific barbeque, but you must eat beef and pork (unless you go early on Wednesdays when they have limited amount of chicken). In addition to the highly acclaimed barbeque they have the expected potato salad and beans, but most importantly...More

Thank Carr B
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We stopped here for lunch. Everything was phenomenal. We will definitely return again whenever we are in Hot Springs.

Thank naranja10
Reviewed 28 October 2017

When I travel I only eat at locally owned restaurants. My recent trip to visit family in Arkansas was going to be my food cheat week. It began with dry pulled pork,yeah pretty nasty and the following days were just mediocre at best! Who knew...More

1  Thank giociddio
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 Albert Pike Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71913-3815
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 501-623-9665
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