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616 N State St, Clarksdale, MS 38614-6518
+1 662-624-9947
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (51 reviews)
“pulled pork” (28 reviews)
“beans” (21 reviews)
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10:00 - 20:30All hours
American, Barbecue
616 N State St, Clarksdale, MS 38614-6518
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Back in 2006, I gave Abe's 4 stars because it deserved it for their amazing tamales. What happened, Abe's?! These tamales were mushy, mushy. The pork sandwiches had no smoke on them. Plus the place smelled, looked and was dirty. I understand ambience, but this...More

Thank CathyMV
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After all the hype and hoopla, Abe was a slight disappointment. Although it was very good bbq, it wasn't that so good make u wanna slap yo mama bbq. Service was good also

Thank master_m357
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had to stop here, since we were in the area and they've been around forever. I had the pulled pork sandwich, which was fine. Not great. I guess I'm spoiled because my wife makes outstanding pulled pork. My wife had a Tamale which was...More

Thank Alex T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A must stop in Clarksdale. Right at the Crossroads and fabulous BBQ. My favorite is a hamburger with "slaw & sauce". Nothing like it anywhere. Beans & fries round out a wonderful meal!

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We went here expecting outstanding and got average. The food wasn't bad just not anything exceptional. The decor was great-old pictures and blues related items on the walls- exactly what you'd expect at a bbq joint at the crossroads. Stop in if you happen to...More

Thank brad p
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Rode over to Clarksdale today to eat at Abe's. Best tamales hands down anywhere. Had ribs and BBQ sandwich. Ribs were really good. BBQ sandwich was good. Way to much vinegar in coleslaw. Next time will just do tamales with chili and cheese.

Thank marybsellers
Reviewed 25 June 2017

The chilli is amazing. Typical diner fare with great BBQ & tamales. The sweet iced tea tastedlike my mama's tea. We'd eat there again.

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 13 June 2017

If you want good food that has been in the same family for years and who care about what they serve then this is the place! I had the BBQ Ribs, and they were so tender and full of flavour, plus they overhung the plate....More

Thank Kendo_upendo
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We came in for lunch @1315 on a Sunday. Lovely waitress and the food came out shortly after we ordered. Rib sandwich and cheeseburger + onion rings and BBQ beans on the side. Very tasty!

Thank GunnHa
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Tamales, bbq and burgers are all good here. They stay busy. Off menu item is a slaw burger, served with sauce like a bbq. Mmmmm

Thank sarahelaine07
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 616 N State St, Clarksdale, MS 38614-6518
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Clarksdale
  • Phone Number: +1 662-624-9947
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