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“The kind of cool you can't create”

Three Sam's BBQ Joint
Ranked #1 of 6 Restaurants in Mabelvale
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

This joint is the kind of cool that just is. The food is good with value sized portions. You never leave hungry. The ambience is what a BBQ joint should be. The focus is on the food and the service.

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Reviewed 10 June 2015

Classic BBQ joint. Large portions. Very friendly group...Fantastic desserts. I had the pulled pork with Beans and Chips. Added some hot BBQ and I was all set. Very authentic flavors and a totally reasonable price .

Nothing high brow about this place but for a good old fashioned Southern BBQ lunch...worth the visit

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Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

Had lunch today at 3 Sams. If you like vinegar base southern BBQ sauce then this is the place to try. I had the regular pork lunch platter with two sides and had so much food that I had to get a to go container. Everything was great. Will definitely return.

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Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

Have been here twice now. First time had the barbecue and second time had the chili dogs. Have to say this might be the best dog in town. The place itself is an old time barbecue joint. A little out of the way but worth the drive. Big roll of paper towels on the table and generous portions. Lots of pies and cakes for after but I don't know how you eat more after the dog. The barbecue is good too but I am coming back for the hotdog!

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Reviewed 1 October 2014

I can't decide what I like more at this place - the dessert or the BBQ. Both are very good. The portions are pretty large. I had the BBQ Baked Potato and had leftovers for lunch the next day. I also took home a piece of coconut pie. Everything is made from scratch.

This little "hole in the wall" joint is sitting next to a railroad track in southwest Little Rock. You might feel the surroundings are a bit "sketchy" but it is a really safe place to eat lunch. The place stays full of working locals that know just where to go for a good, hearty lunch. The customer service is great and the prices are good when you consider the portion sizes.

They are open at lunch and on Thursday and Friday evenings until 6:30. It was first visit to this little family-owned establishment and I'm already planning a return visit...possibly as soon as tomorrow!

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