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Big Jake's BBQ

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603 W Commerce, Hope, AR 71801-2527
+1 870-777-1000
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
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303 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

On our way to Little Rock, we stopped off at Big Jake's for a bite to eat. Some of the best barbecue going. The pork ribs and beef brisket was tender and tasty. There are numerous sides to choose from but we had the coleslaw and baked beans. Again they were delicious. Very reasonable prices.

Thank Roy F
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Big Jake's is a good departure from all the other restaurants in Hope which basically consist of chain restaurants and Mexican fare. The food's pretty good, prices could be a little cheaper, and the atmosphere is impersonal kind of like sitting in a McDonald's. You have to get your own refills, bus your own table, which I can deal with.... More 

Thank Eazy_E_82
Hope, Arkansas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The food was warm, flavorful, and the staff was polite. The best part of my dinner was the Brisket, it was so good. Can't wait to go back, especially knowing that because I'm eating out, I won't have to do the dishes for dinner.

Thank Bertha W
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

A little pricey, but worth every penny. Quick and friendly service. Absolutely love there beef brisket sandwich with baked potato.

Thank Kristy W
Austin, TX
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377 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

So I'm a bit biased when it comes to BBQ. I'm not a fan of a lot of sauce. To me, all that sauce is there to hide something. Meat should have a tasty dry rub and a good smoke flavor. I didn't care for this style of BBQ which wasn't very smoky and had too much sauce. We had... More 

Thank tripcasey
Anna, Texas, United States
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I just wanted to say what great service we received. Ebony was awesome and went above and beyond with her assistance!! She had a great attitude. The food was great too! We're from Texas and we know bbq. Great job!!

Thank Kimberly C
Little Rock, Arkansas
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177 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I often travel through this area, and usually have to resort to fast food. Not this time! Big Jake's is also a Fried Pie Shop, and was easy to locate due to signage. Large establishment, plenty of parking, and it has drive-through service. They were fairly busy, but there was no waiting to place my order at the counter. I... More 

Thank joyclark5
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327 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Nice parking lot and clean restaurant with upbeat young employee's. 3 kinds of BBQ sauce on a bar for you to pick to fit your taste, also they have pickles and sliced onion on the customer self serve bar with a pot of complimentary pinto beans. Several items on menu and all we had was enjoyable.

Thank 182p
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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117 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We enjoyed the pulled pork sandwiches with mac n cheese on the side. There also are homemade fried pies available for dessert.

Thank Pam L
Hope, Arkansas
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95 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Better than average BarBQue, large portions. My preference is the chopped beef sandwich with Cole slaw (I like it on the sandwich), ribs, sweet potato fries. If the baked potatoes are fresh they are good loaded with chopped BarBQue, cheese, butter, sour cream, etc. Pinto beans are unlimited & free if you dine in. And don't forget the fried pies-... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 603 W Commerce, Hope, AR 71801-2527
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hope
  • Phone Number: +1 870-777-1000
Local BBQ chain.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?