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Lackey's Smoke House BBQ

601 Malcolm Ave, Newport, AR 72112-3405
+1 870-217-0228
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“tamales” (11 reviews)
“hush puppies” (2 reviews)
“cake” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue, Steakhouse, Cajun & Creole
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
601 Malcolm Ave, Newport, AR 72112-3405
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1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Based on TA reviews, we stopped in for lunch on our way home from a long road trip. Never in our lives, did we plan on Newport, AR for lunch. Lackey's could not have been a better choice. The restaurant was super clean. We each...More

Thank Mard55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have very good catfish and the fixins’. We also like the BBQ. Get the big sandwich because you will want more. And as an appetizer we get tamales and crackers. Delicious!

Thank TerriLGillette76
Scott W, Owner at Lackey's Smoke House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It's great to know you love the catfish just as much as the BBQ! It's always great to have you here, and we can't wait 'til next time. See you around! Best wishes, Scott, Owner

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Our table was greeted with complimentary hush puppies and cake before we could even order. The hospitality was unreal. Maybe the only thing better was the tamales which were the best I’ve ever had. Barbecue plate was terrific and seafood was dynamite. I will absolutely...More

Thank crgarner7
Scott W, Owner at Lackey's Smoke House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thanks for letting us know you loved the tamales just as much as the barbecue and seafood! It was a pleasure to have you join us, and we're looking forward to many more good times to come. See you around! Best wishes, Scott, Owner

Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

On a whim, with not having time to drive to Jonesboro and back just to eat at a restaurant... I remembered someone mentioning this place. We decided to give it a try and boy am I glad that we did! We were welcomed as we...More

Thank Patricia P
Scott W, Owner at Lackey's Smoke House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

We loved having you stop by, Patricia! It's great to know you enjoyed your visit. Here's to many more good times to come -- hoping you'll be back our way soon! See you around, Scott, Owner

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

When in Newport there aren’t a lot of choices but this one really surprised us!! Definitely a hole in the wall with great food and people:) While looking at menu,we were treated to complimentary homemade hush puppies:) yum yum!! I chose the cheese burger, (handmade...More

Thank FW6
Scott W, Owner at Lackey's Smoke House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Thanks for your support! It's great to know the cheeseburger and onion rings hit the spot. There's still plenty left on the menu to try, and we're looking forward to welcoming you back for another visit soon. We'll have those cinnamon rolls waiting! All the...More

Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

My family had breakfast Saturday morning at this quaint little kitchen in Newport. The tamales were excellent and the service was friendly and courteous. I would definitely go there again

Thank cynthiarB1345ON
Scott W, Owner at Lackey's Smoke House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

I'm really glad you and your family loved the experience you had here on Saturday morning, and I really appreciate you taking a moment to share your support. Hope to see you again sometime soon! All the best, Scott, Owner

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Spent a week on business in Newport and found this gem during our stay. Fantastic food. Great variety, service and value. This place defines "mom and pop".

Thank Arkyfromcali
Scott W, Owner at Lackey's Smoke House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Glad to know you enjoyed it so much! Thank you for giving us a try, and thank you even more for taking the time to leave a great review like this one. Can't wait to welcome you back again soon! Best, Scott, Owner

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Good service and friendly folks begin the visit. This is followed by a tasty lunch in a very relaxed space.

Thank Daniel L
Scott W, Owner at Lackey's Smoke House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Sounds like it was a great visit for you, Daniel, and I'm really happy to hear it! Thanks very much for stopping in and for the great review. Come back soon! Best, Scott, Owner

Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Found it on Trip Advisor, but don't judge it by the exterior. This is good food!! Only my Momma makes better baked beans! Good cole slaw and delicious BBQ! They gave free apple pie and free hush puppies to all when we visited. My daughter...More

Thank Ramona Kelly B
Scott W, Owner at Lackey's Smoke House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Ramona, we can't wait to welcome you and your daughter back here again for more -- hope it won't be too long! Thank you for stopping by and for taking the time to leave us such a great review, by the way. I can't tell...More

Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We were treated to complimentary hush puppies and chocolate cake on arrival. Ordered a burger and it hit the mark. Also enjoyed the option of tater tots and onion rings. Husband and I both enjoyed our meals. Be prepared for large portions. Chocolate cake topped...More

Thank Julie B
Scott W, Owner at Lackey's Smoke House BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Julie, I'm really happy to hear that everything hit the mark, from the food to the service to the portion sizes, and I really appreciate you taking the time to leave us this great review! Thank you for stopping in, and for the kind words....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 26
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Malcolm Ave, Newport, AR 72112-3405
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 870-217-0228
Description
Lackey's Smoke House BBQ in Newport, AR is a neighborhood American restaurant serving great food in a laidback atmosphere. A local favorite at Lackey's is definitely our cajun-style chicken tamales. Our famous tamales are slow cooked using the finest ingredients and an old family recipe. At Lackey's we want you to feel at home, so our atmosphere is warm and inviting. Our down-home cooking is familiar and delicious enough to please everyone. Have an upcoming event? The Lackey's Smoke House BBQ catering wagon is perfect for any occasion! Our mouthwatering BBQ and other recipes are the perfect compliment for your next backyard party or full-blown celebration. Bring your friends and family down to Lackey's Smoke House BBQ and enjoy a meal with us! We look forward to meeting you.
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