Jones Barbeque Diner


Jones Barbecue diner dates back to at least 1910 and it may be the oldest black family-owned restaurant in the south.

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219 W Louisiana St Marianna, Arkansas, United States 72360

phone: view phone(870) 295-3802

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The James Beard Awards, considered the "Oscars of food", recognizes top chefs from New York to San Francisco and now Marianna Arkansas. It's a community of 4,100 people scraping by in the Arkansas delta. It's also home to what may be America's best barbecue. James Jones is both owner and pitmaster, a one-man whirlwind in a tiny two-table restaurant, Jones Barbecue Diner.