The Granddaddy of Mississippi Barbecue
The Delta Legend has a New Location
When you are in the Mississippi Delta, everyone can tell you about the Grand Daddy of Mississippi barbecue, Abe's Bar-B-Q. This legendary eatery, originally founded at The Crossroads, has served Pecan-Smoked goodness smothered in a family tradition since 1924. Now, Abe's Bar-B-Q has planted seeds of goodness in Cleveland with a new location, cooking lunch and dinner in their fine tradiion.
The Abe's Bar-B-Q brand was originally named the "Bungalow Inn" and was located at 4th and Florida in Clarksdale, founded by Abraham Davis. After World War I, the restaurant moved to a better location on North State Street in Clarksdale, at the famous Crossroads of Highways 61 and 49. In 1960, owner Pat Davis, Sr. renamed his place after his father Abraham and now this bar-b-q drive in is know as Abe's Bar-B-Q.
Tune your radio and listen to The Blues as you drive through the Mississippi Delta. Bolivar County is the Birthplace of The Blues, America's Music and you will enjoy following the markers all over the state for these stories. A carryout of drinks and BBQ Ribs from Abe's Bar-B-Q in Cleveland will make it the best trip ever.
The menu enjoyed by people from all over the world will serve up famous barbecue pork and beef, Hot Tamales and Pecan-Smoked BBQ Ribs. BBQ enthusiasts will want to meet Samuel Davis and hear about his competition experience with the competition cooking team "The Butt Stops Here" crew. Abe's Bar-B-Q in Cleveland also caters parties of all sizes, from small downhome gatherings to the largest, most elegant affairs.
Make plans to visit Abe's Bar-B-Q in Cleveland, get the magic of the Crossroads in the flavor of The South, great barbecue food, and be sure to tell Mr. Samuel Davis himself that you heard about them on the Mississippi BBQ Trail.