Name: Bar-B-Q by Jim
Location: 203 Commerce St., Tupelo
Phone: (662) 840-8800
Owner: Jim Beane
Hours: Summer hours: Monday to Wednesday 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. ; Thursday to Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Must try: Hand-pulled pork, smoked chicken, baked beans, wet ribs, dry ribs, pig salad with smoked chicken or pulled pork, cole slaw, potato salad, home fries, lemon crunch, caramel pie, pecan pie
Name: Earnest B. Barbeque
Location: 604 Highway 278W, Amory
Phone: (662) 640-7376
Owner: Earnest B. Morgan
Hours: Wednesday to Saturday 11 a.m to 10 p.m.
Must try: Texas-style ribs, pulled pork, beef brisket, smoked chicken, Polish sausage sandwich, barbecue nachos, homemade barbecue sauce
Name: Handy Andy Grocery
Location: 800 North Lamar Blvd, Oxford
Phone: (662) 234-4621
Owner: Richard Carwyle
Hours: Monday to Saturday 7 a.m. to 7:45 p.m.
Must try: Pork barbecue, roast beef sandwiches, cheeseburgers, turkey sandwiches, fried hotdogs, barbecue baked beans, potato salad, homemade barbecue sauce, banana pudding
Name: Lep’s BBQ & Ribs
Location: 393 West Oxford St., Pontotoc
Phone: (662) 489-1300
Owner: Randy Lepard
Hours: Thursday to Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Must try: Barbecue nachos, brisket, ribs, barbecue bologna, pork chops, smoked chicken, peach cobbler
Name: The Little Dooey
Location: 100 Fellowship Street, Starkville
Phone: (662) 323-6094
Owner: Bart Wood
Hours: Monday to Saturday 11 a.m to 9 p.m.
Must try: Fried ribs, pulled pork plate, fried catfish, blackened catfish, crawfish, boiled shrimp, fried pickles
Name: Rib Shack
Location: 920 Highway 72 E, Corinth
Phone: (662) 284-4646
Owner: Patricia McAnally, Keith Price, Tom Vanstory
Hours: Monday to Thursday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Must try: St. Louis-style ribs, pulled pork barbecue, smoked chicken salad, cheesesteak hoagie, fried catfish, homemade beans, homemade slaw, chocolate hostess cupcakes, Butterfinger pie
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