THE OLDEST BLACK OWNED RESTAURANT IS Jones Bar-B-Q Diner in Marianna, Arkansas currently owned by James Jones and his wife Betty. The diner has been open since at least 1910(109 years)and is still widely known for serving the best barbecue pork with a secret sauce. James’ grandfather, Walter Jones, was the founder and first pitmaster. Every day he only serves pork shoulder, hacked into savory bits and served on white bread with a spritz of vinegary sauce. Make sure you be apart of legacy and try this food out.
They are located at 219 W Louisiana Street, Marianna, Arkansas 72360. So make sure you stop by the next time you are in Marianna, Arkansas and taste a bite of legacy.