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Mark's Feed Store

3827 Charlestown Rd. (Innovation Blvd.)
New Albany, IN 47150
Cuisine: Barbecue
House-smoked meats, traditional sides, and the Kentucky stew known as burgoo are the specialties of this local barbecue chain.
Openings: Lunch & Dinner daily

Mark's Feed Store Restaurant Review:

Starting out as a feed store decades ago, the original cinder block location of Mark’s was the inspiration for the chain's name. Vintage tin signs advertising pig and cattle nutritional supplements are a colorful reminder of that heritage. Purina brands are gone, though, replaced by generously portioned sandwiches of tender, smoked pork, chicken and beef, accented with the restaurant’s just-spicy-enough mustard-based barbecue sauce. (Bottles are on all the tables.) Pork ribs are pre-sauced, likely to make purists unhappy, but they cannot complain about the signature sides of tangy potato salad and pork-seasoned green beans. Warning: Fried onion straws are addictive. Burgoo, the savory Kentucky stew loaded with meats and vegetables, is another favorite. If you have any room for sweets, soft-serve ice cream is good, and the homemade buttermilk pie is even better. Service is swift and friendly. Every customer’s name is “Hon.” Beer and wine are available, but no spirits.

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