The pie search took me to Mabelvale early one lunchtime — while I was en route to another engagement. I knew I wouldn’t have time to dine in, so I placed an order to go — one beef barbecue sandwich and one slice of the famed peanut butter pie.
And when I received my repast in a bag to take with me, I took it out carefully and shot it in the parking lot, sitting in my vehicle and wishing I had time to eat it inside. See, Three Sams SMELLS fantastic. I coulda sat in there and enjoyed five senses worth of amazing. But I had to run.
But I hadn’t come for the sandwich… that was a benefit. I came for the pie. And the little box that contained the pie felt like it weighed a pound. Inside was the most peanut-y of peanut butter pies I had ever encountered. It was nearly two inches thick, topped with peanuts and chunks of peanut butter cups. The mousse-style filling was dense and a little salty in addition to being sweet.
That being said, as amazing as that was, next time I go I am having the Italian Cream Cake and some cookies and a cheeseburger and some onion rings — especially the latter, which people keep bragging to me on.
You’ll find Three Sams Barbecue Joint next to the railroad tracks in downtown Mabelvale. The proper address is 10508 Mann Road, if you’re entering it into your GPS. (501) 407-0305.
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