If you like the works when it comes to food and drink American-style, Dusty’s Bar & Barbecue in Ipswich is the authentic and delicious way to go.

Friendly owner and host, Dusty, dons a cowboy hat on weekends to greet customers when things really get bustling in this popular meeting place.

The casual Sports Bar, with bar dining, is chock-full of United States sporting memorabilia, from baseball uniforms to a framed copy of a Mohammed Ali-signed contract. Then there’s the Texan flavoured dining room which has live music on Friday nights, and the Elvis Room decorated with old 45s and a gold record of Heartbreak Hotel. You don’t need to go to Graceland to feel close to the king! Continuing the casual theme, The Bronx Deck out the back overlooks local railway tracks and has views out to the landmark St Mary’s Catholic Church.

Favourite dishes include Pork USA Spare Ribs with three sauces – Sticky Barbecue, Smoky Barbecue and Kentucky Barbecue, or try a Pulled Pork Burger. Wash them down with one of 10 American beers – Purple Haze, Turbodog, or Tailgate Blacktop Blonde anyone?

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