Dining Guide

 

ALTUS

THE TRELLIS ROOM • WINE BAR & NEW AMERICAN CUISINE

Provides local, seasonal and organic foods, to-go orders, catering for special events and specialty beverages. Located onsite at Post Winery.

Open for lunch Tuesday-Friday 11:30 to 1pm.

Post Winery • 1700 Saint Mary’s Mountain Road • 479-468-6400 • PostWinery.com

BOLES

MIDWAY PARK RESTAURANT • TRADITIONAL SOUTHERN

Traditional Southern cooking always made from scratch. Cozy environment with warm, friendly staff. Daily specials. Best biscuits and gravy this side of the Ozarks! Open Wednesday-Thursday 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Friday-Saturday 7 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Party/meeting room available. Catering available. 

17587 Hwy 71 South  •  479-216-8277

BOONEVILLE

ROCKIN' ROBIN'S CAFE • DINER|CAFE

Rockin' Robin's Cafe is a step back in time with retro decor, old-fashioned hamburgers, shakes and malts, and down-home cooking. Check out our unique gift shop and take home some gourmet fudge. Open Sunday-Saturday 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

266 N Broadway •  479-675-0400 • RockinRobinsCafe.com

COVE

BAJA RIO'S MEXICAN KITCHEN • MEXICAN

Baja Rio's Mexican Kitchen is where amigos meet to eat! Enjoy fresh, homemade tamales, tacos, tortas, made-to-order aguas frescas and more. Join us for $3.99 lunch specials Mon-Fri and weekend specials under $10. Ask about our 9lb burrito challenge!

5563 Hwy 71 S •  870-387-3302 

THE COFFEE VAULT • AMERICAN|COFFEE SHOP

Need a break or a pick-me-up? The Coffee Vault in Cove has you covered! Serving specialty and house coffee blends, milkshakes, malts, smoothies, teas, slushies and energy drinks. Try one of our breakfast or lunch items served daily. In a hurry? Use our convenient drive-thru! Open Mon-Fri 7 a.m.-3 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Closed Sunday.

5607 Hwy 71 S •  870-387-2021 • 

FORT SMITH

1817 GRILLE/TAP ROOM BAR • AMERICAN

Within the Doubletree Hotel by Hilton, experience the 1817 Grille Restaurant with a view of the cascading waterfall. Choose from a wide variety of entrees from steak and seafood to more casual entrees. Finish the night off with a hand-crafted cocktail at the Tap Room Bar and Lounge. 

Doubletree Hotel by Hilton • 700 Rogers Avenue • 479-783-1000 • Doubletree3.Hilton.com

 

CALICO COUNTY • TRADITIONAL AMERICAN

For 35 years, Calico County has been serving up the best home cookin’.  Known for their homemade cinnamon rolls, they offer traditional menu items using cooked-from-scratch recipes served up with ample portions.  Whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner, break free from “the chains” at this local favorite.

2401 South 56th Street • 479-452-3299 • CalicoCounty.net

  

FORT SMITH MUSEUM OF HISTORY • SODA FOUNTAIN

Enjoy an old-fashioned ice cream soda, sundae or float featuring Yarnell’s ice cream, made in Arkansas since 1932. The working exhibition includes a vintage soda fountain and pharmacy artifacts collected from local, early 20th century drug stores.  The soda fountain is available for special occasions and for children’s birthday parties. 

320 Rogers Avenue • 479-783-7841 • FortSmithMuseum.org

GUS'S BAR & GRILL • AMERICAN

Family-friendly Americana bar and grill! Pool, sports and great food! Come and join us for lunch or dinner six days a week! Open Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri-Sat 11 a.m.-Midnight.

823 Garrison Ave. •  479-222-6605 

MENA

AMERICAN ARTISANS EATERY & GALLERY • SOUPS|SALADS|SANDWICHES

A unique combination of fine American craft and housemade soups, salads, and sandwiches in the Downtown Arts District. Serving food made with house-cooked meats, spreads and dressings and featuring homemade potato chips. Shop the Gallery from 10 a.m-5 p.m. Lunch served Wednesday-Saturday 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

615 Mena St •  479-394-1112 • AmericanArtisans.net

BRANDING IRON BAR-B-Q & STEAKHOUSE • AMERICAN|BBQ

Come by the Branding Iron in Mena to sample the best BBQ in town! Or if steak is what you're in the mood for, try any of our cuts- all certified Black Angus Beef. We also serve seafood, chicken dishes, pasta, salads and the best desserts in Polk County. Open Sunday 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; Mon, Wed, Thurs 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri-Sat 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Closed Tuesdays.

623 Sherwood Avenue •  479-437-3240 • BrandingIronMena.com

CHICOLLO'S FOOD EMPORIUM • BURGERS|STEAKS|BBQ|DINNER SPECIALS

Casual indoor and outdoor dining providing fresh and flavorful food at great prices. Available catering options for any event and any menu. Mon-Sat 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

1308 Hwy 71 N •  479-234-8236 

CHOPPING BLOCK STEAKHOUSE • STEAKS|SEAFOOD|BURGERS|BBQ

Family-owned and operated for 49 years. Two story log cabin located at the base of Talimena Scenic Byway in beautiful Mena. Enjoy hand-cut steaks, fresh smoked BBQ, homemade pasta and award-winning burgers. Home of the 2 lb. “Huge Burger.” Personally select a steak!  Open Tuesday – Saturday 11a.m. – 9p.m.

 1156 Hwy 71 South • 479-394-6410 • ChoppingBlockSteakhouse.com

FULLY BAKED CAKERY & CAFE • CAKERY|CAFE

Fully Baked Cakery & Cafe is the long-awaited answer to Mena's breakfast needs. Offering scratch-made breakfast and lunch all day- including Reubens, crepes, omelets, salads, fried bologna, pancakes and beer-battered cod. We have sweets, too! Open Tues-Fri 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Weekends 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

1110 Hwy 71 S •  479-385-5165 

THE OUACHITAS - COFFEE BEER PIZZA • COFFEE|BEER|PIZZA

At the Ouachitas, you will find the highest quality coffee, pizza and beer. Depending on the day, you could experience and entertaining trivia night, phenomenal live music or the launch of a new craft beer! You'll find the friendliest staff, best atmosphere and highest quality of ingredients! To new adventures!

821 Mena St •  479-216-0624 • OuachitaCoffee.com

 

PAPA’S MEXICAN CAFÉ • MEXICAN

Fine Mexican dining with a fun and casual atmosphere. Come in for lunch or dinner and be treated like one of the family! Papa’s Mexican Café takes pride in their quick and friendly service. Check out the children’s menu, picos, quesadillas, burritos and a variety of specialty entrees and desserts.

1317 U.S. 71 South • 479-394-6521 • PapasMena.com

 

THE QUEEN’S RESTAURANT • SOUTHERN

The Queen’s Restaurant is located onsite at Queen Wilhelmina State Park atop Arkansas’s second highest peak, Rich Mountain. Featuring sweeping views of the Ouachita Mountains, the restaurant specializes in Southern food. Group dining and in-house catering available. Open daily 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. Open all major holidays. 

Queen Wilhelmina State Park • 3877 Hwy 88 West • 479-394-2863 • queenwilhelmina.com

SUZY Q'S SWEET CREAMS & COFFEE • DESSERT SHOP

We are a dessert, ice cream and coffee shop that serves our guests with a glimpse of the past. We serve hand-dipped ice cream and treats of all kinds, such as old-fashioned banana splits and frosted mug floats, as well as panini sandwiches and homemade soups. Open Mon-Fri 2-8 p.m.

601 Mena St. •  479-216-6770 • RockinRobinsCafe.com

 

OZARK

RIVERTOWNE BBQ • BARBECUE

Rivertowne BBQ serves generous portions of mouth-watering smoked beef, chicken and pork.

Meats are smoked on the premises daily and seasoned with Rivertowne’s own dry rub. Offering spuds, sandwiches, salads and more! It’s award-winning BBQ the whole family will love!

 205 South 3rd Street • 479-667-1808 • RivertowneBBQ.com

TURNER BEND DELI • DELI

Turner Bend's "Almost Famous" deli has served made-to-order sandwiches to outdoor enthusiasts and Pig Trail travelers for over 40 years. Open seven days a week 8 a.m.- 7 p.m.

20034 N Hwy •  479-667-3641 • TurnerBend.com

 

PARIS

SKYCREST RESTAURANT • CLASSIC SOUTHERN

Skycrest Restaurant is a family restaurant showcasing Arkansas products located inside the Lodge at Mount Magazine State Park which sits atop Arkansas’s highest point. Skycrest offers a full bar and wide variety of menu options: appetizers including spicy duck drummies, salads, sandwiches, entrees including stuffed chicken, steaks and our delicious mile-high peanut butter pie. Open Daily 7a.m. to 9 p.m.

Mount Magazine State Park • 16878 Hwy 309 • 479-963-1131 • LodgesofArkansas.com

  

VAN BUREN

ARKANSAS & MISSOURI RAILROAD • AMERICAN

Travel aboard vintage rail cars and enjoy this unique dining experience. Lunch service available during regular excursions from Van Buren to Winslow. Private events and other dining services available during charters. Anything from “Peanut Brittle to Prime Rib”

813 Main Street • 479-725-4017 • AMTrainRides.com

 

PASTA GRILL VAN BUREN • ITALIAN | STEAKS | SEAFOOD

Casual fine dining, delicious Italian dishes, delectable steaks and seafood, decadent desserts and everyone’s favorite drinks. Perfect for date night or family dinner. Delivery, to go, call-ahead seating, private dining and catering services available.

 810 Main Street • 479-262-6225 • PastaGrillVanBuren.com

 

THE VAULT 1905 SPORTS GRILL • SPORTS GRILL

The Vault 1905 is an upscale sports grill located in historic downtown Van Buren. The Vault offers great food at a great price: all-American cuisine, pizza, wings and sliders. Stop by, have a drink and enjoy watching sports on one of the 13 big screen TV’s

624 Main Street • 479-226-2468