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Mellon's Country Store

19735 Highway 5 North, Mountain View, AR 72560
(870) 269-3354
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Type: Shops
Most recent review
- Aug 20, 2014
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English first
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52 reviews 52 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

It seems to be a really cool step back in time. It was closed on Wednesday when we came through but open every other day. Excited to come back and look around maybe catch some comedy or music

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Atlanta, Georgia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Nice place to stop for a cold drink and country souvenirs. The drink boxes remind me of the childhood summers I spent at my great-grandparents country store. The owner was very friendly and chatted with us about the area.

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Gassville, Arkansas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

So inviting on the outside, but so disappointing on the inside. Mostly overpriced touristy trinkets and gadgets. Not at all what I was expecting.

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Water Valley, Mississippi
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We have to go here at least two or three time while we are visiting so the boys can go get glass bottled drinks. This trip was so BAD! It has new owners and WE WILL NOT BE BACK!! you just do not bad mouth the man that started the business you bought. My boys loved to see Mr Mellon... More

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Monette, AR
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88 reviews 88 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This place has the potential to be awesome, it just isn't there yet. It looks great, but it needs to have more specialty nostalgia items.

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Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We used to come here to look at the unusual musical instruments. But they no longer have these. The store now just carries the usual tourist trinkets.But you can often find someone performing on stage in the back room. So it's not a bad place to set a spell and listen.

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Corinth, Mississippi
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81 reviews 81 reviews
17 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Our family has stopped at Mellon's over the years. Maybe it's because we were there during the off season, but it seemed a little under stocked and disorganized. There wasn't as much neat stuff to look at anymore. I will give them the benefit of the doubt because my kids love the old fashioned candy and drink cases.

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Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
14 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

On our way back into Mountain View from a visit to Blanchard Springs Cavern and the accompanying recreational area we stopped in to Mellon's Country Store. It is a very typical gift shop in a touristy area, loaded with candy, souvenirs, toys, etc. The difference was the very congenial man who was in charge of things when we arrived. I... More

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Greenwood, Arkansas
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

I am not much on hokie country shows and backwoods comedy. I come to the area primarily for fishing and fabulous nature. Mellon's is however a favorite stop of mine. All the old time candy and soda pop. Toys from days gone by. It istruely is a step back in time. Found items that remind me of Grandma. Felsnaptha soap... More

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Kennett, Missouri, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Stopped in here on a weekend trip and fell in love with the people and the place! Brought back so many memories of my youth and spending time with my grandparents in the country. The people that are there make you feel as welcome as can be and they are wonderful! This would be the only reason to come back... More

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