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Fred's Hickory Inn

1502 N Walton Blvd, Bentonville, AR 72712
479-273-3303
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Ranked #21 of 137 Restaurants in Bentonville
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Bentonville, Arkansas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Fred's is a treasure, a local institution. Always a genuine greeting at the door, all the menu is good, service very good, servers are attentive and personable. A recent fire in the attic above the kitchen has closed the restaurant for repairs. Hopefully it will be repaired and ready for the holiday season very soon.

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DFW area
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I was disappointed in my recent meal at Fred's. It started with a salad that was mostly iceberg lettuce with two thin tomato slices. Most of the dressings were creamy and the waitress told me she would attempt to find a vinaigrette for me, as if this was a favor. I ordered the ribs which came with a baked potato.... More 

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

A friend suggested Fred's & are we glad! Clay was our server...nice young man & attentive. My husband had the KS strip & I the ribeye. Both cooked perfectly per request. We ordered extra mushrooms...they were delish! Just be ready for the iceberg & tomato dinner salad...hadn't seen one of those in a while! Neat atmosphere, relaxing, great location.

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Greenwood, Missouri
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

You can't really even see it from the road. But it's like discovering a hideway when you pull up. I think they said they've been there 47 years. My wife got a filet that you could cut with a fork. I had smoked ribeye, they say's it's their version of prime rib. They have a super cheesecake for desert.

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San Diego, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The hostess tonight tall blonde, had to be one of the worst ever. Rude with attitude. Fortunately there was a waiter that took charge of the situation and made things right. The waitress started off well but then we didn't see her for at least 25 min. What the heck break time while you have a table. Weird. The food... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

In town for BBB...Great atmosphere, great food, great attitude...highly recommended...blue jeans and shirt to suit and tie...

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California
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187 reviews 187 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

My wife had "Fred's steak" & I had a mixed grill which included beef, pork, ribs and sausage with beans & coleslaw. The steak was superb and two could easily have dined on the amount of excellent food on my plate. With excellent service to boot, we had no complaints.

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We went with another couple to this restaurant. The atmosphere is very pleasant. We ordered an Italian dish and some of their smoked meats. We had salads and baked potatoes which were absolutely delicious as was the food. Nice quantity and the food was fresh. Service was good as well. Pricing is good and competitive with other restaurants in this... More 

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Little Rock
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a steakhouse. This is a BBQ joint. This is an Italian restaurant. Which is it? Its all the above and so much more. It's one of the more unique places you'll dine. It's housed in an old summer camp in a slightly rual setting. Dark light and celebrity customer photos on the wall, yes, it's an old school... More 

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Winston-Salem, NC
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This meal followed a disappointing outing the night before in Bentonville, so we weren't sure what to expect. We stumbled on this place by accident, and it looked inviting. We pulled in and found a rustic setting just off N. Walton Blvd. Charming and informal with seating inside and out. We chose inside. The menu features hickory smoked meats, and... More 

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Additional Information about Fred's Hickory Inn

Address: 1502 N Walton Blvd, Bentonville, AR 72712
Phone Number: 479-273-3303
Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Bentonville
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: American

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