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English first
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47 reviews 47 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This place is nestled in a shopping center next to a pizza place. It's been there for what seems like forever. They've got awesome sandwiches and burritos. Also, the French onion soup is delicious. It's a really small place so if they're busy you might have to wait for a table but your patience will be rewarded! PS get the... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013 via mobile

The food here is so good. The menu is like your grandma threw a homemade meal from scratch together that your whole family will love, including the vegetarian cousin and picky aunt. I especially enjoy their vegetarian omelette and peanut butter pie. This place is very small though, so be prepared. It is definitely a hidden secret of Conway that... More 

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Conway, Arkansas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Years ago the Mean Bean was a pretty good restaurtant. I went there 3x's during Nov-Dec and it appears it's going down hill. The quality just don't seem to be there anymore. The portions are much smaller and in one instance they ran out of onion rings, which I ordered. Don't get me wrong the place is still clean and... More 

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Conway, Arkansas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Went there to try to eat healthy for once but found my favorite dish available. Surprisingly found that they had one of the best burgers in Conway.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

My family has enjoyed Mean Bean for years, but we didn't fully appreciate it until a few months ago. One of my teens has decided to go vegetarian, which my family fully supports. Finding decent places for her to eat that offer more than 2 or 3 vegetarian options (besides a sad looking salad) has been more difficult than we'd... More 

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Conway, Arkansas
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23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

You will not go wrong ordering a burger from this place. Only thing is I wish they would open on weekends or stay open for dinner

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Conway, Arkansas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012 via mobile

For good quality , good tasting lunch ut's hard to beat Mean Bean. Only open for lunch till about 3:00 pm M-Fri so keep that in mind I love their cheesy onion soup, my wife lives the Texas toothpicks and tuna salad. Nice place. Good service

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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60 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

I visited here today for lunch for the first time, and it was awesome! A very clean kept restaurant. We ordered the cheese dip and chips as an appetizer (very good), and burritos as our entree. I was pleasantly surprised at the freshness of their food and ingredients, as well as their tea. The burritos were huge, and you definetly... More 

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Conway, Arkansas
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213 reviews 213 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

Ate at the Mean Bean today and loved it! Small with only about 15 tables so get there early. We ordered Cheese dip, Citrus Chicken, and Chicken nuggets for the kids. Every thing served by Amanda was prompt and very tasty. For dessert we tried the strawberry yogurt pie and the oreo ice cream pie..YUM!! This was a fun lunch... More 

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Conway, Arkansas
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28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012 via mobile

This is a good lunch stop I'd you in Conway. Small and quaint I mean small. Maybe seats 40 inside? Good food though and worth try.

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Additional Information about Mean Bean Cafe

Address: 2501 Dave Ward Dr Ste A4, Conway, AR 72034-6089
Phone Number: (501) 336-9957
Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Conway
Open Hours:
Monday 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm

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