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The Oasis

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37 Spring Street, Eureka Springs, AR 72632
479-253-0886
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent food made to order

I ordered the daily special which was a sweet potato and black bean burrito if I remember correctly. It was prepared as we chatted with the owner. The food was delicious! YUM!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
MHall135
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I ordered the daily special which was a sweet potato and black bean burrito if I remember correctly. It was prepared as we chatted with the owner. The food was delicious! YUM!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I am from Texas and I LOVE my Mexican food. I also love this place. It is not your Tex-Mex or typical Mexican food. It is more healthier version...and fresher version. If you are looking for favor and home-cooked Mexican type food, this is your place. And if you want a bargain...you have come to the right place. They will... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This is very different Mexican food. If you are looking for authentic Mexican or TeX Mex. Look elsewhere. The salsa is a salsa Verde which is fresh and not too bad but no kick to it. Chips look to be tostidas. I had a jumbo taco which was small on a small corn tortilla. Not too bad but not great.... More 

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Poteau, Oklahoma
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I first visited this restaurant on a first date with my husband. The green salsa was amazing and we went back every time we were in town. The food is amazing and now that they've moved to a slightly larger location, there is more space to move around. I had to go gluten free three years ago and the chef... More 

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We were introduced to the Oasis over 10 years ago and we keep coming back for the awesome food and friendly service. Love the new space! Still has the same vibe but it's more comfortable not being too packed in and it's a lot easier to get a table :) Loved Saturdays lunch so much we had to go back... More 

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

My sister and I were taking a shortcut to the street below when we noticed this awesome smell coming from a place by the stairs. We walked in to a little diner, greeted by a super nice waitress, and had the best salsa verde, and enchiladas we've eaten! Everything was super fresh and even though it was near closing time,... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I had the special Buffalo Spinach Enchiladas, salsa verde with chips. DELICIOUS! Fresh and healthy, I loved everything about this place including the friendly service. We can't wait to return.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The Oasis has always been one of our favorite finds. It's "untypical tex mex". You won't find the premade microwave heat up dishes you get in most chain restaurants. Everything is freshly made and has a unique twist on old favorites and many new ones. Being that every order is made fresh it does take longer and they are getting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

The quesadilla was great! The fresh green salsa was the BEST! The waitress said after the meal "now that wasn't any good was it?" I had to see if I could get her to return the empty plate and bring one even better, no luck. ;-) The ambience was like a really cool "hole in the wall", made you feel... More 

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The Woodlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I had read some wonderful reviews about this restaurant. However, when we were in Eureka Springs we couldn't find the place and they don't answer the phone number that is listed for this restaurant. We asked around and were told that the place had moved and they didn't' think that they had reopened. If this is the case someone isn't... More 

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Address: 37 Spring Street, Eureka Springs, AR 72632
Phone Number: 479-253-0886
Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Eureka Springs
Average Prices: USD 6
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 37 Spring Street, Eureka Springs, AR 72632
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Eureka Springs
  • Phone Number: 479-253-0886

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

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