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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, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 133
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  • 13
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  • 4
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  • 7
    Terrible
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
Filling, cheap eats

They have both vegetarian and non-vegetarian items on the menu, so everyone in the party can find something. The food is ok, good, but not great. However, this place gets 4 stars because of the laid back vibe, and there are very few places in town where you can get decent food at a halfway... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

They have both vegetarian and non-vegetarian items on the menu, so everyone in the party can find something. The food is ok, good, but not great. However, this place gets 4 stars because of the laid back vibe, and there are very few places in town where you can get decent food at a halfway reasonable price. Look for the... More 

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Eureka Springs, Arkansas
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you don't mind waiting, this is well worth it. Vegetarian dishes are delicious. This is a small place; just take a book or have a good conversation.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

Part of the problem is this restaurant replaced a bar that we thoroughly enjoyed. The other problem is that we love Mexican food. This falls short if you are looking for spicy Mexican food to satisfy your palate. The homemade salsa was very fresh and we enjoyed trying that. The rest was "Just 0K"

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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Every time we come to Eureka we stop here to eat. The food is good, the salsa is really good but the waitress always seems extremely stressed out and like it's a problem for you to eat there. Every time we've come, she acts like they're out of food and they're doing you a favor seating you. I don't think... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

This our second year to enjoy lunch at Oasis and while the don't serve beer or alcohol they do serve some awesome original home cooked type Mexican food. Their salsa verde is best in the west. Buy some to take home like we do. The buffalo spinach enchilada was great in fact there hasn't been a dish yet we didn't... More 

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Thank Mikeofokc
Columbia, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Great food, reasonable price. I would recomend to anyone. Vegan/vegetarian/meat eaters, all will be happy.

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Thank Jamie K
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I have been coming here for 17 years. The Ark-Mex fresh food is amazing and the staff is friendly. They recently moved to a bigger space. The salsa and enchiladas are our favorite. You don't want to miss this gem.

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Thank getoutside-mom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Tucked away down an alley, the Oasis offers lots of green mixed into a plate of fresh tex-mex. The green salsa is a must-have and if you catch them serving anything with sweet potato, get it.

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Thank Leland G
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209 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Took us a while to find their new location, on a different side alley off the main drag, but there's a great new sign outside & the new place is larger & still funky (in a good way). The green salsa is different & very tasty, so it's unfortunate to pair it with cheap thick corn chips. The menu features... More 

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Thank JamaisVu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

One of our favorite lunch places in Eureka. It was so good my husband wanted to go back the next day!

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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, Families with children, Dining on a budget

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?