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The Oasis

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53 Spring St, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-3147
479-253-0886
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Good for:
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 117
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  • 26
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 6
    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
Most recent review
Worth a Visit

If you can find this place, it is worth the visit. The lady who recommended it to us said that it was like eating in a closet, and she was correct. There were only 6 people eating when our group of four came in and they had to rearrange to make room (a group bigger than four would be... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
John J
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Arkansas
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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160 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Arkansas
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

If you can find this place, it is worth the visit. The lady who recommended it to us said that it was like eating in a closet, and she was correct. There were only 6 people eating when our group of four came in and they had to rearrange to make room (a group bigger than four would be problematic.)... More 

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Lafayette, Colorado
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We stopped in Oasis for lunch. Its a little tiny hole in the wall that offers what I would call Mexican Fusion, if you will. The flavors were incredible. I didn't know that a few taco shells, veggies and cheese could be made to taste so special. My dish was surrounded by a spring mix that was then drizzled with... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We found this quaint little restaurant by accident. We loved it so much we went back two days in a row. The food was fresh and delicious. The service was great! We enjoyed meeting "Tiger".

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

That's all I have to say, it's AWESOME! !! Had the chicken Chipotle enchilada, the salsa Verde is amazing. Try this place, it's truly a great place with awesome staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

From the moment walking into this small establishment we were entertained by the friendly faces, creative wall decor, and local menu. The food was great and simple. We were very pleased leaving and enjoyed our experience.

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Wichita Falls, TX
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71 reviews 71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Tucked away down a staircase and very small, but don't turn away! Walking in you feel like you are in someone's home dining room. We felt totally at home. First off, homemade salsa is super good and sweet tea is to die for! Husband & I ordered the cheese & onion enchiladas and son got the loaded nachos. OMG! Everything... More 

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Sandown, New Hampshire
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I was in Eureka Springs on a very chilly fall day and was chatting with a shop owner when I asked for a restaurant recommendation. "Well, I woudn't recommend this place to just ANYONE," she said,"But you seem like you can appreciate it." And I did. Oasis is hidden on one of Eureka Springs' staircases between two streets, and it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This is one of my favorite places to eat in Eureka Springs.The food is fabulous. The environment is small and funkie.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

My husband and I ate lunch here at the suggestion of one of the locals who has had a shop there for 15 years. It was packed! We barely made it in time for the last available seat. The salsa verde was pretty good and I don't like salsa verde. The food was homemade to order, which being as busy... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We opened the door and it appeared we were in a closet. Got sat down, and promptly had to leave again to visit the ATM, as only cash and checks are accepted. Waited a long time for service, waited a long time for food, and never did get refills on drinks or chips. In the server's defense however, she was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 53 Spring St, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-3147
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Eureka Springs
  • Phone Number: 479-253-0886

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 6
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?