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5198 East Highway 82, Lake Village, AR
870-265-9992
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 1
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
The service was terrible!!!

The food was nothing special. We got steaks and had the chips and dip for Our appetizer. I do believe that I enjoyed the chips and dip better than the steak. The atmosphere was nothing special, but the service was very bad!! I can't remember the last time that I've had service that bad. I will not... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 5, 2014
Brenolan
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Bastrop, Louisiana
via mobile
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Magnolia, Arkansas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

In the mood for a steak on our vacation so we stopped at thea CP. Waitress was rude and clearly did not like out of towners. My steak was ordered well done...came back rare so I sent it back...came back rare aain..so again I sent it back. The waitress came back and THREW the plate on the table and said... More 

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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Best place in town. Huge menu, great steaks. Seafood and Italian also looked great. Service was good. Dinner only except for Sunday lunch.

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Bastrop, Louisiana
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104 reviews 104 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

The food was nothing special. We got steaks and had the chips and dip for Our appetizer. I do believe that I enjoyed the chips and dip better than the steak. The atmosphere was nothing special, but the service was very bad!! I can't remember the last time that I've had service that bad. I will not go back.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I probably just hit them on an off day but I had to wait first of all, then my server forgot that I was one of hers and they overcooked my steak. Now they did offer to cook me a new one but it was way too late.

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Monticello, Arkansas
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67 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The food is good. The steak was well seasoned and cooked properly. The vegetable soup from the salad bar was also very good. The service could be improved. I asked the waitress to bring me a fork. After waiting fifteen minutes I just went to the kitchen and asked one of the kitchen employees for a fork. The dining room... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Drink order and appetizers were quick to come. It took our waitress a long time to come back to take food order. After a period of time had passed, we were informed computers went down and our order was never received in kitchen. More time passed, no food. After being there over 1.5 hours, with 2 small kids, we left.... More 

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Vicksburg, Mississippi
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Last night must have been a "off" night for the staff. We had called ahead (a week) to let them know we would be group coming to eat. Some of our people were no shows so after 30 minutes, we told our waitresses we were ready to order that apparently some were apparently no shows. It took another 30 minutes... More 

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Lake Village
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

excellent food for the price. Great chips and dips. Love the mexican food. good service, family oriented.

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53 reviews 53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

The Cowpen has delicious chicken fajitas. Subpar salad bar. Our server was attentive and pleasant. I like the music and general atmosphere. It took awhile to get our food, but I don't mind a little more time to visit with friends. Probably not the best place if you're in a hurry, but excellent for a meal at a relaxed pace.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

We were regular customers years ago, stopped by on a visit back to Arkansas to visit friends, really disappointed in quality and cost of food. Cow Pen Special rib eye was mostly gristle and very tuff. Sweet potato fries were cold. $27.50 for this? Give me a break! What happened to a great restaurant?

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5198 East Highway 82, Lake Village, AR
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Lake Village
  • Phone Number: 870-265-9992

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mexican, Steakhouse, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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