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5198 East Highway 82, Lake Village, AR
870-265-9992
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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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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 3
    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 steaks compensate for its shortcomings

The steaks are wonderful! Top notch. They keep us coming back when we head through the area, despite the fact that the service is uneven, the salad bar is sad, and the bread is a waste of calories. But those steaks WOW! Excellent cuts of meat, seasoned and seared perfectly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Virginia-AR
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Arkansas, USA
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Hot Springs, AR
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Has been several years since eating there. Still delicious. I had the 8 ounce sirloin. It was served right off the grill, hot, like it should be. Great taste although not quite as tender as I hoped it to be. Great salad bar with a good selection. Great service.

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Arkansas, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The steaks are wonderful! Top notch. They keep us coming back when we head through the area, despite the fact that the service is uneven, the salad bar is sad, and the bread is a waste of calories. But those steaks WOW! Excellent cuts of meat, seasoned and seared perfectly.

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Crossett
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492 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We live in a neighboring county and like to motor to the Cowpen occasionally for a nice dinner and cocktails. There are usually lots of folks from surrounding area eating here.

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Magnolia, Arkansas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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129 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 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
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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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143 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 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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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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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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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?