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Frank's Italian Restaurant

1906 Fayetteville Rd, Van Buren, AR
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Ranked #1 of 53 Restaurants in Van Buren
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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88% Recommend
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
frisco, tx
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106 reviews 106 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We picked up pizza here while we were visiting and staying at a hotel nearby. The pizza was very tasty and it was made promptly in about 15 minutes. They put plenty of toppings on it. We didn't eat there, but I did notice it had a nice ambiance to it.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We stopped here and took a chance on Franks. So glad we did. Food was amazing. My husband got the linguine with clam sauce and claimed it was the best he had ever eaten. The bread basket they bring to the table was fresh and hot out of the oven. They bring a little dish of olive oil and balsamic... More

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Hayward, California
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113 reviews 113 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Franks was a wonderful surprise in Arkansas. The meal started with delicious bread, then very tasty salads, veal piccata with angel hair pasta, veggies and much more. We were delighted with the entire meal. It was well worth it. We met the owner/chef as we were leaving and learned how he came to the US and opened a restaurant in... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I read on TripAdvisor that Franks was the place to eat in Van Buren. I also asked at the front desk at the Hampton Inn when we checked in where we should eat and she recommended Franks too.We walked to the restaurant from the hotel. We were seated immediately which was nice since we were very hungry. The service was... More

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Well second time eating here as before Great food, excellent menu, outstanding service, reasonable prices. the place is very clean and the staff is friendly.

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Amarillo, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Good was great, price was great and the service was great. We split a white pizza and it was awesome!

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Palmetto, Florida
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134 reviews 134 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

This place was recommended by our hotel staff and we looked at the many reviews on Trip Advisor. The service was great. The menu had a wide variety. The meal was over good from bread and salad to the entrees, and finally an awesome cannot. Only thing missing was there is no wine or espresso offered. Even with the extras... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We stopped at this place for a late lunch because there is a geocache nearby that mentions this place. We split a meal which usually gets us a glare from staff, but our server couldn't have been better! She was attentive without being overly so and neither one of us had an empty glass! We ended up leaving a double... More

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Potomac, Md
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66 reviews 66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Traveling on I 40 cross country we stopped in Van Buren Arkansas for the night. Hotel recommended Frank's Italian. Great recommendation. I had a good calzone and my wife a very good salad. Service was attentive and friendly. Ambiance was clean and pleasant. Prices reasonable. Would certainly come back if we were traveling this way again.

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Northport, Alabama
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93 reviews 93 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This is our second time to this restaurant and in both instances we selected it as it is right off the Interstate. As soon as you walk in, you know it is clean and that the service will be excellent! You are served complimentary homemade bread with olive oil dressing; awesome!! I can't remember what we ordered last time, but... More

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