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Juan's Mexican Restaurant

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3121 Towson Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72901-6356
479-782-6287
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner
Description: phone number 479-782-6287

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Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Not really Mexican, but not bad food

Had dinner here while spending the night nearby. The "Americana" sign drew us in. I don't believe any Mexicans work here, but the staff are friendly and gracious. Spouse and I both had wet chicken burritos. Good flavor, nice portion size, good price. Chips were tasty, too. Salsa could use more... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The best Mexican food this side of the Mississippi what am I saying the best anywhere. I make sure I get there at least once when I am in town. The staff is very friendly and fast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We have eaten at Juan's for years and years. The service is always great and the food is wonderful. We used to live in FS, but now live in Florida, but when we visit we always return to Juan's!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I've eaten there many times recently and the last few years and the food and service are always good . The chips and queso dip are a fave . Nice and cozy and quiet and without the hustle and bustle of other places. The wait staff are very good and attentive , especially Anna . David Carmack

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I have been going to Juan's since I was a child. Even though I live in a different city now, whenever we come back to visit Fort Smith, Juan's is a must for my family's itinerary. The cheese dip is the best in the world - you can't find it like this anywhere else! Love the salsa too. I always... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Had dinner here while spending the night nearby. The "Americana" sign drew us in. I don't believe any Mexicans work here, but the staff are friendly and gracious. Spouse and I both had wet chicken burritos. Good flavor, nice portion size, good price. Chips were tasty, too. Salsa could use more jazz, but for their regular customers, I'm sure it's... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I agree with previous reviews....Salsa was like ketchup....cheese dip was awful, thick and cold. Rice tasted like Spanish rice out of a box. Dont waste your time or your money here!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Salsa has no flavor and neither does the guacamole. Food is served on TV dinner-style plates and the servers are as old as the paint scheme. Had dinner with a friend the manager knew and the manager interrupted our dismal lunch no fewer than 12 (count 'em) times to "chat". Stay away....you're better off buying a 99 cent gas station... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

My B-n-L raved about this place and the Chile Relleno Special. I ordered the 1/2 pound fajitas, I received a platter of mostly onions and peppers with very little meat. What little chicken there was, was so dried out that it was unappetizing. The salsa tastes like it is made with ketchup.

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Batesville, Arkansas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Taste like tv dinner, yuck! Salsa was like ketchup. Very few drink options. It was not authentic. Not one Hispanic in staff, not even in kitchen.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013 via mobile

The atmosphere is a little lacking, but the food and service are very good. We ordered the E. lunch special which was a soft taco and enchilada, and the shrimp. Just the right size for lunch- they give you plenty of chips and salsa. We had a cheese dip, and tea and the bill was under $20. Hope you enjoy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3121 Towson Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72901-6356
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Fort Smith
  • Phone Number: 479-782-6287

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

phone number 479-782-6287
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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