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“Great experience” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gaston's White River Resort

Gaston's White River Resort
1777 River Road, Lakeview, AR
870 431 5202
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Ranked #1 of 7 Restaurants in Lakeview
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Buffet, Reservations
Fort Myers, Florida
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150 reviews 150 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 45 cities Reviews in 45 cities
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
“Great experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

The entire dining experience was well worth the drive. The bar was very nice with a wide variety of beer. The view in the dining room overlooks the river. The Stuffed Shrimp was delicious. All dinners come with the salad bar. The salad bar was very large and everything I had was very good. Strawberries dipped in chocolate are only on the salad bar on Sunday.

I would definitely return.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Fort Worth, Texas
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128 reviews 128 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 53 cities Reviews in 53 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Good Food and Nice relaxing place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

Stopped in based on billboards I saw. Service was good, Restaurant was very clean. Waiter friendly and recommended both the fish sandwich and the pork sandwich. Ordered the fish, and received a delicious 10" filet on a roll that was hot and served quickly. Will go back.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Great view, nice decor, average food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We took a trip to see Bull Shoals as part of our trip to Branson. The lady at the visitors center recommended Gaston's restaurant. We went at 3:30 on a Sun. afternoon, so we had the place practically to ourselves. Service was very good. View was beautiful. We enjoyed watching the boats and people fishing. The cabins looked quaint, might be nice to come for a fishing trp over a long weekend. Back to the restaurant, the food was very average. I suspect that most of their food is of the frozen variety. I had the open faced roast beef sandwich. The mashed potatoes while not powdered were not made from fresh potatoes, probably frozen. The roast beef was not freshly carved, again it was better than dell meat but probably heat and serve from frozen. The gravy was not good at all. Way too salty, tasted like gravy made from a powdered mix. They did have Cheesecake Factory cheesecake which was delicious! Overall... A bit overpriced for frozen food.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Ship Bottom, New Jersey
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“Worst Experience Ever”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

Do NOT even go to Gastons. We were taken their by local residents for dinner and they were embarassed by the slow service and cold entrees. And when we asked for any assistance or discount due to cold and subpar food or lack of service we were pushed aside. Total bill was $215 what a total ripoff for value recieved. Portions were small and food was no better than diner food. STAY AWAY not worth the money!!!! WE had family and friends from New Jersey, Arizona, and Germany and we were totally EMBARASSED!!!!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Arkansas City, Kansas
2 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Poor service”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Don't waste your time and money people. Me and my wife about walked out after we stood there and nobody helped us for five minutes with them standing right there. You better hope Restaurant Impossible don't ever stop by while your charging restaurant prices for frozen food. (Shame on you Gaston's)!!!

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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