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“Great food and the kids can eat it on a real airplane.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Parachute Inn

Parachute Inn
10 Skywatch, Walnut Ridge, AR 72401
1-870-886-5918
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Ranked #2 of 14 restaurants in Walnut Ridge
Cuisines: American
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Arkansas
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13 restaurant reviews
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“Great food and the kids can eat it on a real airplane.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

This is a local restaurant, with good food and a country lunch buffet. Our grandkids loved the airplane. Yes, attached to the restaurant is an actual airplane. You can climb up the steps and they've faced the seats to accomidate regular tables. Note, the restaurant will handle a wheelchair, but you do have to climb steps to get in the airplane.

Visited September 2012
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English first
Kansas City
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61 reviews 61 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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“Where else can you get your hands on the controls of a Boeing 737?”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

The Parachute Inn has taken a retired Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 and converted it into a dining room. Diners of all ages can sit in the cockpit and play with the controls. What a BLAST! After you are done reliving your dreams of being a pilot in the cockpit, you can be seated up to six across in the converted body of this airplane.

The staff is very friendly and courteous. The location is a bit remote, set off on the side of an airport. The food is typical American diner fare, nothing special to write home about, but not bad for a family dinner out. Right across the parking lot is the Wings of Honor Army Flying School Museum.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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