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Fred's Hickory Inn

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1502 N Walton Blvd, Bentonville, AR 72712-4138
+1 479-273-3303
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our first visit to Fred's since the renovations and it was for a special birthday dinner. We made reservations for a Friday night and we were running a little late. They called us after holding the table for five minutes and we were just parking. They were very gracious and just wanted to know that we were on... More 

Thank Ruth W
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fred's reputation is well-earned, and maintained! Fabulously smoky, flavorful, tender, moist meats, delicious sides. I was WOWED by the crab-stuffed mushrooms.

Thank Sharon S
Garfield, Arkansas
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I split the Fred's special. Plenty of outstanding food, and will return because of the awesome service.

Thank Mary V
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

To Fred's for steak. Shame, I hate steak (oh all right, I love it really!). So here we are in this modern (yet traditional) restaurant, post-fire as my family were keen to point out, surveying a wall of signed pictures from celebs big and not so (Bill Clinton was clearly a fan) whilst we awaited our table. It duly arrived,... More 

Thank JHBM
Bella Vista, Arkansas
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

In 2014, Fred's experienced a substantial fire. Unlike Cafe du Monde, Fred's was not able to rebuild in a day. It took over a year. So locals and vendors had to wait. Oftentimes, my husband and I would stop here in the late afternoon and grab some wine in the cozy bar area. Fortunately, that survived. We have been here... More 

Thank ChefPlease
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

As a recent transplant-to Bentonvillle, I just love Fred s Hickory Inn. We Love their happy hour in the log cabin area. The staff is nice and knows what they're talking about. Steaks, wine, spinich dip are all great.

Thank Ellie C
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

Wanting to treat a friend to lunch around the holidays I chose Fred's----convenient to Bella Vista but just a short distance from her usual favorite place. Gosh, not a good choice for that particular day and time? (I hope!) Still have not figured out if the waiter was new, poorly trained, or terribly distracted! The restaurant did not appear to... More 

Thank 2ia2az2ar
Bella Vista, Arkansas
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016

went with guests once and then took guests who are very picky and raise organic foods they loved everything of course the atmosphere is over the top and the food and staff were awesome.

Thank Yvonne Z
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by a local. The food was wonderful and our waitress was very friendly and accommodating. It did not disappoint.

Thank Jean T
Bentonville, Arkansas
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

Nothing better than warming up by the fire at Fred's! Amazing traditional Italian food & amazing, unsurpassed bbq. Bbq is vinegar based and absolutely AMAZING. Perfect place for a date, family dinner or just friends catching up. Bar is also a great local hangout.

Thank Chance S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1502 N Walton Blvd, Bentonville, AR 72712-4138
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Bentonville
  • Phone Number: +1 479-273-3303

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?