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White River Cafe

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702 Arkansas 56, Calico Rock, AR
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Melbourne, United States
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Food is average; restaurant really isn't that clean. Typical country cooking. I must add, however that the cook seems very dedicated, in that she brought out more of one food item we had ordered, as she didn't feel she had given us enough on our plate to begin with.

Thank Paula N
Cascade, Iowa
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

The White River Café, is a charming little eatery. You can order family style meals, and enjoy absolutely tasty pies. I would highly recommend. The town sits upon a colorful rock bluff of the White river, ergo, the name Calico Rock. Enjoy!

Thank donald812015
Oxford, Mississippi
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We enjoyed our meals and the service at the White River Cafe. We had both good breakfast and lunch meals there. Not fancy, just good food.

1 Thank centrarchus
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

We had hamburgers and they were very good. However, service was very slow. And there were a LOT of flies. Not the cleanest place but food was good.

1 Thank belendalane
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We had to make a trip to Calico Rock due to a death in my family. There weren't but a couple of places to eat that we thought would might be good. Our first stop which turned out to be the only place we ate during our trip to CR was White River Café. We had been driving all day,... More 

1 Thank SatisfiedtravelerApr
Bogue Chitto, MS
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82 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

We were here for breakfast on our first morning here. Service was good, very friendly waitress. Seemed to be a good many locals eating here. We had biscuit & gravy, ordered the 2 "small" biscuits and gravy---- I would hate to see the 3 large biscuits we could have ordered! This was good, but nothing special!

Thank Nancy B
Tupelo, Mississippi, United States
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We were here for the 4th of July weekend and ate here several times. I had the catfish dinner one night and it was very plentiful servings. The catfish is OK- I've had much better, but nothing to complain about. My son had the open faced roast beef sandwich and said it was very good. We had several breakfasts and... More 

1 Thank Dana S
Melbourne, Florida
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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

While in Calico Rock for a visit combining business and visiting friends, I ate several meals here. The catfish is fantastic and I would recommend along with their burgers. Breakfast is wonderful and I heard they had terrific biscuits and gravy and the hype did not disappoint. Their breakfast menu is served all day, with the exception of the biscuits... More 

2 Thank travelcat67
Tupelo, Mississippi
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

I've eaten there many times after a day on the river. Very casual, no need to dress up as most guest were doing the same thing. The food was very good with friendly service. The breakfast meals are the best, but dinner is not far behind.

1 Thank Mike M
Batesville, AR
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

My wife and I recently visited after I had eaten at the cafe with a group a couple of weeks earlier. The food is down-home, good country food. My wife ordered the catfish and the serving was so generous, she had to share a piece with me. It was light, crispy, and delicious, cooked just right and the breading was... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 Arkansas 56, Calico Rock, AR
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Calico Rock

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?