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Gaston's White River Resort

1777 River Rd, Gaston's White River Resort, Lakeview, AR 72642-9039
+1 870-431-5202
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“trout” (25 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
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$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1777 River Rd, Gaston's White River Resort, Lakeview, AR 72642-9039
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1 - 10 of 212 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Pro - Good fishing, great people, relaxation, good place to sleep. Con - No military discount, a little expensive.

Thank James S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Okay - to be fair, we had dinner there on a Friday night and it was REALLY good. Busy place, but great atmosphere and reasonably priced for the excellent menu they offer. HOWEVER, we returned later in the weekend for breakfast - the only option...More

Thank JeenyReeny
ClintGaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We appreciate your review, and the feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your dinner experience and hope that you visit again. Our breakfast buffet was extremely busy all weekend, and a large party had wiped out most of the food when you went up to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner there on two occasions. The first night we took our own fish we caught that day and they prepared a platter of fried, pan seared and broiled along with side dishes. All properly prepared and provided from a very good service person....More

Thank Leroy W
ClintGaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review Leroy. We appreciate your feedback, and hope to see you again in the near future. If there is ever anything we can do for you, please let us know.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't stay at the resort but we ate here for a late lunch on our 40th anniversary. This was right after the Sunday brunch and before dinner time. The restaurant was not crowded, we sat right down by the windows looking over the river....More

Thank Teresa T
ClintGaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Teresa, thank you for choosing to spend your 40th anniversary with us. We are glad that you had a wonderful dining experience, and we hope to see you again in the near future. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review!

Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed everything. Wonderful dinner and drinks with a fantastic view. Off the beaten path, but well worth the trip! I can't wait to come back.

Thank jinks75
ClintGaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2017

We are glad you had a wonderful dining experience! The view never gets old. Thank you for the review, and we look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

I have been coming here since it opened in 1958. I miss my friend Jim Gaston. He meant so much to Arkansas tourism. I miss his air shows in his little Stunt plane. Clint Gaston, Jim's grandson, carries on the tradition of running a first...More

Thank John F
ClintGaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2017

Thank you for the review John! We are glad that you enjoyed your visit, and look forward to your next visit. Next time you are in the area, stop in a say hi!

Reviewed May 10, 2017

High quality food and experience. Price was shockingly low for what they have. Clearly the best restaurant around. Great views of the river, and interesting decor. It is the ONLY restaurant in the area that actually serves fish that are from the surrounding rivers and...More

Thank jwb9999999x
ClintGaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review! We are glad you enjoyed your dining experience and hope to see you again.

Reviewed April 26, 2017

This restaurant is a must go to place. It is situated overlooking the river with windows lining the entire front for a nice view of the water. It is rustic wood in the interior that adds to the fishing resort flavor. Old outboard motors line...More

Thank Gary G
ClintGaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2017

Gary, thank you for the wonderful review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your experience with us and hope to see you soon.

Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

Let me start by saying that we are a super-busy family. A weekend where no one has a practice, a tournament, or a camp, is precious. Today we took a road trip up to Mountain Home and had dinner at Gaston's. The restaurant is right...More

Thank ArtyMom718
ClintGaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2017

Thank you for telling us about your experience at our restaurant. We are glad to hear that you and your family were able to make some good memories. We apologize for how the waitress treated you, and will work getting the issue corrected so that...More

Reviewed April 10, 2017

I have dined at this resort many evenings. The food was incredible and the view of the river, especially when the dam gates have been opened is awesome.

Thank Bob D
ClintGaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2017

Thank you for the review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your dining experiences with us, and we look forward to your return.

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Tshindel
Hi! I was wondering if you have availability June 22-26? It would be my husband and I. Wanting some nice quiet away time in the outdoors. Hubby wants to fish. Just need one bedroom, but prefer a cabin rather than just a room. Let me know! Thanks! Terri and Rick Shindel
June 11, 2017|
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Response from ClintGaston | Property representative |
Unfortunately, all of our cottages are booked for that weekend as of today. If you have any other dates in mind, please let us know. Call us at (870) 431-5202, if you have further questions. Thank you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$20 - $25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1777 River Rd, Gaston's White River Resort, Lakeview, AR 72642-9039
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Lakeview
  • Phone Number: +1 870-431-5202
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