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Back Forty

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American, Bar
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1400 Highway 62 E, Mountain Home, AR 72653-2711
870 425-7170
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mountain Home, Arkansas
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66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

They are known for having the best burgers in this area and they do. Now that the no smoking is in effect, you can breath inside, too.

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Thank Stan E
Arkansas
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55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Get the Barnbuster! Just do it! Med or med rare. Fantastic! Keep up the good work! Never been dissapointed here!

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Thank christinem7Arkansas
Siloam Springs, Arkansas
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131 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My Wife and I stopped in the other day for a quick bite for lunch; the fare was typical for a bar/restaurant combination, but the waitress was worth the visit. I commented to my Wife that my French fries were quite hot and remained hot following a good dunking in ketchup. The Wife informed me these must be 'freshly' cut... More 

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Thank Connie N
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place may not look like much from the outside but the number of cars and motorcycles in the parking lot should tell you to stop. The kind of place everyone from a family with children to bikers can feel comfortable. Excellent burgers with good choice of toppings. Live music some nights with outdoor seating when weather permits.

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Thank 879henrye
NLR
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150 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful hamburger for lunch with a large portion of fries which I shared with my dining partner. Service was outstanding. I have never seen a woman work harder in a restaurant and kept everyone!s beverages filled. Restaurant was packed.

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Thank Adam054
Yellville, Arkansas
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37 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If we want a good burger and a cold beer while in Mountain Home, this is where we go, hands down. Don't let the looks fool you, it's family friendly.

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Thank Harry S
Mountain Home, Arkansas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have the best burgers around, cooked to your prefrence. Also the best sweet potato fries. They also have live music outside in the beer garden. Maybe not the best place for children, due to the bar, but a great place to relax and enjoy a great burger!

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Thank odamom
Flippin, Arkansas, United States
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great burgers - sandwiches & fries! Great sweet potato fries! Has a bar and cold beer - pool table seating inside & out. loud - bar type atmosphere. Bring cash for tips as they won't add it to your cc/debit card.

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Thank Toni B
Downers Grove, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

We've been coming to the lake for 30+ years of summer vacations- always visit this great local place for beer & burgers, very casual fun atmosphere! Everyone of us from young to old love it!

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Thank KMiller11-11
Lakeview, Arkansas
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

There aren't too many restaurants inMountain home Arkansas where you can even order a beer with a good burger. The meat is fresh and no frozen patties like fast food joints. It's more of a bar atmosphere but they don't serve hard liquor. Everything is pretty good but the Barn Buster Burger with cheese is the go to dish here.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 Highway 62 E, Mountain Home, AR 72653-2711
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Mountain Home
  • Phone Number: 870 425-7170

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