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Kin Folks BBQ

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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118 Howard Ave, Mountain View, AR 72560
+1 870-269-9188
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

Our favorite place to eat in Mountain View! The food is consistently good, the staff is consistently and genuinely kind and the location is fantastic. We are local and we eat here 3-plus times a week. During lunch hour, be sure to call early to snag a lunch special and in the evenings be sure to sit on the patio... More 

Thank Kknichols
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

Kin Folks is very convenient to the square and has very good food. I would recommend grabbing something here while you are listening to the great music all around

Thank searchingforutopia
Malakoff, Texas
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for late lunch, staff was very nice, food was excellent, and the cleanliness of this restaurant was amazing!!! I had a bacon cheeseburger, and it was not a frozen patty, it was 100% real beef.....delicious!!! My wife had the Philly cheesesteak and she raved about how good it was. We topped it off with... More 

Thank Texas_Roadrunner_77
Mountain View, Arkansas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

You know as soon as you walk in the door that you have arrived at a very special place. The smells, laughter, and service grab your attention but it doesn't take long before you notice what you don't hear - inappropriate language. The owners, (Mike and Beth) are usually looking out the portal from the kitchen welcoming each and every... More 

Thank Jerry M
Coweta, Oklahoma
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

We had lunch at Kin Folds BBQ. It is across the street from the park where music is played. Everything we ordered was good. The only thing I would rate average was the fried Jalapenos. The young lady that waited on us was very friendly. We definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank ANDY231
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Shut the door, shut the door, you will be told to shut the door. At least that is what the sign says. The food was ok, staff not that friendly.

Thank Tammy C
Greenwood, South Carolina
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107 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We were told that the sidewalks roll up early in this town, but if we drove around the corner, there was a bbq and ice cream place in a yellow building that would be open. Mind you, we're talking about LUNCH. You must obey the rules (don't make them tell you to close that door and no swearing), but it... More 

Thank marfita
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

The food at Kinfolks is always fresh and tasty - probably the best in town. The prices are reasonable. The servers always try to do a good job. The owner is a character and you'll see the signage to prove it. All parts of the restaurant are sparkling clean. It is is a very small building so you may end... More 

Thank M S
Conway, Arkansas
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

We went here on a recommendation from a tour guide at Blanchard Springs ... he recommended the pimento cheese burger! It was excellent, service good, very cozy family atmosphere. Burgers are huge, so if you get any "sides", suggest you share a burger. The fried pickles are excellent as well. Only down side, and not sure about, but we didn't... More 

Thank chris s
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Great pulled pork sandwich. Very busy little restaurant frequented by locals and visitors. We enjoyed our lunch and the music just outside.

Thank Sandra S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Howard Ave, Mountain View, AR 72560
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: +1 870-269-9188
Phone No. 870-269-9188

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