We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ratings and reviews

Travelers' Choice
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Details

CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
View all details
meals, features
Reviews (272)
Filter reviews
271 results
Traveler rating
173
76
13
6
3
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
173
76
13
6
3
Show reviews that mention
All reviews bread lasagna salad fried calamari seafood great italian food large portions dry county service was great an appetizer prices are very reasonable franks sauce entrees dip arkansas lemon
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed March 30, 2021

Found this via Tripadvisor while in the area. Such a good choice. Seemed like only 10 minutes from entering restaurant to having food at our table. BE WARNED - bring your appetite when you visit here. The prices are very reasonable and the portion sizes...are rather large. As for quality of food - some of the best we have had anywhere.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Helpful?
Reviewed March 19, 2021 via mobile

Excellent fresh made authentic Italian food! Prices were good values. Very clean and welcoming restaurant. Staff were friendly and attentive. Fried calamari and bruschetta were delicious and perfect textures. Pasta samplers also are excellent. Alfredos and marinara are NOT pre-made!

Date of visit: March 2021
Helpful?
Reviewed November 1, 2020

The food was perfect, service outstanding, ambience very pleasing! Portions are generous...you will most likely have a takeout. Frank’s will not disappoint! Did I mention their bread? Yummmmmmm

Date of visit: October 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed September 20, 2020 via mobile

Wow, this place is amazing. I read the reviews and had to try it. Yes, it can be that good. Franks has amazing food. You can't go wrong with any of the entrees. My wife had Manicotti and I had Chicken parmigiana and both were...delicious. An appetizer is not needed but we still got the garlic bread and it was perfect. This placed made our anniversary special. If you are close by- well it's worth your time.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed August 10, 2020

Absolutely fabulous place and wonderful atmosphere,absolutely delicious food and the best service ever!

Date of visit: August 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed July 26, 2020

Outstanding food and service during the Covid craziness. A glass is wine would have added to the enjoyment of great food and environment.

Date of visit: June 2020
Helpful?1  
Reviewed February 29, 2020 via mobile

Great service, Great food, Great atmosphere to bring your love out to dine. The chicken Fred's Special was to die for. No room for dessert.

Date of visit: February 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed February 12, 2020

We were passing through for the night and hotel recommended Frank's for dinner. We were very pleasantly surprised! The eggplant parmesan was the best my husband has ever had, and he tries this dish all over the world! The Caesar salad was excellent and so...were the rolls that came with the salad, my chicken picatta was nice and lemony and had plenty of capers in the sauce. I highly recommend this restaurant!More

Date of visit: February 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed February 9, 2020 via mobile

Sauce was a bit bland and a bit sweet, otherwise the Manicotti was good. Mixed Salad was good. Waitress was preoccupied

Date of visit: February 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed January 30, 2020 via mobile

Stopped here because of the reviews...so glad we did! Everything we had was excellent! Their seafood is amazing and the tiramisu is FABULOUS! One of the best I've ever had. I would recommend this place highly to anyone who enjoys Italian food. We will certainly...be back!More

Date of visit: January 2020
Helpful?
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Super 8 by Wyndham Van Buren/Ft. Smith Area
500 reviews
.16 miles away
Best Western Van Buren Inn
313 reviews
.29 miles away
Hampton Inn Van Buren
584 reviews
.30 miles away
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Van Buren-Ft Smith Area
239 reviews
.45 miles away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Colton's Steak House & Grill
108 reviews
.15 miles away
Thai Curry
48 reviews
.04 miles away
Chili's
82 reviews
.45 miles away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
Great Escape Mystery Rooms
62 reviews
1.73 miles away
Drennan-Scott Historic Site
28 reviews
1.71 miles away
Chapters on Main
17 reviews
1.63 miles away
King Opera House
13 reviews
1.76 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
skeith405
January 25, 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Barbara m | Reviewed this property |
No but the food is terrific. It's a dry county!
0
Votes
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Frank's Italian Restaurant

  • Yes, Frank's Italian Restaurant offers takeout services.

  • Yes, Frank's Italian Restaurant offers delivery services.

  • Frank's Italian Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4