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Big Jake's Steakhouse - CLOSED

1702 Fayetteville Rd, Van Buren, AR 72956-2233
+1 479-474-5573
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good29%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Dec 6, 2016
“Nice Dinner”
Dec 2, 2016
“Neat place”
Restaurant Hours
All hours
Steakhouse, American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1702 Fayetteville Rd, Van Buren, AR 72956-2233
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Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

I was on my way to Coltons's as T.A. listed Big Jake's as being closed, but as I drive by I saw that it looked open so I circled around and went in. I sat in the bat area and was taken care of by...More

Thank MessNmagic
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Ordered New York strip dinner with baked potato and salad. Yes they both came with it. Steak cooked to perfection. They also bring you beans and bread before dinner. Had never had beans offed before meal but tried them and they were good. You get...More

Thank Sherry C
Reviewed October 15, 2016

Bread and beans come out with your drinks. Not sure why the beans weren't with the entree. Cajun Cat fish was filling but not much on the cajun spices like I am used to having. The salad was small with not much other than lettuce....More

1  Thank 196CindyJ196
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

But it wasn't that busy and it was lunch... I had beans and cornbread and the waitress recommended the pepper sauce but never brought it. The cornbread was extremely dry! My husband ordered a hamburger with mayo and fries. He was served a hamburger with...More

Thank Aneisha L
Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed ourselves at Big Jakes! Mema greeted us and was very charming! The entertainment was a nice touch. We loved it. Brittney, our waitress, took care of us and was very attentive. Our food was quite delicious and the portions were generous. The decor...More

Thank hrhvictoria
Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Big Jake's has a friendly atmosphere. With old John Wayne memorabilia. It is a fantastic place to take your children, or have a leisurely drink after work. The food is excellent, but some items are a bit pricey for the area

1  Thank charlesrZ7738NI
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Pass this place at least once a month and hadn't ever stopped. The food was great, the prices were very reasonable, but the atmosphere was even better. Live country music (two different guys), Big Jake's Mom visited with us (sweet lady), won a T-shirt, got...More

1  Thank Dianna D
Reviewed September 7, 2016

We used to eat at Big Jakes regularly, but their food is not very good anymore. I think they changed owner or changed hands in the family and with that change, the food changed. They have tried everything to keep it afloat including adding music,...More

Thank MARK D
Reviewed August 21, 2016

The steak and the ambiance was perfect. Excellent flavor and cooked to perfection. However, my wife ordered a glass of wine with her meal and we had to inquire twice before receiving it with her desert. The manager was nice enough to comp the desert...More

1  Thank Jason S
Reviewed August 9, 2016

Great atmosphere, competent service, different than a lot of steak houses around here. Tried the 8 oz. sirloin after the Gallopin' Gastro named it the best steak around for under $15, and it was. Bread and beans, table top pepper grinders and a nice, unusual...More

2  Thank Arthur W
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$10 - $20
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1702 Fayetteville Rd, Van Buren, AR 72956-2233
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Van Buren
  • Phone Number: +1 479-474-5573
Big Jake's is the one and only premier steakhouse in Van Buren that is family owned and operated. Our creator James Garner planned and executed his dream for a 2 story restaurant, which opened in 1996. We take pride in hand cutting our steaks daily. We have a varied menu ranging from steaks, pastas, salads, and hamburgers all made in-house. Upstairs we have a large room that will accommodate up to 125 people. The John Wayne memorabilia throughout the restaurant is truly one of a kind. For the kids we have a train that runs the perimeter between the downstairs and the upstairs. For the music lovers, we have live entertainment on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 6-9pm.