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Van Buren's favorite Italian Restaurant

YELP Ratings  
4.5+Stars

      Great little gem of an Italian restaurant just off the Interstate.  As good as you'll find in this part of the world.  The pasta sampler was fantastic.  Service was excellent.... read more

    thumb Steve H.
    3/28/2019

      I love this place! Their marinara sauce is so savory. Cheese ravioli is my go to! The food is fresh and has a great taste. The servings are large, so... read more

    thumb Mary b.
    6/18/2018

      My favorite Italian Restaurant in the Ft Smith/Van Buren area! The food is always fresh, authentic, and tasty. Whether dining in or getting it to go, Frank's is a great... read more

    thumb Andy C.
    7/12/2018

      Forgot to take a picture of the main course. Salad was great, customer service was great. We had visited this restaurant in their old location and I feel the they've... read more

    thumb Nichole W.
    7/30/2018

      Frank's can be called a staple for the Van Buren community. It's great Italian at a modest price. Everything tastes fresh when it hits the table. They bring out yummy... read more

    thumb Davey D.
    7/14/2018

      On a cross country trip, stopped at Hampton Inn and they recommended this restaurant for dinner.  Truly old school home cooking, no frills, just taste, pleasant surprise for small town... read more

    thumb Phil B.
    8/11/2018
TripAdvisor Ratings  
4.5+Stars

      I have been twice with my GF and food and service was great, prices too. Decor was very nice as well as the music.

    avatar thumb Gangsterofluv
    11/21/2019

      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... read more

    avatar thumb Valerie1228
    3/19/2021

      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

    avatar thumb bobbyl596
    11/01/2020

      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... read more

    avatar thumb Bob A
    3/30/2021

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

    avatar thumb Pwhite660
    2/09/2020

      Frank’s has the best bread and dipping oil. Great menu for lunch or for dinner. Pleasant atmosphere.

    avatar thumb J84L
    11/06/2019

Frank's Italian Restaurant IconFrank's Italian Restaurant

525 North Plaza Drive, Van Buren

4.5 503 reviews

  • Avatar Valerie ★★★★★ in the last week
    The food was really good and yes I'd love to go back and i will...here is my new grandbabies,yes … More I'm a little proud
  • Avatar James Zimlich ★★★★★ a month ago
    The food here is fantastic so don't let the humble look of the building fool you. Service was top … More notch, friendly, unobtrusive, and knowledgeable. Waitress handled our special order with grace and kitchen knocked all the dishes out of the pack. Portions are amazingly generous!
  • Avatar Anthony Gray ★★★★★ a year ago
    Frank's is a very good restaurant service is great and friendly the food I think is wonderful the … More amount you receive is more than one person eat. If you have not tried them you should it a very good restaurant.