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Customer Reviews

Van Buren's favorite Italian Restaurant

YELP Ratings  

  Food is not the best, bertollis frozen food is better. Staff was nice but I'm a foodie so I could give this anything better than 2 stars

thumb Joshua B.

  This was quite a nice experience. The staff was great; our waitress was very pleasant. It was a little warm, inside, but not uncomfortable. Everything I saw looked clean, including... read more

thumb Jade B.

  So we live in Porum, OK and we were looking for an authentic Italian restaurant. Well we found Frank's! My husband was in Fort Smith and picked up some Italian... read more

thumb Anita A.

  Filling and inexpensive but hardly authentic.  Enjoyed the bread and the beef ravioli but lasagna and manicotti were falling apart - sauces were watery.

Quick service and ok food!... read more

thumb Bryan F.

  Great food and atmosphere. The service is always very friendly. I'm a huge fan of their pasta.

thumb Kelly N.

  Great traditional Italian food, hubby got the baked Ziti, I got the chicken piccata which was lemony, buttery, tangy, loaded with capers and served over spaghetti, the home-made rolls and... read more

thumb Davina G.
TripAdvisor Ratings  

star rating  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... read more

avatar thumb catladyKC
February 12, 2020

star rating  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
March 30, 2021

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

avatar thumb TravelRDNo
July 26, 2020

star rating  Stayed in Van Buren on our way from Kansas to Memphis to watch our Wildcats play Navy in the Liberty Bowl. We love Italian and the #1 rated restaurant happened... read more

avatar thumb Woofcat
December 28, 2019

star rating  Frank's is a great place to have a meal. Always nice, good food, good service, calm and pleasant atmosphere. Have never had a bad meal there.

The house salad... read more

avatar thumb Sequoyah59
May 29, 2022

star rating  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
March 19, 2021

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 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.