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Van Buren's favorite Italian Restaurant

YELP Ratings  
4.5+Stars

      We are just passing through for one night and this was our first time dining at Frank's Italian Restaurant.  We are from California and have many Italian restaurant options. But... read more

    thumb F P.
    9/27/2019

      This restaurant has no ambiance whatsoever, but having said that the food was delicious!  We has veal piccata, spinach ravioli, pasta trio, and spaghetti and meatballs.  The veal was a... read more

    thumb Raven H.
    9/02/2017

      Not a very good experience... The waitress was absolutely pleasant and the service was good... The food however came with complementary cockroaches crawling on the walls and then later on... read more

    thumb B G.
    10/02/2020

      Reviewed February 20, 2018
    Health Score 85 out of 100

    This restaurant is over the top delicious!
    Italian is not my favorite, but this restaurant is fantastic! My favorite dish is the Chicken... read more

    thumb Spike S.
    8/09/2020

      We are fairly new to Arkansas being a transplant from Connecticut. We are used to excellent Italian food. Franks easily compares with any place we have ever eaten including New... read more

    thumb Passaro P.
    4/13/2018

      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
TripAdvisor Ratings  
4.5+Stars

      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
    12/28/2019

      We always stop at Frank's Italian Restaurant when we our in the area. Just a few blocks off of I-40. You better come in hungry. Large plates of food with... read more

    avatar thumb sonnys655
    10/27/2019

      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

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

    avatar thumb Tsdu1
    8/10/2020

      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... read more

    avatar thumb 350byrond
    9/20/2020

      Frank's has a good selection of pastas and we were able to stay pretty close to our plant-based diet. Good spaghetti, good service and a nice atmosphere.

    avatar thumb Q9094GRstevem
    12/28/2019

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.