Guaranteed to not go home hungry!
Whatever your palate prefers, Mena has a restaurant that can satisfy it. Mena has a number of casual dining and fast food restaurants to choose from. Some offer traditional home-cooked favorites the south is known for while others offer Mexican, Italian, and Chinese cuisine. Just leave the formal wear at home – we’re casual here in the hills!
615 Mena Street, 479-394-1112 Soups, Salads, Sandwiches made from fresh ingredients prepared in our kitchen. The dining area features silk screened table tops of Marilyn Monroe, the Beatles and more all in a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere adjacent to a gallery representing handcrafted artwork from artisans across America.
Branding Iron Steakhouse & BBQ
623 Sherwood Ave., Mena, 479-437-3240. Website
Our steaks are hand-cut, hand-seasoned and never frozen. We also serve burgers, BBQ, fish, salads and sandwiches. So, no matter what you are in the mood for, we have the fare to match your appetite.
New China Restaurant
Now in NEW location, Northside Shopping center, off Hwy 71 N. Come in and dine in our beautiful and elegant new restaurant and tempt your palate with marvelous Chinese cuisine from one of our 6 buffets. Open until 9pm nightly. Call 479-394-5534 for more information.
Chiquita’s Mexican Restaurant
A Mena favorite! Locally owned and operated and serving fresh Mexican food including nachos, burritos, salads, fajitas, platters, fresh salsa. Open M-S 10-9, Closed Sunday. Conveniently located in the Northside Shopping Center off Hwy 71 N. Dine-in, take-out or use our convenient drive-thru. 479-394-6201
Chopping Block Steakhouse & Seafood
Hwy 71 South, 479-394-6410, Website. A two-story log cabin seating up to 200 people offering a full menu – fresh cut steaks, burgers, seafood, etc. Proudly serving Mena since 1979.
1146 Hwy 71 S, Mena. Seats 52 or get it to go, Breakfast-Homemade sausage gravy, BBQ-Slow smoked to a fine perfection Brisket, pulled pork, baby back ribs, Aunt Myrtles’ Baked Beans and Grand Maw’s Cole. Open 5am – 9pm. 479-394-7310
1100 Hwy 71 N, Mena, 479-394-1120
Hwy 71 North, Mena, 479-394-5550. Feel like you drove back in time when you pull-in to this 50’s theme drive-in. Cruizzers has been owned and operated by the Myers family since 1975. They offer a wide variety menu.
517 Sherwood Avenue, 479-394-2385. The Friendship House is a unique gift shop and offers a variety of espresso, cappuccinos and lattes. Their lunch menu is a perfect blend of homemade soups, salad bar, and deli sandwiches. They welcome you to browse through their select gifts and home decor.
Kentucky Fried Chicken
403 Hwy 71 North, Mena, 479-394-5482
La Villa Mexican Restaurant
Hwy 71 North in the Atwood’s Shopping Center. 479-243-0822
804 Hwy 71 North, Mena. A great family restaurant. Check out our large salad bar and buffet. Daily lunch specials. 479-394-4702
Located on Highway 71 North in Mena, it is locally owned and operated. The restaurant welcomes tour buses, school or community groups, sports and school teams. Phone: 479-394-1131
Paisano’s Italian From Scratch
1110 Hwy 71 S 479-385-5055 Website
Casual quality Italian restaurant. Pizza, pasta, salads, sub sandwiches, & paninis. All made from scratch with the freshest and finest ingredients. We deliver!
Papa’s Mexican Cafe
1506 Hwy 71 South, Mena, owned and operated by the Sanchez family. Great family environment, large dining area, over 30 authentic Mexican dishes, American favorites also served. Meeting room available w/ projector and wi-fi internet. Sun-Thurs 10am-9pm, Friday-Saturday 10am–10pm. 479-394-6521. Website.
Northside Shopping Center, Mena, 479-394-5952
Simple Simon’s Pizza
106 N Morrow Street off of Hwy 71 N, Mena, 479-394-0300
618 Mena Street, Mena, 479-394-5152. Homestyle cooking since 1922; daily lunch specials including the biggest little salad bar around! Open 7 days a week 5:30 a.m. – 2:00 pm
1001 Hwy 71 N, Mena, 479-437-3001
1411 Hwy 71 North, Mena. 479-394-3737 Enjoy a fresh made from scratch American style meal at Stache’s Cookery. Bring the family and enjoy a night out in Mena over a great plate of food.
Subway Sandwiches and Salads
Hwy 71 S 479-394-2510 and in the Mena Wal-Mart Supercenter 479-394-7734. Low fat, low carb, Atkins friendly menu available. Amercian Heart Assoc. and Weight Watchers approved. Sunday-Thursday 7am-10pm; Friday-Saturday 7am-11pm. Choice of fresh baked breads with veggies and topping or specialty sauces.
403 Hwy 71 North, Mena, 479-394-5482
901 Hwy 71 North, Mena