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!
The Branding Iron
1110 Hwy 71 S, Mena, 479-437-3240. Barbecue and steakhouse.
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 for the past 18 years is locally owned and operated by the Knittig family. We're serving fresh Mexican food including nachos, burritos, salads, fajitas, platters and fresh salsa. Open M-S 10-9, Closed Sunday. We're conveniently located in the Northside Shopping Center off Hwy 71 N. Dine-in, take-out or use our convenient drive-thru. "Put some spice in your life!"
Chopping Block Steakhouse
Hwy 71 South, 479-394-6410, www.menachoppingblock.com. 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.
Country Express * Finish Line Gas
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 at 5:00 amd and stay til' bount 9pm.
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.
1321 Hwy 71 South, Mena 479-437-3881 "Good donuts and good coffee … A good place to meet!"
517 Sherwood Ave. (across from the Depot) 479-394-2385. The Friendship House is a unique specialty coffee and gift shop. We offer a wide variety of espresso drinks including cappuccinos and lattes. Our lunch menu is a perfect blend of homemade soups, salad bar, and deli sandwiches. We welcome you to browse through our select gifts and home decor.
Kentucky Fried Chicken / KFC
403 Hwy 71 North, Mena, 479-394-5482
La Villa Mexican Restaurant
Hwy 71 North in the Atwood's Shipping 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
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. Fresh homemade flour tortillas daily, creamy soft ice cream, large convenient parking, banquet/event catering, carry-out orders, gift certificates, meeting room w/ projector and wi-fi internet . Sun-Thurs 10am-9pm, Friday-Saturday 10am–10pm. 479-394-6521 or (fax) 479-394-6461. Like us on Facebook: http://papasmena.com.
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
Italian Cuisine – 1411 Hwy 71 North, Mena. 479-394-3737
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
410 Sherwood Street , Mena, 479-394-2928. Enjoy your choice of gourmet coffee, cappuccinos, latte's, and more.
Wendy's / Baskin Robbins
901 Hwy 71 North, Mena