Forrest City is a city in St. Francis County, Arkansas, United States, and the county seat. It was named for General Nathan Bedford Forrest, who used the location as a campsite for a construction crew completing a railroad between Memphis and Little Rock, shortly after the Civil War. The population was 15,371 at the 2010 census, an increase from 14,774 in 2000. The city refers to itself as the "Jewel of the Delta".
Restaurants in Forrest City
4.5 based on 2 reviews
We visited this particular place because so many people in the area talked about how friendly the people are at this store, and yes the from the management on down are very friendly. We appreciate kindness
4.5 based on 177 reviews
Unexpected surprise - we weren't expecting much from the looks of the outside. Pulled pork was very good, sides were not outstanding but still good. I had sweet potato fries and okra.
4.5 based on 83 reviews
We took a chance because of the great reviews and wasn't disappointed. We had the fried shrimp basket with fries and some of the best coleslaw anywhere, alligator basket with special corn on cob and potatoes and oyster basket with fries and coleslaw. We also had the boudin appetizer which was cooked to perfection. Beer was cold, service outstanding and will definitely visit again before our visit is over. Lady who owns the place was terrific and made our visit perfect.
4 based on 125 reviews
We stayed down the street and were able to walk to the restaurant. The service and food was excellent and reasonably priced. We're were able to have a margarita as we were walking and it was wonderful after a long day of driving. Did not expect to find the quality of food we found compared to restaurants here in Austin. We will visit again when traveling through the area.
3.5 based on 238 reviews
Ole Sawmill Cafe knows how to cook southern fried chicken. Southern fried chicken at Ole Sawmill Cafe is double-dipped, marinated, and deep-fried. We strive to make the best Southern fried chicken in Arkansas! For us, Southern fried chicken is not just an item on our menu, Southern fried chicken is our specialty! If you want to taste the best Southern fried chicken in these parts, come on by Ole Sawmill Cafe. We will serve you the best Southern fried chicken you have ever eaten. We cook our Southern fried chicken using a very special recipe to ensure that it tastes the same every day. Breasts, thighs, legs, and wings cook at different rates and are different sizes, so we keep this in mind when we cook our Southern fried chicken. Did we mention our first-class customer service? Stop by today and experience the taste that you can only find at Ole Sawmill Cafe.
The buffet was just average. My 7 year old grandson order the chicken balls and onion rings and said there were great. The service was very good.
5 based on 13 reviews
No fancy frills, just friendly folks serving up fine food. I like cafeteria style because you get to see what is being offered. My lunch today was meat loaf, mashed potatoes, boiled cabbage, cole slaw, corn bread and iced tea. Very good and a bargain at $8.27. The staff here really aims to please
4 based on 21 reviews
The food was beautifully presented and tasted great. Arrived late to the motel and was glad we to find anything open. This was a lucky find and we (a party of 7) were all very pleased with our dinners. Highly recommend this restaurant and would eat here often if we lived in the area.
4 based on 26 reviews
I've always loved Popeye's Spicy Chicken. Their sites are usually inferior, hard to see & get to. But I can recognize the sign & figure how to get to it & park. This one was part of a gas station property.
Cashier said "15 minutes" for Spicy, while there were piles of mild under the light. So I reluctantly said "2-piece combo white, Mild, side of potatoes, please." Handed me $1.74 in change from a $10. I asked for Mardi Gras Sauce, & she handed me two. Never asked "For here or To Go?"
In 2 minutes a counter employee pushed a sack with a box in it across the counter, & set down a paper drink cup.
Chicken skin was light & crispy & the white meat was tender & juicy inside. Soft biscuit, potatoes & gravy.
There was (1) napkin container in the entire place, on the Order counter with straws, lids, & forks, where customers were ordering & waiting. So to get extras for my greasy fingers, I had to weave between them "Excuse me" "Excuse me"
I turned the box around & indicated it was empty. He brought out another batch wrapped in brown paper. Set it on the counter & tore open the end without speaking, continuing to stare over my head into space.
Apparently customers are not deterred, since the other choices in town are what I term the "worst fast-food" franchises.
Cooks were alert, reading tickets & moving fast ~ Drive-thru Attendant was busy on a rainy day.
3*** is for the quality of the Chicken & sides.
4 based on 17 reviews
Motel clerk recommended this as a good Mexican restaurant while passing thru Forrest City. Not only do they serve Mexican food, but also have an extensive pizza menu. We took advantage of the buffet which offers a variety of Mexican salads and entrees plus the pizza buffet. They will make pizza to order, serve slice(s) to you after it is baked and the remainder of the pie goes on the buffet for others to enjoy. Staff was attentive and on the ball, food was tasty and the overall experience very enjoyable. Will definitely stop here again when passing through. And the price is right also - the buffets are only $8.50 ea. plus drinks - less than $25.00 for a couple.
4 based on 10 reviews
Discovered that name has changed to Andrey Mexican Grill & Pizza. Visit at lunch. Plenty of choices of pizza and Mexican items. Came by the table and offered to fix any kind of pizza we wanted them to put out on the buffet. Off and on during the meal someone walked by offering a piece of pizza right out of the oven. All the queso & guacamole you want. We were just passing through but we would definitely come again. We were told we could also order from a menu of we wanted to.
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