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Fred's Hickory Inn

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1502 N Walton Blvd, Bentonville, AR 72712-4138
+1 479-273-3303
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:30 - 14:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Bella Vista, Arkansas
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85 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fred's has always been a favorite of mine but today's experience was not good. I met a friend for lunch. Let me say that he ordered the salmon and said it was delicious. I ordered the smoked pork wrap which came as two good sized wraps. I ate the first one but it took a while to chew. The flavor... More 

Thank trschoolboy
Springfield, Missouri
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was good but the service was great. The server and you should ask for him by name was "Casey T". He knows how to be a server and will make your night out relaxing and enjoyable. He provided the best service we have had at any place all year.

Thank Kent D
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89 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Menu is creative for sure, but execution is average. Atmosphere is nice. I don't mind paying a premium for good food. This was average food with premium price.

Thank Caleb S
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Freds Hickory Inn might have been really good at one time..Just is not anymore. Not very good cuts of meat, overcooked. Not very good service..Not remarkable at all..esp considering the prices. Fred has been an indulgent American steak place. My baked potato was small, and only had butter (I hope), bacon bits (not real)...that's it!! Like a Wendy's potato..only costing... More 

Thank Pnutp
Gladstone, Missouri, United States
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are into great food. This is a place you need to try. We had a fabulous dinner at Fred's. It is a great place for a date night. This place will impress your date. We had the Bar-B-Q. Being from the KC area we are very used to great Bar-B-Q. Their bar-b-q sauce if different than in KC.... More 

Thank Dick C
Frisco, United States
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

What a disappointment! We went for Easter Brunch but did not know it was buffet style. For 3 people, our bill was over $70 without tip. The scrambled eggs were good but the bacon was undercooked and almost raw in spots. The biscuits were hard and the French toast was soggy. My cousin had the overdone chicken and undercooked carrots.... More 

Thank Betty R
Bella Vista, Arkansas
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84 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Restaurant has been open for years, but new to us. Count us among the cheerleaders for Fred's. We browsed the website before our visit tonight. Gave us plenty of time to decide what we might want so we could completely enjoy dining experience. And we did! Highly recommend pork chop and salmon. Top notch, both done perfectly and large portions.... More 

Thank Barb K
Lowell, Arkansas
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Fred's Hickory House has been extensively remodeled since a major fire three years ago. The parking lot is now paved and somewhat larger. We ate here this week and had a beef wrap featuring their trademark hickory smoked beef. Excellent..The beef came with a small dish of "barbeque sauce" that seemed to be about 60% vinegar. I mentioned the vinegar... More 

Thank dachinghwa
Rochester, Minnesota
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The folks at Fred's were very gracious as we arrived on a Saturday evening without a reservation. Still had room. Food was marvelous; wait staff accommodating and friendly. Only down-side was that the air temp was cold and we were sitting under a vent. Our food cooled off way too quickly. Other than that, a great place.

Thank Barry L
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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372 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My peers and I visited the Inn during a recent stay in Bentonville. This is a very nice place with a great feel. We enjoyed our server and the food. Food portions a re generous and the food is wonderful. I enjoyed our meal and would visit again in the future!!

Thank Kdawg282

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1502 N Walton Blvd, Bentonville, AR 72712-4138
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Bentonville
  • Phone Number: +1 479-273-3303

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?