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Gaston's White River Resort

1777 River Rd, Gaston's White River Resort, Lakeview, AR 72642-9039
+1 870-431-5202
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good20%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (30 reviews)
“trout” (28 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (8 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
1777 River Rd, Gaston's White River Resort, Lakeview, AR 72642-9039
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They cooked our trout we had caught that afternoon and it was perfect. The fried and the pan seared were both delicious. I preferred the fried but my brother-in-law preferred the pan seared. The Jon boat salad bar was very good and fresh as well....More

Thank jwbdcb
ClintGaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are glad we were able to prepare your fresh catch in a fashion that you both enjoyed. It sure is nice to have someone else cook your catch, and do the dishes afterwards! We appreciate your feedback!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had heard and visited the "location" before and toured it by car and had heard about it for years, well on Sept 17th on the 1st day of our trip to Bull Shoals State Park, we decided to dine there for lunch. It is...More

Thank 481kristij
ClintGaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We apologize that you weren't completely satisfied with you sandwich. Our executive chef and restaurant manager have addressed the issue, so that we can get it corrected. We appreciate your feedback! We hope you...More

Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch while out on a motorcycle ride with another couple. None of us had been there before but had heard of it by reputation. It has a great reputation because it's a great place. Excellent service, food and view. We will...More

Thank Paula S
ClintGaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Paula, thank you for the wonderful review! We are glad that you were able to dine with us. We hope that you enjoyed your motorcycle ride in the Ozarks. The weather has been perfect lately!

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We went to dinner on the evening that chef had taken off. We were anxious to try Rick's creations but will be back, and of course will call ahead to make sure he is there. Our dinner was average and the service was very slow,...More

Thank Michelle P
ClintGaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Michelle, thank you for the review. We hate that you missed Chef Rick, but he will be back this week. What night did you dine with us? Do you remember who your waiter/waitress was? Any information you can provide will help us correct the issues...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017

We stayed 4 nights in the Mountain Oak cabin. The cabin was all the way at the end of the resort and very private. The view was awesome and you are right on the river. The rooms were very clean and the beds were comfortable....More

Thank Tableofseven
ClintGaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you for the great review and kind words! We are delighted to hear that your family/group had such a wonderful time with us. Our staff takes pride in making your stay a memorable one. We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 27 July 2017

I wish I could give a better review but I can't in good conscience. We have been going there for years to eat in the restaurant and each time the food and service gets a little worse. I used to love the food but now...More

Thank Tom C
ClintGaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Tom, we apologize that we failed to meet your expectations. We can assure you that our chef uses the best quality of food for the dishes. If you don't mind, could you tell us when you visited and what dish you had? We appreciate your...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I wrote a review on this fine place but I believe it was published under "Hotels" rather than "restaurants" Anyway - we both strongly recommended it for dates - and well, you can take your family there too. Pan seared trout is really the best....More

Thank Johnny D
ClintGaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thanks again Johnny!

Reviewed 4 July 2017

Please note that I am ONLY reviewing the restaurant at Gaston's (not Gaston's as a whole). My family has had a house in Bull Shoals since the late-1940's, so I've spent my childhood (and adulthood) visiting Gaston's for meals between the 1980's and present. The...More

Thank Kristi J
ClintGaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the food during your visit. We strive to learn from our mistakes and will continue to get better. Glad you enjoyed the ambiance! Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 25 June 2017

Pro - Good fishing, great people, relaxation, good place to sleep. Con - No military discount, a little expensive.

Thank James S
ClintGaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

James, thank you for the great review! We hope that you enjoyed your visit with us, and look forward to your return.

Reviewed 30 May 2017

Okay - to be fair, we had dinner there on a Friday night and it was REALLY good. Busy place, but great atmosphere and reasonably priced for the excellent menu they offer. HOWEVER, we returned later in the weekend for breakfast - the only option...More

Thank JeenyReeny
ClintGaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

We appreciate your review, and the feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your dinner experience and hope that you visit again. Our breakfast buffet was extremely busy all weekend, and a large party had wiped out most of the food when you went up to...More

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Tshindel
11 June 2017|
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Response from ClintGaston | Property representative |
Unfortunately, all of our cottages are booked for that weekend as of today. If you have any other dates in mind, please let us know. Call us at (870) 431-5202, if you have further questions. Thank you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1777 River Rd, Gaston's White River Resort, Lakeview, AR 72642-9039
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Lakeview
  • Phone Number: +1 870-431-5202
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