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PJ's Rainbow Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
American, Cafe, Diner
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216 W Main St, Mountain View, AR 72560-6293
+1 870-269-8633
07:00 - 20:00
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Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Omaha, Nebraska
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88 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

First of all save room for the pie OMG the coconut cream pie is amazing. And you should consider having the biscuits. Folks in this part of the country really take their biscuits seriously and this place have some of the best biscuits I've ever eaten. We were in town for four days and eat there three times ... enough... More 

Thank Bescolas
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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304 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I do not give a 5 very often, but I think PJ's deserves it, at least on this visit. This was our first visit, but will certainly return if in the area! The service was OUTSTANDING!! Very friendly and helpful!! The food was also wonderful! The chicken fried steak was excellent! The sides were all delicious!! Real mashed potatoes and... More 

Thank Bill B
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We ate here on a busy Saturday at noon. The food was very good and the service was great! The servers were nice and friendly and even though the place was packed our food was out quickly. The prices are perfect for what you are getting - meat and three, bean soup and cornbread, burgers, sandwiches, etc. Very good place... More 

Thank lbbAr
Denison, Texas
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168 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Very busy local diner with good grub! Nothing fancy just good hometown folks. If you like homecooking plain food then come on in and enjoy

Thank mugmarine
Nesbit, Mississippi
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109 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

It's a great little diner with home cooked meals. Always has a special of the day that consist of about 3 different entrees. I ordered the fried fish during our last visit. It was crisp and tasty. The side veggies are good and fresh. Plenty of locals eat there as well as tourists from around the square. It's quick and... More 

Thank TKFergs
Jackson, Mississippi
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119 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant based on Trip Advisors reviews. The restaurant was quite busy. We opted for a small taco salad and a blackened chicken salad. Also ordered a bowl of pinto beans with cornbread for an appetizer. My taco salad was more than enough for me. It was a nice size shell filled with taco meat, beans, lettuce, tomatoes &... More 

Thank Darlene W
Batesville, Arkansas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We took our daughter here for lunch after a field trip in the area. We chose the restaurant because of it's great reviews and because it coincidently shared her name (sort of). We frequently refer to our own Peyton Jane as PJ too. We had and amazing lunch of diner food. I won best meal with my order of chicken-fried... More 

1 Thank Therewillbepancakes
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Chocolate gravy and biscuits was good. Omelets were ok. This place was very busy & we waited a while before being served.

Thank scrouse74
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The food is always down home good and the service friendly . This is a must go For every time in Mountain View, Arkansas.

Thank WatercolorPainter
Friendswood, TX
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69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is the place to eat if you are anywhere near Mountain View. I had the catfish and my husband had the chicken fried steak. Both were excellent. And then we had the coconut pie... it was unbelievably good and,as it turned out, baked by our waitress. The service was friendly and fast. You won't make a mistake if you... More 

Thank JourneyBabe

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 W Main St, Mountain View, AR 72560-6293
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: +1 870-269-8633

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?