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Old South Restaurant

1330 E Main St, Russellville, AR 72801-5323
+1 479-968-3789
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (13 reviews)
“prime rib” (8 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner
$$ - $$$
1330 E Main St, Russellville, AR 72801-5323
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a find! Excellent service and best fried chicken I've had in a long time. Rolls were great too. Going back for breakfast in the morning!

Thank mugmarine
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had the prime rib, and it was delicious! My wife had grilled red snapper; also delicious. The service was fast and friendly.

Thank revfiddle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ate here today, 7 Oct 2017. I've been doing research in Arkansas and enjoing the Southern hospitality and food. Today I ordered catfish, fried okra, broccoli and hush puppies. Yum! I never ate catfish before so was surprised it is so bland in taste....More

Thank MsMona M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Old style diner. Good home cooking, great service and reasonably priced. My husband had the hamburger steak and I had the roast beef and they were both delicious.

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a group of five. The potato soup was thick and delicious. We ordered Fried Green Beans and Onion rings to start. The Green Beans were prepared nicely. The onion rings were missing flavor and were doughy. The Chicken Fried Steak was very good. The...More

Thank Reality4u
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Starting from Breakfast all the way through dinner, the food and service at the Old South is some of the best between Little Rock and Fort Smith. The breakfast special is excellent and the fried chicken tenders are the best that I've ever eaten. On...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped in for lunch and received a warm welcome. The chicken wrap looked appealing and I ordered coleslaw instead of chips or fries. The coleslaw was crisp and tasty. To my surprise, the wrap was warmed on the grill. The warm chicken, bacon, spinach...More

Thank Michael V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are from AZ passing through and wanted a home town restaurant to get a feel of the ❤️of Russellville. This is just what we wanted. Great food, all homemade including the outrageous apple Carmel pie and strawberry rhubarb Pie I have ever eaten! The...More

Thank Lori H
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Went with family on Friday night and got prime rib.very delicious! Granddaughter loved the reuben. Can't wait to go again!

1  Thank Terry T
Reviewed 27 August 2017

On a motorcycle road trip and spent the night in Russelville. Needed a place to eat and came across this place. Good food, friendly service, and a price point you can live with.

1  Thank tdkxbk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1330 E Main St, Russellville, AR 72801-5323
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Russellville
  • Phone Number: +1 479-968-3789
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