Our carefully curated dining guide for Mena. This list contains all of our absolute favorites that you have to try while you’re in town. Click the titles of any of the restaurants to learn more.
Our local brewery – great beer, coffe, and magically good pizza!
A spectacular local treat created by our very own Derek Campbell. Derek is a Mena native who spent time in Seattle crafting his brand of brews so that he could bring it home to Mena and share it with us and as well as the thousands of people who visit Mena annually! Things you don’t want to miss in Mena – Their PIZZA & beer! (serves alcohol)
Fine Mexican dining with a fun and casual atmosphere
Papa Pablanos is among our personal favorites in Mena! Our favorite dish is the chicken or beef fajitas. (serves alcohol)
Unique eatery and art gallery with sandwiches to die for
A wonderful and unique eatery and art gallery. Located on Main Street, American Artisans is the home of the chicken melt sandwich that is to die for! Try the tomato bisque and their home made potato chips!
Cajun style general store with something for everyone. Fuel available
Thibodeaux’s is your place for fuel, ice, grocery, snacks, hot food, cold drinks, soft serve ice cream, snow cones, souvenirs, home-cooked plate lunches, and more. Stop in and see us when you’re on the trail riding or make a special trip out for one of their Friday and Saturday lunch specials.
Mexican food restaurant
La Villa is definitely a strong contender in the local Mexican food category. Our favorite dish here is the Ranchero Special (any variety of that dish)
Country café and general store. Fuel available
Located in Big Fork, the Big Fork Mall is the perfect lunch or dinner stop for ATV riders. The Mall is conveniently attached to the trails via dirt road. Food and alcohol are both available.
Modern café serving breakfast and lunch
A local fave that you MUST try! Coffee, sandwiches, soups/salads
Coffee, ice cream, and sandwiches
A “must do” coffee shop located on Main Street! Stop by for desert or a snack!
Dine in a Vintage Bank Vault with an all New Menu!
You can’t go wrong with anything on the menu at The Vault! Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all to die for. We love their gourmet coffees and their breakfast burritos!
Small town café experience serving breakfast and lunch
The Skyline Café is a favorite among locals and travelers. It has been an icon of restaurants in Mena for many many years. It has been in business since 1922.
Italian food and drinks
An absolute treat, wonderful dining experience, a great environment and a must do if you are in Mena – located on North US 71. Open Sundays too – Fine Italian dining (serves alcohol)
Restaurant and private club
A casual dining experience with a warm and inviting atmosphere. Try the Huge Burger if you’re hungry! (serves alcohol)
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