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Mather Lodge

1069 Petit Jean Mountain Rd, Morrilton, AR 72110-9362
+1 501-727-5431
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“garden burger” (3 reviews)
“reuben” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1069 Petit Jean Mountain Rd, Morrilton, AR 72110-9362
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We saw that some of the reviews for the Mather Lodge restaurant at Petit Jean State Park were iffy. But we decided to try it for ourselves. We were staying in one of their cabins (wonderful experience) and had breakfast. Maddy greeted us and another...More

Thank buddhacat2
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a great place to visit at Petit Jean. There is a restaurant that I enjoy very much. The original part of the lodge is of CCC construction. There is great information on the lodge from the ranger program. I recommend attending the program...More

Thank jtinsel0912
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mather Lodge has a nice view and peaceful atmosphere. It is close to several hiking trails and attractions on Petit Jean Mt to enjoy.

Thank devy305
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful view while you dine. They have very good chicken fried steak and chicken fried steak, two of my favorites.

Thank Te3985
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful home style food! Freash salad bar! Wonderful friendly attentive service! Handicapped friendly. Salad bar wad refreshed even though they were closing in an hour.

Thank pscindyberry
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent view overlooking the area and nice salad bar. Wifi is weak and hit and miss. Lots of tours daily

Thank Txmxgrl
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We visited in a weekend at noon. Yes, the place was busy, but there was plenty of seating available. Nevertheless, we had to wait. After being seated and ordering, it was a good 45-50 min wait for our meal to arrive regardless of the fact...More

Thank Kvanes
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Can't say anything about the lodge connected to the restaurant but it looks nice as well as their pool that you can see from the restaurant. As for the restaurant...I am from the surrounding area and generally eat lunch or dinner here a few times...More

Thank RovingRoadies
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We ate twice at the Mather Lodge restaurant -- the first time because we had just gotten to the park and we were hungry and the 2nd time because it was convenient. If you're at the park and you don't feel like cooking, it's fine,...More

Thank emilie s
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Had supper at the restaurant on the evening we arrived for our camping trip. Beautiful building with great views. Server was very prompt and friendly. Food quality I would rate below average.

Thank Junior C
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Kristina B
11 April 2017|
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Response from ADPT-Region-5 | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Mather Lodge will be serving our Easter Buffet, April 16, 2017 from 11:00am-3:00pm.
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O2binms1
24 March 2016|
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Response from ADPT-Region-5 | Property representative |
Yes, Mather Lodge will be open for Easter. On March 27, 2016, from 11:00am - 3:00pm our Easter lunch buffet will have feature: Orange glazed ham, lemon Greek chicken, fried chicken, cornbread dressing, green beans, carrots... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1069 Petit Jean Mountain Rd, Morrilton, AR 72110-9362
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Morrilton
  • Phone Number: +1 501-727-5431
  • E-mail
Description
Enjoy a delicious meal in the rustic warmth of Mather Lodge's main dining room. Large windows frame the view of rugged Cedar Creek Canyon, scenery highlighted each evening by a dramatic sunset. A meeting room (50-person capacity) that can also accommodate small banquets is nearby. This recently renovated portion of Mather Lodge mirrors the 1930s Adirondack-style architecture of the original portions of this historic treasure that were built by the Civilian Conservation Corps, and expanded by the Works Progress Administration. The main dining room seats up to 104 persons. The restaurant is open daily.
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