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PJ's Rainbow Cafe

216 W Main St, Mountain View, AR 72560-6293
+1 870-269-8633
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rainbow cake” (25 reviews)
“biscuits” (26 reviews)
“pies” (14 reviews)
7:00 am - 2:00 pm Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
216 W Main St, Mountain View, AR 72560-6293
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant is excellent for breakfast, very good for lunch, and adequate for dinner. I've had all three there, several times. The only drawback other than overcrowding at times is the fact that they don't accept plastic in payment. Cash or checks only. Now before...More

Thank lb020839
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is definitely dated. Could use some updating but maybe that’s the appeal. We had burgers & fries they were good. Very juicy. And we are for less than $20! It won’t be a must next visit. But it was good.

Thank belindadominguez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is great and people are friendly. They have a wonderful breakfast with plenty of options for all meal times. Great desserts.

Thank Tanyua Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All 3 at our table ordered. Each order came back wrong. One ordered mayo on sandwich only. Came with no mayo. Another ordered with no onions, came with tons of onions. The third and final order requested no gravy. Came smothered in gravy. Food was...More

Thank seetheworldtoday47
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have eaten regularly at this restaurant for five years and are rarely disappointed. The menu is extensive enough to cause some difficulty in choosing what to eat. Virtually everything we have tried has been exceptional. The first time we evaluated P.J.'s RAINBOW was a...More

1  Thank ArkyDad
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

This is the only place that one can have chocolate gravy like your grandmother used to make. The prices are great, and the pies are wonderful. It's always full because the locals know where to go to eat.

Thank lwesleyRector
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Right in downtown, across from the square Mt. View. Usually crowded but for breakfast today, it wasn’t. Everything was hardy good ole country fare and lots of it. Served with a heaping amount of friendly down home service. Breakfast was great and as I’ve had...More

Thank cdeboard
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Stopped in for lunch while passing through town. Cute and homey decor. We were seated right away. Staff was very friendly and efficient. Menu was varied, lots of choice on side dishes. Trying to be healthy, I had a grilled chicken chef salad. Hubby had...More

Thank joyclark5
Reviewed 26 November 2017

I had supper at this restaurant early Friday afternoon before going to Blanchard Springs Caverns for a Christmas caroling event. The place was full of people but a table was available. I had the chicken fried chicken with mashed potatoes and deep fried corn on...More

Thank phillip8662
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We ate a late breakfast there after several people suggested it. It was a great meal for a send off from Mountainview. Service was great and it was hustling and busy with activity!

Thank Kim D
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Sheila M
21 November 2017|
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Response from Ronda W | Reviewed this property |
Good Food and longevity! PJ's Rainbow Cafe, has been a local favorite as long as I can remember. When I was a child, it was simply called the Rainbow Cafe. It has always been a place for good home cooking, tasty pies, and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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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