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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
216 W Main St, Mountain View, AR 72560-6293
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had two grandkids with us on a Sunday not many places to eat. We decided to give try service was outstanding for the price it was acceptable not outstanding but ok would I go back .... I don't know.

Thank Geoark1946
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

PJ knows what she's doing when it comes to breakfast. This is a must-eat-here-multiple-times place every time we come to Mountain View. I've never even had anything off their non-breakfast menu. Come for the breakfast (served all day).

Thank Agnes N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was great. We had chicken fried steak with "real mashed potatoes," gravy, green beans and cornbread. Everything was excellent. It was only $9.99. The only problem is that you get a large portion. And if you eat too much-but it was so good....More

Thank Zaidtree
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I look forward to visiting the Rainbow Cafe at least once each time we visit Mountain View. Great old school cafe just as you would expect. Give it a try.

Thank razorbackdave
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We ate here on a Friday night during a motorcycle rally when a lot of other people were eating. The wait staff was friendly and helpful at picking out what was good to eat since we had never been there before. The place doesn't look...More

Thank philip g
Reviewed 21 August 2017

The place was packed when we arrived but our wait was not long. Obviously a place frequented by the locals. Once they take your order the food arrives in short order and is really good. The building itself could use some updating but the service...More

Thank Deniseia M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This was a good place to get full. We had breakfast with all the stuff, biscuits and gravy, sausage, eggs, toast, potatoes, grits, juice and coffee. Food was flavorful and plentiful. The only reason I gave 3 stars is that I personally like to have...More

Thank KarmaDenver
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Most locals eat here, and you'll find good, solid selections with few frills, but plenty of real flavor and value. Always full, you may have to wait to be seated, but service is speedy and dependable once inside. Daily specials and a good standard menu,...More

Thank Fletcher S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

we had a large group of 60 in town and I think most of us ate several morning at this little café...food great, service great...don't miss it when you are in town.

Thank SchelleyB
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

What might seem like a hole in the wall when you first walk in is in truth a wonderful little spot in which to twang your buds. I go there any time I visit Mountain View and am never disappointed. This time I had a...More

Thank BayouPreacher
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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