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Old South Restaurant

1330 E Main St, Russellville, AR 72801-5323
+1 479-968-3789
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (14 reviews)
“prime rib” (11 reviews)
“steak” (13 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 3 days ago

Don't go there for the ambiance, or decor....go for the food. Was there for the first tie a few days ago. We both had chicken. It was really good. It would be nice if they spent some money upgrading their building because I have to...More

Thank Ron D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My first breakfast at Old South, won’t be my last. Eggs, sausage, hash browns, biscuits and gravy, coffee. Excellent food, All for under $8. Can’t beat that.

Thank Jim N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is the place to stop for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Great food with that home cooked taste and great prices. Friday and Saturday dinner have the Steak and Fish specials.....uhmmmm great.

Thank James M
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

There simply aren’t enough old diners like this anymore. This one is definitely one of the best restaurants in Russellville! Breakfast is amazing, but if you choose to grab dinner on a Friday or Saturday night, the the prime rib!

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The food is consistently good at Old South and we like the fact that we always know exactly what we will get each time we eat here. The food reminds me of traditional diner fare. I love the chef salad with ranch. It’s nothing fancy,...More

Thank vmorr152
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

A wonderful old fashion restaurant with delicious food. Every time we visit Russellville we have breakfast there. It’s definitely a local favorite, sometimes very busy.

Thank Kochi_Explorer
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Over the last couple months we have traveled I-40 leaving FL and now returning. Each time we have found ourselves in Russellville, AR and had the privilege of dining here 3 times. Twice for dinner and today for breakfast. I can’t speak highly enough on...More

Thank Sheryl M
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

I've been told that breakfast is the specialty of this place, but dinner was very good, also. Good value, friendly service.

Thank Doug G
Reviewed 24 October 2017

My husband and I ate there on Oct 21st, 2017 and we wished we could have come back for another meal. It was reasonably priced, large portions, delicious food and awesome hospitality. It is an old building and has great nostalgia. We had the Petit...More

Thank Cathy R
Reviewed 17 October 2017 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
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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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