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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 good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rainbow cake” (25 reviews)
“biscuits” (26 reviews)
“pies” (16 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
216 W Main St, Mountain View, AR 72560-6293
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I ate here twice over Folk Fest weekend. Once for dinner (open faced roast beef with mashed potatoes and turnip greens) and once for breakfast (Denver omelette, O'brian potatoes and toast). The food was good, service was fast and prices were reasonable. During festivals, they...More

Thank Ozarktraveler12
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Based on other reviews this is the best breakfast restaurant in town. Based on the number people who were dinning there, that may be true. Atmosphere is a mix of an old school cafe and Elvis Presley shrine. We ate there two mornings and all...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ate here with my children and we all enjoyed it! Service was good! We had pancakes, bacon, eggs, and chocolate gravy! It was all very good!

Thank GreatFamilyTime5
Reviewed 17 March 2018

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

2  Thank lb020839
Reviewed 5 March 2018 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 3 March 2018 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 20 February 2018 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 12 February 2018

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 30 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
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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