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“Serving Smiles since 1890”
The Oark General Store, listed in the Arkansas Register of Historic Places, was opened in 1890 in the isolated community of Oark, when times were a bit different. The store has served the area ever since. It has the distinct recognition of being the oldest continually-operating store in Arkansas. The rural community of Oark is surrounded by the Ozark National Forest and has access to many natural settings: the Mulberry River, a National Wild and Scenic River; the Ozark Highlands Trail, a spectacular 200-mile trail great for dayhikes and camping; as well as countless miles of off-road trails for outdoor enthusiasts, including the legendary Trans-America Trail. In recent years, the Oark General Store has become an attractive destination for both on and off-road travelers, due to its location along windy and dramatic Ozark highways. In the last 20 years, the store has transitioned from mainly groceries to a full-service restaurant, while keeping convenience items and gasoline. Its a one-of-a-kind drive-to-eat experience, with home-style cooking seven days a week, from sun-up to sun-down. Come see us soon!
What a cool spot to stop in and have lunch while driving through the beautiful Ozark mountains in Arkansas. While we were there a Porsche car club had stopped to eat so the line was crazy long but... Read more
All I can say is WOW. Menu is super simple yet the options are plentiful. Mostly it's selecting from a variety of 1/2 pound burgers with various toppings. They make the BEST homemade onion... Read more
One of the best parts about a motorcycle trip is when you meet a local somewhere and they tell you about a place you never would have found on your own. The Oark General Store is that place. You... Read more
Oark General Store
- Sun, Mon, Wed - Sat: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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