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2501 Dave Ward Dr Ste A4, Conway, AR 72034-6089
+1 501-336-9957
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 15:00
Fri 10:30 - 20:00
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

My only complaint is that sometimes you have to wait for a table and it's pretty cramped in there. I normally come here for lunch with my friends. I always get the tuna melt, which I love! They have good salads, sandwiches, soups and some entrees. And AMAZING desserts!!! It's worth the wait. As I said before, it's crowded so... More 

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Thank Lisa F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on my father-in-law's suggestion and was impressed. The burger was flavorful and the corned beef reuben my wife had was also great. They also have a good selection of salads and sides. They are only open for lunch on weekdays so plan accordingly.

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Thank Sinned62
Berryville, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

We were there on Friday night about 5:30 pm and sat right down. The place seats about 30 do it may get busy around noon. The food is really god and fresh. We had citrus chicken salad and the California sandwich. Both were very tasty and fresh. The waffle fries have a spice in them that really made them delicious.... More 

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Conway, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Five friends ate here! The food was good and we had great service and great fun! The cheese dip was very good. I had the Reuben was very good! I took half home! It came with lots of chps and some pickles!

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Thank artswim1
Little Rock, Arkansas
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67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2015

I love Mean Bean. The food is wonderful - always is - AND they have some of the best desserts in town. Everything is made to order. I have enjoyed the nachos, the soups, chicken salad just to mention a few. AND I love their cheese dip. It's different. Has a kick of some kind and it is good. This... More 

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Thank conwaymomma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014 via mobile

This place is nestled in a shopping center next to a pizza place. It's been there for what seems like forever. They've got awesome sandwiches and burritos. Also, the French onion soup is delicious. It's a really small place so if they're busy you might have to wait for a table but your patience will be rewarded! PS get the... More 

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Thank The_Duchessss
Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2013 via mobile

The food here is so good. The menu is like your grandma threw a homemade meal from scratch together that your whole family will love, including the vegetarian cousin and picky aunt. I especially enjoy their vegetarian omelette and peanut butter pie. This place is very small though, so be prepared. It is definitely a hidden secret of Conway that... More 

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Thank Nic W
Conway, Arkansas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2012

Years ago the Mean Bean was a pretty good restaurtant. I went there 3x's during Nov-Dec and it appears it's going down hill. The quality just don't seem to be there anymore. The portions are much smaller and in one instance they ran out of onion rings, which I ordered. Don't get me wrong the place is still clean and... More 

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Thank JCretired
Conway, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2012

Went there to try to eat healthy for once but found my favorite dish available. Surprisingly found that they had one of the best burgers in Conway.

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Thank Picassomendez
Little Rock, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2012

My family has enjoyed Mean Bean for years, but we didn't fully appreciate it until a few months ago. One of my teens has decided to go vegetarian, which my family fully supports. Finding decent places for her to eat that offer more than 2 or 3 vegetarian options (besides a sad looking salad) has been more difficult than we'd... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 15:00
Thursday
10:30 - 15:00
Friday
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2501 Dave Ward Dr Ste A4, Conway, AR 72034-6089
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Conway
  • Phone Number: +1 501-336-9957

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?