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Mermaids Restaurant

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2217 N. College Ave., Fayetteville, AR 72703
+1 479-443-3737
11:00 - 14:15
17:00 - 21:30
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:15
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Springdale, Arkansas
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227 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We hosted a rehearsal dinner for our sons wedding, at Mermaids. I can't say enough good, about how well they handled it. The room was beautifully decorated, and each place set with a menu. Our guests were offered three entree choices, and from their comments, all were delicious, hot, and freshly prepared. The appetizers were great, and the wine and... More 

Thank rusty1014
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The food was excellent, as was the wait staff! The only reason I did not give them an excellent rating was because of the noise level, all the hard serfaces mad the sound bounce so much it was hard to hear. All of us had a wonderful time visiting and eating together, I would recommend anything on the menu, the... More 

Thank lhayes40
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Our experience started out beautifully with our reservations being made and changed flawlessly. However, the minute we arrived for our 6pm reservation we were told we were on a timeline and had to be out by 8:15. Ironic, since the large table next to us celebrating a birthday was never once told they needed to speed things up. The majority... More 

Thank Brooke S
Sherwood, Arkansas
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We just celebrated our sorority pledge class 30 year reunion last weekend in Fayetteville. The group was so excited to gather at this fabulous restaurant. We had a 6:00 pm reservation. From the moment we arrived, our party was treated very rudely. Some of our group arrived promptly at 6:00- with others arriving 15 minutes later due to travel from... More 

Thank amdavis01
Level Contributor
14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Where do I begin? Very Rare date night for the Hubby and I! Pros - server was sweet, carrots and mushroom appetizer were good. Drinks were good. 1st Garlic bread was Great! Cons - waited 39 minutes to get seated, they were busy, no problem, i get that! Seated in a corner next to 2 large birthday parties, very loud... More 

Thank Kay S
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

They have a nice banquet hall and very helpful servers. Food is always good and the room was layed out perfectly. This particular group seemed like 170-180 people.

Thank Kenny B
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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324 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Some friends came into town and wanted a local restaurant that served fish, so we decided to go to Mermaids. We got there about 7:30 on a Friday evening, so there was a bit of a wait. We sat in their lovely bar area and had drinks, and our table was ready quickly. They had a varied selection of entrees... More 

Thank Massdane
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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287 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

In town for a reunion, 3 couples tried Mermaids!! It was a great experience!! The food was very good, nice selection and variety on lunch menu. I had Louisiana BBQ shrimp, excellent!! All of us enjoyed the food. The service was also excellent!! I would certainly return and think this is a great lunch stop!! I would think their dinner... More 

Thank Bill B
Springfield, Missouri
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Had lunch with 3 business associates. Good service, excellent food. Nice atmosphere. Would recommend and will visit again.

Thank DangerDan77
San Antonio
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

The food at this restaurant just isn't good. I struggled to find something that sounded appealing to order. I ended up with a chicken dish that was average at best. Others in our party ordered steaks and they reported a lot of fat and found them to be tough. The overall appearance of the restaurant lacks ambiance and there was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:15
11:00 - 14:15
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:15
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:15
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:15
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:15
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2217 N. College Ave., Fayetteville, AR 72703
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Fayetteville
  • Phone Number: +1 479-443-3737

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