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Mama Max's Diner

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1102 West Main Street, Prescott, AR 71857
+1 870-887-5005
Sun 11:00 - 17:30
Wed - Fri 11:00 - 19:30
Sat 11:00 - 16:30
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Benton, Arkansas
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37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Mama Max was a great restaurant. She has CLOSED it for good. Don't plan on eating here on any visits to town. You will see a big 18 wheeler out in front of the restaurant to protect it from breakins.

1 Thank JimBob_Brewski28
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74 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Maxine's Diner (locally referred to as "Mama Max's") is a wonderful little spot just off the Interstate before you get into the main town. She has all kinds of great food from burgers to chicken fried steak to fried okra to soul food to ... well, you better save room for dessert! Believe me, I am a "Yankee" who moved... More 

Thank tribecards
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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309 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

We went by Mama Max's on Thursday afternoon the 25th of February. Restaurant was closed!! Did not see a sign as to why. If they are going to close on Thursday then they should update their status. Hope to be able to eat here at another time. All rating sites should try their best to post accurate hours for a... More 

Thank Bill B
Norphlet, Arkansas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

I had taken the kids to Hot Springs, Ar and I had taken the kids to the Diamond Mine in Murfreesboro Ar but coming back thru Prescott Ar we were all starving for a really big meal. It was suggested by a lady at a gas pump....go to Mamma Max. I could not have been more pleased. The kids were... More 

Thank rollingstone1986
Newark, Texas
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

Don't be put off by the outside appearance for Mama's. Yes, it is dated and as someone mentioned earlier, don't expect linen tablecloths. But you CAN expect all kinds of delicious comfort food. I was lucky enough to be there on Sunday and I had the chicken and dressing. It was wonderful! My daughter had hamburger steak and she said... More 

1 Thank Karen S
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2015 via mobile

Service was so family oriented, we missed this place last time. So glad we decided to stop this time. Yes it's simple outside. But promise after your finished eating you feel as though you should hug Moma and clear your dishes from the table. We will make this a must each time we pass this way again. Food was very... More 

Thank Jezzer65
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2014 via mobile

Stopped by on way home from Hot Springs. This place is not for snobs. It is a down home Southern diner. Nothing fancy. Waitress was great, made us feel at home. Don't expect linen table cloths. Just the best home cooking I can remember having at a restaurant. In a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. I will stop there every time... More 

Thank Michael S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2014 via mobile

The Best home cooked comfort food I ever had! Genorous portions, reasonable prices with a friendly down home atmosphere. Lovely and attentive waitress and very friendly staff!! The perfect end to our awesome trip!

Thank Lynell S
Acapulco, Mexico
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2014 via mobile

Finding good and specially healthy food in rural AR is not the easiest task. But to my surprise I found southern cooking at its best at Mama Max Dinner. If you are vegetarian they have a very good variety of fresh veggies of course with home made cornbread. All cooked fresh that day.

Thank EmiliaCanamar
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2014

My wife and I are retired so about once a month we like to go out for lunch. When I say "out" I mean somewhere away from our home town of Texarkana, TX. Today we went to Mama Max's Diner in Prescott, AR (about 50 miles away). I looked it up on-line and it looked interesting. We drove over and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1102 West Main Street, Prescott, AR 71857
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Prescott
  • Phone Number: +1 870-887-5005

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