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Ed Walker's Drive-In

1500 Towson Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72901-5039
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“french dip” (36 reviews)
“curly fries” (6 reviews)
“burger” (35 reviews)
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1500 Towson Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72901-5039
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Reviewed 14 October 2015

Memories. Memories! My Dad used to take little brother and I there on Saturday for early lunch after he finished work. But, I will not let that affect this review. The wait staff is just old school style good, not too fake just right. The...More

Thank Greg C
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

I love going to Ed Walker's every chance I get.. I never have bad service. The food is always great. Never pass up a chance to eat there if can...

Thank Alan J
Reviewed 16 September 2015

I love this place!! It certainly brings back memories, the food is still excellent, the people are fun and bring great service- a must eat when in Fort Smith!

Thank Ruth Amy S
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Left a lot to be desired. Having to order each and every part (meat, cheese, gravy, etc) takes some of the magic away. Would have been nice to have more than 3oz of gravy for my gravy fries. No au jus for the French dip....More

Thank Kyle P
Reviewed 16 August 2015

I have never eaten a better french dip sandwich! Ed Walker's is quaint and fun! The service was friendly, fast and excellent. Great eating experience! The lemon pie was to die for!

Thank ffritch
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

It's just like I remembered as a teenager. French Dip sandwich awesome as usual. Love that it is an old drive in. You just flash your lights and they come to your car. Also only place in Fort Smith, Arkansas that serves curb side beer....More

Thank Cynthia P
Reviewed 5 August 2015

I do not eat much meat so got a BLT first visit, it was great. Too many people kept saying to try the french dip, which because it is meat, i was hesitant to do. Finally did and um, um, um! Good fresh, flavorful! Its...More

Thank BDtheJW
Reviewed 19 July 2015

We had read about this on Trip Advisor as well as the Best of Arkansas site so we knew we had to stop in on our visit to Fort Smith. We are so glad we did. The diner has been there since 1943 although it...More

1  Thank GoDog514
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Great place for a meal and beer when in Fort Smith! This classic drive in also has in door dining and is the only drive in with beer around. The french dip is the signature sandwich ,but i like the burger and fries with a...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 26 June 2015

I placed a call-in order for 2 large chef salads. In the olden days, we would go to Walkers for their chef salads alone! Their homemade Roquefort dressing was worth it! The order was ready for pick-up on time. They no longer offer melba toast...More

Thank Kim G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 Towson Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72901-5039
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Fort Smith
  • Phone Number: 479-783-3352
  • E-mail
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