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The Fork, Mountain Home, AR

The Fork

4.7
4.7
45 Reviews
$30 and under
Farm-to-table

Our specialty is delicious cuisine created with ingenuity and passion inspired by the the local flavors of the Ozarks ;and delivered to your table to share. We take great pride in improving upon your favorite dishes in new and creative ways.

Unlike any other offering in our region, the ‘Fork celebrates nature, local farmers, locally sourced products and unique, gourmet food, sustainably produced wine and local craft beer from the awarded Norfork Brewing Company.

We are dedicated to local farmers as much as we are dedicated to great food. Do you know the farmer who grew your food? When you come to the ‘Fork, ask your server, and you will learn about the farmers and the food we present: where it was grown, why it is good for you, what it contributes to your experience, and how these farmers contribute to our community.

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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Farm-to-table, Tapas / Small Plates, Contemporary American
  • Hours of operation
    Lunch Tue–Sat 11:00 am–2:00 pm Dinner Tue–Sat 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (870) 701-0243
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    Tim Donahoe
  • Private party facilities
    Starting February 18th we will have our brand new upstairs lounge open for events and Parties! Give us a call and reserve your next event with us.
  • Neighborhood
    Mountain Home
  • Cross street
    East 7th Street
  • Parking details
    There is on street parking on the Square, and there are parking lots around the outside edges of the square.
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 45 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

4.7
4.7 based on all time ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.9Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.6Value

NoiseModerate

45 Reviews
  1. DoxiDad4Ever

    Springfield

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The Pride Night at The Fork was excellent! We are new to the area and are thrilled we could meet others and make new friends all in honor of Pride Month. The Rainbow Pride drink was great and the food was excellent. Looking forward to coming back again for other events or just a nice dinner at The Fork!!

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  2. JoyceP

    Little Rock

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our little waitress was one of the best that we have had in a restaurant. The food was cooked just to perfect and served while still hot. I am unable to eat tomatoes or anything that has tomatoes in the sauces. The appetizer was made with some jams on a nice crusty cracker. Very good. Had apple pie and coffee after and it was so good. Highly recommend that more people should be eating there. I have already told friends about this great place to eat. Have brought a few with us in the past.
    The ForkResponded on May 10, 2022
    Thank you!

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  3. KarenY

    Little Rock

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 2, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very unique! The Brussel sprouts were amazing! Like the variety of choices.

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  4. DaveO

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 1, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First time there. Food seemed a little under seasoned. Was kinda bland. Portions good. Waite staff very good, friendly, knew menu items, had opionions on what was good. Prices a little high, but understandable with farm to table local food. Will go back doon to try some different dishes.
    The ForkResponded on May 10, 2022
    Thanks! We're just getting started, and I agree we need a little more spice. We've changed the menu - check it out - there are some new options that I hope appeal to you!

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  5. StacyV

    Little Rock

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 16, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was AMAZING!!! If you haven't been here yet, you're missing out. They are now open for lunch, which I'm excited about. I feel like I have eaten healthy and not overglutonous when I leave here. Everything is literally farm to table and I'm here for it!...especially in a small town like Mountain Home. LOVE IT!!
    The ForkResponded on May 10, 2022
    Thank you!!!!

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  6. MichelleS

    Little Rock

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Good food small portions but sometimes that’s expected with good food overall would definitely go back again.Staff very friendly😁
    The ForkResponded on May 10, 2022
    Thank you - we like to think our portions are just the right size to make you feel great - and be great for you. The cost of local, farm to table food is high - so to keep our menu prices from being unreachable, and to give you options and a truly healthy meal, we keep the portions on the smaller side. But, if you ever want more of something, bread, veggies, etc., we'll always accommodate. Looking forward to seeing you again soon!

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  7. Diana

    Fayetteville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was a great experience and excited to go back soon.

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  8. AndyS

    Little Rock

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 13, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great food and staff, will definitely be in again!
    The ForkResponded on May 10, 2022
    Thanks!

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  9. RoXie

    Greater Boston

    14 reviews

    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on February 5, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My husband and I decided to treat ourselves to dinner. The Fork was the perfect place to unwind with a bottle wine and a delicious meal. We both ordered the seafood gumbo. It was amazing. The waitstaff was attentive without being intrusive. The Fork is one of our go-to restaurants in Mountain Home.

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  10. Kathryn

    Lake of the Ozarks

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 28, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Love the new lunch choices! Great wine selections! The chef's complimentary starters are great and a nice touch.

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  11. CarolW

    Little Rock

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 27, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My friends and I shared six different small plates. This gave me a chance to try many different entrees. Everything was DELICIOUS! I love trying food that I probably wouldn’t make for myself at home. I will be returning to The Fork!

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  12. OpenTable Diner

    Little Rock

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 22, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food and service was excellent, we will definitely be back

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  13. SteveJ

    Little Rock

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 19, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Me and my wife had dinner. We ordered the loaded French fry’s, chili con queso and the fork burger and topped it off with crème brûlée. It was all great. The food is very fresh and service is top notch. Can’t wait to return.

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  14. ElaineB

    Seattle

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 15, 2022

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great new restaurant for Mountain Home! Creative menu and excellent service.

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  15. jeriG

    Little Rock

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 8, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our dinner was wonderful. We tried a few new items and loved them all. The music was relaxing and pleasant with dinner. We will return, this is our third visit and have never been disappointed.
    The ForkResponded on January 17, 2022
    Thanks so much for the kind words! We appreciate you!

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  16. MaryK

    Little Rock

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 5, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We met up with a friend for our first time visit. All three of us had no expectations about "The Fork". We had not read any reviews of heard of any reports either good or bad about others experiences there. To our surprise to us the food was fantastic. It was different from what one normally gets in a small country town. More along the line of what you would get paying a lot more in a medium sized city or larger. The staff were attentive without being intrusive and the noise level was quiet so you could have a conversation without shouting. It was a Wednesday when we went so on the weekends the noise level could be different but over all it's somewhere my wife and I will definately be going back to. If you were expecting burgers and fries then go to McDonalds as this is not the place for you
    The ForkResponded on January 17, 2022
    Thanks so much for seeing what we're about - hope to see you all again soon!

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  17. RandaC

    Little Rock

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 31, 2021

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food is good but they need some more options like side salads and such. Pretty pricey for small portions but I think they are growing and will be adding things so will try again.

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  18. AprilB

    Little Rock

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 29, 2021

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    One of our party needed a gluten-free meal, and the chef marked a menu with the choices that are gluten-free, which made the evening much easier for us all. Our waitress was a delight and was very helpful in making our meal experience a great one.

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  19. WardM

    Little Rock

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 23, 2021

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Knew it was small portions before going there. Didn’t mind that, but, would have liked a salad and bread choice. Food was good.

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  20. Bella

    Little Rock

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 21, 2021

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Menu items are just the right size… love it! Food is delish.

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  21. Bunny

    Little Rock

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 14, 2021

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Coffee is available with brunch & is excellent.. For Guys, order the larger size of you aren’t ordering small plates. I probably wouldn’t order the cheese ball on the regular menu. It was promos as Chimayo green chili, but other herbs overpowered the chili. The Hummingbird Cake I took home for later. It was excellent. We are very excited that there is a place to go for brunch. The offerings on the regular menu are very different & we look forward to trying them soon! Definitely check this place out!

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  22. EddieB

    Little Rock

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 14, 2021

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The redecorated restaurant looks great. Service was excellent. The food is just delicious. So happy to have such an eclectic and exciting new menu options in Mtn Home. Will definitely return and will recommend to everyone!

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  23. KELLY

    Indiana

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 13, 2021

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful service, wine and food! Small plates to share! Loved the beef tips and berry dessert!!

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  24. LeahK

    Orlando

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 6, 2021

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I can't wait to go back! The food was amazing and so fresh

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  25. RandaC

    Little Rock

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 6, 2021

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent service, food was very good. just very limited menu. But will definitely be back.

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  26. Foody888

    Memphis/West TN

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 4, 2021

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was wonderful and all four of us loved the food! We will be returning and hope to be able to have more Gluten Free options and maybe a small salad as a choice. Truly glad to have this nice Eating Place in town working with so many local vendors. As ever with thanks, Jimmy and Becky Dodds

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  27. Bella

    Little Rock

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 4, 2021

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent menu selections… I wanted to order one of everything! Will definitely return. And that pimento cheese—ahhhhh!

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  28. RoXie

    Greater Boston

    14 reviews

    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on October 30, 2021

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food, the service, the atmosphere were all spot on! I can’t wait to try the Sunday brunch 😀

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  29. MelB

    Little Rock

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 29, 2021

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The farm to fork concept is just what we need to rally support for local small business in the surrounding area. The flavor profiles were spot on and paired well with the wine and beer options. The presentation was clean and showcased the ingredients beautifully. Overall, the dining experience was unique, the flavors amazing and the staff professional and knowledgeable about the dishes and flavor profiles. I do hope to see a menu that changes with the seasons, offering Fall and Winter vegetables showcased in the dishes. My new favorite place to gather with friends. Thank you for the hard work you put into your business. Well done!

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  30. MichaelS

    Little Rock

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 29, 2021

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    I didn't really care for the small plates and encouraged sharing. The food was nicely presented. It could have been warmer. The service was very good. The host was very friendly and informative. It is way to loud in the restaurant. The sound reverberates. I had to strain to listen to my date. The ice cream bowls were very tasty. Address the acoustics, bigger plates and portions. And you've got a winner.

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  31. JackL

    Houston

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on October 25, 2021

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    My wife and I had an outstanding dinner at The Fork Monday evening. We tried the Veracruz Seafood Bouillabaisse, Vietnamese Spring Roll, Smoked Beef Tri-Tip and Tuna Tataki and and everything was excellent! We’re staying in the area for only 4 nights and we’re heading back there Thursday evening.

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    Charlotte

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 23, 2021

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was awesome. The service provided and attention to detail could not have been better. This is a great dining experience with wonderful people providing all you could ask

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  33. MatthewM

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 23, 2021

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Unique and delicious dishes with an impressive attention to detail! Cool atmosphere and excellent service. Unlike anything else in the area.

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  34. Lisa

    Kansas City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 22, 2021

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything was excellent! The food had good flavor and service was on point.

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  35. WillieS

    Little Rock

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 22, 2021

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The fork had great service and the food was delicious and different! I love that the minute will change monthly as I like trying new things. The plates are small which is great because you can order multiple things and share if you like. Will definitely be going back

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  36. JerryH

    Little Rock

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 16, 2021

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great meal. Something different for our area; nice change of pace. Very nice atmosphere and staff. Will be back soon!
    The ForkResponded on October 21, 2021
    Thank you so much for the complement, and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

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  37. KELLY

    Indiana

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on October 16, 2021

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Incredible food and wine and wonderful service!! Love having this restaurant in MH!! Will be back soon!

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  38. JoJo

    Little Rock

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 16, 2021

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was delicious and the service was excellent.
    The ForkResponded on October 21, 2021
    Thank you!

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  39. KathyM

    Little Rock

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 15, 2021

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 1
    The food was prepared beautifully. The scallops my husband ordered were more like a small appetizer. The wine we had was expensive but great. We think that the atmosphere did not match the prices. We will try you again and maybe try something else. Our waitress was very friendly but the whole atmosphere was stressful. Our dessert never came.
    The ForkResponded on October 21, 2021
    So glad you found the food and wine to be high quality. We put a lot of effort into it. The atmosphere is an old farmhouse ... sorry about the dessert - let your server know and the next dessert is on us.

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  40. MtnLady

    Little Rock

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on October 15, 2021

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We ate there for the first time. we were very pleased with the experience and the food. We plan to return to try other thing on the menu. The small plates raised suspicion at first but once my meal came it was perfect amount for me since I am not a big eater.
    The ForkResponded on October 21, 2021
    Thanks for the nice note!

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Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff temperature check required
    • Contact tracing information collected

FAQs

The Fork is rated 4.7 stars by 45 OpenTable diners.

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Google Map for The Fork

12 E 7th St, Mountain Home, AR 72653-4410

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street
    East 7th Street
  • Neighborhood
    Mountain Home
  • Hours of operation
    Lunch Tue–Sat 11:00 am–2:00 pm Dinner Tue–Sat 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Farm-to-table, Tapas / Small Plates, Contemporary American
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    There is on street parking on the Square, and there are parking lots around the outside edges of the square.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Tim Donahoe
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (870) 701-0243
  • Private party facilities
    Starting February 18th we will have our brand new upstairs lounge open for events and Parties! Give us a call and reserve your next event with us.
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