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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Restaurant
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“Josie's is located over-looking the beautiful white river in Batesville Arkansas. We specialize in top quality, hand cut, and award winning steaks, pasta and seafood. All of our appetizers, soups, sides, and sauces are house made using the freshest ingredients available. Our menu offers a variety of items to choose from. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Elizabeth’s Restaurant and Catering Downtown Batesville Open 6 days a Week – And THE ROLLS ARE AWESOME!! –”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Hands down one of the best spots for a great lunch. Daily lunch specials along with regular menu items like cheesy chicken spaghetti, frito pie, panini's and more! ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Cinema
“The Melba theater was originally constructed as a mercantile store. It was eventually remodeled in Art deco style and reopened in 1940 to become one of the Arkansas' first cinemascope theaters. Though the theater closed in the early 1990s, repairs and alterations were made and it reopened in 2000. In 2015, just before the theater had to close its doors again, it was purchase with the goal of renewing this historic treasure. The downtown Main Street business district, which includes the Melba Theater, is included in the National Register of Historic Places. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Museum
“The mission of the Old Independence Regional Museum in Batesville, Arkansas, is the acquisition and preservation of artifacts and archival materials significant to the history of Independence County, Arkansas, and the surrounding counties, making these materials available for research and providing history-based education for the public through exhibits and programs.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Batesville's oldest restaurant servings Arkansas's Best Catfish. They have amazing steak and all the fixing to go with it too!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“BIG'S is diner-style food: burgers, dogs, sandwiches -- all made fresh. Daily specials, like soups and salads. Quality ingredients and unique homemade sauces. 101 East Main Street”
  • 2 locals recommend
Department Store
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“Typical large Wal Mart with a wide array of groceries, household items, clothing, auto, etc.”
  • 1 local recommends
Clothes Shop
“Jesus told the blind man, "Go wash in the pool of Siloe", which translates to "sent". So he went away and washed and came back seeing. ~ John 9:7 Siloe, based in Arkansas, was created to provide a job to two unemployed sisters with the dream to build a source of retirement for their hard working mother. God is good, and He wanted to use Siloe for more. With a voice for those in need, we want to impact others by giving back from the many blessings we receive from God and reinvent the meaning of boutique shopping in small towns. In 2012, we opened our flagship store in Batesville, AR. In 2014, we opened our second store in Searcy, AR. That same year, we launched shopsiloe.com.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“Don't let appearance fool you, Triangle Cafe has some of the best breakfast items in town!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Has a full bar, decent BBQ and other menu items. Mostly, I like to check it out on Friday and Saturday nights at 7 pm for local live music. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Not as good as most Krogers but still has a great selection of fresh produce and meats. Mostly only food items with a few health and beauty items and a small amount of household goods.”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
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