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Mena is a town in Arkansas.

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  • The Branding Iron, +1 479 437-3240. 1110 Hwy 71 S. The Branding Iron is a barbecue and steakhouse.
  • Chiquita's Mexican Restaurant, (In the Northside Shopping Center, off Hwy 71 N.). Open M-Sa 10AM-9PM. This family owned restaurant has been in Mena for almost two decades.
  • Chopping Block Steakhouse, +1 479 394-6410. Hwy 71 South. This two-story log cabin seats up to 200 people and serves steak, burgers, and seafood.
  • Cruizzer's Drive-In, +1 479 394-5550. Hwy 71 North. This is a 50s themed dive-in.
  • Grumpy's Cafe, 1311 Hwy. 71N. Ste B, +1 479 394-4324, . Breakfast 6AM-10:30AM; Lunch 11AM-2PM. Homemade soups and desserts.
  • Limetree Restaurant, 804 Hwy 71 North, +1 479 394-4702. Has a buffet and salad bar.
  • Papa Poblano's Mexican Restaurant, 1100 Hwy 71 N. Tel: +1 479 394-6521 or +1 479 394-6461. Open M-Th 10AM-10PM; Su 10AM-3PM. Has over 30 30 authentic Mexican dishes.
  • Skyline Cafe, 618 Mena Street, +1 479 394-5152. Open daily 5:30AM-2PM.


  • True North Book & Bean Co., 615 Mena Street, +1 479 394-2928. This bookstore and coffee shops sells Christian books alongside coffee, cappuccinos, and lattes. They also serve breakfast and lunch.


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Talimena Drive in the fall
  • Talimena Drive from Talihina, Oklahoma to Mena, Arkansas 54 Mile scenic drive in Oklahoma and Arkansas along the ridge of the Ouachita Mountains and the Ouachita National Forest. The drive has frequent turnouts so you can enjoy the scenery. Convenient access to the drive near the mid-point can be accessed from Heavener by taking Hwy 59 south.
Routes through Mena
SallisawHeavener  N US 59.svg S  De QueenTexarkana
Fort SmithGreenwood  N US 71.svg S  De QueenTexarkana
McAlesterHeavener  W US 270.svg E  Mount IdaHot Springs
Jct N Indian Nation Turnpike.svg SMuse ← Jct US 259.svg S ← becomes Oklahoma State Highway 63.svg  W Arkansas 8.svg E  → Jct N Arkansas 27.svg → Jct W US 70.svg EJct W I-30.svg E
McAlesterTalihina ← Jct US 259.svg S ← becomes Oklahoma State Highway 1.svg  W Arkansas 88.svg E  → Jct US 270.svg EJct N Arkansas 27.svg S

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