Kin Folks Restaurant in Mountain View Always Satisfies Hungry People! (Posted by Ginger Smith)

Kin Folks Restaurant in Mountain View Always Satisfies Hungry People!

There are many vacation attractions in and around Mountain View, among them a place where I’ve eaten for many years and I ALWAYS love their awesome cooking!   I’ve attended the Folk Festival the last two years and the Bean Fest several times over the years.  I check out all the eateries around the Mountain View square and others in the surrounding area.  I have been mostly focused on events around the square if in the area, and I find myself drifting many, many times to the yellow diner right off the square – Kin Folks.  Yes, I’ve taken kin folks there and I’ve went with friends, and you know, we always go in hungry and leave happy!

Last weekend at the Folk Festival I once again drifted in and found a seat.  The BBQ was awesome with slaw and mild sauce, my husband had beans and cornbread.  Of course, dessert was ice cream!  Black walnut is always a “have to have” if it is available, and it is the best I’ve eaten anywhere.  After filling  our tummies, we were able to walk right back out literally in the middle of music groups playing impromptu everywhere you turn.  What a wonderful place to be for live music, fellowship, visiting with strangers sitting by you!, and food you will always go back for more!

Mountain View is one of the busiest most bustling little towns around, and Kin Folks invites everyone whether driving through, visiting, or a resident, come by and let them make you smile and rub your tummy! Often times, I see Ozark Folk Center State Park entertainers there, as well as some of the youth who perform in all the local events.  It’s a great place you have to try!

They offer Great BBQ sandwiches and ribs,  Old fashioned ground fresh daily burgers. Homemade lunch specials Monday-Friday starting at 11:00 am until they last.  I actually recently saw “fried pecan pies!”

You may check out their menus and times on their Face book page.  I read a couple of the many excellent reviews: Excellent food! A great variety of different foods. The ribs fall off of the bone! And the service is so great. And the icing on the cake, outdoor eating area’s with locals playing their music!”  and “Best place in Mountain View. Food is always good and the staff is super friendly. My husband loves their burgers and chicken enchilada day is a must for me!”
Located right off the square at 118 Howard Avenue, you may also call them at 870-269-9188.  They are open 11 am – 11 pm most days.  Tell them Ginger sent you!!