why is alot of restaurants closing in pocahontas?

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I know why. Because if Ur not dons or mcds or a major brand the people of pocahontas won't show up. They won't show local support
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I know why. Because if Ur not dons or mcds or a major brand the people of pocahontas won't show up. They won't show local support
We have gone to every new restaurant that has opened up here, the food and service will be good for about a month,then it goes down hill quick, take Tropical Twist Pizza for example, their buffet was awesome when they first opened, we went in there this past weekend, and the pizza was not fit to eat. That is why the restaurants keep closing here.We go to Jonesboro a lot to dine out, they have some GREAT restaurants there.
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vast majority are to broke or poor to eat out very often.
and those numbers are increasing.

reduced numbers can't support 25+ eating places in this town
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tough to run a profitable small business these days.

govt regs, taxes, wages, workers, insurance, utilities, price of food, competition, weak economy, etc.

most profit is probably in selling ice, tea, soda, and water.

surprised so many are still in business here.
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tough to run a profitable small business these days.
govt regs, taxes, wages, workers, insurance, utilities, price of food, competition, weak economy, etc.
most profit is probably in selling ice, tea, soda, and water.
surprised so many are still in business here.
for the idiot(s) that thinks my post was funny, clueless, and nuts, I will add rent or building payments, furniture and kitchen set up costs and food stocking, long work hours, risk, worry, stress, and the headaches caused by serving such idiots.
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Jun 17, 2013
 
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for the idiot(s) that thinks my post was funny, clueless, and nuts, I will add rent or building payments, furniture and kitchen set up costs and food stocking, long work hours, risk, worry, stress, and the headaches caused by serving such idiots.
with your opinion and attitude you would not have to worry about anyone coming in to your place very often
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<quoted text>with your opinion and attitude you would not have to worry about anyone coming in to your place very often
so do you agree with the idiots that running a business isn't tough and all those things and why so many fail?
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Jonesboro, AR

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I know why. Because if Ur not dons or mcds or a major brand the people of pocahontas won't show up. They won't show local support
Because the food is lousy and the service is worse, that is why we go out of town to Rons CatFish Buffet,the food is awesome.
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Cause the food sucks an has pubic hair in it. also people trying to sell shit out of a dumpster as fresh stuff. I heard they pare opening a new place on Sand Hill that specialty is sea food Same folks that run buffet at Rhcc
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Agree with what Sexton said.........Seefood Buffett at RHCC on weekends is excellnt! hope that new joint they are opening is as good.

Also, I red in RHCC Member Newsletter that over 4th July weeknd they will be serving a BBQ buffett to non-members (thursday-sunday) for 4.95 all you can eat w/desert......Get word out...Sounds like good deal as they are trying to get folks in the door.
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Don't forget tht price includes all the beer you can drink, don't tell the state police though, not supposed to serve non-members!
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I have drank there for years with my membership from vow they have
Reciprocal deal
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I don't think they do. No worries, the pro-shop sells to anyone that walks in. It's the only liquor store in Randolph County!
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Social security disability and welfare checks don't create wealth. The only dif between detriot and poca is the state and they are black. Trash is trash poca turn out the lights. What little industry u have will leave and ur vet clinic u call a hospita willl close. If I wanted to burn down the fn town id. Have to go to jboro gto buy matches. Backwater.
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Jun 20, 2013
 
Oh and my spelling and grammer sucks LOL
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good employees + good food + good management= good place to eat no matter what taxes are involved. The only problem pocahontas is 75% of the population is either making min. wage or a few cents above, or living off of a fixed income.
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Jun 21, 2013
 
RHHCC what is this?
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Cause the city council did say it was ok haven't u figured out that the Olvey has to give the ok for a business to stay in town and they have to clear it with Scott Baltz
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Jun 27, 2013
 
Good food is hard to find in Pocahontas! Try Betty's in Walnut Ridge. The old Catfish place has been completely remodeled and the food is great!
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The HAMBURGER TAX a killer! 2% that will change to 1/2 cent.

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