The Buncle's Story

The Buncle's Story

In 2019, Al and Kelly Beers began to think about opening a restaurant in Mountain Home, Arkansas. One key idea kept coming to the conversation: family values. The Beers’ wanted to create a local atmosphere where families could come and enjoy quality time with each other. Thus, Buncle’s Brick Oven & Brews was born.

What is a “Buncle” you might ask? Simply put, it is a brother-uncle. This term of endearment has been in the Beers’ household for the last 13 years, originally coined by Beers’ granddaughter, Bailey. Al and Kelly’s son, Cole, and Bailey have a five-month age difference. They have grown up as brother and sister, and even though Cole is Bailey’s uncle, he will forever be Bailey’s Buncle. 


Originally from Chicago, Illinois, the Beers’ highly value togetherness and family tradition. They wanted to bring a taste of their hometown comfort food right here to Mountain Home, Arkansas. What better way to unite these two concepts, than a restaurant serving traditional-style Chicago deep-dish pizza with a sentimental name commemorating the very family that started this tradition? At Buncle’s, we don’t want to JUST be another restaurant in the community-- we hope that our family traditions can become a part of yours. Enjoy!