15 Awesome Arkansas Restaurants

  1. Whole Hog Cafe
    Whole Hog Cafe

    Located on 2516 Cantrell Rd in Little Rock, Arkansas, Whole Hog Cafe offers visitors delicious barbeque that is definitely one of a kind. The Whole Hog Café serves only the highest quality of cuts which are to be paired with one of their six unique signature sauces. If you love barbeque, then you will not want to miss the Whole Hog Cafe. (Different locations available)
    Phone: (501) 664-5025 Yelp: 4.5 Stars

  2. The Farmer's Table Cafe
    The Farmer's Table Cafe

    Located on 1079 S School Ave in Fayetteville, Arkansas, The Farmer's Table Cafe is a great place to taste locally sourced ingredients! The Farmer's Table Cafe is laser focused on bringing their customers purely farm to table crafted cuisine where you can truly taste the difference in quality. This cafe offers breakfast, brunch and to-go sandwiches/salads. Try the house potatoes, you won't regret it!
    Phone: (479) 966-4125 Yelp: 4.5 Stars

  3. Lindsey's Hospitality House & Barbecue

    Located on 207 Curtis Sykes Dr in North Little Rock, Arkansas, Lindsey's Hospitality House & Barbecue serves tried and true Southern cuisine! When visiting Lindsey's Hospitality House & Barbecue guests can expect all of the classic Southern dishes like okra, collard greens, catfish, and their crowd favorite, hush puppies. You will leave Lindsey's Hospitality House & Barbeque with a full stomach and smile on your face.
    Phone: (501) 374-5707 Yelp: 4.5 Stars

  4. Bistro On The Ridge
    The grilled salmon

    Located on 914 Southwest Dr in Jonesboro, Arkansas, Bistro On The Ridge is regarded as one of the best restaurants in town! Known for putting a twist on classic dishes, Bistro On The Ridge truly sets the bar on taste in Arkansas. Their most popular dishes include the blackened chicken pasta and the grilled salmon. However, we recommend trying it all as every dish is more delicious than the last.
    Phone: (870) 268-6780 Yelp: 4.5 Stars

  5. The Root Cafe
    The Root Cafe cake

    Located on 1500 S Main St in Little Rock Arkansas, The Root Cafe is yet another restaurant that understands the importance of buying locally sourced ingredients. Not only is the staff warm and friendly, the food is delectable with a punch of flavor in every bite. The Root Café is one of the best brunch spots available in Little Rock and is worth a visit!
    Phone: (501) 414-0423 Yelp: 4.5 Stars

  6. 21 West End
    Cream Cheese Crab Cakes

    Located on 21 N 2nd Street in Fort Smith, Arkansas, 21 West End is a creative kitchen with a menu that will surprise you. When visiting 21 West End, you can expect unique dishes such as Cognac Pork Loin, Chicken Oscar, and Cream Cheese Crab Cakes. After dinner you must order the Creme brulee, it is too die for!
    Phone: (479) 434-4213 Yelp: 4.5 Stars

  7. Skinny J's

    Located on 117 N Pruett Street in Paragould, Arkansas, Skinny J's is a great place for large groups to come and kick off a very fun night. The atmosphere of Skinny J's is super trendy and the restaurant itself provides customers with a large menu full of American plate options. Make sure to grab a cocktail when visiting Skinny J's as their bartenders are beyond talented. (Indoor & Outdoor seating available)
    Phone: (870) 236-2390 Yelp: 4.5 Stars

  8. The Pantry

    Located on 11401 Rodney Parham Road in Little Rock, Arkansas, The Pantry is honestly not your typical pantry as it serves authentic German dishes among Little Rock's nightlife. You must try the bratwursts and cheese spaetzle when visiting. The Rustic Bowl is a noteworthy, one pot meal as well! At The Pantry there truly is a dish to suit everyone's palate. To satisfy your sweet tooth, finish off your meal with the cheesecake dessert, you can thank us later.
    Phone: (501) 353-1875 Yelp: 4.5 Stars

  9. Ralph's Pink Flamingo BBQ
    Ralph's Pink Flamingo BBQ

    Located on 2801 Old Greenwood Road in Fort Smith, Arkansas is Ralph's Pink Flamingo BBQ. No they do not serve BBQ Flamingo, but they do serve one of the best BBQ platters in the country. The Judge's Platter at Ralph's Pink Flamingo BBQ features two sausages, pork, brisket, ribs, bread, and three additional sides. Ps. You can never go wrong with the potatoe salad, baked beans, and cheesy potatoes as your three sides.
    Phone: (479) 649-7427 Yelp: 4.5 Stars

  10. R. Landry's New Orleans Cafe
    Crawfish Etouffee

    Located on 613 Garrison Ave in Fort Smith, Arkansa, R. Landry's New Orleans Cafe is home of the Cajun and Creole classics. At R. Landry's New Orleans Cafe, you can expect dishes like blacked shrimp, crawfish etouffee, and gumbo. However, you can not leave R.Landry's New Orleans Cafe without tasting the bread pudding - it may be one of the best dishes you have ever tasted!
    Phone: (479) 783-2505 Yelp: 4 Stars

  11. Calico County Restaurant
    Chicken Fried Steak

    Located on 2401 S 56th Street in Fort Smith, Arkansas, the Calico County Restaurant is a great place to chow down on some comfort food. The restaurant's specialties include meatloaf, chicken fried steak topped with gravy, and burgers loaded to the brim. During breakfast hours we recommend the cinnamon rolls and homemade biscuits.
    Phone: (479) 452-3299 Yelp: 4 Stars

  12. James At The Mill

    Located on 3906 Greathouse Springs Rd in Springdale, Arkansas, James At The Mill is the perfect restaurant for a date night and/or other special occasions. James At The Mill offers its patrons American Style cuisine in both a tasting menu as well as an additional list of full selections. In our opinion we suggest you go the tasting menu route as you will get to try each of the restaurants top dishes with a pre selected wine pairing.
    Phone: (479) 443-1400

  13. Local Lime

    Located on 17809 Chenal Pkwy in Little Rock, Arkansas is the Local Lime. When visiting the Local Lime you can expect flavor packed, traditional mexican style dishes like tacos, fajitas, and enchiladas. This restaurant is moderately priced and great for those on a budget. Not to mention, their salas are extremely delectable and addictive.
    Phone: (501) 448-2226 Yelp: 4 Stars

  14. Damgoode Pies
    Damgoode Pies

    Located on 6706 Cantrell Rd in Little Rock, Arkansas is Damgoode Pies. The Damgoode Pies restaurant is known best for their incredible pizza slices that are topped with special sauces instead of the traditional marinara. Think pesto, spicy white alfredo, and pink sauces in place of the typical tomato sauce. It may sound crazy but Damgoode Pies is well, damn good.
    Phone: (501) 664-2239 Yelp: 4 Stars

  15. Hammontree's Grilled Cheese
    Hammontree's Grilled Cheese

    Located on 326 N W Ave in Fayetteville, Arkansas is Hammontree's Grilled Cheese where you can expect… gourmet grilled Cheese! Although grilled cheese may sound like a simple sandwich, at Hammontree's Grilled Cheese no two creations are the same. Get Gooey with Hammontree's Grilled Cheese and we can guarantee you will be back for more.
    Phone: (479) 521-1669 Yelp: 4 Stars