Restaurants In Fayetteville, Arkansas

restaurants in fayetteville arkansas usa

Located in the deep south of USA, Fayetteville owes much of its character to its Civil War history, the Ozark Mountains and its enterprising people. Home to about seventy parks; Fayetteville has hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails for the adventurous traveler. This bicycle-friendly city is home to many cultural and historical attractions like the Arkansas Air and Military Museum, the Clinton House Museum, Botanical Gardens of the Ozarks, the Fayetteville Historic Square and the entertainment district of Dickson Street. The University of Arkansas lends its own unique flavor to the city of Fayetteville, with loads of restaurants located near the campus. The restaurant scene in Fayetteville is vibrant with its farm-to-table concept dining, craft breweries on the Ale Trail and a historic farmer’s market for fresh local produce. So, let’s explore the restaurants you must try in Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA.

1. Ella's Table

Situated on the Inn At Carnall Hall premises on the University of Arkansas campus, this elegant restaurant is everything that you would want in a fine-dining restaurant. Located just a few steps from downtown Fayetteville, Ella’s Table serves delicious seasonal Southern cuisine in refined surroundings. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner service, serving up award-winning American favorites like burgers, premium meats, Southern classics like shrimp and grits, and a good selection of vegetarian options too.

Ella's Table

Address: 465 N Arkansas Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72701

Website: Ella’s Table

Average price for two: USD 80 - 100

2. Petra Café

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Petra Cafe on Friday, October 28, 2011

The cozy and eclectic Petra Café is popular with locals for its variety of Mediterranean and Middle-Eastern dishes on offer. Besides the usual suspects like hummus, Greek salad and Baba Ganoush, Petra Café also offers some original Middle-Eastern delicacies like stuffed grapevine leaves, tabbouleh and foule. The Petra Platter comes highly recommended since it gives you a portion of all the Petra Café favorites to try! The Turkish coffee at the café is perfect to round off any meal.

Petra Café

Address: 31 E Center St #101, Fayetteville, AR 72701

Website: Petra Café

Average price for two: under USD 10

3. Hugo's

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Located in the basement of a 19th-century building in downtown Fayetteville, Hugo’s is an all-American bar. The trendy and funky décor of Hugo’s pairs well with its casual American-style menu of burgers, fries and beer. Busy on weekends and game days, the restaurant serves up crepes, quiches and sandwiches too. The huge selection of beers, hand-cut fries and the Blue Moon Burger are popular menu items.


Address: 25 ½ N Block Ave North Block Avenue, Fayetteville, AR 72701

Website: Hugo’s

Average price for two: USD 11 - 30

4. Vetro 1925

From Milan to Sicily to Tuscany, Vetro 1925 will take you on an Italian journey like no other! Much more than just pasta and pizza, Vetro 1925 offers guests simple Italian tastes in a plush ambiance. The restaurant firmly believes in creating dishes using local fresh ingredients and so meticulous is their attention to detail that some ingredients like cheeses, aged prosciutto and Sicilian olives are imported straight from Italy. Experience Italian food at its best at Vetro 1925 in Fayetteville, Arkansas!

Vetro 1925

Address: 17 E. Center St., Fayetteville, AR 72701

Website: Vetro 1925

Average price for two: USD 31 - 60

5. Little Bread Company

Little Bread Company is Fayetteville’s own homegrown bakery-cum-café. The specialty of this café is that all the baked goods, sandwiches and coffee are made from scratch every day in the bakery itself i.e. everything is homemade! The friendly staff of this cute little joint adds to the buzzing atmosphere of the place. Enjoy sandwiches, salads, delectable pastries, breads, and coffee at any time of the day – breakfast, lunch or snack-time!

Little Bread Company

Address: 116 North Block Avenue, Fayetteville, AR, 72701

Website: Little Bread Company

Average price for two: USD 11 - 30

6. Theo’s

Theo’s is an intimate dining room and bar serving American cuisine with a large selection of wines and cocktails. Theo’s provides the perfect ambiance for a romantic date night, with its cozy dining room and a beautifully lit outdoor lounge and patio. Enjoy drinks with friends from a happy hour menu, including a Thursday Night Social where you can have cocktails priced at USD 5. Tasting menus for two or a dinner party of eight are also available at Theo’s.


Address: 318 N. Campbell Ave., Fayetteville, AR 72701

Website: Theo’s

Average price for two: USD 31 - 60

7. Willy D's

For a rocking good time on Dickson Street in Fayetteville, head on down to Willy D’s Dueling Piano Bar. The first dueling piano bar in Arkansas, Willy D’s provides live entertainment from top-notch piano players, talented entertainers and you can even sing-along and dance to the music! The signature cocktails like Apple Pie Shot, Banana Cream Pie Shot and Arkansauce complement the lively atmosphere of the bar. Come for the entertainment, stay for the drinks at Willy D’s!

Willy D's

Address: 230 West Dickson; Fayetteville, AR 72701

Website: Willy D’s

Average price for two: USD 11 - 30

8. Bordino's

Bordino’s Restaurant & Wine Bar on Dickson Street is an iconic fine-dining restaurant with a lunch, dinner and brunch service, along with a special happy hour menu. Bordino’s serves cuisine prepared by artisan chefs using the freshest local ingredients. The atmosphere at Bordino’s is chic, intimate and lively – all at the same time, perfect for a special occasion, game day celebrations or just an evening out with friends. Bordino’s is also known for its extensive wine menu and handcrafted cocktails.


Address: 310 W. Dickson Street, Fayetteville, AR

Website: Bordino’s

Average price for two: USD 11 - 30

9. Prelude Breakfast Bar

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Prelude Breakfast Bar is a quaint, local restaurant in Fayetteville, serving a hearty selection of breakfast items. From eggs cooked to order to a sinful variety of pancakes to healthy breakfast bowls, Prelude Breakfast Bar leaves you wanting nothing else. Well, except for a cup of coffee, of course! The restaurant offers coffees, teas and freshly squeezed juices to round off any big breakfast, or you could even treat yourself to a breakfast cocktail!

Prelude Breakfast Bar

Address: 509 W Spring St #210, Fayetteville, AR 72701

Website: Prelude Breakfast Bar

Average price for two: USD 11 - 30

10. The Farmer's Table Cafe

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

The owners of Farmer’s Table Café are heavy believers in the farm-to-table concept. This tiny home café supports local food producers by using fresh ingredients from small family farms and food artisans in Arkansas state. The breakfast, lunch and dinner menu explores the tastes of the Ozarks in a cozy and homely environment of the indoor dining area and the outdoor patio area. Breakfast bowls, salads, burgers, sandwiches, are all items that are cooked to order in the home kitchen of the café. On the dinner menu, there’s a special ‘brinner’ section consisting of a delicious mash-up of breakfast and dinner items – definitely a must try!

The Farmer's Table Cafe

Address: 1079 S. School Ave., Fayetteville, AR 72701

Website: The Farmer’s Table Cafe

Average price for two: USD 11 - 30

Uniquely Fayetteville

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Food that is locally sourced, farm-to-table delicacies and reverence for Ozark style of cooking are all special traits of the restaurants in Fayetteville. The locals take pride in supporting their farmers and it is reflected in the yummy cuisine of this city. Do give the local restaurants a try when you’re in Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA.

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