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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Café
“The BEST breakfast place in town. The food here is source locally so it’s always fresh and yummy. If your vegan they have great options for you too. Also their pancakes are the so good they may make you want to slap your momma. Babbbbbbbby!!! Better yet it’s only a 5min drive from The Tiny Cottage”
  • 27 locals recommend
Plaza
“One of the most beautiful sites in Little Rock! Take a walk near the river and stop by the river market for lunch!”
  • 20 locals recommend
Store
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“Personalized salads and great pizzas. The gelato is excellent as well. Locally owned. Addictive. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bar
“This is a cute and hip local lunch option that I highly recommend while you are in town. Their tacos are the BOMB and the ascetic of this place will knock your socks off. 8-10mins from The Tiny Cottage”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“GREAT food and grown-up drinks! Check out there reverse happy hour starts late in the evening until closing. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
German Restaurant
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“Offering Czech and German classics as well as delightful appetizers, burgers, salads, and flatbreads. Award-winning desserts are worth saving room for or taking home. Also offers cocktails, imported beers, microbrews, and wine. This is one of two locations for this local restaurant, each is unique and good. Family style. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Small house with great seasonal changing menu and casual atmosphere and nice patio, also good wine and drinks”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is one of my all time favorites. Located in SOMA this jazzy historic restaurant feature tasty southern gourmet meals. They have a rocking lunch menu and a wonderful line up of musical artist in the evenings at dinner time.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Brazilian Restaurant
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“Excellent food choice in the Hillcrest area with a Brazilian flair. Good on the way to or coming back from Knoop Trail not far away. Both highly recommended!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Our favorite coffee place, locally owned and nearby. European style pastries. Also wonderful salads and they have a good chef for dinners. Sunday brunch is nice as well. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
“This place is absolute amazing. If you love a good breakfast they are a great option, but they also have solid lunch options. I suggest you try their breakfast tacos. You won’t regret it!! It’s located in the Argenta District in North Little Rock right over the Arkansas River. It’s only about a 8min drive from The Tiny Cottage. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Popular pizza joint, great veggie salad, and I think they have pitchers of beer. We recommend going across the street and checking out Damgoode Pies though!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Ever heard of "Tex-Mex"? Here's your chance to try "Ark-Mex"! Choose to make a "Salsa Trio" or get their famous yellow cheese dip, a food-type "invented" in Arkansas. (True story!). Tamales, enchiladas, and tacos galore. My favorite dishes are (for meat eaters) the southern-fried chicken and pickle tacos, the chicken verde enchiladas, and (for vegans and veggies) the veggie fajitas. The smoky pinto beans are divine, and their "Spring Fling," a frozen mojito, is delightful in all seasons of the year. The downside of this place: It is LOUD, but if you can snag a spot on the front bar-patio, it offers a front-row seat to some great dog-walking in "the Heights."”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Diamond Bear is a great place to hang with friends while enjoying one (or several) of their house brews and creative menu items. There's often live music in addition to the ever-present pool table and darts.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Homemade noodles & dumplings! Trendy and a great foodie place for those looking for something different in asian food.”
  • 11 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
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“If you came to Arkansas to eat barbecue, then this is one of the two spots you'll have to try. (the other being Sim's BBQ). Whole Hog is award-winning and filled with trophies all over the walls from various competitions. Their barbecue is smoky and served dry, giving you 6 sauces to choose from at your table. The potato salad is based on ranch and bacon. Great for lunch or early dinner. Their competitor, Sim's, is a more authentic staple, with pre-sauced barbecue that comes with wonder bread and slaw.”
  • 6 locals recommend