Looking for the best new restaurants in Bentonville, Eureka Springs, Fayetteville, Rogers, Lowell and Springdale Arkansas in 2021?
This list includes 20+ newer places to eat that have opened during the pandemic and are doing an outstanding job of offering excellent food. Among them, you’ll find fun new concepts and traditional foods with a unique twist served by friendly, dedicated staff.
Do our new eateries and yourself a favor by visiting some of the below top new restaurants soon:
ArkanSeoul Korean Food Company $
1335 S Main St Suite 1, Bentonville, AR 72712
Family owned and women led authentic Korean Restaurant, serving simplified authentic dishes.
Kimchi Bokkuem Bap, Modum Dosirak, Korean Fried Chicken, Mandu and DosirakBoxes are delectable. Restaurant is spotless and service is both friendly and efficient. Take the entire family, there’s something on the menu for everyone.
Foodology Food Truck $
115 NW 2nd Street, 479-256-0625
Located just off the famous Bentonville Square at Bentonville Dive (local hangout and dive bar featuring mixed drinks, beer and local craft brews), Foodology serves paninis, burgers, poutine (typically a dish of French fries and cheese curds topped with a brown gravy) and sides like delicious sweet potato balls and crispy onion strings.
Restaurant boasts a super fun outdoor patio, and is a great space near all the downtown action to relax and have fun.
The HUB Bike Lounge $$
410 SW A St STE.2, (479) 364-0393
A totally new concept featuring delicious gourmet food, coffee, beer, wine and cocktails plus a work space and full service bike shop including repair and accessories. Great place to start your rides and wonderful place to end them. A gathering place for local and out-of-town bikers, date night and family fun.
Veggie Table $$
1733 Forest Hills Blvd, (479) 715-2361
Serving scrumptious, fresh, healthy meals, salads, soups, bowls, sides and desserts, Veggie Table is a restaurant, farmers market and bar. It’s a gem where you can feel good about what you’ve just eaten. Vegetarian and GF options are available and the service can’t be beat. Lovely spot for taking the family or out-of-town guests.
Woo Pig Mooie BBQ $$
Specializing in smoked prime brisket and burnt ends, pulled pork, baby back ribs, smoked sausage, sandwiches, scrumptious sides, meat by the pound and a great kid’s menu. Smoked items are juicy and tender and out-of-this-world flavorful. Next time you’re craving bbq, give this popular bbq joint a try. You’ll be glad you did!
Eureka Dinner Club $$
2 Pine St, (214) 449-2458
A happy concept for delivering delicious, fresh, homemade and nutritious food right to your doorstep or you may use counter service at 2 Pine St. Chef-prepared cuisine like no other. You’ll find yourself craving the food.
Carmen’s Tacos Food Truck $
44 Kingshighway, (479) 925-6030
If you’ve been looking for some authentic Mexican food, Carmen’s is the place for you. Specializing in real deal cuisine with all the bursting flavors that true Mexican food brings. The tacos are so delicious, as are tortas, enchiladas, sopes, burritos, quesadillas and Pambazo. Service is friendly and quick.
Taco Virgo $
96 Ridgeview, Eureka Springs, AR 72632
A delightful food truck located at Eureka Springs Brewery, Taco Virgo soul food tacos specializes in tacos with a distinct soul food twist. The Spicy Chicken tacos will make your taste buds dance, and the Collard Greens and Fried Okra tacos will surprise and amaze you. Definitely a delightful eating experience you’ll want to repeat often.
Apple Blossom Brewing Company $$
1550 E Zion Road, (479) 332-5252
Spacious, 8500 sq ft, brew pub serving excellent apps, sandwiches, salads, flatbreads, full meals, beers, wine and cocktails. Large patio with a great vibe. Super fun meet up spot, and great place to host a party. Everything is delicious, but don’t leave without trying some of the taste-tripping flatbreads. They are a perfect compliment to the beers. Service is both friendly and efficient.
Uncle Chubs BBQ & Soul Food $
3570 S Dinsmore Trail, (479) 966-8745
Known for its St Louis-style barbeque, Uncle Chubs serves up mouthwatering ribs, rib tips, and hot links. Sauce is really something special as are the traditional southern sides like their delicious mac and cheese, candied yams and baked beans. People drive from miles around to sample the fresh chicken and catfish.
Los Compas Authentic Mexican Food $$
205 W Dickson St, (479) 354-0263
Located on Dickson Street, Los Campas features specialties like their already famous quesabirrias, which are an unforgettable taste sensation. Delicious ramen, consommé, burritos and tacos are also on the menu. Staff are friendly and eager you make your experience with them a delightful one
Hip Cafe $$
2229 E Huntsville Rd, (479) 332-4556
If you’re interested in Vegetarian/Vegan food, the Hip Cafe offers all sorts of breakfast and lunch options that not only taste great, but also let you stick to your chosen diet plan. Menu items include top-flight coffee and amazing plant based food items that are simply delicious. The scones and the Lattes are to die for. Make it a point to drop in soon to see what all the uproar is about.
Spoon Fusion Korea Oh K-Dog $$
603 W Dickson St, (479) 316-7777
If you’re craving some authentic Korean food, or if you’ve never tasted this delectable cuisine before, you’re in for a very pleasant experience when you choose to dine at Spoon. The food, including all the Dogs, is heavenly. Fresh, tasty apps, entrees, soups, deep fried items and more. Order ahead for pick up or dine in. Service is both quick and friendly.
Bartleby’s Seitan Stand $
617 N College Ave, (617) 395-5638
Seitan is typically used as a meat substitute for vegetarians and vegans. Has a meaty texture and can take on the flavor of many dishes. Bartleby’s Seitan Stand, a food truck, offers some of the best vegan food you’ll find anywhere. People running the show are friendly and committed to providing excellent, mouthwatering, vegan food and top-notch service.
JT’S Tri Tip Grill $$
320 N Bloomington St suite B, (479) 256-8863
Start off your day with a breakfast burrito or omelet, stop by for lunch for a delicious Philly Cheese Trip Hoagie, or come for dinner to try the mouthwatering tri-tip steak. Tri-tip is also sold by the pound. Service is top-notch, and the place is clean and inviting. Wonderful, family friendly space, and a great place to eat.
El Italiano Street Food $$
405 S Bloomington St Suite 102, 479-366-8062
As the name suggests, this is Italian street food with a distinctive Mexican twist. Check out the Razorpasta for a satisfying taste you love from the first bite. The owners are delightful, caring and friendly. If you enjoy really good garlic bread, large portions and scrumptious food, then you must give this food truck a try. Image at top of the page courtesy of El Italiano.
Grill n’ Chill, NWA $
401 S. Bloomington Street, (479) 879-0610
Veteran owned and operated food truck, serving some of the tastiest food you’ll ever put in your mouth including cheese filled burgers, sandwiches, fry bread tacos, French fry baskets and delicious desserts. Try the deep fried Oreos for an addicting taste sensation. Portions are large and filling and the service is friendly and beyond all expectations. Picnic tables are available for enjoying your food on the spot. These owners truly appreciate your business. You’ll love this delightful truck.
European Gourmet of NWA $$
1149 W Walnut St, (479) 278-2747
A gem of a grocery store featuring authentic East European and Russian foods, and a cafe specializing in cuisine from these areas. Offers a large selection of premium grocery items and/or you can visit the cafe for Pelmeni, Borscht, Cherbureki, sweet and savory Crepes, salads and more. Great addition to NWA’s restaurant and food options. Friendly and helpful staff.
Food Truck De El Chefe $
3835 W New Hope Rd, (479) 319-1761
Chef Manny serves tasty birrias, tortas ramen, quesadillas, burritos and more. This innovative food truck offers a delicious dining experience no matter which delicious items on the menu you order. Customers rave about the Torta las Toxicas, and all the birrias. Make it a point to sample this unique cuisine soon to see what all the fuss is about.
Otro Rollo $
1039 S Gutensohn Rd #D, (479) 334-5365
Looking for a super fun place to take the gang? Watch as liquid ice cream morphs into a sheet, and then is cut into rolls. The whole effect is a beautiful and scrumptious creation that you and your kiddos will thoroughly enjoy. Operation is kid and family friendly. Children love this place and so do the adults that accompany them.