Looking for cheap eats in Bentonville AR, including (Bella Vista, Centerton and Pea Ridge Arkansas)?

Eating out can be an expensive proposition, especially for families. Thankfully there are a number of local restaurants and eat spots that offer good food at exceptionally reasonably prices. These are little-known eateries where you can feed the entire family for just a few bucks.

Check them out below and be pleasantly surprised when you treat your crew to tasty, yet reasonably priced, food:

Budget Restaurants in Bentonville:


Bella Vista

Papa Mike’s $
2 Kingsdale Lane, (479) 855-8117

A Bella Vista favorite, serving inexpensive breakfast, burgers, sandwiches, wraps, soup, salad and much more. Get up early and head on over for a great breakfast before an active day. Papa Mike’s has a large dining area and also deck dining for those of you that like to eat outdoors. Staff are friendly and efficient, and are keen to make your meal a complete success. Image at top of the page courtesy of Papa Mike’s.


Eureka Pizza $
1140 N Walton Blvd, (479) 271-9999

Eureka Pizza has some mighty good pies at great prices. The dough and sauce are made fresh daily. The service is swift and  painless, and the taste is delicious. Order online to have your pizza ready when you get there. Makes for a happy family meal any day of the week.

Pho Thanh $
1204 S. Walton Blvd, (479) 254-9127

Unassuming restaurant featuring authentic Vietnamese food including such favorites as several varieties of beef noodle soups, Crab Rangoon, fresh spring rolls, Vietnamese sandwiches, a host of fried rice dishes and much, much more. When ordering The brisket Pho, get the large size for a $1 more. Twice as much for a $1 more, it’s hard to beat that.

Ron’s Hamburgers & Chili of Bentonville $
1702 S Walton Blvd #12, (479) 464-4420

Great choice for a cheeseburger for under $5. Many different specialty burgers are also on the menu as are a variety of sandwiches, boneless bite size fried chicken, hamburger steaks and wraps. Service is quick and professional. Every burger has Ron’s famous seasonings in it, which gives it an unforgettable taste. Ron’s famous chili is also on the menu. You’ll enjoy a burger from Ron’s.

Orient Express 2  $
1402 Shane Ln # 10, (479) 254-2929

Serving delicious Chinese and Vietnamese cuisine, and offering a great lunch at affordable prices, Orient Express 2 serves amazing Pho, Pepper Steak, Beef & Mushrooms in Oyster Sauce, Szechuan Beef and so much more. Your tastebuds will jump for joy, and your wallet will thank you.

Spark Cafe Soda Fountain $
105 N Main St, (479) 273-1329

With a handy walk-up window, and located on the beautiful, historical Bentonville Square, Spark Cafe Soda Fountain is just the place to visit for an affordable ice cream. You can get a single scoop cone or cup for .99 or a single dip sundae for $2.95. Imagine taking the entire family out for a delicious Yarnell’s Ice Cream treat for under $5. The strawberry cones and hot fudge sundaes are out-of-this-world delicious. There are places to sit while you enjoy your ice cream all around the square.

Thai Kitchen $
707 SW A St, (479) 464-7288

Thai Kitchen in Bentonville has topnotch Thai food at reasonable prices. Everything is delicious and cooked to perfection. Owned and operated by a caring family, you can expect to be treated as a valued guest when you choose to eat at this popular Bentonville restaurant. If you like spicy, there are six levels to choose from. Try some of the curry dishes and drunken noodles, they are so very tasty.

Thai Kitchen coconut soup

Thai Coconut Soup

Zary’s Acropolis $
905 NW 13th St, (479) 273-3872

This is a hidden gem for economy breakfasts in NWA. Avoid breaking the bank while satisfying your crave with authentic Greek food at Zary’s Acropolis in Bentonville. Experience the delightful flavors of amazing Greek and Mediterranean food any day of the week. Fresh ingredients are used throughout the menu, the freshness makes the difference.


Sam’s Family Diner $
574 East Centerton Blvd., (479) 795-0120

Sam’s has excellent food whether you’re there for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Staff are well trained and knowledgeable about daily specials, which are ample, delicious and easy on your budget. The breakfasts and burgers are among the best in the area too. Treat yourself to the fast, friendly service at Sam’s and become, and I’m betting you’ll become a regular.

Cheap Eats Sam's Diner Centerton AR pork tenderloin sandwich

Pork Tenderloin Sandwich and Fries – Image courtesy of Sam’s Diner


It’ll Do BBQ $
2110 Slack St, Pea Ridge, AR 72751
(479) 633-5902

Where else can you find a good, no a great pulled pork sandwich for under $5? The smoky flavor of the pork, brisket, chicken and sausage are addictive. Once you’ve tasted It’ll Do BBQ, you’re sure to become a regular. Your tastebuds will jump for joy each time you visit. The place is friendly and the service is quick and well-organized. Run by this afternoon and grab some of this deliciousness for yourself.


231 North Walton Blvd, Bentonville
(479) 271-8833

The home of  60 cent wings Mon-Tuesday, the Wingstop offers an assortment of wing packages, and also offers wings by the piece. You can order these delicious morsels either classic bone-in or boneless tenders online and pick them up to avoid a wait. They are available in 10 different flavors.