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Hungry?  Why not eat at one of the award winning restaurants on the Bentonville square located all around this vibrant downtown.   Locals and visitors enjoy eating at these delightful eateries. Thankfully there are many to choose from, and they offer a variety of cuisine types.

If you haven’t been to the Historic Downtown Square in Bentonville, the very epicenter of this charming small town, you’re in for a rare treat. 
Businesses of all types and sizes including award-winning restaurants and other places to eat are right on the Square or are nearby on the streets leading off the Square. For this article, the eateries located on the spokes leading off the Square will also be included. Arguably, this bustling, fun spot is the heartbeat of the city.

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Visitors and residents alike flock to the square to have FUN. It is the location for Bentonville’s award-winning Farmer’s Market, First Fridays, parades, art shows, live entertainment, date nights, family nights, community events and activities.

Come one, come all, get a taste of the delectable cuisine served at the

Bentonville Square Restaurants.

We have included the $ sign to designate restaurant prices:

Downtown Bentonville Restaurants

AOI – $$
211 NE A St,(479) 367-2825
Service options: Dine-in · Curbside pickup · No-contact delivery
Cuisine Type: Japanese

Located just off the Bentonville Square, AOI specializes in just-off-the-dock fresh Sushi/Japanese cuisine. Seafood is flown in daily from both coasts and the gulf. It’s so fresh, you may think you’re eating at a pier restaurant.

Azul Tequila Bistro – Bentonville Square $$
111 N Main St, (479) 553-7184
Service Options: Dine-in – Curbside Pickup
Cuisine Type: Mexican

Inviting and fun restaurant on the Bentonville Square that offers an authentic taste of Mexico.  The menu includes classic dishes that have been given fresh, unexpected twists as well as boozy beverages.

Barley & Vine $
111A W Central Ave, (479) 268-4806
Service Options: Dine-in – Takeout – No delivery
Cuisine Type: Craft beer taproom and wine bar 

Fun spot, tucked away in an alley of downtown Bentonville.  Barley & Vine is a sister restaurant to their next door neighbor, First Seat. They offer craft beer, (25 on tap), wine, delicious pizza, live music on the weekends and a great vibe!  Their lunch pizza buffet is highly recommended!  

Bar Cleeta $$$$
110 NW 2nd St #110, (479) 553-7006
Service options: Dine-in · Takeout · No delivery
Cuisine Type: New American

This popular downtown neighborhood gathering spot offers a delightful and unique concept featuring small shared plates. Housemade charcuterie, cheese plates and fresh oysters are just a sampling of the menu. Eclectic wines from around the world and craft cocktails are always refreshing.

Bentonville Taco & Tamale Co. $$
101 W Central Ave, (479) 448-4480
Service Options: Dine-in – Takeout
Cuisine Type: Tex-Mex

Bentonville Taco & Tamale Co. located on the downtown square prepares your favorite Mexican and Tex-Mex inspired dishes with a local, seasonal and Arkansas influences. Their vibrant dishes are a true Southern/Mexican Mashup.

Berretto  $$
121 West Central, (479) 278-1522
Service Options: Dine-in – Takeout
Cuisine Type: Italian

Situated just a block off the Square, Berretto is located within Scotch & Soda. You may enter either from the front or back. Portions are single-serving size, but food is delectable and well worth the price. Sandwiches, small plates and handmade pasta are the specialties. A hidden gem in Downtown Bentonville, this is one you won’t want to miss.

Conifer Bentonville $$
321 SE 2nd St Suite 100, (479) 203-5999
Service Options: Dine in – Reservations suggested – Curbside
Cuisine Type:  Farm to Table, Gluten Free

Located in The Howard (an upscale apartment community) on East Central, the Conifer offers an extraordinary experience.  The amazing menu consists of fresh farm to table ingredients, as well as meat-free and dairy-free options. Owner and Chef Matt Cooper creates all the magic while still maintaining a gluten free menu. Wonderful ambience and excellent staff.

For The Love NWA  Food Truck $
216 N Main St, Bentonville, AR 72712
Service Options: Takeout
Cuisine Type: American

All proceeds go toward fighting poverty and feeding neighbors. Specialties include tasty handhelds and salads and you may also purchase a token that’s good for one free meal to either give away yourself or donate. Every Thursday from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm a FREE MEAL is served to the community. Tasty sandwiches and salads are on the menu.  Great cause and great food!

Flying Fish $$
109A NW 2nd St, (479) 657-6300
Service Options: Dine-in · Curbside pickup · No-contact delivery
Cuisine Type:  Seafood

If you enjoy seafood with a little Cajun twist, then you  will love this fast counter service restaurant. Specialties include fried catfish with hushpuppies, po’ boy sandwiches, shrimp, gumbo, grilled salmon salads, cold beer, margaritas and more. Very popular with the Downtown crowd.

Onyx Coffee Lab $$
100 NW 2nd St Suite 106, (479) 715-6492
Service Options: Dine-in · Curbside pickup · No-contact delivery|
Cuisine Type: Coffee, Pastries

Onyx is not only a much loved community coffeehouse, it’s a great place to take out-of-town guests. Carefully sourced, locally roasted beans and highly trained baristas make this outstanding  coffeehouse an instant favorite whether you’re a local or visitor to the area. Step up to the bar, place your order and wait for your name to be called. 

Ozark Mountain Bagel Co. on the Square $
105 W Central Ave, (479) 367-2629
Service Options: Dine-in · Curbside pickup · No delivery
Cuisine Type: Bagel shop

Delicious, baked fresh daily, made from scratch, authentic New York-style, water boiled bagels are handcrafted with love. Great place to grab-and-go for bagels, sandwiches, salads and coffee. The cream cheese is awesome. 

Oven & Tap $$$
215 S Main St #3, (479) 268-5884
Service Options: Dine-in · Curbside pickup
Cuisine Type: American 

Enjoy a relaxed, superior dining experience when you choose to eat at this quality restaurant located just off Bentonville’s Square. One entire wall is devoted to its bar offerings including craft beer and a full bar. Specialties are wood-fired pizzas, sandwiches and Southern inspired fare. 

Pressroom $$
100 NW 2nd St #100, (479) 657-2905
Service Options: Dine-in · Curbside pickup · Delivery
Cuisine Type: American 

Pressroom, on the corner of the Square, is a chill community coffeehouse, restaurant, bar, patio and meeting space. Specializing in seasonal American bistro fare featuring fresh, local ingredients, amazing coffee and tasty cocktails, it’s a great place to meet and mingle. Grab a patio seat weather permitting. 

Priato Pizzeria Food Truck $
211 NE A St
Service Options: Takeout · No delivery
Cuisine Type: Pizza

Just across from Lawrence Plaza and 21c Museum Hotel, Priato has artisan-crafted, Neapolitan-style pizza cooked in 850 degree Italian stone decked ovens. Only top shelf ingredients like certified San Marzano tomatoes are used. Service is fast and friendly. 

Ramo d’Olivo $$
104 SE 6th Street, (479) 715-6053
Service Options: Dine-in · Curbside pickup · No delivery
Cuisine Type: 

Ramo d’Olivo’s unique concept features a modern wine bar, relaxing lounge,  beer, olive oil shop, balsamics and wine shop. We have small plates, local craft beer and the best patio in town. Drop in, grab a garden table, make some friends and listen to scheduled live music.

Scotch & Soda $$
121 W Central Ave, (479) 319-6874
Service Options: Dine-in · Takeout · No delivery
Cuisine Type: Italian

Contemporary tavern with patio seating, a fun atmosphere and a friendly staff. Features an amazing cocktail menu and whisky flights. Food is ordered from Berretto, the inhouse restaurant featuring a full dinner menu, and other tasties including handmade pastas.

Spark Cafe $
105 N Main St, (479) 273-1329
Service Options: Takeout · No delivery
Cuisine Type: Ice Cream

The Spark Café is an old-fashioned soda fountain where visitors can enjoy ice cream, sweet treats and beverages while taking in the beautiful and historic Bentonville Square. Take out window service only at this time, but plenty of seating on the patio. Prices are affordable, and service is friendly and efficient.

Sunny’s $
110 NW 2nd St., (479) 431-2223
Service Options: Dine-in · Takeout
Cuisine Type: Healthy food

Sunny’s features locally sourced ingredients whenever possible. Experience healthy smoothies, toasts, burritos, bowls, baked goods, salads and vegetables, sandwiches, soups and Greek yogurt.

Table Mesa Bistro with Bakery & Market $$
110 East W Central Ave, (479) 715-6706
Service Options: Dine-in · Curbside pickup · Take out – No delivery
Cuisine Type: Latin

Upscale spot with a focus on Latin blended with a multi cultural cuisine. Quesabirria, chicken curry burrito, fish tacos and scrumptious queso are just some of the items you might discover on any given day. Not-to-be-missed Downtown Square experience.

Tavola Trattoria $$
108 SE A St, (479) 715-4738
Service Options: Dine-in · Curbside pickup · No delivery
Cuisine Type: Italian

A casual bistro featuring heavenly, family-style Italian cuisine, an expansive wine list, full bar, patio and balcony seating and friendly, skilled wait staff. Stop in soon for a signature cocktail and a leisurely dinner.

The First Seat Pub & Grill $
106 SW 2nd St, (479) 250-9149
Service Options: Dine-in · Curbside pickup
Cuisine Type: American bar and grill

Great little neighborhood, locally-owned pub featuring cold craft beers, burgers, sandwiches and salads. In the heart of downtown, it’s a convenient spot for grabbing a burger and beer with coworkers and friends.

The Hive $$$
200 NE A St, (479) 286-6575
Service Options: Dine-in · Curbside pickup · No delivery
Cuisine Type: High South

Within the modern 21c Museum Hotel, The Hive is upscale and offers the refined country cooking creations of Chef Matthew McClure. Fresh, local ingredients are used wherever possible, and the taste sensations are not to be forgotten.

The Preacher’s Son $$
201 NW A St, (479) 445-6065
Service Options: Dine-in · Takeout
Cuisine Type: New American

Designed from a beautifully-restored church complete with stained glass windows, The Preacher’s Son is a unique concept, offering casual cuisine with an elegant flair. Emphasis is on seasonal ingredients, and the freshness is unmistakable. Has a hefty wine list, a rooftop bar and the popular Undercroft bar underneath.

Tusk & Trotter American Brasserie $$$
110 SE A St, (479) 268-4494
Service Options: Dine-in · Curbside pickup
Cuisine Type: American

A gastropub with a focus on American comfort food using seasonal, locally sourced ingredients, Tusk & Trotter has gourmet food at reasonable prices. Craft beers, full bar, scrumptious food, indoor and outdoor seating! You’ll love this popular spot. Note:  Image at top of the page is courtesy of Tusk and Trotter.

Yeyo’s Food Truck $$
122 W Central Ave,
Service Options: Dine-in · Takeout · No delivery
Cuisine Type: Mexican street fare

Excellent food truck specializing in Mexican street fare including tacos, burritos, nachos plus ice cream. Harvested from the Rios Family Farm, only the freshest of ingredients are used. Taste the difference from the first bite.

Wright’s Barbecue $$
208 NE 3rd St, (479) 367-2619
Service Options: Dine-in · Takeout · No delivery
Cuisine Type: Barbecue

Located next to the Bentonville Splash Park, Wright’s offers handcrafted barbecue cooked over a 100% wood fired pit. Daily menu features an array of smoked meats and house made sides. Some of the very best brisket you’ve ever put in your mouth awaits you.

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