Local Favorite Restaurants in Bentonville Arkansas. Whether you’re new to Bentonville, visiting or a local, everyone wants to know where locals like to hangout don’t they? And with good reason, these are typically the best places to eat in the city. Why waste time looking for a great place to be when you can have a Top 10 list at your fingertips.
The Top 10 restaurants and coffee labs listed below are the most popular
Where The Locals Go In Bentonville Arkansas:
Bentonville Brewing Company
901 SW 14th St (479) 903-7330
A production brewing company with a great tap room offering delicious beer flights and tasty cold brews.
On site is Burg der Gustropub, a fantastic German restaurant, and Mario’s Kart Food Truck specializing in tortas, awesome street tacos, quesadillas, burritos and soft serve ice cream.
Also has a huge patio area, and a place for the kids to play with some strider bikes plus a dog park.
Out-of-town guests will love this place and so will your entire family.
Crepes Paulette $
100 SW 8th St #4, (479) 250-1110
If you have a craving for out-of-this-world crepes, then take your taste buds to this wonderful specialty restaurant. Regardless of which made-to-order, fresh crepe you choose, you will be delighted with the taste sensation that explodes in your mouth.
Order at the counter, and your crepes will be brought to your table.
Also try their delicious soups, which are great to grab and go and enjoy while you’re doing your errands.
If you’re inclined to alfresco dining, the patio is awesome.
Offers a delightful experience for everyone including the kiddos.
Note: Image of crepes at top of the page courtesy of @wickedlywhisked
Fred’s Hickory Inn
1502 N Walton Blvd, (479) 273-3303
Iconic, family owned BBQ and steak spot with some Italian dishes. This is premier slow-cooked, hickory smoked barbecue and mouth-watering steaks.
There’s a super nice patio that is great for listening to the music while you enjoy your food.
Fred’s is the place to go for date nights, special occasions or just an evening out. Smoked sirloin and creamy parmesan dressing are two local favorites.
Locals like to hang out at the Cabin Bar. Drinks are heavenly including their heritage cocktails, and there’s an extensive wine list and a nice selection of craft brews.
The HUB Bike Lounge $$
410 SW A St, (479) 364-0393
Bentonville is a biking community, and one of the very best places to celebrate this popular activity is The Hub Bike Lounge. This is one stop shopping for the biking culture.
The Hub has full service bike repair, retail sales of bikes and accessories, great patio, coffee, restaurant featuring chef-driven food including tacos and chicken tortilla soup, full bar with craft beer and creative cocktails.
The entire team at The Hub is welcoming, friendly and attentive.
Pedaler’s Pub $$
410 SW A St, (479) 268-3285
If you’ve not been to Pedaler’s Pub yet, you’re in for a treat. Specialties are their wood-fired pizzas, wonderful crisp salads, sandwiches, burgers, desserts and tasty apps.
Has a handy downtown location and a large, fun patio with live music on the weekends. Very friendly to the biking community, and a great place to have a cold one after a day on the trails.
Service is super friendly and efficient.
Upscale and stylish, Table Mesa features Latin cuisine including starters, soups, salads, burgers, quesadillas, a variety of delicious house specialties, enchiladas and more.
The full bar has cold beer, cocktails, margaritas and a good selection of wines.
Has a delightful bakery featuring breads, pies, cakes and coffee, and offers a delightful Big Ten Breakfast and Sunday brunch.
Service is friendly, quick and efficient.
Tusk & Trotter American Brasserie $$
110 SE A St (479) 268-4494
No list of local favorite restaurants in Bentonville Ar would be complete without Tusk & Trotter taking a prominent place on it. A casual American restaurant, gastropub and breakfast and brunch restaurant where you can feel comfortable in jeans and shorts or ties.
Menu items are locally sourced and seasonal including entrees, salads, flatbreads, apps, delicious house made pork rinds, burgers and sandwiches and desserts.
Drinks include Bloody Mary flights, happy hour specials, house specialties, whiskey, wine by the glass and bottle and local craft beer on tap.
Friendly, helpful staff make this a delightful experience.
Onyx Coffee Bentonville
100 NW 2nd St., Ste 106 (479) 715-6492
A popular meetup and work space in downtown Bentonville, specializing in a menu of delicious coffees. Locally roasted and carefully selected coffee beans from around the world bring exciting tastes to the community.
Friendly, experienced baristas are ready to create your coffees. The ambiance mimics the energetic vibe of International, regional and local business patrons, making it a great space for meeting new associates.
Has a 2nd location at The Momentary.
Businesses can’t pay, offer free food or advertise to be on the NWA Top 10 list, Learn more here
Spark Cafe and Soda Fountain $
105 N Main St (479) 273-1329
Can’t say enough good things about this old-fashioned soda fountain where you can get cones, sundaes, banana splits, other sweet treats and beverages.
Popular with locals and visitors alike. It’s a place where you can still treat the entire family for ten bucks or under. It’s a fun place to be for young and old alike.
Yarnell ice cream is served, and there are many different flavors to choose from. I can personally recommend the strawberry. It is sooooooooooo good!
8th Street Market 801 SE 8th St This popular local food hub is home to several quality restaurants, food stalls, food trucks and watering holes.
Bike Rack brewing, a great local brewery and tap room has a huge outdoor seating area.
Yeyo’s, Markam & Fitz, and CO-OP Ramen are located on the outside.
Sweet Freedom Cheese (cheeses from around the world) located on the right as you enter. Roll & Fold, Triple Eight Hashery dim sun (vegan), Cinnamon Rolls and the Happy Wagon (Gelati) are indoor food stalls.
Also has a number of excellent food trucks on the south side.
Blu Fresh Fish Marketplace $$
607 SE 5th St, (479) 273-5400
Has the freshest seafood in the area. It’s flown in fresh daily from both coasts and the gulf, and oh my, is it ever flavorful.
You may either dine in or carry out, and there’s also a fantastic patio. Try one of the scrumptious baskets, a Snapper sandwich or Fish Fajitas. All are just downright amazing.
Sushi Bar is fantastic too!
We hope to see you soon at one of the Local Favorite Restaurants in Bentonville Arkansas!