New restaurants in Northwest Arkansas are opening fast and furious right now.

New restaurateurs are pouring their blood, sweat and tears into their dreams of owning a successful restaurant. Now that they’ve got it open, they just need a steady stream of customers, and that’s where we can help.

New Places To Eat In Northwest Arkansas

Even though you may be satisfied with the old tried and true, it would be great if you could frequent some of the new restaurants: You may just find a new favorite or two.


Azul Tequila Bistro – Bentonville Square $$
111 N Main St, (479) 553-7184

Azul’s newest location on the Bentonville square offers authentic and unique Mexican food.  The hanging tacos are a fun way to enjoy a classic!  They also offer vegetarian options + full bar.

Bentonville Provisions $$
219 S Main St, (479) 685-0600

Bentonville Provisions offers a unique experience in downtown Bentonville. They offer cooking classes, (great option for groups, date nights, girls night out, or for any kind of group that likes to have fun)  specialty goods, catering, kitchen gifts and lunch.

Bentonville Provisions Charcuterie Board

Image courtesy of Bentonville Provisions

Conifer Bentonville $$
321 SE 2nd St Suite 100,(479) 203-5999

Located in The Howard (an upscale apartment community) on East Central, the Conifer Bentonville offers an extraordinary dining experience.  Chef Matt Cooper has created a completely gluten free menu that consisists of fresh farm to table ingredients, along with meat-free and dairy free options too. Wonderful ambience and excellent staff.

Table at The Hickory Inn $$
1502 N Walton Blvd, (479) 273-3303

Table at the Hickory Inn, formerly Fred’s Hickory Inn is located in Bentonville Arkansas. They serve smoked prime rib, pastas and sandwiches and other taste treat delights in a unique relaxing indoor environment.  Their outdoor dining area is large and magical under big Oak Trees.

new restaurants nw arkansas table at the hickory inn

Image courtesy of Table at the Hickory Inn


Shredder’s Public House 
1889 Bella Vista Way, (479) 367-2281

The highly anticipated Shredder’s Public House is open.  They offers shareables, handhelds, steak and chicken, gluten-free and vegan options, plus desserts.  Indoor and outdoor dining is available.


Girls Gone BBQ $$
2630 E Citizens Dr #20, (479) 879-8222

An awesome BBQ place on the east side of Fayetteville that serves incredible hickory smoked barbecue with Delta sauce. Try their wicked brisket sandwich, or really anything on their menu, you will be glad you did. Note: Image at top of the page courtesy of Girls Gone BBQ.

Girls Gone BBQ Fayetteville Ar

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Queen’s Mexican Cuisine $$
3931 N. Shiloh Drive, (479) 332-4306

Queen’s offers authentic Mexican dishes that are incredibly fresh and delicious. The presentation of the food is stunning.  They are open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Parker’s Sports Grill $
3980 W Wedington Dr STE 1,(479) 368-0998

A fun new sports bar on the West side of Fayettteville that offers a full menu, awesome burgers, cold beer, pool tables, special events and live games.

Siam Cuisine -Thai Restaurant $$
318 Archibald Yell Blvd, (479) 935-3131

This isn’t your run of the mill Thai food.  Siam Cuisine offers authentic, fresh and delicious Thai cuisine. Their flavors and spice level stand out among other Thai restaurants in the area.

Taste of Hawaii $
Northwest Arkansas Mall
4201 N Shiloh Dr #1385, 479) 320-9636

They have been open a while, but we missed them earlier and wanted to be sure and give them a shout out. Taste of Hawaii offers authentic Hawaiian food at affordable prices with friendly service.

Island Vibes $
3570 M.L.K. Jr Blvd, (864) 207-1518

Island Vives is the first authentic Caribbean/Jamaican food truck. Food is so, so good. Try the Jerk chicken, it is the real deal! Prices are affordable and staff are fun!

Zanzibar Kitchen $
50 E. Township St, (479) 310-0375

Zanzibar Kitchen is a pop up/mobile restaurant that offers flavor filled foods of East African cuisine (Tanzania, Kenya & Uganda). Their portions are generous and service is friendly.


Blu DTR Seafood & Sushi Restaurant $$
214 W. Elm, (479) 270-1128
Fresh seafood restaurant based out of Bentonville just opened a new location in downtown Rogers.  They specialize in delicious and fresh sushi.

sushi blu new restaurant rogers ar

Image courtesy of Blu Fish House

OZ Smokehouse $
113 W Walnut St, (479) 270-1764

OZ Smokehouse located in downtown Rogers AR. The offer Ozark style BBQ (sandwiches and tacos), along with gluten free and vegetarian options.

TxAR House  $
300 S 1st St,

The TxAR House is located in downtown Rogers across the street from the Railyard Park.  It offers Central Texas pit-style BBQ.  The menu includes mouthwatering BBQ plates, ribs, sandwiches, and tamales.  Lots of indoor and outdoor seating, great cocktails, live music and friendly service make this a great choice for bbq lovers. Image at top of the page courtesy of TxAr House.

The Shire Gastropub $
117 W Walnut St, (479) 278-2500

The Shire is located at the previous Moonbroch location.  They offer delicious pub type fare along with live entertainment. The staff is friendly and efficient. The burgers are sure to make your day!


Bauhaus Biergarten $
326 Holcomb St, (479) 770-5552

The highly anticipated Bauhaus Biergarten has opened in the Arts District of downtown Springdale. They offers traditional German Beer & Sausages. Their outdoor patio area is large and inviting!

The Gravy Wagon $
20221 Sonora Rd, (479) 879-6164

The Gravy Wagon is a food truck that offers diner style home-style cookin’ with large portions.  (They also dish up delicious burgers).   The staff is friendly and they offer great customer service.

Gravy wagon breakfast new restaurant

Image courtesy of the Gravy Wagon