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Fayetteville has many outstanding restaurants, and we won’t deny how difficult it was to select the Top 10 and accompanying Honorable Mentions, nevertheless, and with much agonizing, we finally arrived at our Top 10 Fayetteville Restaurants list. Chic, upscale, farm-to-table, French, grille, sandwich, Thai, Italian and catfish are all represented.

Visit the restaurants on the list below for a delicious meal prepared and cooked to perfection:

Bordinos Restaurant and Wine Bar
310 W Dickson St
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 527-6795

Located on famed Dickson Street in the heart of Fayetteville’s entertainment district, this exquisite restaurant is the very spirit of Fayetteville. It offers an exquisite fine dining experience, featuring distinctive, delicious food and drinks, efficient and friendly service and a gorgeous atmosphere. Menu items do change with the seasons, and there is a full bar and an expanded wine list. Want to celebrate a special occasion? Bordinos is very good at making your occasion a memorable experience. Weekday lunch is available Tuesday – Friday and brunch is served Saturday and Sunday. Reservations are recommended

Catfish Hole
4127 W Wedington Dr
Fayetteville, AR 72704
(479) 521-7008

Open for lunch and dinner, this ever popular seafood, steak and family style restaurant makes our Top 10 list for its consistent, tantalizingly delicious catfish and hush-puppies; bottomless fixin’s and efficient, friendly service. Eat there once, and you’ll develop a craving for their unique brand of catfish and hush-puppies.

Greenhouse Grille
481 S School Ave
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 444-8909

Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks, Greenhouse Grille’s mission is to foster a conscious community through example. It’s guests have an opportunity to sample the delicious bounty of the region through its program of sourcing food locally. Some ingredients and menu items are sourced directly from its own on-site garden. Diet sensitivities are routinely accommodated, and it’s entire operation practices sustainability. If you want to enjoy a savory meal, and not worry about where your food came from, Greenhouse Grille is an excellent choice.

Hammontrees Grilled Cheese
326 N West Ave #8
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 521-1669

Dine-in or take out, this wildly popular Fayetteville vegan, vegetarian gourmet grilled cheese sandwich joint creates amazing grilled cheese sandwiches (19 different types of cheese), scratch-made daily soups and fresh locally sourced salads. Only the highest quality ingredients are used, ensuring that your have a top-notch experience with them.

25 1/2 North Block Avenue
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 521-7585

Located just off the Historic Fayetteville Square in the basement, Hugo’s offers an amazing burger experience, famous homemade fries, and a wide selection of appetizers, entrees and desserts. The staff is both cordial and efficient. Taste just one burger from Hugos and you’ll be hooked for life.

Pesto Cafe
1830 N College Ave
Fayetteville, AR 72703
(479) 582-3330

A small Italian restaurant with a fun, funky atmosphere serving huge portions of authentic Italian dishes accompanied by their tasty Caesar salad and house-made light Caesar dressing. You can’t go wrong with any dish on the menu, but be sure to try the shrimp scampi on one of your visits. The wait-staff is friendly, knowledgeable and attentive as your meal moves along.. This is another restaurant that will have you coming back even if you move out of town.

Rolando’s Nuevo Latino Restaurante $$
509 W Spring St, (479) 251-1650

At Rolando’s you’ll be impressed with the amazing food, service and drinks. Whether you’re a party of one or of twenty, every effort will be made to make sure you leave a happy, satisfied customer. The staff is practiced and attentive, and the unique decor is just plain fun. Try the Cuban sandwich for a delicious departure from typical sandwiches.

The Farmer’s Table
1079 S School Ave
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 966-4125

Endeavoring to source organically and locally wherever possible,
The Farmer’s Table, a breakfast and brunch cafe is typically hopping with folks craving a signature Arkansawyer, hash skillet or a stack of the sweet potato pancakes (seasonal). When you step through the door at The Farmer’s Table, you’ll feel like you’ve gone back in time to the days when your grandmother used to sit you down to a nice breakfast. If there is a wait, there’s self-serve coffee in the corner.

318 N Campbell Ave
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 527-0086

Theo’s is a chic, upscale dining destination and bar with a smart lounge and delightful patio. A place to eat, drink and socialize, Theo’s treats every customer as a welcome invited guest. Elegant food in the Contemporary American style including their fresh made selection of delicious share plates, fresh salads and amazing main plates is their specialty. Happy hour, Mon – Fri, 5 – 7 PM. Martini Night – Thursday.

Thep Thai
1525 S School Ave
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 443-0029

Guests native to Thailand all agree that Thep Thai creates the most authentic Thai natural food to be found in NWA. You can taste the freshness in everything from their soups to their delicious curries and noodle dishes. The atmosphere is beautiful and the wait staff and owners are pleasant and efficient. You’ll love your visit to Thep Thai.

Vetro 1925
17 E Center St
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 966-4649

Vetro 1925 is fast becoming the restaurant of choice for NWA residents and visitors passing through. Executive Chef Alan Dierks leads the culinary team in mixing classic technique with fresh seasonal ingredients sourced locally whenever possible. Fresh made breads, savory grass fed beef and veal, line caught seafood and made-from-scratch ravioli and malfatti are all daily fare. Service is impeccable from start to finish.


Note: The image at the top of the page is beef tenderloin from Bordinos