With the epidemic of obesity in America, people are paying more attention to what and how they are eating. Eating healthy is now talked about on TV, in our schools, in small and large groups, and, in many cases, has filtered down to family conversations. Increasingly, people are looking for healthy eating options when they go out to eat.
The restaurants and food trucks below specialize in serving delicious, nourishing food:
Crazy Pear $
903 SW A St, (479) 445-2103
Crazy Pear offers exceptionally delicious salads, wraps, real fruit smoothies and adult grilled cheese sandwiches. The salads are huge and packed with a wide variety of fresh greens and other fresh ingredients that make for truly healthy eating.
600 Museum Way, (479) 418-5700
If you enjoy robust yet healthy food, amazing presentation, a beautiful setting and excellent service, you will love eating at Eleven, located within Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Ingredients for dishes are fresh and locally sourced whenever possible. You can be well nourished and appreciate fine art all at the same time when you choose to dine at Eleven.
Sushi House $$
2501 SE 14th St #5, (479) 271-0370
Sushi House offers a typical Sushi of rolls, beer, wine and sake. With an emphasis on fresh ingredients, the top notch Sushi House can be counted on for delicious healthy Japanese cuisine. The varied menu offers something to please anyone’s taste.
Vivace Mediterranean Cuisine $$
1100 SE 14th St, (479) 273-5500
Providing a unique dining experience to the people of NWA, Vivace offers beautiful, delicious Mediterranean food, excellent service, and a quiet ambiance for your dining pleasure. The Vivace Signature for two is highly recommended.
Local Flavor Café $$
71 S Main St, (479) 253-9522
A popular regional restaurant, offering a wide variety of amazing fresh food for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. For Chef and owner Britt Evans, the emphasis is always on freshness. Many beautiful and creative dishes fill the menus and there’s also a gluten free menu.
17 White St, (479) 981-1436
A unique and charming restaurant offering scrumptious food, the opportunity to be treated like family, and great service from the moment you walk through the door. The desserts are heavenly, the breakfasts are awesome. Give the Belgian Waffle with Lemon Curd a try…Yummy.
Petra Cafe $
31 E Center St #101, Fayetteville, AR, (479) 443-3090
Open for lunch only, Petra is a casual cafe serving Mediterranean fare and Turkish coffee. Food is fresh, salads are amazing, soups are full of flavor and delicious, platters are tasty and filling. Try the Petra Platter, a vegetarian platter with hummus, falafel with tahini, baba ghanouge & tabbouleh.
3878 N Crossover Rd #8, (479) 521-5919
Meiji, a Japanese restaurant, specializes in fresh sushi and other fresh Japanese inspired food, sake and wines. Offering a wide variety of Sushi, soups, Appetizers, Sashimi, Rolls, Salads, Teriyaki, Katsu, Bento Boxes and much more. You’ll love Meiji.
113 S 2nd St, (479) 936-8083
Using fresh local ingredients and with a weekly rotating menu, Heirloom, a small seasonal restaurant in downtown Rogers, designs and serves awesome food that is both delicious and good for you. Note: Photo at top of page courtesy of Heirloom.
So Pho Real Restaurant $$
909 S Pleasant St, (479) 717-2024
Springdale Asian fusion restaurant featuring an ample menu with appetizers, wings, Pho, Fusion, rice plates, weekend specials and a kids menu. Everything is fresh and delish, but do try some of the Pho for an amazing taste sensation.