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Looking for the Top 10 restaurants in Fayetteville Arkansas?

Here is the list businesses can’t pay to be on, and contains the very best places to eat in Hog Country.

Being a popular college town, Fayetteville AR attracts students from across the country, which may help account for the variety of great dining options.

There is upscale dining, Italian restaurants, top shelf burgers and sandwich joints along with many other delicious cuisine types.

Below are the Top 10 Restaurants in Fayetteville AR

Bocca Italian Eatery & Pizzeria  $$

2036 N College Ave, (479) 301-2688
Characterized by fresh housemade pastas, breads, salads and sauces, wood-fired pizzas, friendly professional service, upscale casual atmosphere, a comfortable patio and an amazing bar; Bocca is a favorite dining destination for those looking for a premier dining experience in Fayetteville. This is a great place for date nights, out-of-town guests or a group of friends. Expect to have fun and a memorable meal when you dine at Bocca.

Veal Chop Bocca Italian Eatery & Pizzaria

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Eclectic Kitchen $$

1218 Garland Ave, (479) 935-3027

Low key eatery and bar featuring small plates, steaks, fresh seafood including oysters, craft cocktails.  Don’t be put off by the building, the food is amazing regardless of what you order, and the service is spot on.  If you haven’t tried it yet, you are missing out.

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The Farmer’s Table $$

1079 S School Ave, (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.


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Leverett Lounge $$

737 N. Leverett Avenue, (479) 249-6570

A funky, happy place with divine food and outstanding, efficient service. The menu features deliciousness in every item including the Korean Fried Chicken and the amazing grilled beef tenderloins. Local craft beer is on tap and in bottles, the wine list is extensive and the hand crafted cocktails are to-die-fo. Do yourself a favor, and dine there soon.

Mockingbird Kitchen $$

1466 North College Ave, (479) 435-6333

Specializes in a seasonal menu of New American food and family-inspired recipes created from local Ozarks ingredients. House made soups, hot sandwiches, fresh crisp salads, chef created desserts and a full beverage menu including wines, local brews and signature cocktails combine to make this a top-notch restaurant.

Mockingbird Kitchen Fayetteville AR

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Nomads $$

1431 S School Ave, (479) 435-5606

Nomads, located off the Razorback Greenway, boasts a large variety of premium mimosas, very tasty Bloody Marys and an amazing selection of delicious food that will rock your palate every single time. Menu includes some fresh, tasty vegan options. The atmosphere emphasizes fun, the service is friendly and attentive and the music is spot on. If you enjoy patio dining, you’ll love the wicked patio at Nomads. The brunch menu is nothing short of awesome. Go soon to see what all the buzz is about.

Pesto Cafe $$

1830 N College Ave, (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. Pesto Cafe  is one of the top Italian restaurants in Fayetteville AR.  This is another restaurant that will have you coming back even if you move out of town.

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Renzo’s Pasta & Italian Steakhouse $$

1214 Garland Ave, (479) 445-6985

Serving Heavenly traditional Italian dishes in a comfortable atmosphere, Renzo’s is a favorite Italian neighborhood eatery.  Staff is both knowledgeable and efficient. If you enjoy Italian food done to perfection, you will love Renzo’s Pasta & Italian Steakhouse. Menu items include an amazing array of perfectly flavored Italian dishes including Smothered Pork Chop, Ravioli Rosa, Chicken Parmigiana and much, much more. Chef and owner Robert Lee makes it his business to see that your food is on point every time.

steak from Renzo's Pasta and Italian Steakhouse

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Honorable Mention

Hammontree’s Grilled Cheese

$ 326 N West Ave #8, (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. Image courtesy of Hammontree’s Grilled Cheese

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Theo’s Fayetteville $$$

318 N Campbell Ave, (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.