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Looking for the Top 10 restaurants in Fayetteville Arkansas?  The many restaurants of Fayetteville offer a wide variety of top-notch eating establishments to choose from. Whatever cuisine you are craving, you’ll most likely find a restaurant offering that particular type of food.

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 Arkansas attracts students from across the country, which may help account for the variety of great dining options.

Best Restaurants Fayetteville Arkansas

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

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.

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Bordinos Restaurant and Wine Bar $$$
310 W Dickson St, (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. Offering dinner Tuesday – Saturday.   

Reservations are recommended. Private dining rooms and catering options also available.

Cafe Rue Orleans $$
1150 N College Ave, (479) 443-2777

If you enjoy Cajun cuisine, then you will totally love Cafe Rue Orleans. Authentic delicious food is the rule. You will feel like you’ve stepped from NWA to New Orleans. Crawfish Etouffee, Bayou Boat, Jambalaya, Red Beans & Rice, Alligator Plate, Po Boy…is your mouth watering yet?

You’ll find them all and so much more at this delightful specialty restaurant. Service is impeccable too. Try it soon!

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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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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Hugo’s $
25 1/2 North Block Avenue, (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.

Hugo’s has long been considered one of the  best restaurants in Fayetteville AR. The staff is both cordial and efficient. Taste just one burger from Hugo’s and you’ll be hooked for life.

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. Be sure to add this amazing restaurant to your bucket list!

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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.

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.

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Honorable Mention

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.