Are you craving a delicious crisp salad that presents with a kaleidoscope of color and electrifies every single taste bud in your mouth? If so, then you owe it to yourself to check out one of the restaurants listed below. Each of them specializes in fresh, cold, crunchy, delish salads:
Bistro 301 $
301 SE Walton, (479) 845-7770
This place is the home of crisp, fresh salad fixins’. Located inside the Doubletree by Hilton, this outstanding soup-salad-potato bar’s salad section is characterized by a variety of fresh greens and delicious toppings. Many locals insist on making the Bistro 301 a regular lunch stop just so they can enjoy a healthy, fresh salad.
Local Flavor $$
71 S Main St, (479) 253-9522
This award-winning restaurant’s first consideration when putting together one of their taste tempting salads is freshness. Every element and ingredient must be fresh before it is included in one of their delectable salad creations. Try the Greek Feta or the Lemon Chicken Caesar salad; both are real treats.
Jason’s Deli $
745 E Joyce Blvd #114, (479) 442-5500
Try Jason’s Deli’s salad bar and you will become a regular satisfied customer. The bar features select organics and fresh cut vegetables, ingredients that retain their just-harvested flavor.
JJ’s Grill $$
1271 Steamboat Dr #7, (479) 443-0700
JJ”s Grill offers live music, a unique, fun atmosphere and delicious food. JJ’s has a unique varied salad selection including an AsianChicken Salad, a Cheeseburger salad, and a Strawberry Spinach Salad. Even picky eaters are sure to find a delicious salad at JJ’s Grill.
Newk’s Eatery $$
637 E Joyce Blvd #104, (479) 856-6395
Newk’s has some of the best looking and tasting salads in the region. Newk’s is committed to making delish salads from fresh ingredients, and they are also committed to seeing that you enjoy your visit. Try the Red Quinoa & Kale salad for a truly unique and flavorful salad experience.
IDK Cafe $$
1 W Cass Hough Dr, (479) 621-2312
Farm-to-table fresh ingredients put together with love make IDK’s Chop Salads absolutely outstanding. When you dream of a freshly prepared, cold, crunchy salad, you’ve got a good image of what one of these spectacular salads looks and tastes like. Try the Ozark Mountain or the Brazilian salad.
The Crumpet $$
5212 Village Pkwy, (479) 876-8270
The Crumpet Tea Room has been a local favorite for many years, and with good reason. Their most popular menu item is the Chicken Salad Fruit Plate, which consists of their signature shredded chicken salad, famous orange roll, and fruit cup. You may substitute soup or a small green salad for the fruit cup. Their orange rolls, which take hours to make, are legendary. Fans drive from miles around to stand in line and wait for them. The Crumpet serves tea, lunch and traditional English tea.
28 Springs $$
100 E University St, (479) 524-2828
28 Springs is all about farm-to-table freshness. Your knowledgeable server will be happy to tell you about your delectable salad’s ingredients and how they are prepared. The ambiance is relaxing whether you’re at the bar or in the dining room, the service is impeccable, and the food is heavenly. In addition, there’s live music several nights a week. Try the Thai Noodle Seared Steak Salad.
MarketPlace Grill $$
1636 S 48th St, (479) 750-5200
People don’t typically go to a restaurant just for their salads, but the loyal fans of Market Place Grille in Springdale sure do. Many come ONLY for the salads made from clean, fresh, flavorful ingredients. There are 4 distinctly different signature salads and 10 signature dressings to choose from. Try the Chicken Berry salad topped with strawberries and Blueberry Poppy Seed dressing.
Note: Salad image at the top of the page, courtesy of Crazy Pear.
(Roasted Chicken Salad with Asparagus, Goat Cheese, Pecans, Fire Roasted Sweet Pepper Vinaigrette)