This award-winning restaurant is quite successful and well-known in the city. Its delicious pulled pork, baby-back ribs and beef brisket are bringing in call after call for catering orders, and the cafe is always full. The cafe uses a cute pig motif to keep the place fun, with pig curtains, aprons and tablecloths. The service is extremely friendly and accommodating. Catering is available for all your corporate or other celebrations.
Offering alternative music shows, the best brews and great food for little money, Vino's Pizza-Pub-Brewery is a popular spot for a variety of crowds. The restaurant features huge portions of pizza, sandwiches and salads at great prices. The Margarita pizza is incredibly cheesy and indulgent. This pub boasts 10 special brews, including Shamrock Stout and Quapaw Quarter Porter. The back room sees the most excitement, with nightly performances from alternative bands to poetry slams.
One of Little Rock's hippest places to be at night is Midtown. Not only can you play pool all night long, you can also check out some of the best regional bands. This bar, which caters to a late '20s, early '30s crowd, serves any drink you can think of, as well as great food for the late-night munchies. A membership is required, but you can buy those at the door.
Fresh catch from the sea, grilled to perfection to bring out delicious flavors, is what you can expect at Flying Fish. Seafood delights, varying across fish, shrimp, oysters, crab, catfish and crawfish are offered here. If seafood is not what you're looking for, worry not, they also have an array of chicken, burgers and salads to please the discerning palate. Flying Fish is an ideal place to gorge on sumptuous meals at budget rates. This restaurant takes pride in featuring the first Billy Bass Adoption Wall, where Billy Bass donated by a customer is mounted.
River City has just the gift you need for a birthday, wedding or anniversary. Its beautiful gift baskets are filled with delicious shortbread cookies, flavorful coffee, imported jams and rich fudge. Or, create your own personalized basket with the shop's wonderful selection of aromatic specialty coffees, delectable hand-dipped chocolates and soothing teas in a variety of flavors. They offer shipping world-wide.
Since 2001 Damgoode Pies has been living up to its name, serving creative, delicious pizzas. Besides the usual hand-tossed and thin crust options, their signature Stuffy pizzas have extra sauce, cheese, and toppings between two crusts. As for the sauce, say goodbye to boring marinara, because here you can also get pesto, alfredo, their original spicy white sauce, or combine two of these!
Cotham's is what the South's all about: huge portions that are deliciously bad for you. Try a wonderfully greasy Hubcap Burger with all the fixings, or choose a fried-plate lunch complete with fresh-cut French fries and corn. The onion rings here are huge and delicious, as are the desserts. The relaxing and inviting atmosphere features country decor, but it is not overdone. Located near the state capitol, Cotham's is a popular lunch site for families, business professionals and state legislators.
Try something different for lunch. The people who work at this small booth located in the River Market are the friendliest around, happily explaining any dish to you. The place serves the popular Gyro, as well as Hummus, Tabouleh and Eggplant Dip. Try the Souvlaki, which is made of thin layers of pastry dough, stuffed with feta cheese and spinach, and cooked to a golden brown. Then, order Baklava for dessert.
This tiny Japanese restaurant located in downtown's bustling River Market is a great lunch option. Enjoy a superb lunch special with fried rice, Hibachi-grilled beef and vegetables, all reasonably priced. If you prefer to cook it yourself, you can also buy the raw food products and here. Choose from among special sauces, rice and cookies.