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Dining in West Little Rock

American and Fine Dining

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West Little Rock is one of the more commercial areas of Little Rock. Many chain restaurants call this area their home.

I've put an * by my personal faves,and many of links go to reviews.

American

All Aboard
6813 Cantrell Road
501-975-7401
8 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
This is a fun, theme restaurant that delivers your meal to your table using model trains. Kids love this place. The menu offers sandwiches, burgers and salads. $
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Alley Oops
11900 Kanis Rd
501-221-9400
11 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday
Great burgers and desserts. Fun atmosphere. $
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Bobby's Country Cookin'
301 N.Shackleford Rd
10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
501-224-9500
People rave about their fried chicken and lunch specials. Try their double decker McRae Pie. $
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Buffalo Grill
400 N. Bowman Road
501-224-0012, Facebook
1 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday
Great burgers and varied menu. $$
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The Butcher Shop Steak House
10825 Hermitage Road
Monday-Friday 5 p.m. til close, Saturday and Sunday 4:3pm til close
501-312-2748
This small chain is well know for their hickory charcoaled steaks but they also have other options including chicken, fish and more. Casual dining and family friendly. Select your steak and "grill it your way." $$$
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Cafe 201
201 S. Shackleford
501-223-3000
6 -10:30 a.m., 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 5-10 p.m., 7 days a week
201 South Shackleford/Crowne Plaza Hotel
Decent food for a hotel restaurant, you can find seafood, chicken and a large dessert list. $
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Cracker Barrel
2618 S Shackleford Rd
‎You'll find down home cooking at this chain. $
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Chili's Grill and Bar
10700 North Rodney Parham Road
501-224-0455
What can you say about Chili's? This grill with a Tex-Mex twist can be found just about everywhere. $$
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Coffee Beanery Cafe
17200 Chenal Parkway
501-821-7747
Wi-fi enabled coffee shop chain. They also have sandwiches and salads. $
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Community Bakery
West Little Rock 270 S. Shackleford
501-224-1656
Baked goods for this shop are baked at the downtown location. If you're making a special bakery trip, I would recommend going downtown for more selection, but this location is good for a craving. $$
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Copeland's
2602 S. Shackleford Road
11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday
501-312-1616
Copeland's is a New Orlean's themed restaurant chain. They have great fresh made deserts and pretty good food. $$$
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Corky's Ribs & Barbecue
12005 Westhaven Drive
501-954-7427, Facebook
Memphis based franchise offers ribs and BBQ. $$
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Crew Restaurant
11525 Cantrell Rd/Pleasant Ridge Shopping Center
Open 10 am-11 pm daily
The original Crew is in Poughkeepsie, NY. The menu is eclectic and what they call American Regional. It features lamb, steaks, seafood and more. All is prepared simply and elegantly. Moderate pricing.
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Cross-eyed Pig
6015 Chenonceau Blvd.
501-227-7427
BBQ.
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*Faded Rose West
400 North Bowman Road
501-224-3377
Noon to 9:30 pm Sunday, 11 am-11 pm Monday-Saturday
This is a mix between a burger joint and a Cajun restaurant. The "thin fish" is great as is most of the menu. This is a favorite lunch hangout of locals. Moderate pricing.
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Five Guys Burgers and Fries
13000 Chenal Parkway
501-225-1100
This is a national chain, but I know some people who were very excited when they moved in to west Little Rock. They are a higher quality fast food restaurant.
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Grumpy's Too Neighborhood Bar & Grill
1801 Green Mountain Dr.
501-225-3768
Grumpy's is a sports bar with live entertainment divided into four sections: projection screen television near the stage, dining area, sitting area near dart boards, pool tables and more televisions. It's one of the only clubs that stays open late in West Little Rock.
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*Izzy's
14710 Cantrell Road
501-868-4311
Izzy's is famous for their tamales, but they're not a Mexican place. They feature burgers, pasta, pizza and just about everything else. Do try the tamales though. They even have a large variety of vegan and gluten free offerings.
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Jason's Deli
301 N. Shackelford
501-954-8700
Jason's has a large selection of deli items, low prices, big portions and catering is available. It's nothing fancy but perfect for a quick business lunch.
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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
1315 South Shackleford
501-225-1699
Offers freshly baked doughnuts.
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Markham Street Grill and Pub
11321 W. Markham St.
11 a.m.-2 a.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m Saturday
501-224-2010
Casual sports bar with bar food that's a notch above average. $
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McAllister's Deli
12019 Westhaven Drive
501-228-7727
National chain with huge portions and large selection. $
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Mimi's Café
11725 Chenal Parkway
501-221-3883
This chain of restaurants has a New Orleans theme and serves huge portions. $$
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NYPD Pizza
6015 Chenonceau Boulevard, Suite 1
11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday
501-868-3911
Fun setting resembles a Manhattan Bistro, great pizza. Owners are active members of the Arkansas Sustainability Network.
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Old Mill Bread And Flour Co. Cafe
12111 W. Markham St., Rock Creek Square Shopping Center
501-228-4677
Small dine area, perfect for take-out, great fresh made breads. $
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Outback Steakhouse
105 Markham Park Drive
501-221-7655
Australian themed steakhouse chain.
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*Purple Cow
11602 Chenal Parkway
The Purple Cow is well known for their milkshakes and soda fountain. The food is your average diner menu: burgers, fries, sandwiches and salads, so nothing fancy but it does have a fun, family atmosphere with an old fashioned soda fountain/diner theme. Prices are moderate.
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Red Lobster
8407 W. Markham St.
501-224-0940
This seafood chain offers a variety of fish and famous biscuits. $$$
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Shake's Frozen Custard
12011 Westhaven Drive
501-224-0150
Great frozen custard franchise.
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*West End Smokehouse & Tavern
215 N. Shackleford
Monday-Thursday: 3 pm to 2 am; Friday-Sunday: 11 am to 2am
501-224-7665
West End has pool tables but they also have live music and great food. If you like sports, West End has numerous television sets all set to different (sometimes the same) sporting events.
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*Whole Hog Cafe BBQ
12111 W. Markham
501-907-6124, Facebook
There's always debate on the "best" BBQ in any southern city, but if you're talking about Little Rock, Whole Hog always comes up. Whole hog has Memphis-style BBQ with 6 sauces and variety of products to choose from.
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Wingstop
501-224-9464
11321 W Markham St
Wingstop, of course, serves good wings and they have a wide variety of beer. Great for a quick meal. $
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Ethnic (Italian, Mexican, Asian) Restaurants in West Little Rock

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