Favorite Local Restaurants in NWA

Hi party people! 🥳

We get lots of questions for our favorite restaurants in Northwest Arkansas, so we wanted to put together a list of our top picks. NWA is home to a vibrant food scene, with a wide variety of restaurants to suit any taste or occasion.

Here are some recommendations for dining out in the area:

  1. The Preacher's Son: Located in Bentonville, this restaurant serves up modern American cuisine with a focus on locally-sourced ingredients. The building was once a church and has been beautifully restored, making for a unique dining experience.
  2. The Hive: Also located in Bentonville, The Hive is a restaurant that serves southern-inspired cuisine with a contemporary twist. The menu changes frequently to reflect the seasons, and the cocktails are not to be missed.
  3. Tusk & Trotter: This Bentonville establishment is known for its creative use of pork in dishes ranging from poutine to ramen. They also have a great selection of craft beers and cocktails.
  4. Table Mesa Bistro: This Bentonville restaurant offers a fusion of Latin American and Southwestern cuisine. The margaritas and guacamole are particularly popular.
  5. Hugo's: A favorite in Fayetteville, Hugo's is a casual spot that serves up burgers, sandwiches, and salads made with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. They also have an impressive selection of craft beers.
  6. Pressroom: Located in downtown Bentonville, the Pressroom offers a farm-to-table dining experience with an emphasis on seasonal ingredients. They also have a great selection of wines and craft cocktails.
  7. Oven & Tap: This Bentonville eatery serves up wood-fired pizzas, pasta dishes, and creative salads. They also have a great selection of beers and wines.
  8. Arsaga's: With multiple locations throughout the area, Arsaga's is a great spot for coffee, tea, and light bites. They also have a selection of beer and wine.
  9. Bordinos: This Fayetteville restaurant offers classic Italian dishes such as pasta and pizza, as well as a great selection of wines. The patio is a lovely place to dine on a nice day.
  10. Onyx Coffee Lab: Another great spot for coffee, Onyx Coffee Lab has locations in Fayetteville, Rogers, and Springdale. They also offer a selection of pastries and light bites.


These are just a few of the many great restaurants to try in Northwest Arkansas. Whether you're in the mood for upscale dining or a casual bite, the area has something to offer everyone! 💘



Presley Paige