If you want an excellent meal with a gorgeous view, check out these Arkansas restaurants! Each establishment offers diners a marvelous outdoor view of scenic vistas or historic landmarks, and the food served at these locales is just as enjoyable as the beautiful scenery around you!
8. Leo's Greek Castle
If you want a good "sit down" view of Little Rock's historic Hillcrest neigborhood then be careful or you might pass Leo's while glancing about at the homes or shopping centers around the area. Dining out on the patio at Leo's gives you a great opportunity to people watch and get a glimpse of what everyday life is like in Hillcrest.
7. Cajun's Wharf
One of the more popular spots for dining and hanging out in Little Rock, Cajun's Wharf is an Arkansas legend. Marvel at the beauty of the Arkansas River over a delicious seafood dinner or a refreshing beer or cocktail while sitting on the deck.
6. Best Impressions at the Arkansas Arts Center
Whether you're admiring the view from indoors or looking at the marvelous landscape of McArthur Park outdoors, you'll enjoy your meal at Best Impressions, located in downtown Little Rock as a part of the Arkansas Arts Center. If you're not looking at the art exhibits that are a glance away from your table, you'll be gazing out of the large picture windows at the admirable greenspace of the park.
5. Brave New Restaurant
The best view of the Arkansas River can be found at Brave New Restaurant, located in the Riverdale section of the capital city. The deck is popular with regular customers because of its closeness to the water as well as its picture-perfect view of downtown Little Rock. Enjoy a lovely lunch or dinner in style here!
4. Cafe 42 at Clinton Presidential Library
Patio seating at the Clinton Library's restaurant offers gorgeous views of the Arkansas River. Diners eating at the patio also get a view of the library's vegetable garden with delicious looking tomatoes, eggplant, and peppers. The restaurant's décor adds a touch of Southern class along with the great view of the river.
3. Mount Magazine Lodge
Located in a fairy-tale like setting that overlooks the Petit Jean River Valley, the Mount Magazine Lodge in Paris enthralls diners with a charming atmosphere and a gorgeous, sweeping view of a tranquil river landscape which all diners will enjoy whether it's a sunrise breakfast or dinner at sunset.
2. Eleven Restaurant at Crystal Bridges
This jewel of a restaurant can be found at Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville. Eleven Restaurant specializes in modern American comfort food in an incredibly pleasant setting. Get an eyeful of beautiful northwest Arkansas nature as you look around the glass walls that enhance the scenery of restaurant as well as give you a glimpse of the gorgeous grounds of the museum.
1. Cliff House Restaurant
Located in Jasper this restaurant features delicious home cooking and a spacious dining room with an awe-inspiring overlook of Arkansas's "Grand Canyon of the Ozarks" on Scenic 7 Byway. This is an excellent stop for foodies and photographers alike!
Come for the food and stay for the view! Many a good memory can be made when dining out with loved ones and taking in the beautiful Arkansas landscapes and diversity of residents. Enjoy your meal and don’t worry about capturing the perfect photograph on your first visit – you’ll surely be back for a second trip soon enough.