Fries are such an important side dish that we’ve dedicated an entire article to restaurants in Arkansas who serve awesome fries along with the rest of their excellent menus. When you get tired of national chain fries that you can find in any state (now now, no one’s knocking Five Guys fries, but there are at least five restaurants around the Natural State who are just as good as those guys), keep in mind that these tasty french fries are Arkansas-made, hot and fresh, and only available at these locations!
Stoby's in Conway (on 805 Donaghey Avenue) is popular with Arkansans for its delicious dishes and baked goods. The cheese dip has become famous, but did you know the fries served here are just as amazing? They definitely are a delicacy!
15. The Pantry
The Pantry has now expanded to two Little Rock locations (North Palm Street and North Rodney Parham Road), continuing to serve delicious lunch and dinner entrees on a greatly diverse and modern menu with hot, homemade fries!
14. Rocky's Corner
Known for its excellent pasta, pizza, and sandwiches, Rocky's Corner is located in Hot Springs at 2600 Central Avenue - but have you heard about the fries? Regular diners rave about the garlic fries here and say they're a must-try!
13. Tusk and Trotter
This trendy Bentonville eatery serves all of its dishes from a locally sourced menu. Diners have a choice of sides with their entree - delicious truffled fries are an option as well as mixed-herb fries or salt and pepper fries.
12. George's Restaurant
Located at 2120 Grand Avenue in Fort Smith, George's Restaurant's biggest draw is its burgers, but the fries there are worth a trip as well!
11. 28 Springs
People love the cozy and hip atmosphere at 28 Springs, located at 100 East University Street in Siloam Springs. The eclectic menu ranges from sophisticated to classic, and the fries come herb and parmesan tossed, served with delicious tomato jam!
10. Afterthought Bistro
The Afterthought Bistro is located in Little Rock at 2721 Kavanaugh Boulevard and serves a little bit of everything on its menu, including delicious truffle fries that regulars recommend heartily!
9. The Root Cafe
The sweet potato fries at the Root Cafe in Little Rock (located at 1500 Main Street) are a solid recommendation, and regulars suggest asking for the half and half basket.
8. Hammontree's Grilled Cheese
Hammontree's Grilled Cheese on 326 Northwest Avenue in Fayetteville serves some of the best sweet potato fries in northwest Arkansas!
7. Yellow Umbrella
Fort Smith locals love the Yellow Umbrella, a quick-service and friendly restaurant on South Greenwood Avenue. The burgers are a specialty here and the fries come in huge, hot, tasty amounts!
6. Feltner's Whatta-Burger
Sure, some may call still call this a chain in a throwback 1950s sense, but this Whatta-Burger is truly one of a kind! People from all over the state have loved Feltner's Whatta-Burger, located on 1410 North Arkansas Avenue in Russellville, for many years and the stacked burgers and hot, fresh fries remain the biggest draw.
Everybody has a good time at Hugo's in downtown Fayetteville! The atmosphere is casual, fun, and the food is marvelous. The fries are fresh cut and served hot with the variety of juicy burgers and tasty sandwiches on the menu.
4. Frickin Chicken
Foodies can find Frickin Chicken in Fayetteville at 509 West Spring Street (Suite 210) - in addition to mouth-watering fried chicken, waffles, corn, fried okra, and so much more, diners who have enjoyed the food here say the fries are awesome!
3. Big Orange
With two locations in Little Rock, residents of the capital city don't have to go too far to enjoy the unique fries served at Big Orange. The truffle garlic herb fries are recommended and the variety of sauces are a specialty here - a dollop of mango curry to go with your fries gives you a whole new spin on flavor!
2. CJ's Butcher Boy Burgers
Located at 2803 North Arkansas Avenue in Russellville, CJ's has been one of the best burger joints in the area for a long time, and the fries are a big part of the appeal! Serious eaters can watch their fries go through the old-school process of cutting and frying - the food is that fresh!- before sitting down to enjoy a hot meal and a cold milkshake.
1. David's Burgers
David's Burgers remains one of the most popular go-to locations for delicious burgers and fresh-cut fries! There are now six locations across central Arkansas where people fill up on hot and tasty french fries, which are always all-you-can-eat!