We’ve talked about all kinds of restaurants on here, but we’ve yet to cover which restaurants are the most beautiful in the Natural State. Below you’ll find 11 restaurants that serve delicious food in dining rooms that are totally charming and absolutely gorgeous to boot.
1. Cliff House Inn (Jasper)
Cliff House Inn is a hotel and restaurant poised over the Arkansas Grand Canyon. The restaurant has enormous windows where you can gaze out at one of the best views in the Natural State while eating some of the most hearty home-style meals anywhere. The food is great, and those views are absolutely breathtaking.
Cliff House Inn is located just south of Jasper on Highway 7.
2. Table 28 (Little Rock)
Located in Little Rock’s Burgundy Hotel, the interior of Table 28 is just as beautiful as the food they serve there. With an award-winning chef and decor that will make you feel like you’re in a movie, Table 28 is certainly one of the prettiest and most delicious restaurants in Arkansas.
Table 28 is located at 1501 Merrill Drive in Little Rock.
3. Bordinos Restaurant (Fayetteville)
Bordinos is a Fayetteville favorite, placed right at the heart of Dickson Street. This locally owned wine bar and eatery has a back patio where you can enjoy some of the best food in NWA and maybe a drink or two.
Bordinos is located at 310 West Dickson Street in Fayetteville.
4. The Wilson Cafe (Wilson)
The Wilson Cafe isn’t like most other cafes in small Delta towns. Part of that is because their vegetables are grown in Wilson Gardens across the street, and part of it is because this little cafe serves mouthwatering food in a stunningly modern, beautiful dining room.
The Wilson Cafe is located at 2 North Jefferson Street in Wilson.
5. James at the Mill (Springdale)
What happens when a world-class chef opens a restaurant on the scenic grounds of a historic mill turned architectural inn? Delicious, beautiful food in a gorgeous, unique setting. That unique place is called James at the Mill, and you’ll love the setting almost as much as the food.
James at the Mill is located at 3906 Johnson Mill Boulevard in Springdale.
6. 21 West End (Fort Smith)
Hiding underground in the west end of Fort Smith, so close to the river that you can walk there without much exertion, is an upscale eatery and martini bar that isn’t quite like any other place in town. 21 West End is as aesthetically pleasing as it comes, and that atmosphere is a great place to eat ample portions of find food.
21 West End is located at 21 N 2nd Street in Fort Smith.
7. Omar’s Uptown (Jonesboro)
Located in a historic building in downtown Jonesboro, Omar’s Uptown has been serving fine food in an upscale atmosphere since 2011. The great minds behind Omar’s decided they wanted to bring fine dining to Jonesboro’s downtown area, and that is precisely what they’ve done.
Omar’s Uptown is located at 301 South Main in Jonesboro.
8. Wood’s Riverbend (Mammoth Spring)
Set beside the lovely Spring River, Wood’s Riverbend Restaurant is all about the scenic beauty and delicious food. Large windows in the dining room offer an incredible way to see the river, and the deck views are even better. This small town restaurant offers good eats in a unique setting.
Wood’s Riverbend Restaurant is located at 80 Main Street in Mammoth Spring.
9. The Lodge at Mount Magazine (Paris)
Yelp/The Lodge at Mount Magazine
Located in the state park atop the Natural State’s highest point, the Lodge at Mount Magazine offers a place where you can get away from it all to sleep in a scenic room and eat in a scenic restaurant. The enormous windows in the dining room let all that gorgeous nature right into your dining experience.
The Lodge at Mount Magazine is located at 577 Lodge Drive in Paris.
10. Cajun’s Wharf (Little Rock)
Serving up good ole fashioned Cajun cuisine and mouthwatering seafood, Cajun’s Wharf is a Little Rock institution. On top of tradition and delicious food, Cajun’s Wharf serves up a wharf-themed interior and views of the Arkansas River that simply can’t be beat.
Cajun’s Wharf is located at 2400 Cantrell Road in Little Rock.
11. Gaskins Cabin Steakhouse (Eureka Springs)
Gaskins Cabin Steakhouse has more than just a romantic atmosphere for date night and absolutely delicious steaks—it’s also loaded with history. You can dine in the portion of the restaurant that was once a homesteader’s cabin, but even that old timey charm doesn’t outshine the natural beauty and near-perfect landscaping of this homey little eatery.
Gaskins Cabin Steakhouse is located at 2883 AR-23 in Eureka Springs.