Not only is Fayetteville full of trails and amenities for cyclists, but we also cater to the crowd with a variety of local eateries that, in addition to serving scrumptious food and drinks, intentionally make space for those pedaling in for their visit!
These restaurants, all easily accessible from the Razorback Regional Greenway, make it effortless for you to to chain your bike to a rack, pop in, and refuel! As a bonus, each restaurant listed here is local and full of authentic, diverse Fayetteville flavor.
We’ve split the trail into sections to help you more easily plan your next stop:
Scull Creek Trail - 4.4 miles from S. Ball St. to W. Prospect St.
Nomad’s Trailside - Did the name give this one away? Nomad’s is an eclectic restaurant with an equally eclectic menu ranging from brunch to lunch to dinner, plus beer on tap, hand-crafted cocktails, and patio seating.
Kiko Rice & Noodle - Food truck with a convenient location butted right up against the trail. Serves up Hibachi grill foods, sushi, & Asian fusion menu items, including staples such as fried rice and noodles. Picnic tables on site.
Fossil Cove/Wicked Wood Fired Pizza - Lots of options here - Fossil Cove is a local microbrewery that also serves coffee, while Wicked Wood Fired Pizza lives in a container kitchen on their property. Lots of indoor and outdoor space and extremely bike-friendly.
Columbus House Brewery - There’s always beer, but the food trucks on site may vary, so be sure to check in before you drop by. However, this brewery is dog friendly as well as accommodating of bikers as they’re situated right off the trail!
Frisco Trail - 2.4 miles from W. Prospect St. to just south of 15th St./SR 16
Prelude Breakfast Bar - Cute local breakfast spot that is open until early afternoon, right across from the trail. All the pancakes, toasts, skillets, breakfast tacos, and other modern brunch entrees, drinks, and libations.
Grub’s Bar & Grille Downtown - Right in the heart of the entertainment district, this is a family-friendly Fayetteville staple with all the American classics. Expect burgers, fries, and pitchers of beers in a relaxed atmosphere.
The Commons - Located within TheatreSquared, this bar and cafe has food, cocktails, and coffee highlighting local flavors - available even when shows aren’t running. You’ll get a great view of the city with plenty of space to spread out.
Rolando’s - Latin American flavors meet southern hospitality in this cozy, unique restaurant that will blow you away with their presentation skills. Every dish is a work of art! Plenty of drinks to be had at the bar, with your choice to enjoy indoors or on the patio.
Smiley’s Smokehouse - Parked at Prairie Street Live!, this colorful food truck serves up classic, mouthwatering BBQ smells and tastes. If you need to try out barbecue while on the trail, this is definitely the one. Specials nearly daily and plenty of outdoor space.
Arsaga's Mill District - Ethically sourced and locally roasted coffee, remarkably thought-out dishes spanning the entire spectrum, including lots for your vegetarian friends, and a huge heated patio.
Woodstone Craft Pizza - Industrial-chic pizzeria turning out locally sourced pies & salads, plus craft brews & cocktails. Lots of unique combinations and shareable plates. Accommodating of large groups!
641.Deli - Extremely affordable option for classic deli items, located within the award-winning (and extremely beautiful!) Fayetteville Public Library. Lots of indoor and outdoor seating options, plus grab-and-go selections.
Dickson Street – entertainment district just off of the Frisco Trail
Puritan Coffee & Beer - Two levels of modern gourmet coffeehouse goodness, plus craft beer and a patio. In addition to the small menu available inside, there are also two food trucks parked on site!
PLOMO Quesadillas - PLOMO is a popular late-night spot for bar goers on Dickson Street, but they serve notoriously delicious quesadillas all day long. Be sure to “Make it Dirty”!
Marley’s Pizzeria - Chicago-style pizzas & sandwiches come to Dickson Street here. Marley’s is roomy with a long bar, a variety of beer on tap, plus a patio.
Town Branch Trail - 0.54 mile section from S. School St. to Greathouse Park
Mr. Taco Loco - If you’re in the mood for some standard Mexican fare, swing by this small and mighty joint that makes a point to leave bike racks standing in their parking lot.
Tsa La Gi Trail - 1.2 miles from W. Best Way St. to just east of Government Ave.
Sala Thai - Authentic, original Thai food with an extensive menu. Fantastic options for the vegan or vegetarian bikers cruising down the trail.
Lake Fayetteville Trail - 5.5 mile loop
Apple Blossom - Comfy wood-accented brewpub offering a creative variety of beer, global pub grub, and housemade breads. Equal parts brewery and restaurant, with the trail right in its backyard. The building is extremely spacious, including a lounge and a wraparound outdoor patio.
Not on the trail, but deserves a spot on the list anyway: Ozark Natural Foods Co-op - with tons of outdoor space, a heated patio, lots of bike storage space, and a deli, bar, and grocery store on site, this is a great one-stop shop for cyclists that may need it, even if a bit off the trail network.