Eat

It's good to be hungry when you're in Fayetteville, but it's hard to stay that way. Though some things have changed due to coronavirus, our local restaurants continue to provide unique culinary experiences. From curbside pickup to socially distanced dining, they are committed to following guidelines and keeping you and their staff safe.

Fayetteville’s authentic, diverse culinary scene continues to grow thanks to a new wave of restauranteurs showcasing regional ingredients and reinventing traditional dishes. Unique culinary experiences include thriving farm-to-table restaurants and artisan coffee shops that roast locally. Long-time staples continue to be must-try institutions.

Outdoor dining is available at many of our restaurants along with sidewalk cafes and public picnic areas. Plus, an impressive display of food trucks serving lunch, dinner, snacks and sweets can be found across several areas of town.

Ready to get your grub on? Start scrolling below, or here is a list of restaurants offering takeout, curbside and delivery services.

Food trucks not only offer some of the funnest food in Fayetteville, hanging out at food truck courts is one of the best things to do in Fayetteville. Food truck courts, simply put, are for everyone. And, in Fayetteville food trucks offer almost every kind of food.

Perfect for an al fresco lunch or late-night noshing after exploring Fayetteville, food truck courts attracts crowds at all hours. You’ll find their picnic tables filled with college students, families and young couples – pretty much anyone who appreciates great food served in an out-of-the-ordinary atmosphere.

When it’s cold outside, a warm bowl of soup hits the spot. Fayetteville has a wide variety of restaurants, and many offer delicious soups that’ll fill you up and get you energized for everything ahead during your stay in Fayetteville.

Here are some of our favorite soups in Fayetteville to get you started on your search for the perfect cold-day meal.

One of the best ways to experience local culture is through its cuisine. So, to truly experience the best of Fayetteville, you need to eat the best dishes! Food that is locally sourced when possible and never frozen is a trend that continues to grow. Nowhere in Northwest Arkansas is that more apparent than Fayetteville.

Sushi is always a popular food choice, particularly during warmer weather and when having a night out on the town — when you need to fuel up but not get too full. Sushi is a creative outlet and a great excuse to meet up with friends for a bite-sized meal. Lucky for you, Fayetteville has some of the best sushi restaurants in Northwest Arkansas.

Whether you already have a sushi obsession or are just getting started to this craze, we’re rolling out a list of some of the best sushi places Fayetteville. The summer season is a great time to try new kinds of sushi, so here are a few places to get you started.

Deep fried, pan fried or pressure fried. Crunchy, juicy or crispy. Legs, wings, breasts or thighs. No matter how you like fried chicken, one thing is certain: Fayetteville’s got it.

A popular thing to do for travelers is experiencing the local culture, and what better way to do so than through food. After all, “you are what you eat,” right? Foodies visiting Fayetteville are always in for a treat, since Fayetteville has such a variety of culinary options, from fine dining to eclectic restaurants to farm-to-table to food-truck courts. Luckily for fried-chicken lovers, pretty much every kind of eatery in Fayetteville has delicious fried chicken.