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It's good to be hungry when you're in Fayetteville, but it's hard to stay that way! Fayetteville’s authentic, diverse culinary scene continually expands thanks to a new wave of restaurateurs showcasing regional ingredients and reinventing traditional dishes. Unique culinary experiences include farm-to-table restaurants and artisan coffee shops that roast locally. Long-time staples to locals are must-try institutions for visitors that want to dive into a food culture that reflects Fayetteville’s personality.

Here, it’s a melting pot of local, international, and fusion flavors. From fine dining to food truck courts, comfort food to new favorites - whatever you or your crew are hungry for, Fayetteville serves it up!

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 all throughout Fayetteville.

Ready to get your grub on? Start scrolling below, or check our Dining Guide for a more comprehensive list.

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Our Dining Guide includes a list of the many great restaurants in Fayetteville, Arkansas, as well as features on some of our favorite spots. Download a copy or view our online flipbook.

 

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In addition to our Dining Guide, you can also find information about local restaurants, including hours of operation, reviews, menus, and more, using the following resources:

 

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Event date: April 09, 2019

History Happy Hour in April

The Clinton House Museum and Fayetteville Ale Trail have joined forces to launch History Happy Hour! Six different events will take place at the Clinton House throughout 2019 as a part of this series. These are lighthearted and themed events that feature regional history and beer from craft breweries on the Ale Trail.

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Event date: April 06, 2019

Fayetteville Gumbo Cookoff 2019

Originally scheduled for March 9, the Fayetteville Gumbo Cookoff has been moved to April 6. The fourth annual event will be held at the Washington County Fairgrounds from 2-5p.m on Saturday, April 6. Teams will compete for best amateur, professional and people's choice gumbo, with live music provided by Block Street Hot Club and Second Line Strings.

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Soups in Fayetteville

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.

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Event date: October 07, 2018

Oktoberfest

Fayetteville's Historic Downtown Square will be ground-zero on Sunday, October 7, for some of the best craft beers in Arkansas. Oktoberfest, a family-friendly event held in Fayetteville every fall, features craft beer and live music. The festivities are put on by the Arkansas Brewers Guilde and will take place from 1-7 p.m. 

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