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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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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

While Cinco de Mayo is officially the celebration of a Mexican military victory, in the United States we celebrate Mexican-American culture and fabulous Mexican food. In Fayetteville, many folks look to the restaurants serving mouthwatering Mexican food every day. We have dozens of fantastic local restaurants that serve everything from Tex- Mex to regionally authentic cuisine.

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Dickson Street – Heartbeat of Fayetteville

Fayetteville is the entertainment headquarters of the region and the Downtown and Dickson Street areas serve as the epicenter. Dickson Street is home to many of the unique boutiques, galleries, bars and restaurants that Fayetteville offers. Discover the eclectic sounds of Fayetteville at one of the many bars and restaurants offering live music almost every night of the week. From dancing to shooting pool, there is something for everyone’s tastes.

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Experience the Craft Beer

Experience Fayetteville launched in 2013, the Fayetteville Ale Trail – Arkansas’ first craft beer tasting adventure featuring all local breweries and the state’s only cidery. This self-guided tour lets visitors and residents experience local breweries and engage with brewmasters while learning about their craft. The Fayetteville Ale Trail features 17 stops: Boston Mountain Brewing Co., Bentonville Brewing Co., Bike Rack Brewing Co., Columbus House Brewery., Core Public Houses, Crisis Brewing Company, Eureka Springs Brewery, Fossil Cove Brewing Co., Hawk Moth Brewery, Ivory Bill Brewing, JJ's Beer Garden & Brewing (JBGB), Natural State Beer Company, New Province Brewing Co., Ozark Beer Co., Saddlebock Brewery and West Mountain Brewing Co. and Black Apple Crossing.

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Home Is Where the ART Is

We all need a place to call home; a proverbial hearth that simultaneous garners sanctuary, familiarity, and inspiration alongside the people we love and cherish.  Home is not simply a place, but rather a state of mind and, at times, even of taste, touch, and smell.  The fragrance of freshly brewed coffee, frying bacon, and cigarette smoke transcends me to my childhood and the home kitchen of my grandma Dighero as she poetically maneuvers through her standard, grease laden daily breakfast.  No matter when:  childhood, adolescence, adulthood….I could count on those three intermingled perfumes to make me feel safe, and perpetually hopeful. 

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Visitor’s Guide

Check out our Fayetteville Visitor’s Guide full of insider tips and guides to hotels, dining, entertainment, the arts, and more

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