Restaurants in North Little Rock

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In 1956, residents of North Little Rock began catching mouthwatering whiffs of smoked ribs and chopped pork. Those aromas emanated from a spot called Lindsey's Bar-B-Q. Stepping inside, they found the source: a pit master named D.L. Lindsey Sr. Today, his son Donnie Lindsey II and his wife Eleanor carries on the family tradition at Lindsey's Hospitality House, located just a block away from his father's former eatery.

Lindsey II prepares many of the same specialties his dad served, including smoked chicken and racks of ribs paired with sides, such as glazed carrots and black-eyed peas. Patrons can relax in the dining room or arrange a catered feast in the restaurant's banquet room, which comfortably seats more than 200 people.

203 E 14th St
North Little Rock,
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Over the last three decades, Charley’s has shuffled up standard decks of carbs in a fresh, innovative fashion. Though the soul of Charley’s spawns from the beefy abyss of the signature cheesesteak sandwiches ($4.99–$7.99), the entire menu is flavorfully filled to capacity with delicious grilled combinations. The chicken bacon club with provolone and all the fixins ($5.19–$7.59) is quaint for a stomach sublet, while the Italian deli deluxe carnivorously conquers with a bed of pepperoni, ham, turkey, provolone, and generous dustings of Italian seasoning ($5.19–$7.69). Diners can load their gastronomic cargo-carriers with a combo meal, complete with Charley's famously crisp fries, or ascend a mountain of abominably coated fries featuring cheddar, ranch, and bacon ($2.99), the ideal defense against yetis, yeti-sized hungers, and jitters felt during first dates with yetis.

3929 Mccain Blvd
North Little Rock,
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Seven Yelpers give Cregeen's Irish Pub an average of 3.5 stars, and TripAdvisors rank it 11 out of 163 restaurants in North Little Rock. Eighty-seven percent of more than 200 Urbanspooners like the pub.

301 Main St
North Little Rock,
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The chefs at Lemongrass Asian Bistro stir-fry flavorful entrees, vegetarian noodles, and rice, and roll fresh sushi—some of the myriad dishes of authentic Asian cuisine on an extensive menu. Chicken, snow peas, mushrooms, and carrots practice their backstroke in the moo goo gai pan's white-wine sauce ($8.45–$9.95), and the Ten Tigers lets crispy jumbo shrimp rub elbows with garlic and dried chili ($16.95). A lengthy roster of sushi options tempts tongues with classic and exotic varieties, such as the Sunset—tuna tartare and crab salad tidily enveloped in pink soy paper ($12.95). Like a parental-advisory warning on a Hall & Oates CD, the menu’s labeled spicy dishes indicate what may be too hot to handle.

4629 E McCain Blvd
North Little Rock,
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Back Yard Burgers serves up North American Black Angus burgers hash-marked to order on genuine flame-licked grills. Third-pound patties dress for dinner with lettuce, vine-ripened tomatoes, red onions, dill pickles, and a condimental trio of ketchup, mustard, and mayo ($3.59). Or gussy up for patty prom with premium add-ons such as coleslaw, chili, sautéed mushrooms, bacon, and more ($0.35–$0.60 per topping). The grill masters also flip the first white meat, prepping Hawaiian chicken sandwiches with grilled pineapple, mustard, mayo, and lettuce ($4.09). Away from the flames, feel free to enjoy a loaded baked potato ($2.79) and a wide range of pairable plates such as chili cheese fries ($2.59 for regular size), garden salads ($2.19), and sweetly baked fruit cobblers ($1.99).

2511 McCain Blvd
North Little Rock,
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It's not just cars that get refueled at Road Runner's convenience stores and gas stations. Road Runner's in-house Rudy's Grill serves juicy hamburgers, ice-cold drinks, and desserts that sate the hunger of humans and anthropomorphic cars alike. The shops can be found all across Texas and Arkansas. After guests fill their bellies and gas tanks, they can take their car through the high-tech car wash for a sparkling new shine.

1434 Pike Ave.
North Little Rock,
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