Clarion Hotel Medical Center-Midtown
925 S University Ave
Little Rock, AR 72204-1601
Phone: (501) 664-5020
Fax: (501) 748-4758
This friendly neighborhood hangout doubles as a buzzing restaurant by night. Located just down the road from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, expect to see plenty of college students during your visit. At least three servers are guaranteed to greet you as soon as you set foot in the door. Grab a booth and start examining the plentiful menu; or if you prefer, take in a game of darts before eating. The huge smoky burgers are a definite recommendation. Other good choices are the shrimp salad, pastas and grilled chicken marinated with Italian dressing. The cheese sandwiches are a simple but popular option as well. A full bar is available.
The perfect American breakfast is incomplete without pancakes. If you are looking for just that, then IHOP is the place for you! The traditional dishes still rule the roost, but dishes like buttermilk pancakes, pigs in blanket still grace the menu. Amongst breakfast items, popular ones include omelets, crepes and waffles. For dinner, hot favorites are chicken roasted in herbs, pot roast and T-bone steak. Amongst old favorites is Rooty-Tooty Fresh'-n-Fruity. One great aspect of IHOP is that senior citizens are taken care of. Smaller meals with lower rates are offered to them. They also have a special kids menu. So go ahead, explore the American culture with a typical American breakfast!
One of Little Rock's favorite diners, this place packs them in at lunch and during football season. Located across from War Memorial Stadium, the sandwiches here are magnificent. Jimmy's also makes terrific salads and appetizers. Try the "It's Greek to Me" salad, sprinkled with feta cheese, mushrooms and cherry tomatoes. Kids can order hamburgers, pizza or corn dogs.
Located in a historic-storefront building in charming Hillcrest, this neighborhood establishment is abuzz with patrons with its wide menu and fun atmosphere, complete with neon chili pepper lighting. Although the Mexican fare gets first billing, the pizza and pasta are mouth-watering as well. The quesadillas are outstanding. House specialties include a tuna steak and hand-rolled Chile Rellenos. Enjoy imported and domestic beers and wine by the glass.
So Restaurant Bar is one of the neighborhood favorites. Their ambiance is upscale, elegant and great for romantic dinners. The outdoor seating proves a great experience with a great view. Some of the dishes you may try here are mushroom risotto, steaks, primo louis fillet, born in pork chops, and lots more. The desserts here are unique; do try the chocolate box. The cocktails and wine selections are extensive and a must with your meals. The lounge is well equipped with television screens and wi-fi internet access for the patrons. They also offer their space for private events, functions and celebrations. For more information and reservations, call ahead.
This tiny restaurant, located in the charming Heights' district, draws a fairly-large, mid-30s crowd each weekend. The prices are a bit higher than your average Chinese restaurant, but this place is anything but average. The menu includes revamped versions of the usual Chinese fare, each served with artistic presentation. Look for larger, fresher vegetables and more generous servings of meat and seafood. The atmosphere is contemporary and upbeat, with modern Chinese rock in the background. Free delivery is available in a limited area.
For succulent turkeys and hams, visit the family-owned and operated Burges' restaurant. Enjoy a delicious sandwich with homemade sides, like coleslaw or potato salad. Or take home dinner for the family. Any one of the smoked meats, catfish or barbecue selections is a sure bet. Located in a storefront shopping center in the Heights, the dining area is bright with simple cafe' chairs and tables, typically occupied by local business professionals and families.
Since 2001 Damgoode Pies has been living up to its name, serving creative, delicious pizzas. Besides the usual hand-tossed and thin crust options, their signature Stuffy pizzas have extra sauce, cheese, and toppings between two crusts. As for the sauce, say goodbye to boring marinara, because here you can also get pesto, alfredo, their original spicy white sauce, or combine two of these!
Open since 2000, this popular Little Rock bakery is known for its outstanding artisan breads, Italian coffee and European style pastries. Everything at this charming establishment is made with thought and care, from using the finest organic, in-season ingredients, to being committed to being an environmentally low impact small business. The daily menu consists of a variety of gourmet sandwiches, salads, paninis, breakfast sandwiches and decadent desserts. Their selection of freshly baked bread, charcuterie, and cheeses make for excellent items to bring home and integrate into your own cooking.
Dine in style while watching a well-performed musical or comedy. An area tradition for over 30 years, Murry's features several talented local actors in popular plays such as 42nd Street, Opal is a Diamond and Pajama Tops. The lesser-known comedies are always a blast, and on especially fun nights the cast will ad lib half way through the performance. Dinner includes a well-stocked buffet with roast beef, poultry, pasta, salads and desserts. Don't be too absorbed in the play to not enjoy the delicious meal. Special group rates are available.
Located in a house in the heart of the historic Heights district, Owner Louis Petit makes this little cafe a favorite for area business professionals. If weather permits, ask to eat on the patio. Service throughout dinner is impeccable, as is the food. The pasta dishes are marvelous. From a crisp Chicken Parmesan to eggplant spaghetti, to angel hair pasta with cream sauce, it is all perfection. Order the Crème Brulee for dessert; it is the best in town.
Come to Zaza and experience amazing salad, pizza, and gelato. The salad ingredients are fresh, and you can build it with your favorite veggies and dressings. The pizza here has a crunchy, thin crust, and comes in varieties such as four cheese and feta, potato, and rosemary. Gelato flavors include pistachio and dulce de leche. The atmosphere is casual, and it's a popular spot for lunch on weekdays.