Restaurants in Arkansas

This downstairs dive with blue checkered tables is a favorite among college students for its burgers—spice lovers should try the jalapeno burger made topped pepper jack cheese—and inventive sandwiches such as the veggie Ruben, made with mushrooms, sprouts, sauerkraut and onion.

A Frenchman from Brittany turns out made-from-scratch sweet and savory crepes with fillings such as chicken with pesto or strawberries with dark chocolate.

Chef Rob Nelson turns to farm fresh produce whenever possible in his lofty space, once Sam Walton’s office and warehouse.