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The Root Cafe

1500 Main St, Little Rock, AR 72202-5038
+1 501-414-0423
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (34 reviews)
“side salad” (27 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
1500 Main St, Little Rock, AR 72202-5038
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1 - 10 of 493 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Best place we ate on our travels from NJ to Texas. Had really delicious salads and ate in a cute little garden area. Service was good and everyone seemed so friendly. Would recommend for anyone traveling, better than stopping at some chain restaurant off the...More

Thank Michele R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Eat here every chance you get. Great location, fun design, the people were very attentive and friendly

1  Thank Bruce C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first time to visit The Root, was impressed. My wife said the best eggs she has ever tasted, obviously farm fresh. A lot of unique drink options, with and without alcohol. Every plate at all tables looked so good, definitely a must if in...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love The Root! From brunch to lunch, to dinner, they've always got something delicious to eat and, seriously, do yourself a favor and try one of their cocktails!!!

Thank Casey C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy Sunday ... which is only breakfast all day. Show up early so the specials aren't sold out. Great adult beverages available. Uses foods from local farms. Order at the counter and food will be brought to you. Food was most enjoyable!

Thank Shannon L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delivered some dried hot peppers for the upcoming opening of Dos Rocas. Co-op couldn't use this year's abundant crop, so we went to the Root. Shiitake burger and house-ground hamburger--with small fries--were terrific. Got there early so little wait. A few minutes later, the restaurant...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We eat here everytime we drive through Little Rock. A very nice change from standard "trip" fare. I love their pimento cheese and their purple hull pea relish but always have a hard time making up my mind for the second course.

Thank Cathy P
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

My husband was hesitant to try this place since he likes meat and isn't big on veggies. We were under the misconception that this place only served vegetarian. We were quite wrong! They get all their ingredients locally, so the taste is amazing! My husband...More

Thank Iris T
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

My first time at the Root and I loved it. The worst part was deciding what to get. I settled on one of the salads and it was wonderful.

Thank KellyAnnMac
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Great local place!! I have enjoyed everything I’ve ever ordered, but my favorite is the biscuits and gravy. Not to be missed!!

Thank AEDLR
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Nikki W
18 July 2016|
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Response from ansilva12 | Reviewed this property |
They do have gf bread options on request from a local bakery, DEMPSY's :)
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ARTravelers
5 December 2015|
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Response from Monica R | Reviewed this property |
Joy to my heart. Glad you enjoyed it.
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BruinGirl21478
19 August 2015|
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Response from Monica R | Reviewed this property |
The Cafe is laid back and family friendly too. You can order from the menu or they can assist with any variation. The corner lot where the Cafe is located is big enough so it is not so much street front. If you want to eat... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 Main St, Little Rock, AR 72202-5038
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Little Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 501-414-0423
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