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The Root Cafe

1500 Main St, Little Rock, AR 72202-5038
+1 501-414-0423
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (34 reviews)
“side salad” (27 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 14:30 Hours
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1500 Main St, Little Rock, AR 72202-5038
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So unique and always amazing! Grilled cheese is like no other! Spicy brownie is absolutely great- even though it sounds strange - it’s a great combo of flavors. Daily soup is always special.

Thank Ashley K
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have to admit that they have a great menu but I haven't made it past the cheeseburger. One of the best in town.

Thank Franklin P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Even with all the choices in Little Rock and the often long lines here I keep coming back. They’ve expanded for more seating. Kinda miss the tiny place it was but I get it. Love the salad-all kinds of veggies in there. Have had it...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here while in town for breakfast. Great coffee, delicious egg and cheese biscuit, and even better service. Everyone working here had a smile on their faces, singing to the music playing in the background, making it a fun atmosphere. I ended up sitting outside...More

1  Thank Kylie_124
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten at the Root a number of times with friends and family. The food is always fresh and delicious and the staff is friendly and very quick!

1  Thank EA N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The biscuits and sausage gravy at this farm-to-table little cafe are outstanding. Hands down some of the best we've ever had. Also delicious were the sausage patties. There are many vegetarian options here, and the staff is very friendly. Get here early, as it gets...More

1  Thank Jeremy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the food here and it really made us feel good after we ate! It was a little busy so make sure to budget for that and we luckily got a seat inside but there is plenty of seating outside, also!

Thank dlei456
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited to meet up with friends. Nice vegetarian mushroom burger. Friends had the deviled eggs. Very tasty salada. One had the chicken and dumplings and said it was good. Parking was a bit tough so we had to park on the street but the food...More

Thank Voyageur100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on our drive from Dallas to Nashville and it was wonderful. Great food, fresh and local ingredients, lovely patio, kid friendly and dog friendly! Especially loved the spiced pecan salad.

Thank msk2011
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have ate here several times and it just keeps getting better, if you’re looking for some local grown picked or harvested flavor down to earth inspired restaurant, then you shall look no further, easily the most unique and best burger in Arkansas, and yes...More

Thank Tread_Morr
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Questions & Answers
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 :)
5 December 2015|
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Response from Monica R | Reviewed this property |
Joy to my heart. Glad you enjoyed it.
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
  • Value
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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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