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Crystal Bridges Museum, Bentonville, AR
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Ranked #7 of 137 Restaurants in Bentonville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Perfect addition to this wonderful museum!
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Kaukauna, Wisconsin
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47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

After your walk through the numerous art exhibits take the time to sit enjoy the beauty of the museum's setting and architectural design. This is a wonderful excuse to get a bite to eat and a drink to sit and take it all in. In too many museums you are dispatched to sub basements or unused windowless corners to get... More 

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Georgetown
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162 reviews 162 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The Eleven Burger is the best everything on the menu is good. There is a long line at meal times so eating at off times is recommended. The staff suggests that you help yourself to refills on drinks without waiting in the line. Sitting & eating is pretty much a necessity to give your eyes & mind a break from... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Eleven prepares food to suit a wide variety of tastes to suit all museum visitors. The food is therefore surprisingly good both at lunch and dinner. Maybe not the most adventurous cuisine in the area but always satisfying.

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Tulsa, OK
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Arrived at the Crystal Bridges Museum around 11:15, shortly after they opened. Toured some galleries first and then ate around noon. Eleven is in a giant, domed, glass-enclosed building with attentive staff. Food stations are at either end and you order your food there, get a number, choose a table and try to make conversation in the midst of the... More 

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Oceanside, California
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70 reviews 70 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Spent three days at Crystal Bridges and ate three meals in the restaurant. You que up to order but they bring your food to the table. Everything was nicely presented and yummy. The hamburger was delicious and I hardly eat burgers. The Caesar salad and the salmon plate, excellent. My husband had the boneless short ribs and cleared his plate!... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We ate at Eleven, which is the cafeteria inside Crystal Bridges. We ordered the shrimp & grits which sounded fantastic. It wasn't. 4 average sized shrimp with tails on in very soupy grits for $14. They actually serve it in a bowl with a spoon. Not very satisfying. We also had one of their salads, but it was just average.... More 

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hinokisnow
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The visual setting (over a river, beautiful lighting, architecturally interesting) is not surpassed for this area. The menu is changed frequently, but always features local, seasonal items. I was pleased to see several vegetarian/vegan selections as well as heartier fare.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Eleven is all about atmosphere, situated in the center of the magnificent Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Completely surrounded by glass under a curved cedar ceiling, this is museum dining at its best. A varied menu, priced reasonably, offers all sized choices served by friendly staff. When spending a whole day at this museum it is nice to have... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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136 reviews 136 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is spectacular in the evening so do what we did, and that was to combine a tour with dinner. Dinner was exceptional. First rate. Quite likely the best dining available in Bentonville, for fine cuisine, and in a spectacular surrounding.

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Bentonville, Arkansas, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Eleven has unbelievable atmosphere... Set in the windowed copper topped middle of the creek section of crystal bridges... Food is good, but don't expect to be served... It's a walk up line to order with limited selections and you food is brought out at least for lunch.

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Address: Crystal Bridges Museum, Bentonville, AR
Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Bentonville
Cuisine: American

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