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Whole Hog Cafe & Catering

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2516 Cantrell Rd, Little Rock, AR 72202-2116
501-664-5025
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 355
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  • 159
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 7
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best bbq sauces in Little Rock

The choice of 6 different sauces provides for all kinds of tastes, the potato salad is to die for, and th ed portions are big enough for the hungriest customers. Fast service and great brownies.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Gail S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The choice of 6 different sauces provides for all kinds of tastes, the potato salad is to die for, and th ed portions are big enough for the hungriest customers. Fast service and great brownies.

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Thank Gail S
no little rock
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

wow -the servings are large. so for the next time we will only order one plate and split it. was excellent

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Thank Elizabeth S
Little Rock, AR
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Consistently good authentic southern barbecue. Ribs are very good. Choice of 6 sauces (I'm partial to #6). You have to try the potato salad. Skip the slaw as a side; ok on a sandwich.

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Thank ArkoAmerican
Little Rock, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We are from Cincinnati. We come to Little Rock every couple of months, and when we are in the city, we have to visit Whole Hog. It is some of the Best BBQ in the country!

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Thank Mike C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

So I didn't ACTUALLY go to Whole Hog in February 2016. As a matter of fact I haven't been here since I lived in Little Rock (I moved in December 2014). BUT KNOW THIS. I miss Whole Hog Cafe EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. It remains the best BBQ I have ever had, ever. So yes, I recommend. Every sauce is amazing.... More 

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Thank Melanie B
Little Rock, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best places for lunch. Close to mall and freeway exit. Try all the sauces on the table; house special is a favorite!

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Thank annevt30
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best take out in Little Rock! Great food and service . It is a good value and quality for the money. Friendly atmosphere

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Thank Annalynng
Little Rock
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the only bar b que my husband and I will eat. They have a banquet room that is separate from the main lobby so it is good for business meetings. The potato salad is to die for! Their baked beans are delicious! If you have never eaten here it is a must on your to do list.

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Thank Lori P
Little Rock, Arkansas
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is always the first place I choose for BBQ. The staff is always friendly, and the service is quick. They have six different kinds of sauces. The ribs are the best in Arkansas. Don't miss this place if you are visiting or live in Little Rock.

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Thank Korndog I
Little Rock, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really like the BBQ Nachos and BBQ baked potato! Especially on the days when they have burnt ends.

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Thank OnTheRoadAgain-5ofUs

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2516 Cantrell Rd, Little Rock, AR 72202-2116
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Little Rock
  • Phone Number: 501-664-5025

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?