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Whole Hog Cafe

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150 E Oak St, Conway, AR 72032-4681
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent quality. Wonderful flavor and very tender. Servings are large and yet priced nicely. Definitely will be going back.

Thank Tommy M
Conway, Arkansas
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The meat is always good and tender. I absolutely love it. I don't really like the sauces they offer, even though they have so many different options. Honestly, Smitty's has the best sauces and their meat is good, but not as consistent. When I order BBQ for out of towners, I get the meat from Whole Hog and buy sauce... More 

Thank JKKB01
Austin, Texas
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127 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another trip to Conway, another visit to Whole Hog Cafe for BBQ. The locals agree, this is the place to go for award winning Arkansas BBQ. On my earlier visits I had the pulled pork sandwich and the pulled pork stuffed potato. This time I had the combo plate with brisket and pork loin. Delicious! The meat was tender and... More 

Thank Redwolf_Journeys
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the pulled pork sandwich with potato salad and baked beans. Everything was awesome. Great service too! There are about 6 different bbq sauces sitting on the table if you decide to dine in. The potato salad is so good it's ridiculous! If you don't like this food there is something wrong with you.

Thank Ryan A
Dallas, Texas
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115 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The BBQ pork was perfectly cooked, tender and shredded. There are six different sauces sitting on the table so it takes a few bites to decide which sauce to use. The coleslaw was fresh, but plain...not much seasoning on it at all, The potato salad has a thick sauce that made us wonder what it was made out of? ...But... More 

Thank dlonghorn
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83 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sometimes places live up to the hype of others, sometimes they don't - that's the lesson from a recent visit to Whole Hog Cafe. The problem here is NOT the food, it was good but the problem is twofold - the portions and the price do not match. In our party, one person had the two meat platter while another... More 

Thank bbodb1
Mineola, Texas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

BBQ came out quickly and hot! It was about 6pm, with several tables already filled. The 1/2 was the best I have had in a long time, the flavor of the seasoning was tasted from front to back. The 2 meat plate could have had more meat on it. Potato salad and slaw were both good. Staff were friendly. 6... More 

Thank Sarah T
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Best BBQ I've ever had that wasn't named Central BBQ (sorry Whole Hog if you're reading this). The sauces are awesome, the meats are good. Go here for great BBQ, just great BBQ.

Thank Kyle M
Bolingbrook, Illinois
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254 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

My next road trip is going to be somewhere in Arkansas so I can have Whole Hog Cafe again. Ate at a few of the locations last time down there and none of them let me down. Very consistent. The meat was seasoned perfectly and hard to choose one of the sauces. That's why I kept coming back.

Thank HemisphereRambler
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90 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

We had heard of this place and wanted to try it out. We took our folks who are elderly with us. We walked in and seated ourselves. It is a relaxed, down-home atmosphere. You order at the window and pick up when they call your number. It was pretty quick. They have pork, chicken and beef brisket in various presentations.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 E Oak St, Conway, AR 72032-4681
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Conway
  • Phone Number: 501-513-0600

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