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Neal's Cafe

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American, Diner
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806 N Thompson St, Springdale, AR 72764-3102
6:00 am - 7:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Springdale, Arkansas
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76 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

weekly we go to Neals to eat and it is always a good experience - Local fried chicken as good as it gets - try the cornbread muffins.

Thank BigJeff1215
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is hard to find downhome cooking anymore in this world of Fast Food. Stop in at Neal's and get cooking like granny used to make. Everyone is friendly, the pies are so tall you can hide behind them.

Thank Kimberly B
Springdale, Arkansas
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Best fried chicken and brown beans in the country! Variety of delicious vegetables and salads. Homemade pies are 'to die for'. Rolls and cornbread are homemade. Neal's is a MUST place to eat weekday or Sunday lunch! Carry out is available. We eat there at least 3x per month.

Thank Jan S
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63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing how this cafe has lasted true to its beginnings. A real blast from the past. Items never vary, always the same great taste. Every time I come to Springdale this is first place I eat. Same homespun uniqueness as 50 years ago.

Thank Patricia M
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Neal's Cafe is a great diner with home-cooked meals in every category. They open early for breakfast and close by 8 p.m. Daily specials range from fried chicken to pork chops and everything I between. It's a favorite for locals and the spot for lunch. The casual environment and great food add to the atmosphere. Don't pass up on home-made... More 

Thank 444rebeccaf
Rogers, Arkansas, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent southern style breakfast, large portions and friendly staff. I have been coming here for breakfast for years and it is consistently good.

Thank 479Pete
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Neal's has been a Springdale tradition since the 1940s. The food is NW Arkansas traditional. The breakfast items are very good, the biscuits are a blast back to my granny's kitchen. Add the white sausage gravy and it makes them a stand alone meal. Lunch and dinner offer many classics. Meatloaf, fried chicken, chicken fried steak, dumplings, pork chops. I... More 

Thank capandrews
Mckinney, TX
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138 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Nice place to eat with the locals. They have all of the same fare as a Cracker Barrel but better. Accommodating staff and can take a large group with no problem. Very affordable.

Thank DougGleaner
Lowell, Arkansas
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

I eat here when in the area or make a special trip on Friday for catfish. This is a blue plate special type of diner. It has excellent food and you get enough to fill you up and then some. They have daily specials but have a regular menu too. The home made pies are excellent! Not real cheap prices,... More 

Thank Echo10mp
Springdale, Arkansas
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Food is always good in a cozy setting just a great example of NWA places to dine with the locals. Excellent breakfast Place!

Thank Barbara R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:30 pm
6:00 am - 7:30 pm
6:00 am - 7:30 pm
6:00 am - 7:30 pm
6:00 am - 7:30 pm
6:00 am - 7:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 806 N Thompson St, Springdale, AR 72764-3102
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Springdale
  • Phone Number: 479-751-9996
Awesome Homecooking!

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