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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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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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123 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Oklahoma City
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Went there due to some prior reviews and from having eaten there before, But this time the food was not good at all and was as expensive as any of the Fine Restaurants rather than the old down home style that it is. Used to be a Great place to dine but since the old timers are not in charge... More 

Thank mrpest
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Straightforward, soul filling, good ol' country food. Nothing fancy, nothing surprising, nothing unique. But its a great place to stop to warm your heart and tuck you into bed.

Thank acd87
Rogers, AR
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

We love this old fashioned diner. They have the best chicken fried chicken that I have ever had. Family owned and operated. Can't ask for a more home town atmosphere.

Thank Jeepnjason
Mountain Home, Arkansas
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

This is a great old style cafe established in 1944, the year I was born. I loved the down home casualness and great homestyle food.

Thank Stan E
Springdale, Arkansas
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

They have great pie, Coconut cream, Chocolate and Many others. Small town atmosphere diner in Northwest Arkansas.

Thank Bowmancrew
Springdale, Arkansas
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128 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in after after church with the family. We had a large group and the service was ok. Had to ask multiple time for drinks and other things. Food was fine but not "Wow"! We all had different items and there was plenty on each plate. The dinning area is old along with the items on the walls.

Thank hog46man

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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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?