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Whole Hog Cafe

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12111 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72211-2713
(501) 9076124
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mckinney, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have not eaten at one of these in 10 years and it is just as good as before. Really enjoyed my pulled pork plate and also the large sauce variety. I tried 4 different sauces on my food. Great stuff. Good beans as well.

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Thank DougGleaner
Little Rock, Arkansas
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33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We always split the platter because it is just SO much food! The potato salad is to die for - we usually get double tater salad sides.

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Thank Dee C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Whole Hog! It's great for any kind of BBQ-lover. Everyone knows, the sauce is the key. Well, they give 6 varieties to choose from, so everyone is happy!

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Thank Courtross111
Lafayette, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

7:00 PM, Saturday. By myself ordering takeout for family. A total of 2 pounds of sliced brisket, pulled pork, and shredded chicken, along with a 6-ounce side of #1 sauce and a 6-ounce side of #5 sauce. When I see the sides of sauce, I wondered aloud if it is enough. The young woman at the counter said that I... More 

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Thank Duke H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

There are so many great BBQ places in the area, this isn't one of them. They have awards but it's a chain. Real BBQ joints are local. Stick to the dives for real good BBQ. I really like Sims BBQ. It's a local place that gets what' BBQ should be and they have great greens . That's what I'm talking... More 

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Thank Neyl W
Chris_WholeHogCafe, Owner at Whole Hog Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback regarding your recent visit with us Neyl. We strive to provide great food and attentive service to all our guests, and I am sorry that you did not find our bbq up to good local bbq standards. Please consider giving us another chance in the future to impress you with... More 

Little Rock, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

First of all, Whole Hog has the best BBQ in town - there potato salad is so good! We had a family get together in the private/party room. Everyone was able to order what they wanted and it was brought into the party room where we were sitting. Great service and food.

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Thank WBJM2009
Little Rock, Arkansas
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120 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

This cafe is close to my office. We always recommend this café for our out of town visitors. It always gets rave reviews and in some cases, when visitors return, they make sure they are able to drop back by. The brisket is excellent and the pulled pork is divine. I stop on my way home for take out and... More 

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Thank MangoRita80
Benton
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Whole Hog is a local flavor with award-winning bbq and a variety of sauces made in-house and unique to Whole Hog (my personal favorite is the #5).

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Thank Michael P
Mountain Home, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We picked up an assortment of chicken, pork and sausage for a party, along with potato salad, slaw and beans. Every bite was yummy! Had to try some of everything, of course! They live up to the huge trophies displayed by the front door, as winners of Whole Hog at the Memphis in May BBQ contest in May of every... More 

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Thank DeaWindsor
Texarkana, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I ate here on a weekend getaway to Little Rock. She seemed to like the pulled pork sandwich as well as the many different choices in sauces of which I was a fan of as well. I ordered the pulled chicken with Cole slaw and potato salad. The potato salad was delicious! Cole slaw was a little... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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 - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12111 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72211-2713
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Little Rock
  • Phone Number: (501) 9076124

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