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Brave New Restaurant

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2300 Cottondale Ln, Ste 105, Little Rock, AR 72202-2052 (Riverfront Drive)
+1 501-663-2677
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Boca Raton, Florida
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful view and fresh ingredients. However, the choices were a little too over dressed for my taste (lots of buerre blanc sauces)

Thank Peter S
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108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For 26 years, this place has set the standard for Little Rock dining. It still does. We celebrated my wife's birthday here and had a phenomenal experience. Our 13 year veteran waiter Brian took great care of us and everyone enjoyed their food. We had filets, the walleye special and duck two ways and all were excellent. We finished with... More 

Thank Clif S
Little Rock, Arkansas
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good food, especially the fish dishes with some form of buerre blanc. The restaurant location is challenging if you haven't been there before. Don't let the stark hallway deter. This food is worth it.

Thank Gladys W
Little Rock, Arkansas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service is quite good. They know the menu and can tell you that the tilapia came from Lake Superior. Attentive but not interfering. All the dishes are good but the specials, usually fish, are what you want. And when they have the walleye it is the bomb. try to catch them in the spring when they have the heirloom... More 

Thank jpsartre2016
Little Rock, Arkansas
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seafood is always outstanding. Very reliably good. Don't miss it for a great dinner. Dining room overlooks the Arkansas River, so a great romantic spot. Great wine selection. Call ahead for the best tables.

Thank ADVISOR72201
Fort Smith, Arkansas
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232 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When travel here(little rock), we never get here(brave New restaurant),unless we dine here(the brave New restaurant) which translates you are not in little rock unless you are in the brave New restaurant. My first Walleye prepared by the most passionate and professional chef in my dining world. Fantastic service, truly an exceptional dining experience. We dined outside, fire and candles... More 

Thank milehighbullet1
Memphis, Tennessee
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

We had a wonderful waiter who gave a great recommendation for our meal. The portion sizes were large, and our meals were absolutely delicous. We enjoyed a quite evening in a romantic setting. It was prefect for a date night. We will definitely be back.

Thank JRB978
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

LR restaurant scene has lots of competition, still this restaurant stands out in a crowd. Onion soup was excellent! Not overwhelmed with onions or drowned in other ingredients ...light, flavorful and musical on one's palette. Fruit and cheese selection is a must have to eat in or to go! Lunch menu is so great you should invite a table of... More 

Thank Dee G
Little Rock, United States
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

I remember Peter Brave as a youngster - even then all he wanted to do was be a chef. He has been consistently excellent. Amazing. His place is both romantic and a good place to take high end clients. Overlooks the Arkansas river. Service is excellent, friendly and 'low key'.

Thank Gray S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Can't Believe I've lived nearby and never heard of this restaurant. Great setting overlooking the Arkansas river includes Outdoor seating, a favorite of mine. Really good food. Fabulous appetizers and desserts. Location is very tough to find but serie took us right to the building. Elevator is convenient from outdoor parking And indoor garage. This is a new favorite.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $40
Steakhouse, American, International, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2300 Cottondale Ln, Ste 105, Little Rock, AR 72202-2052
    (Riverfront Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Little Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 501-663-2677
We welcome you... Again! We're serious about quality dining, but in a relaxed atmosphere. We've won a lot of awards for best overall restaurant, best views, best servers, but we'll never rest on our laurels. The best compliment you can pay us is to come back, and bring your friends!

You can count on us to use the freshest and highest quality ingredients - always. We may occasionally improvise, or even run out of an item, but we will never offer you less than the best. Freshness also offers some flexibility to accommodate special health needs (check out the number of gluten-free items!), And we will do so to the best of our abilities.

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