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Brave New Restaurant

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2300 Cottondale Ln, Ste 105, Little Rock, AR 72202 (Riverfront Drive)
+1 501-663-2677
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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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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Little Rock, Arkansas
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88 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A super meal here for our first time dining here.for dinner. Darcie was our server and delivered good service. Our Cesar salads were delicious and having the opportunity to have anchovies a top made it just fantastic. Our entrees were very good. Scallops large, meaty and buttery! Walleye, flakes and meaty! Carrots and potatoes just great. No dessert as we... More 

Thank candi A
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch because wanted to try this restaurant and dinner is a little pricey. Lunch was perfect. the view of the river is fantastic and not to be missed. I went with a friend and we split a salad and the grilled cheese. I must say that if I had only ordered the salad I would have been disappointed.... More 

1 Thank Sherry M
Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were seated by a window with a great view of the river. Our waiter was very helpful...answering all of our questions. He recommended the salmon and it was delicious. My friend ordered the Lobster salad which she raved about. She also had the mushroom soup that she said she would order again. The carrots were good...not overcooked. My only... More 

Thank suzieq5649
Little Rock, Arkansas
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in an off-the-beaten path, this restaurant sits along the banks of the Arkansas river with outdoor dining available for a beautiful view of Downtown. Reservations are recommended, but a nice bar is available for waiting. The ambience is uncluttered, and noise factor is not annoying even on busy crowded nights. The menu is continually updated, with locally grown produce... More 

Thank WestLRman
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297 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was nothing not to like about our recent evening here. The place was busy, but we were seated promptly. We had excellent service throughout the evening. It is a very casual place, but the food is great, and the views are nice. The soup of the day was a gazpacho, and that's what both the companion and I ordered.... More 

Thank pasbuffalo
Atlanta, Georgia, Usa
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been there several times since moving back to Little Rock, including a birthday diner for son-in-law. Best food and service in Arkansas!

Thank Pete C
Memphis, Tennessee
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in an office building along the Arkansas River, Brave New Restaurant is difficult to find (there is no signage on the building directing you to the second floor restaurant) but has a great view of the river, downtown Little Rock, and is a nice alternative to downtown restaurants. Unfortunately, the view is better than the food. Our meals were... More 

1 Thank Cristie T
Little Rock, Arkansas
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best in LR. Excellent food. Attentive service. Outstanding views or River. Little hard to locate but worth it

Thank Delta E
Rison, Arkansas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent meal, friendly staff, beautiful views, and delicious blueberry dessert! The pine nut encrusted Damon was some of the finest I've ever tasted. The steak was cooked perfect. Vegetables were amazing, and the salad with the house garlic vinegarette was perfect. You will not be disappointed. We will be back!

Thank Dannyballen
Cabot, Arkansas
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is very good. A bit pricey but the food is always fresh and delicious. I usually have the special. It's a bit fancy so not great for super picky eaters.

Thank Whitney C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $40
Steakhouse, American, Seafood, International
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, Television, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view
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
    (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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?