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Doe's Eat Place

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1023 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72201-1202
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Where to begin, I ordered the Tamales and Fries with chili. The Tamales were HARD and had dry spots on the ends like they were OLD. Flavor was absent as well as visual appeal. The bowl of OIL/Chili was very lack luster and unappealing to say the least. No flavor at all. The fries seemed as if they sat under... More 

Thank robbie s
Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of 6 all ordered the cheeseburgers and they did not disappoint. Tip: if you want grilled onions on your burgers, you need to specify that. (no extra charge) If not, you will get raw onion. I personally was underwhelmed with the French fries. They seemed overdone and dried out, but no one else in the group complained. (nor... More 

Thank h0mefree2
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a one of a kind place. (Ok, it is a small chain but you wouldn't know it!) This is probably the best steak that I have ever had. My family perferred Ruth Chris' but I felt that the steak here was amazingly tender and tasty. We had a 2.5 pound T bone for the 3 of us. It... More 

Thank MinnesotaRandy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

This used to be the favorite Bill Clinton's favorite steakhouse and the walls in the "front room" are plastered with pictures and other memorabilia from that era. The food is good, but not refined, and very high cholesterol. Every time we visit the place, we have broiled shrimp and tamales for appetizer and a pre-ordered porterhouse, served family style, with... More 

Thank SrgnFsh
United states
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Doe's is an experience. It's not cheap (fortunately the company was paying) but their steaks are very good. You should plan on going with a group because they are going to bring a half a cow and it would be a shame to leave any behind. I have had better steak but Doe's is consistently good and the atmosphere is... More 

Thank notsopicky_42
Pangburn, Arkansas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

An Arkansas favorite my husband chad never been to was the perfect place for his birthday celebration!

Thank Janet B
Marshall, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

I've been told about Doe's Eat Place for years so when I had to be in Little Rock this week, I made it a for certain stop and it did not disappoint. The tamales we had for for appetizers were delicious. We agreed on the 3lb porterhouse steak which they cooked one side medium and one side medium rare. The... More 

Thank Leslie W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

Huge Streaks and plenty of fixings! Don't judge this place by it's cover. It is indeed a hole in the wall but you won't go away hungry. This place it's a everyday of the week eatery.

Thank HoustonGeorge73
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

Had to stop here - a Clinton hangout in the day. Love these hole in the wall places that are always so fun to visit. We had the catfish and it was great. Place was busy at lunch.

Thank Sherry M
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

Doe's is one of those places that can't help but become part of a city's heritage. It's small, unpretentious and everyone has eaten there. With its hole-in-the-wall appearance, checkered table cloths and homely menu, this is the real deal. It was full on a Friday lunch time. I had the tamales with a bowl of chilli and fries. Everything was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1023 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72201-1202
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Little Rock
  • Phone Number: 501-376-1195

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?