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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
Closed now
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 stars 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars 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 stars 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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479 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 

Thank otolith
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This place is legendary in the south. Giant steaks cooked perfectly, amazing tamales and the best BBQ shrimp around. Not fancy but you will not regret going here. It's part of southern tradition. Must visit!

Thank Neyl W
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73 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

This was a great find on our trip to Little Rock. Humble setting for a restaurant but when you walk in the service and environment is great. Checkerboard table clothes, pick your own table and seat yourself. We ordered 2-1/2 pound porterhouse. Wife want well done, I wanted medium. It was cooked and cut perfectly. Came with fries, bread, stewed... More 

Thank Glenn J
Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

We were in Little Rock to see the Clinton Presidential Library, so why not eat where Bill ate? And it was so good. We went at lunch around 11 a.m. and the place was already packed. Proper business men in suits and ties eating sloppy, gooey burgers and fries. Someone recommended the tamales, but you should skip them. Wrapped in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
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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