We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! You come to us for reviews — now you can book your hotel right here on TripAdvisor.

Doe's Eat Place

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1023 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72201-1202
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

178 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 178: English reviews
Pangburn, Arkansas, United States
Level Contributor
21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Janet B
Marshall, Texas
Level Contributor
57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Level Contributor
17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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
Level Contributor
954 reviews
468 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 325 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
Level Contributor
26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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
Level Contributor
87 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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
Level Contributor
58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank Randall W
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Love going to eat at Doe's when I am in Little Rock. The steaks are wonderful! The tamales are THE BEST!!! The staff does an excellent job of making your visit pleasurable!! Yum, I could eat a tamale now!

Thank Mary H
Little Rock, Arkansas
Level Contributor
26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Doe's is a cousin to the original Doe's in Mississippi. This always-popular restaurant is renown for its steaks and hot tamales. It still sits in its ancient, original location in downtown Little Rock, which adds to its charm. Doe's "has the meat" - if you're a meat lover, this restaurant is a little slice of Heaven. A periennial favorite for... More 

Thank Layne A

Travelers who viewed Doe's Eat Place also viewed


Been to Doe's Eat Place? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

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

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Doe's Eat Place and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
5 months ago
Orange Beach, Alabama
over a year ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Doe's Eat Place staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?