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Whole Hog Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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2516 Cantrell Rd, Little Rock, AR 72202
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Whole Hog Cafe was the perfect place for lunch on our half day visit to Little Rock. It is an easy 3 mile drive from the WJC Presidential Center and it has the perfect atmosphere (or lack of same). It is a pretty big place so finding a seat is not a problem; there are numerous trophies lining the... More 

Thank Carol B
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140 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So glad we stopped in here for lunch. The food is outstanding. The place is very clean. Plus, the coleslaw, potato salad and beans are outstanding.

Thank 67kewpie
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Best bbq 8 the city...and the potato salad is delicious. ..taste like a baked potato but 100x better.....so different...you will never have another potato salad like this one.

Thank Lisa W
Little Rock, Arkansas
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247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want authentic pulled pork, brisket or pork ribs - Whole has you covered. Qtr there again today for lunch, each time it seems more and more crowded. Best BBQ in town, hands down. Semi self server, order at the counter, wait for your number to be called. Get your own drinks and silverware. Plate size - even the... More 

Thank Jon M
Little Rock, United States
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75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Except for Southern Soul Barbeque on St. Simons Island in Georgia, I'd have to rate Whole Hog in the top 2% of all BBQ I've experienced over the last twenty years... from North Carolina to Florida to Arkansas and Texas. In LRock ~ you can't beat the service, the choice of incredible sauces and the serving portions Whole Hog provides.... More 

Thank Kent L
Memphis, Tennessee
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food, variety, prices & service! I will go back here as much as possible. Loved that they had some many TV's with the games on.

Thank Laura A
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Never had a bad meal here and I'm very picky about BBQ. Cannot stand gristle or too much fat in the meat....always been delicious. Potatoe salad to die for. We like purchasing the family pack and it lasts for more than one meal for 4 people.

Thank Kimberly P
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the no fail restaurant we take visitors from out of town. Even our Texan friends have been impressed by the quality of the barbecue. This is a locally owned chain of five restaurants. The food is delicious and the pig themed decor always makes an impression! We have also used their catering service repeatedly with great success. Outstanding... More 

Thank Greekxwoman
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was so good as usual! We try to stop by at least once every visit to Little Rock. We have had the ribs, chicken and pulled pork...all very good. The potato salad is fantastic. The restaurant is clean and the employees are extremely nice!

Thank Flexsmom2
Little Rock, Arkansas
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great for catering and feeding a large crowd. Pulled pork and ribs are the best in town! Never a disappointment!

Thank Becki1219

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $20
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2516 Cantrell Rd, Little Rock, AR 72202
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Little Rock
  • Phone Number: 15016645025

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