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Whole Hog Cafe

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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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

Thank Becki1219
Xinbei, Taiwan
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited couple days ago we had a very good BBQ chicken, awesome sauces Rib a bit dry but still good.

Thank Leo H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my absolute favorite BBQ! Not only is the meat beautifully prepared but the sauces are excellent. I love that they have 6 different sauces to choose from!

Thank Buff E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cooking the whole pig makes a big difference in the taste of pork . If you like pulled pork or shredded pork it's definitely the place to go . Do not pass up the chance to have their award-winning potato salad . Their coleslaw is also very good .

Thank Richard H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time eating here and it didn't disappoint. The sausage link was really great. I also loved the cheesy corn and potato salad. My husband got the pulled pork sandwich and it was a generous portion. Will definitely eat here again.

Thank adw1999
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Little Rock to bring my son to a new job orientation. Visited River Market & asked one of the men working there for a BBQ restaurant recommendation... He insisted this was the only place to go! This place is in a strip mall & i was wondering how a "great BBQ place" would be in a strip... More 

Thank BakerCoMom
Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here to experience Little Rock BBQ and was not disappointed. Came a little late in the evening so missed out on Ribs and Brisket but I knew I probably would so I was not disappointed. I tried every single one of the sauces and let me tell you, it is a good range with great flavor. I also had... More 

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Randolph, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To us, the 6 offerings of BBQ sauces were superior to the average pulled pork and smoked sausage plates that we ordered. They should use better tasting corn than the institutional quality brand that they offer in their cheesy corn side. Skip their Potato salad and their Cole slaw. It's informal window service with ample, open seating. Free soft drink... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
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
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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?