Your trip to Eureka Springs, Arkansas, isn’t complete without experiencing some of the incredible dining options in the area. From local farm-to-table establishments and casual barbeque joints to candlelit dinners and authentic Mexican cuisine, you won’t be short on ways to delight your taste buds while in town. Continue reading below to discover the best Eureka Springs restaurants!
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Top 5 Eureka Springs Restaurants You Don’t Want to Miss
Just a short drive from Beaver Lake Cottages, you’ll find all of the fabulous, locally-owned restaurants listed below. These wonderful establishments are one of the many reasons we love to call Eureka Springs home!
1. Local Flavor
One of our favorite restaurants in the area is Local Flavor Cafe which is located in the heart of historic downtown Eureka Springs. Enjoy fresh and delicious dishes in a cozy, eclectic setting. Influenced by many cuisines, the menu features a range of dishes from mouthwatering fish tacos to sesame encrusted goat cheese salad. In addition, you’ll find an extensive wine list! Local Flavor is open for lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch.
2. Grotto Wood Fired Grill & Wine Cave
For delicious grilled fare in a unique setting, visit Grotto Wood Fired Grill and Wine Cave. Located in a beautifully restored building built on solid rock with running springs, the restaurant offers a stunning backdrop. The menu is equally as impressive, featuring seasonally inspired dishes such as wood-fired cedar plank salmon and perfectly seasoned filet mignon. It’s a lovely spot to sit back, sip wine, and enjoy a date night!
3. Ermilio’s Italian Home Cooking
There’s nothing quite like the smell of homemade bread coming fresh out of the oven. Diners at Ermilio’s Italian Home Cooking agree, awarding the cozy eatery as the Best Restaurant in Eureka Springs! Enjoy home-cooked Italian offerings ranging from Mom’s Homemade Meatballs to the classic Chicken Parmesan. Be sure to save room for a delectable homemade dessert!
4. The Rockin’ Pig Saloon
If you’re looking for the best BBQ and wood-fire grilled pizzas, head to the Rockin’ Pig Saloon. The casual burger, BBQ, and pizza joint offers delicious food, 22 craft beers on tap, and a fully stocked bar, along with a lively and welcoming atmosphere! Enjoy a satisfying meal, fabulous drinks, and great company.
5. Aquarius Taqueria Tequila & Mezcal Bar
Aquarius Taqueria, our top choice among Mexican restaurants in Eureka Springs, offers authentic cuisine and wonderful drinks. You’ll find handmade tortillas, fresh margaritas made with 100% blue agave, and a friendly, attentive staff. Menu highlights include chipotle shrimp tacos with pineapple salsa and housemade chips with fresh guacamole!
Another Way to Dine in Eureka Springs
You can’t go wrong with any of the outstanding Eureka Springs restaurants mentioned above. However, if you find yourself not in the mood to venture out, or if you just arrived after a long drive, take advantage of our meal options at Beaver Lake Cottages. Without stepping foot from your cottage, you can enjoy a delicious romantic dinner for two. Choose from a ready-to-cook dinner with all the best ingredients or a gourmet meal prepared by a personal chef!
Stay with Us at Beaver Lake Cottages
Our goal at Beaver Lake Cottages is to provide you with everything you need for a totally relaxing and comfortable stay. Each of our cozy, glass front cabins and suites is well-equipped with luxurious amenities, fluffy towels, soft linens, kitchen appliances, coffee, and more. Enjoy stunning lake views from a spacious private deck, a warm crackling fireplace, and a soothing Jacuzzi bath during your stay.
Check availability of all our accommodations and book your perfect cabin retreat today! We look forward to hosting you in Eureka Springs.