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Pesto Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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1830 N College Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72703-2607
+1 479-582-3330
Today
11:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 22:30
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Where to begin..?? This place bills itself as "authentic Italian". Not sure how they think what the offer and serve is authentic Italian. First, the pizzas offered on a 'special thin crust' are actually 12" flour tortillas. Ever entree comes with angel hair- even the Lasagna! That's just crazy. The sauce is not anything special, wouldn't be surprised if it... More 

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Thank Karen C
Lowell, Arkansas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We have eaten here multiple times and it is always great. I try to choose something different from the menu every time. I haven't found anything that I didn't like. We enjoy bringing our out of town guests here.

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Thank mahandley
Mc Calla, Alabama
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220 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I recently visited this restaurant after seeing the reviews on TA. I don't even know where to begin. First, it took a while for our waitress to take our order. We were about to leave when she finally came to take our order (there was only one other table of people eating). I ordered the stuffed Capellini... More 

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Thank Fiery2015
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28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've only been here once because I couldn't believe I spent around $50 for two people and not only did I hate the food but it took forever to come out. Also, parking is sparse and inconvenient.

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Thank Jordan S
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Looking for something that wasn't a chain during a business trip to Fayetteville. Great cozy little restaurant. Our food was delicious & served quickly. Great portion sizes. Parking is a little weird with the little hotel next door. Reasonably priced.

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Thank Mark T
Springdale, Arkansas
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Cozy, quiet, just a very good place to enjoy an evening of excellent Italian food and a nice bottle of wine! You will never leave hungry! We always leave with a carry out. Recommended dining.

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Thank Barbara R
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

But, this time we took the whole family. The service was great, and everyone loved their food; that's a small miracle in itself. It looks and feels very welcoming---a mixture of Italy and Arkansas. It's one of the restaurants in Fayetteville that everyone should try.

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Thank Kenny B
Wentzville, Missouri
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61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We ate here today and would only rate it a 3 but in the past it was a 4.5. The chicken Milano tasted sour. The kids cheese pizza was really good.

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Thank FYIgirl
Rogers, Arkansas
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Doesn't look much on the outside, but it is friendly and the food is tasty and hot. I had the manicotti and my friend had the cannaloni. Both were delicious. They came with salad and bread and you can add your own grated cheese. We both needed take home boxes as there was a lot of food. I would visit... More 

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Thank Pat P
Little Rock, Arkansas
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72 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Foods is always made fresh and tastes great. I had the Shrimp Scampi this trip and it was awesome! Service is friendly and helpful.

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Thank OnTheRoadAgain-5ofUs

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1830 N College Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72703-2607
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Fayetteville
  • Phone Number: +1 479-582-3330

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